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Laura Gates

Laura is a senior writer with the Office of Strategic Communications. A native Hoosier, she has 25 years of experience in communications, having worked with newspapers and other media organizations in Indiana and Florida, along with small businesses, community groups and non-profit organizations. Before joining IU School of Medicine in January 2020, she was editor-in-chief of a lifestyle magazine serving the community of Estero, Florida.

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Health disparity research award honors legacy of Chaniece Wallace, MD

Angela Amaniampong, DO, and Ruby Benn, MD, carry mentor's legacy forward as 2022 recipients of the Dr. Chaniece Wallace Health Care Disparity Research Award.

Laura Gates  |  Jun 27, 2022

NEVER TOO LATE

A mom of nine children, ages 8 to 20, Sarah Merrill earned her MD from Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine in Phoenix and is now beginning a seven-year residency program in neurological surgery at IU School of Medicine.

Laura Gates  |  Jun 22, 2022

Richard Brown champions diversity initiatives at IU School of Medicine

Richard Brown has found a place where his passions for social justice and organizational leadership align in his role as assistant director for diversity initiatives at IU School of Medicine.

Laura Gates  |  Jun 17, 2022

Meet Bennie Porter

See the growth of IU School of Medicine through the eyes of longtime employee and campus neighbor Bennie Porter, who has worked at Long Hall for 51 years.

Laura Gates  |  Jun 01, 2022

Resilient IU medical resident a fierce advocate for equity and inclusion

Neurodevelopmental disabilities resident Kristin Fauntleroy-Love, MBBS, MHA, is an advocate for minority patients and patients with disabilities. She shares the challenges she's overcome while pursuing her dream career in medicine.

Laura Gates  |  May 18, 2022

Diversity needed: IU School of Medicine graduate seeks to change demographics in medicine's least diverse specialty

Class of 2022 graduate Uchechukwu Emili is among five female IU School of Medicine students who matched into orthopedic surgery residency programs. As she begins her training in medicine's least diverse specialty, she is not intimidated.

Laura Gates  |  May 09, 2022

PhD graduate aims to work as science policy analyst

In high school, Alyson Essex was told to leave science to the boys. Now she is graduating with a PhD in cell biology and anatomy from IU School of Medicine with sights to become a science policy analyst.

Laura Gates  |  May 09, 2022

Moms in Medicine

IU School of Medicine has many outstanding MD and PhD moms who achieve excellence in both career and family life. It isn’t always easy, but they manage with grace—and plenty of support. Here are some lessons learned from moms in medicine.

Laura Gates  |  May 05, 2022

Terre Haute medical students pursue personalized learning, supported by involved faculty

The first eight medical students started at IU School of Medicine-Terre Haute in 1971. The idea was to train new physicians on regional campuses throughout the state and keep them there to practice. And it’s working.

Laura Gates  |  Apr 28, 2022

IU School of Medicine-Terre Haute: Training the next generation of rural physicians

In 1971, the first eight medical students started at IU School of Medicine-Terre Haute. Today two-thirds of Terre Haute's medical students are on the rural health track—unique to this campus.

Laura Gates  |  Apr 27, 2022