news from faculty, students and alumni.

Creighton epidemiologist awarded prestigious McKnight Prize for Healthcare Outbreak Heroes

Oct 23, 2020

Maureen Tierney, MD, chair of the new Department of Clinical Research, assistant dean for clinical research and public health will receive the award virtually Oct. 29.

Professor’s work illustrates potential of medical humanities for healing

Oct 23, 2020

Rachel Mindrup, MFA, knows better than most that the artist’s eye has a place in a medical setting.

Creighton professor to lead NIH pain research project

Sep 15, 2020

Shashank Dravid, PhD brings his expertise in both disciplines to the wide-ranging assault on opioids that is the focus of a five-year $2.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health.

Creighton researchers probe secrets of skin cancer

Sep 14, 2020

During the past six years, Laura Hansen, PhD, and Sandor Lovas, PhD, have monitored two signaling proteins they believe might play a key role in the development of skin cancer.

Maureen Tierney, MD, named chair of Department of Clinical Research

Aug 20, 2020

Maureen Tierney, MD, MSc, is named the chair of the Department of Clinical Research by Creighton University School of Medicine.