Indiana University School of Medicine—Terre Haute

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. Students and faculty at this campus benefit from an open and collaborative learning environment, and flexible teaching methods attempt to meet varying learning modalities.

With faculty engaged in ongoing research, the Terre Haute campus of IU School of Medicine is paving the way for therapies in acute and chronic diseases, for the scientific assessment of alternative medicine, for interventions in community health and more. Basic scientists and community physicians guide medical students in the learning of foundational sciences through clinical clerkships and directed public health research as part of IU School of Medicine’s statewide medical education curriculum.

Live and Learn in Terre Haute

From campus maps to school policies, medical students can access campus-specific resources to better understand how to navigate and make the most of their time at the IU School of Medicine’s Terre Haute campus.
 

Rural Medicine Education

A unique opportunity exists in the rural medicine program at Indiana University School of Medicine–Terre Haute. The rural medicine program meets the rising need for rural physicians in the state of Indiana and beyond and offers a distinct experience for medical students. Accepted students enjoy hands-on experience in the state-of-the-art Rural Health Innovation Collaborative Simulation Center and a great educational experience through a vast network of clinical clerkships throughout the state.

Faculty Spotlight

I-Chen Ivorine Yu, PhD

I-Chen Ivorine Yu, PhD

Assistant Research Professor of Anatomy & Cell Biology, IU School of Medicine-Fort Wayne
Dr. Yu is investigating glial cell pathology and neuroinflammatory mechanisms contributed to neurodegeneration and cognitive impairment. Her lab has established several preclinical models of human neurodegenerative disorders.
Kent L. Redman, PhD

Kent L. Redman, PhD

Associate Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, IU School of Medicine-Fort Wayne
Dr. Redman is studying the mechanism and biological function of the NOL1/Nsun family of enzymes that modify RNA (ribonucleic acid) by converting specific cytosine bases to 5-methyl-cytosine.

Modern Learning Space

For first-year medical students in Terre Haute, the learning environment revolves around Holmstedt Hall on the campus of Indiana State University. The center has one hallway on the first floor designated for use by IU School of Medicine. Here, faculty and students can find a student lab, lecture hall and seminar room/computer lab. The lounge is equipped with a refrigerator, microwave, TV, foosball table, lockers and sofas. These facilities are available 24 hours a day.

Campus Facilities

Statewide Student Community

The College and House program is designed to connect IU School of Medicine students at different campuses during their four-year medical education experience to inspire a strong sense of community, peer support and a culture of wellness among medical students.

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