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Dr. Humphrey Receives NIH Career Development Award for HIV Research

Researching new strategies to prevent transmission of HIV from mothers to babies aligns with the training and clinical interests of John Humphrey, MD, assistant professor of medicine at IU School of Medicine. But when he met mothers and healthcare workers in Kenya and listened to their stories, the interest became a passion.



Debbie Ungar  |  May 25, 2021

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New publication shows insights about malaria and gut bacteria composition

An IU School of Medicine researcher and his colleagues have determined that human gut bacteria composition correlates with the severity of malaria in children through

Anna Carrera  |  May 18, 2021

Ganesha, Hindu deity

Spirituality in Medicine | Hinduism

Focusing on holistic treatment for all patients within hospitals and other medical facilities, spiritual care addresses the emotional and spiritual needs of patients with various

Jordan Lapsley  |  May 13, 2021

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Trainees Confront Diverse Global Health Challenges

Global Health Scholars Day, hosted each spring by the Indiana University Center for Global Health, spotlights diverse global health challenges and explores solutions envisioned by

Debbie Ungar  |  Apr 26, 2021

Islamic Holy text, the Quran

Spirituality in Medicine | Islam


Spiritual care can contribute to the treatment for all patients, assisting them through a health crisis. Hospital chaplains focus on each patient’s preferred

Jordan Lapsley  |  Apr 26, 2021

Cassandra Anderson, Joshua Matthews and Neal Patel are the 2021 Slemenda Scholars.

IU Med Students Selected for Global Health Opportunity

Doctors practicing in resource-limited settings domestically or globally know that flexibility and resourcefulness are job requirements. Three first-year medical students selected as 2021 Slemenda Scholars

Debbie Ungar  |  Mar 28, 2021

Lab personnel prepare a COVID-19 test in equipment labeled with USAID.

Partnerships Aid Pandemic Response Locally and Globally

Decades of working to strengthen health systems and fighting the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Kenya provided the expertise that informed the COVID-19 response in both western

Debbie Ungar  |  Feb 23, 2021

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New Global Health Track Residents Bring Personal and Professional Experience

Twenty-nine residents joining the IU School of Medicine Interdepartmental Global Health Residency Track this spring bring a multitude of personal and professional experiences to the

Debbie Ungar  |  Feb 20, 2021

Dr. Margaret McNulty in a herd of dairy goats.

COVID-19 Pandemic Underscores the Need to Incorporate One Health into Interprofessional Education

There are many lessons we need to learn from the COVID-19 pandemic. One of them should be the importance of including veterinary medicine in interprofessional

Margaret A. McNulty  |  Feb 11, 2021

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Four published studies add insights into goal of eliminating malaria in Kenya

Indiana University School of Medicine researchers have contributed to four studies published in one journal, all related to their research, designed to eliminate malaria in

Anna Carrera  |  Nov 30, 2020