Ted Kitchel boxes against a dummy in the gym. He has short cropped white hair, a black t shirt and black boxing gloves.

Fighting Back

Ted Kitchel's fight against Parkinson's disease encompasses hard work in the gym and helping raise funds to support vital research at IU School of Medicine.

Researcher working in the lab

State of Emergency

By Mathew Harris

a female physician with short hair and glasses wearing a white lab coat

Alzheimer's Holy Grail

By Matthew Harris 

a patient in a research study speaks with her doctor

Leading the Way

By Laura Gates

Past Stories

Spring 2023

A Decade As Dean

Dean Jay Hess brought a fresh perspective—and a game plan—to IU School of Medicine, elevating it to a higher level.

Bobby King  |  May 03, 2023

Spring 2023

Keeping The Momentum

NIH grant funding to IU School of Medicine has exploded in the last 10 years. How did it happen?

Bobby King  |  May 03, 2023

Spring 2023

Caring for the Caregivers

Mona Peck has unwaveringly tended to her husband for the last eight years as he confronted Alzheimer’s disease — an effort aided by IU researchers developing programs to deliver assistance and bolster confidence.

Matthew Harris  |  Feb 09, 2023

Medical Students in an auditorium

Spring 2023

A Diamond in the Midwest

Steady growth made IU School of Medicine the nation’s largest medical school, but an overhauled curriculum, metric-driven decisions, expanded student services, and new residency programs aim to make it among the best.

Matthew Harris  |  May 03, 2023