The Medical Sciences Program in Bloomington is unique among the IU School of Medicine campuses in that it educates medical students seeking an MD as well as graduate and undergraduate students. Bloomington offers a Big 10 learning environment on an iconic campus.

With six major hospitals housing about 2000 beds, medical students in Evansville have access to physician educators in a range of medical specialties. An expanded residency program here will provide more than 100 new graduate medical education positions over the next few years.

Among the most appealing aspects of the Fort Wayne campus is free student parking. That’s right; medical students park in any lot or garage here—for free, anytime. This campus also hosts the Student Research Fellowship Program, which offers med students nine weeks of summer research experience.

Students and faculty in Indianapolis benefit from close proximity to some of Indiana’s largest teaching hospitals and the Richard L. Roudebush Veterans Administration Medical Center. This campus offers medical education in the heart of one of the most progressive and economically healthy cities in the United States.

Muncie is the School’s only campus that’s located on hospital property, giving medical students a front-row four-year medical education with all the amenities that come with being located near the campus of Ball State University, a bustling college environment.

Located in a highly populated urban region just 25 miles from downtown Chicago, the Gary campus offers medical students unparalleled access to clinical care at 11 major teaching hospitals housing 2800 beds. An expanded residency program in Gary will accommodate more than 100 new graduate medical education positions.

IU School of Medicine-South Bend is located on the campus of Notre Dame, offering a rich campus life in a traditionally collegiate community. Students here gain clinical care experience at the Navari Student Outreach Clinic, and external funding for faculty research exceeds $2 million per year.

Known for its rural medical education program, IU School of Medicine-Terre Haute meets the increased need for physicians to serve rural communities throughout the state of Indiana and beyond. This unique four-year medical school program emphasizes primary care and other specialties of need in rural communities.

Located on the campus of Purdue University, the West Lafayette campus offers a Big Ten campus atmosphere and opportunities to supplement the MD curriculum with research experience in the collaborative labs and research centers here. This IU School of Medicine campus offers on-campus housing to med students.

Kenneth P. Nephew

Kenneth P. Nephew, PhD

Professor of Cellular & Integrative Physiology, Medical Sciences Program

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Bio

 

Education

 

 

 

1983, BS         The Ohio State University (Animal Sciences)

 

1986, MS         The Ohio State University (Dairy Science; Reproductive Physiology)

 

Effect of Prostaglandin F2 alpha on Lipoprotein Utilization in Cultured Bovine Luteal Cells

 

1991, PhD        The Ohio State University (Animal Sciences; Reproductive Physiology)

 

Role of Embryonic Migration and Trophoblast Interferons on Maternal Recognition of Pregnancy

 

 

 

POSTDOCTORAL TRAINING

 

1991-1992       Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology University of Kansas School of Medicine (Center for Reproductive Medicine, Wichita)

 

1992-1996       NIH Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Cancer Biology

 

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine

 

 

 

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Titles & Appointments

  • Adjunct Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Medical Sciences Program
  • Fellow, Indiana Molecular Biology Institute, College of Arts and Sciences, IU Bloomington
  • Adjunct Professor