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  • Former doctor hopes new scholarship boosts interest in rural medicine
    Sep 21, 2018 -- Virendra Patel, M.D., practiced medicine in Independence for decades before moving to Texas in 2012.
  • Regional West welcomes six new providers to its family of clinics
    Sep 21, 2018 -- Regional West welcomes six new providers, including Luis Sittner, D.O., who completed residency training at KU School of Medicine-Wichita.
  • State medical societies collaborate to impact healthcare disparities
    Sep 17, 2018 -- Seven state medical societies announced the creation of the Health Equity Network for Change (HENC) which is focused on improving the health status of medically underserved populations. Tracie Collins, M.D., MPH, MHCDS, representing the Kansas Medical Society, is board certified in General Internal Medicine and Vascular Medicine, practicing at the Robert J. Dole VA Medical Center in Wichita, Kan., and serves as Chair of Preventive Medicine & Public Health, University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita.
  • Business People
    Sep 16, 2018 -- The Hutchinson Clinic has welcomed a new Internal Medicine physician, Dr. Sara Patry. Dr. Patry studied at the KU School of Medicine in Wichita.
  • Sedgwick County suicide rate hits record high
    Sep 12, 2018 -- County commissioners heard a report from the county's suicide prevention coalition. Dr. Nicole Klaus with the KU School of Medicine said there were increases among older adults and young people ages 15 to 24.
  • Suicide death rate in Sedgwick County reaches record level in 2017
    Sep 12, 2018 -- Nicole Klaus, Ph.D., ABPP, associate professor at KU School of Medicine-Wichita, also serves as Sedgwick County Suicide Prevention Coalition spokeswoman and reported 96 people in Sedgwick County took their lives last year. That’s the highest suicide rate on record since tracking began in 2001.
  • Suicide deaths reach a record high in Sedgwick County
    Sep 12, 2018 -- Nicole Klaus, Ph.D., ABPP, psychologist at KU School of Medicine-Wichita, talks to KAKE-TV about the increasing number of suicides in Sedgwick County.
  • Sedgwick County renews federal grant for homeless housing program
    Sep 05, 2018 -- Sedgwick County commissioners renewed a federal grant Wednesday for a housing program that helps homeless people. Comcare, Miracles, Inc. and the KU School of Medicine-Wichita provide referrals, treatment and case management for the Shelter Plus Care Housing Program.
  • 'ACE’ training for tomorrow’s doctors
    Aug 29, 2018 -- Educators at the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita and at the KU medical school locations in Kansas City and Salina expect incoming medical students to “ACE” their studies.
  • The Growing Role of Neurobiology in Mental Health Care
    Aug 28, 2018 -- Sheldon H. Preskorn, M.D., is interviewed by Psych Congress Network and will be presenting at Psych Congress 2018 on Oct. 25-28 in Orlando, Florida.
  • LMH Health welcomes several new doctors
    Aug 26, 2018 -- LMH Health welcomes several new doctors, including Kaitlin Ditch, M.D., and Andrew Humpert, M.D., who are KU School of Medicine-Wichita alumni.
  • People in Business
    Aug 26, 2018 -- Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare-Iowa is welcoming Scott Stoeger, M.D., Ph.D., to the Covenant Clinic surgery team as a general surgeon. He recently completed a residency in general surgery at the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita in June 2018.
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Last modified: Sep 20, 2018