See how KU School of Medicine-Wichita is making headlines across the state and beyond.
- Doctors share advice for safely visiting grandparents after COVID-19 vaccine
Jan 14, 2021 -- “I know that we’re all missing our grandparents. I know I miss mine,” Dr. Schwasinger-Schmidt said. “But it’s important that we really focus on protecting people. So, when the vaccine becomes available for people over the age of 65, I encourage everyone to get it.”
- Early data shows vaccine is effective against new strain of COVID-19
Jan 13, 2021 -- “What we’ve seen so far is that people that have received the vaccine haven’t had any trouble with it,” said Dr. Tiffany Schwasinger-Schmidt, KU School of Medicine-Wichita professor and director for the Center of Clinical Research. “So it’s still protecting against this new variant that we are seeing.”
- A 3-step approach to responsive feeding during infancy and beyond
Jan 13, 2021 -- Responsive feeding is a reciprocal process between a parent and an infant where infants communicate their hunger and fullness cues, and parents respond to these cues.
- Helping Hand recipient delays launch of ADHD summer program due to pandemic
Jan 12, 2021 -- The start of a treatment program and summer camp for kids with ADHD was delayed due to the pandemic, but the psychologist planning it says the $1,200 Helping Hand it received will still be put to good use.
- Bringing health care access directly to students
Dec 20, 2020 -- Valley Center Public Schools and KU School of Medicine-Wichita are partnering in a new pilot program for a school-based health clinic.
- McPherson Center for Health adds doctor
Dec 17, 2020 -- Ruth Lehman Wiens, M.D., a graduate of KU School of Medicine-Wichita, is now scheduling patients at McPherson Medical and Surgical Associates.
- More students going into public health because of COVID-19
Dec 15, 2020 -- The University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita is seeing a 67% increase in applicants for the public health program compared to this time last year.
- Allergic reaction to COVID vaccine? Clinical researcher explains
Dec 11, 2020 -- KSN-TV interviews Tiffany Schwasinger-Schmidt, M.D., Ph.D., director of the center and assistant professor in the KU School of Medicine-Wichita Department of Internal Medicine.
- This Kansas doctor started fighting a scary new disease 40 years ago
Dec 02, 2020 -- Nearly 40 years ago, the disease was AIDS. Donna Sweet, M.D., a doctor of internal medicine at the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita, remembers those days, too.
- African American ‘trailblazers’ honored by museum
Dec 01, 2020 -- Inductees include Sam Ford, a Coffeyville native who works for ABC News in Washington, D.C.; Dr. Sharla Smith, an assistant professor at University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita; and Oscar-winning actress Hattie McDaniel, a Wichita native being honored posthumously.
Last modified: Jul 10, 2020