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  • KAFP elects new officers, board
    Jul 12, 2018 -- Jeremy Presley, M.D., FAAFP of Dodge City, was installed on June 15 as the 70th president of the Kansas Academy of Family Physicians. Presley completed his residency at KU-Wichita Via Christi Family Medicine in 2010, and has been board certified since 2010. He served as Chief Resident in 2009-2010.
  • New doctor welcomed at Laurie Clinic
    Jul 11, 2018 -- Lake Regional Clinic – Laurie welcomes Jonathan Privett, M.D. Dr. Privett, who is board certified in family medicine, earned his medical degree from the University of Kansas School of Medicine in Kansas City and Wichita, Kansas.
  • Doctor joins clinic practice
    Jul 08, 2018 -- Chance Williams has joined the primary care practice of Matt Floersch and Segen Chase. His residency training was at the Via Christi Family Practice Residency program in Wichita.
  • Hazel T. Nelson Scholarship Fund awards $11,625
    Jun 28, 2018 -- The Hazel T. Nelson Scholarship Fund awarded $11,625.00 in grants to 12 graduates of Hiawatha High School attending college and graduate school in the upcoming academic year, according to Citizens State Bank and Trust Company, which administers the fund. Brynn Wright, University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita, is among the recipients.
  • Kansas Pediatricians Help Caregivers Quit Smoking, Protect Kids From Secondhand Smoke
    Jun 27, 2018 -- Smoke Free for Kansas Kids began in pediatric clinics at the University of Kansas Medical Center (KUMC) in Kansas City and has since expanded to KU Wichita Pediatrics.
  • People You Should Know
    Jun 21, 2018 -- Katherine Melhorn, clinical professor, department of pediatrics, University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita, received the 2018 Volunteer Leadership Award from the National Children’s Alliance.
  • Children with suicidal thoughts, mental illness will soon have new treatment option
    Jun 18, 2018 -- KVC Hospitals, which operates Prairie Ridge Hospital in Kansas City and Wheatland Hospital in Hays, will open a new child’s psychiatric hospital in Wichita by early 2019.
  • Tips for avoiding heat-related illnesses during a very hot weekend
    Jun 15, 2018 -- Eyewitness News spoke to a doctor with the University of Kansas School of Medicine who says the best way to avoid heat-related illnesses is to take breaks and stay hydrated.
  • People You Should Know
    Jun 14, 2018 -- Michael Heggeness, professor, University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita, has been recognized for his work in orthopedics with the Lodwick Award by the musculoskeletal division of the department of radiology at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School.
  • WorkWell Lawrence Symposium coming up
    Jun 10, 2018 -- The WorkWell Lawrence Symposium will feature Elizabeth Ablah, associate professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health at the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita.
  • Local oncologist, women participate in treatment-changing breast cancer study
    Jun 09, 2018 -- Thanks to a major breast cancer study, Wichitan Dee Nolting was able to make the decision she wasn't putting herself at greater risk of getting breast cancer again if she skipped chemotherapy.
  • Legislature makes gains in improving health care
    Jun 03, 2018 -- Graduate medical education is vital for the future of our health-care system and WCGME serves as an effective provider of specialized graduate medical education services enabling us to recruit and retain high quality physicians to Kansas.
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