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News Releases for IU School of Medicine

Tackling tobacco addiction program for Madison area health care providers

November 16, 2012 — When an adult in the Madison area has an appointment with a physician, physician assistant, dentist, nurse or dental hygienist in the future, the health care provider is likely to bring up a new topic: tobacco.

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School of Public Health at IUPUI named for Fairbanks in honor of Foundation's $20 million gift

Fairbanks School of Public Health Naming CeremonySeptember 27, 2012 — IU ceremony is one of two naming events for state’s only public health schools

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IUPUI offering new bachelor's degree in medical humanities and health studies

William SchneiderAugust 23, 2012 — The Indiana Commission for Higher Education has approved a new health-related liberal arts degree program at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.

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IU reaches milestone toward establishing schools of public health in Bloomington and Indianapolis

Edwin MarshallJuly 12, 2012 — The Council on Education for Public Health, an independent agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education to accredit schools of public health and public health programs, has approved Indiana University's request to begin the accreditation process for a School of Public Health at IU Bloomington and one at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.

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Supreme Court upholds Affordable Care Act

Eric WrightJune 28, 2012 — IUPUI faculty react to today's Supreme Court ruling on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act:

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STeleR study: Telerehab improves functioning after stroke

Neale Chumbler, Ph.DMay 29, 2012 — Researchers led by Regenstrief Institute investigator Neale Chumbler, Ph.D., a research scientist with the Center of Excellence on Implementing Evidence-Based Practice at the Richard Roudebush VA Medical Center in Indianapolis, have developed STeleR, a home telerehabilitation program that they report improves lower body physical functioning even two years after a stroke. Participating in STeleR also increased the likelihood of maintaining a regular fitness routine, enhanced money management skills, and improved the capability to prepare meals and take care of personal needs such as bathing.

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IUPUI program pairs business students with engineering students to research patent options

Rishi Chandra and Jim PlewMay 24, 2012 — A new program takes advantage of IUPUI’s academic diversity by partnering undergraduates from various disciplines with a mentor to help bring a faculty member’s patent to market.

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Viehweg named interim director of IUPUI Center for Translating Research Into Practice

Stephan ViehwegMay 7, 2012 — Stephan Viehweg has been named interim director of the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Center for Translating Research Into Practice (TRIP). As interim director, he will lead the effort to identify and celebrate translational research on the IUPUI campus. His appointment is effective July 1, 2012.

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Honors College Second Annual Showcase Set for April 16

Honors College Showcase 2011April 13, 2012 — The Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Honors College next week will host its second annual open house featuring the research, creative activities, scholarship and community engagement of some of the campus’s finest students.

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Dr. Irwin Awarded IU President's Medal for Excellence

March 28, 2012 — Indiana University President Michael A. McRobbie presented the President's Medal for Excellence to Glenn Irwin Jr., M.D., chancellor emeritus of Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) and dean emeritus of the IU School of Medicine.

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