- KVC Hospitals Wichita now provide inpatient mental health care for youth ages 6 to 18
Aug 19, 2019 -- “For so many years, we’ve seen kids sent out of the city or state, and for younger kids there wasn’t an option locally. It’s better to keep kids in their home community where their family can participate in their treatment,” said Nicole Klaus, associate professor with the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita who specializes in child and adolescent psychology.
- Sedgwick County suicide rates continue to climb
Aug 19, 2019 -- According to recently compiled 2018 data by the Sedgwick County Suicide Prevention Coalition, the county had 19.66 deaths per 100,000 people, said Nicole Klaus, an associate professor of psychology with the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita and part of the Sedgwick County Suicide Prevention Coalition.
- Local nonprofit takes celebration to new heights for 20th anniversary
Jul 28, 2019 -- Project Access has raised $23,000 with another $24,000 pledged and additional money coming in from sponsors like the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita, West Wichita Family Physicians, KMUW and others.
- KU partners with zoo for gorilla exam
Jul 27, 2019 -- KU School of Medicine-Wichita is helping the Sedgwick County Zoo find out what might be ailing their 28-year-old gorilla, Billy.
- Here’s what art shows to see in Wichita this Final Friday (July 26, 2019)
Jul 26, 2019 -- “Aesthetic Realms” featuring mixed media artwork by Jae Eaton in the William J. Reals Gallery of Art-East. The exhibit will run through Sept. 30.
- Breastfeeding may lower stroke risk for mothers, especially among minorities
Jul 26, 2019 -- A study published by the American Heart Association finds that the risk of stroke for post-menopausal women was reduced in those who reported breastfeeding at least one child.
- KU School of Medicine faculty member performs procedure on gorilla
Jul 26, 2019 -- Veterinarians at the Sedgwick County Zoo recently partnered with Dr. Nathan Tofteland, associate professor of gastroenterology at KU School of Medicine-Wichita, to perform an upper and lower gastrointestinal exam on Billy, a 28-year-old lowland gorilla.
- Survey shows high physician burnout rate in Sedgwick County
Jul 12, 2019 -- The burnout rate among Sedgwick County physicians is higher than the national rate, according to a new survey by the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita.
- Andover Public Schools first in Kansas to be named Heart Safe School
Jul 11, 2019 -- “Andover Public Schools is proud to partner with KU School of Medicine-Wichita and Project ADAM to achieve the Project ADAM Heart Safe School designation," said Brett White, superintendent.
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Jun 30, 2019 -- Veronica Amey-Perrin, M.D., has been named medical director of Horizons Mental Health Center. Dr. Amey-Perrin received her medical degree and completed her psychiatric residency at the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita.
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