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Compassion-fueled excellence drives IU School of Medicine brain injury expert’s research, advocacy

Flora Hammond, MD, is world-renowned for leading the initiative to recognize traumatic brain injury (TBI) as a chronic condition with gains in recovery possible many years post-injury. Chair of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at IU School of Medicine, Hammond is inspired by the model of her parents, living out the values they instilled: "Care for others and always do your best." Hammond's colleagues say she is a trailblazer in the field of TBI who is brilliant, dedicated and compassionate.

Laura Gates  |  Sep 15, 2021

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Karen Smartt, assistant dean and director of admissions

IU School of Medicine admissions director provides compassionate guidance to applicants from underrepresented communities

Under Karen Smartt’s leadership toward implementing IU School of Medicine’s recruitment goals, underrepresented in medicine (URM) admissions have gone from 8 percent to 23 percent.

Laura Gates  |  Sep 10, 2021

Study: Minimally-invasive surgery for hip gunshot wounds can be risky

Orthopaedic surgeons hoping to use a common, minimally-invasive procedure to treat gunshot wounds to the hip must be aware that such surgeries come with a

Caitlin VanOverberghe  |  Aug 30, 2021

Residency and Fellowship Training in the Department of Ophthalmology at the Indiana University School of Medicine

First class of interns welcomed as ophthalmology residency integrates

The Department of Ophthalmology at IU School of Medicine welcomed its inaugural class of first-year residents in July 2021 after transitioning to become an integrated

Caitlin VanOverberghe  |  Aug 09, 2021

Nguyen with physician mentor award

2021 Physician Mentor of the Year shares food, stories and encouragement with med student mentees

Yung Nguyen, MD, MBA, has been named 2021 Physician Mentor of the Year. As part of IU School of Medicine’s Physician Mentor Program, every incoming

Laura Gates  |  Jul 27, 2021

The man behind the award

Yolanda Graham-Dotson and Matt Tharp were the first recipients of the John D. West Scholar Award, named after a colleague and friend who transformed countless

Em Collins  |  Jul 20, 2021

IUSM Evansville Stone Center

IU School of Medicine-Evansville anchors innovative health care hub in Southwest Indiana

Evansville has become a model for how to grow a health care community. In less than a decade, the region’s competing universities, major health systems

Laura Gates  |  Jul 16, 2021

Evansville medical students

IU School of Medicine-Evansville students discover close-knit health care community in thriving region

IU School of Medicine-Evansville has a brand new facility with state-of-the-art equipment and a mock clinic for medical students to practice patient encounters. The campus

Laura Gates  |  Jul 16, 2021

Urology residents in surgery

IU urology faculty focused on gender health

When Josh Roth, MD joined faculty at Indiana University School of Medicine Department of Urology in 2020, he brought with him an increased focus on

Christina Griffiths  |  Jun 29, 2021

Ronald Boris, MD in surgery

IU School of Medicine faculty providing comprehensive care for hereditary cancers at IU Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center

In 2018, urologic oncologist Ronald Boris, MD, MS, geneticist Gail Vance, MD and genitourinary medical oncologist Nabil Adra, MD established a multidisciplinary clinic focused on

Christina Griffiths  |  Jun 29, 2021