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Matthew Harris

Matthew Harris is a communications specialist in the Office of Gift Development. Before joining the School of Medicine in 2015, he was a reporter at newspapers in Pennsylvania, Arkansas, and Louisiana. He currently lives in Indianapolis with his wife and two basset hounds.

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State of Medicine

Fifty years ago, Indiana was short on physicians. Cities pitched ideas for a new medical school. In response, IU School of Medicine devised an innovative solution—regional campuses.

Matthew Harris  |  May 28, 2021

Origin Stories: 50 Years of Regional Campuses

Since their creation in the early '70s, IU School of Medicine's eight regional campuses have each gone from fledgling outposts offering first-year courses to full-blown four-year institutions with distinct identities. 

Matthew Harris  |  May 28, 2021

Shot in the Arm

To pick up the pace of vaccinations, Indiana University launched clinics on campuses to expand access to students, faculty and staff.

Matthew Harris  |  May 20, 2021

'He always wanted to know you as a person'

Over his three decades at IU School of Medicine, Jack Bauer provided steady mentorship to graduate students. Now, a fund created by the former chair for the Department of Microbiology and Immunology will help that spirit live on.

Matthew Harris  |  Feb 17, 2021

Sober Analysis

An IU professor’s clunky device tackled a new problem at the end of Prohibition: drunk driving.

Matthew Harris  |  Nov 11, 2020

Healer, Mentor, Researcher, Leader

Wade Clapp helped discover treatments for a rare genetic disorder and paved a path for future physician-scientists.

Matthew Harris  |  Nov 10, 2020

The Search

Over the last 25 years, hundreds of clinical trials for drugs treating Alzheimer’s disease have failed. As the field takes stock, a team at IU School of Medicine hunts for new targets—and hope for patients.

Matthew Harris  |  Nov 10, 2020

Points of Contact

Slowing coronavirus requires more than robust testing. It takes a team of contact tracers to connect with people who test positive—one where IU School of Medicine's expertise in global health is crucial.

Matthew Harris  |  Nov 10, 2020

Putting Her Spin on Heart Health

To Subha Raman, aligning the strengths of IU School of Medicine and IU Health can produce innovative care.

Matthew Harris  |  Nov 10, 2020

Answering the Call

IU School of Medicine has risen to the occasion before in a time of uncertainty. Its faculty ran an army hospital and saw combat's grim toll up close during World War II.

Matthew Harris  |  Apr 15, 2020