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Christina Griffiths

Christina is the media relations specialist for the IU School of Medicine Dean's Office of Strategic Communications.

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Mutations, mammograms and MRIs, oh my! How I took charge of my breast health with increased screenings, and when you should do the same

Christina Griffiths is a media relations specialist for Indiana University School of Medicine and has worked with the office of strategic communications for five years. She wrote the following story about her experience learning she is at a high risk of developing breast cancer during her lifetime, and the increased screenings that began as a result.

Christina Griffiths  |  Oct 25, 2023

“Their love language was food.” First of its kind gift will support wellness efforts for residents

When Jack Benecke, DO matched with Indiana University School of Medicine for his anesthesiology residency, he was excited to join a large program known for a variety of opportunities.

Christina Griffiths  |  Oct 10, 2023

Providing a greater sense of home: IU residents start first Latinx Association for residents and fellows in the country

When Indiana University School of Medicine resident Eleazar Montalvan, MD, began his internal medicine residency program in 2021, he was excited to work with world-renowned physicians and faculty who have led major advances in the field of gastroenterology.

Christina Griffiths  |  Aug 28, 2023

Men’s Health Month: Five things to know

June is National Men’s Health Month, a time to remind men of the health issues they face and what they can do to take charge of their health.

Christina Griffiths  |  Jun 22, 2023

Are emoji helping your physician communicate better? What new research tells us about emoji use among hospitalists

You may have heard it said before that a picture is worth a thousand words, but what about an emoji?

Christina Griffiths  |  Jun 13, 2023

Residents and fellows honor diversity champions with the inaugural Multicultural Physicians’ Alliance Gala

Faculty, residents and fellows joined together recently at the Indianapolis Artsgarden to celebrate the inaugural Multicultural Physicians’ Alliance (MPA) Gala.

Christina Griffiths  |  May 26, 2023

Medical students host Mini Medical School for nearly 100 Indiana high school students

Nearly 100 high school students from all over the state of Indiana attended the spring Mini Medical School event hosted by Indiana University School of Medicine students.

Christina Griffiths  |  May 02, 2023

Organizations providing resources for those with asthma in Indiana

A large fire at a plastics recycling plant in Richmond, Indiana recently caused major concerns about air quality in the area. While the fire has diminished, the incident is an important reminder about air quality and asthma for residents statewide.

Christina Griffiths  |  Apr 20, 2023

“It’s normal to be stressed.” Division of Child Protection teaching families to focus on positive relationships to prevent child abuse and neglect

In 2021, 60 children died of child abuse in Indiana. Nationwide, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates 1 in 7 children experienced child abuse and neglect in the last year.

Christina Griffiths  |  Apr 05, 2023

To the Moon, Mars and Beyond: IU researcher studying ways to prevent and treat common vision loss syndrome in astronauts during long space missions

In July 1969, Neil Armstrong became the first astronaut to walk on the moon. The Apollo 11 mission lasted about four days. Now over 50 years later, astronauts are making much longer trips into space and looking ahead to the potential for even lengthier space flights that could keep astronauts in space for months and years at a time.

Christina Griffiths  |  Apr 03, 2023