News Clips Archive


KU med school dean not clear on need for DO school
May 23, 2018 -- "If we need more doctors, I don't understand why we don't go at that issue with the school that we already have in Wichita," says Garold Minns, dean of the KU School of Medicine-Wichita.
Hispanic infant mortality isn't declining — and that worries one Wichita group
May 14, 2018 -- “There’s something going on in that community that we need to figure out and help address,” said Cari Schmidt, director of the Center for Research for Infant Birth and Survival (CRIBS).
In rush to act on opioids, don’t overlook those in pain
May 11, 2018 -- Opioids are all over the news these days. Insurers and regulators are discussing limits on prescriptions, and politicians are pointing fingers. Though action is needed to curb the misuse of opioids and help those struggling with addictions, we also need to respect and care for people in real pain. And to realize that one-size-fits-all solutions can do harm.
'Short Story Dispensers' Coming To Wichita
May 08, 2018 -- The Wichita Public Library is one of four public libraries nationwide that will soon be offering machines that print short stories on demand and free of charge. One dispenser will be placed in a waiting room for a pediatric clinic at the KU School of Medicine; another will be in a waiting room at the Dole VA Medical Center.
At St. George Cathedral, immigration resurgence recalls Lebanese heritage in Delano
May 08, 2018 -- Many Lebanese physicians ended up making Wichita their home after doing residencies through the University of Kansas School of Medicine.
List analysis: Local physician groups need more workers amid growing demand
May 04, 2018 -- Local physician group practices say they work closely with educational institutions such as Wichita State University and the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita to find personnel. (Subscription may be required to view article.)
VIP Wichita Magazine Profile: University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita
May 03, 2018 -- More than half the practicing doctors in Sedgwick County are graduates of KUSM-Wichita or its residency programs, according to school officials. But KUSM-Wichita doesn’t only educate doctors; it impacts the community in other ways, too, with its medical professionals and partnerships with other universities.
Brian Pate named to 2018 Leadership Kansas class
May 01, 2018 -- Brian Pate, Chair of the KU School of Medicine-Wichita Department of Pediatrics, has been named as one of the 40 new members of the 2018 Leadership Kansas class, in an annoucement by the Kansas Chamber.
Suicides reaching 'epidemic' levels in Wichita area
Apr 27, 2018 -- There’s an epidemic unfolding in the Wichita area, local officials say, but many people are reluctant to talk about it. There were 96 suicides in Sedgwick County last year, the highest number since the Sedgwick County Suicide Prevention Coalition began tracking the numbers in 2001, said Nicole Klaus, a psychologist and associate professor at the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita.
Specialist Pediatric Endocrinologist Richard A. Guthrie, M.D., FACE, will be noted in The Leading Physicians of the World
Apr 23, 2018 -- The International Association of HealthCare Professionals is pleased to welcome Richard A. Guthrie, MD, FACE to their prestigious organization with his upcoming publication in The Leading Physicians of the World.
Pediatricians helping caregivers quit smoking, protecting kids from secondhand smoke
Apr 18, 2018 -- Through funding provided by the Kansas Health Foundation’s Healthy Living Grant program, the Kansas Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (KAAP) is going directly to the front lines of healthcare, and teaming up with the KU School of Medicine-Wichita to work with their resident doctors.
Medical school to honor 2018 Sweet Humanitarians
Apr 17, 2018 -- Judy and Phil Frick have been selected as the 2018 recipients of the Sweet Humanitarians of the Year award. The award is named for Dr. Donna Sweet, an internal medicine professor at the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita and a physician at the KU Wichita Internal Medicine Midtown clinic, who is renowned for her expertise on AIDS and HIV.

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