Featured Stories Archive
- KU School of Medicine-Wichita partners with KU Medical Center, Children's Mercy on clinical trial of COVID-19 vaccine
Jul 31, 2020 -- The vaccine will be available regionally at multiple sites in partnership with KU School of Medicine-Wichita's Center for Clinical Research.
- Employee spotlight: Robert Wittler, M.D., pediatric infectious disease specialist
Jul 22, 2020 -- Robert Wittler, M.D., has been a pediatric infectious disease specialist at KU School of Medicine-Wichita for 25 years.
- KU Wichita Pediatrics helps fifth grade class find health care solutions, win challenge
Jul 22, 2020 -- A local arts-in-education organization, a classroom of fifth graders at a Wichita elementary school and the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita Department of Pediatrics joined together to create a winning project to help improve access to health care for children in Wichita.
- KU-founded group advocates for kids’ needs during pandemic
Jul 22, 2020 -- Founded by pediatrics colleagues at KU School of Medicine-Wichita, members of the Kansas COVID-19 Workgroup for Kids knew the medical school and its network of alumni and programs provided a good avenue for sharing expertise and advocating for children’s mental, social and physical health at a time of isolation and disruption.
- Grant helps medical students experience telemedicine during neurology clerkship
Jun 25, 2020 -- The one-year, $2,500 grant announced in April is one of just 14 the alliance gave to educators across the country.
- Center expands clinical trial offerings, bringing cutting-edge therapies to Kansans
Jun 25, 2020 -- The mission of the Center for Clinical Research, located on the campus of KU School of Medicine-Wichita, is straightforward: increase the number and variety of clinical trials offered in Wichita so more Kansans can receive cutting-edge medical care.
- WorkWell KS helps create COVID-19 guide for employers
May 28, 2020 -- A workplace wellness initiative based at the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita has helped create a guide giving employers evidence-based strategies to help keep worksites and employees healthy while responding to a pandemic.
- KU School of Medicine-Wichita graduate earns Global Scholar honor for work near and far
May 28, 2020 -- For Chandra Swanson, M.D., who’ll soon begin her pediatrics residency at Children’s Mercy in Kansas City, the effort and experiences she put into earning Global Scholar Distinction helped focus her vision of the work she’ll do as a doctor.
- Wichita faculty put expertise, curiosity to work on COVID-19
May 28, 2020 -- From efforts to gauge the effectiveness of community responses to assessing the resources and needs of Kansas health departments to designing a medical mask that could be printed on a 3D printer, the COVID-19 crisis has provided fertile ground for KU School of Medicine-Wichita faculty to put their expertise and interests to work.
- After graduating early, new doctors help Kansas hospitals cope with COVID-19
May 28, 2020 -- Some students from KU School of Medicine-Wichita were given the opportunity to receive their medical degrees early so they could provide care as the virus put Kansas health care systems under pressure.
- Medical students volunteer, give back to Wichita community amid pandemic
Apr 27, 2020 -- Many medical students at the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita have turned to volunteerism, finding ways to give back to their community even as they themselves grapple with changes as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
- KU medical students graduate early, volunteer to aid Kansans during pandemic
Apr 03, 2020 -- More than 50 senior students from the University of Kansas School of Medicine will graduate early to participate in the Kansas Pandemic Volunteer Health Care Workforce, a program that will deploy them throughout Kansas as part of the state's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Last modified: Sep 20, 2018