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Faculty Spotlight Erin Weber, MD, PhD

Erin L. Weber, MD, PhD, an Assistant Professor in Plastic Surgery, has recently joined the Department of Surgery Faculty at Indiana University School of Medicine. Weber attended Rice University and graduated Magna Cum Laude in 2000 with a degree in Biochemistry. She then completed a combined MD-PhD program at the University of Southern California, graduating in 2009. Her graduate thesis focused on altering the molecular design of viral vectors to reduce cancer risk as a side effect of gene therapy treatment. She then completed an internship year in general surgery at Harbor-UCLA, followed by a residency in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Southern California. She took a break during residency for three years to complete a postdoctoral research fellowship, investigating human hair follicle development and ways to enhance hair regeneration to treat hair loss. Finally, she completed an orthoplastic fellowship in hand surgery at the University of Pennsylvania in 2020.

Marco Gutierrez  |  Dec 08, 2020

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Kumar and other members of the U.S. Cochrane Network.

IU School of Medicine student getting 'hands-on' training

In her spare time, medical student Nimisha Kumar enjoys different hobbies like weaving, sewing and painting. Working with her hands has always been something she

Christina Griffiths  |  Dec 01, 2020

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IU School of Medicine faculty member earns Medical Technology Enterprise Consortium award worth  1.8 million dollars

Recently Indiana University School of Medicine’s faculty member and professor of surgery, Sashwati Roy, PhD, was awarded the Medical Technology Enterprise Consortium (MTEC)

Marco Gutierrez  |  Nov 30, 2020

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IU School of Medicine's Bonewald blazes trail for researchers in musculoskeletal field

Bucking all her colleagues’ advice, Distinguished Professor Lynda Bonewald's curiosity led her to study osteocytes—a type of cell within bones for which no one knew

Laura Gates  |  Oct 21, 2020

Female sex hormones administered after heart attack can help recovery study finds

Ischemia is a problem where a part of of the body, like regions of the heart or brain, isn't receiving enough blood. It’s caused by

Marco Gutierrez  |  Oct 01, 2020

Jamie Felton, MD, poses with the Naptown Run Club in downtown Indianapolis

Taking a chance on the unfamiliar: some thoughts from an Indiana transplant

Pediatric endocrinology physician-scientist Jamie Felton reflects on two years in Indiana
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Meet Katherine Hiller, IU School of Medicine-Bloomington campus director

Katherine Hiller shares her diverse and collaborative experiences in medical education and her vision for preparing healers and transforming health in Bloomington and beyond.

Laura Gates  |  Jul 15, 2020

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Meet the new Chief Diversity Officer

In this new role, I’m eager to continue providing mentorship to others in our school—to discover commonalities, have meaningful discussions, and work together to help

Patricia Treadwell, MD  |  Jul 09, 2020

Helen Bernie virtual visits

Urologist taking a holistic approach to improving men's health

As the only fellowship-trained academic urologist specializing in male sexual and reproductive medicine in the state of Indiana, Helen L. Bernie, DO, MPH sees hundreds

Christina Griffiths  |  Jun 30, 2020

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Dr. Patricia Treadwell named Special Advisor to the Dean, Chief Diversity Officer

In this new role, Dr. Patricia Treadwell will serve as a critical advisor to the dean on matters of diversity, equity and inclusion spanning all

Jay L. Hess, MD, PhD, MHSA  |  Jun 16, 2020