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Researchers debate inclusion of pregnant, chestfeeding people in clinical trials

Last summer, the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine’s Forum on Drug Discovery, Development, and Translation convened a workshop to discuss the “barriers and opportunities for including these populations in clinical trials.” Two Indiana University Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology faculty members were among the medical professionals invited to participate.

Caitlin VanOverberghe  |  Mar 15, 2023

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Focus on faculty development: Dankoski leverages strengths of individuals to collaboratively advance medical school's mission

As a member of IU School of Medicine’s senior leadership team, Mary Dankoski, PhD, focuses on fostering a vibrant and supportive environment for the school’s

Laura Gates  |  Mar 13, 2023

Bilal Jawed and Kenyan medical students

Match Day from Kenya: IU medical students bring global health experience into residency

For eight members of the IU School of Medicine Class of 2023, Match Day will be experienced from Eldoret, Kenya, where they are on medical

Laura Gates  |  Mar 13, 2023

Marilyn Bull with infant in car bed

Women's History Month: Honoring Marilyn Bull, MD, child passenger safety pioneer

Pediatrician Marilyn Bull, MD, founded the Automotive Safety Program at Riley Hospital for Children in 1981 and pioneered the field of developmental pediatrics. She has

Laura Gates  |  Mar 08, 2023

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Shifting to Physician: Older MD students bring valuable life experiences into medical training

While entering medical school later in life has its challenges, most career shifters say the advantages are far greater. Medical students in their 30s or

Laura Gates  |  Feb 23, 2023

IU head and neck surgeon honored with fellowship and lectureship

Thanks to the generosity of donors, the department established the Edward C. Weisberger Fellowship in Head and Neck Oncology and Reconstructive Surgery and Lectureship. The

Ben Middelkamp  |  Feb 23, 2023

Michelle and Hyrum LaTurner and their children

'I finally get to do something that makes me feel alive'

Former South Chicago teacher Michelle LaTurner is now a first-year medical student in the newly launched Urban Medicine Program at IU School of Medicine—Northwest-Gary.

Laura Gates  |  Feb 22, 2023

Will Schneider and family

'Aim for it and keep pressing'

Will Schneider invested four years in the U.S. Marine Corps, earned a bachelor’s degree in economics and begun a career in the investments industry. What

Laura Gates  |  Feb 22, 2023

Mark Westbroek in the lab

'I always felt like something was missing'

By the time he became a medical student at Indiana University School of Medicine—West Lafayette, Mark Westbroek had a PhD in medicinal chemistry and molecular

Laura Gates  |  Feb 22, 2023

Jennifer Watters and family

'Balancing medical school and family is doable'

Jennifer Watters graduated from high school around the same time many of her classmates at IU School of Medicine were born. A physical therapist with

Laura Gates  |  Feb 22, 2023