news from faculty, students and alumni.

Kim Named Department of Medicine Chair

Oct 31, 2018

Michael Kim, MD, MMM, FACC, FAHA, FHRS, joined the School of Medicine as professor and chair of the Department of Medicine Sept. 10.

Youngblood Named Anesthesiology Department Chair

Oct 25, 2018

Charles Youngblood, MD’02, MBA’15, was named chair in the Department of Anesthesiology, effective Oct. 1, 2018.

Creighton mourns death of longtime Medicine professor

Oct 17, 2018

Longtime and beloved Creighton University School of Medicine faculty member, alumnus, family physician, and teacher Eugene Barone, MD’76, died Oct. 12 after suffering a head injury in a fall. He was 67.

$1.88 million NIH grant helps Creighton team look at brain cell communications

Sep 12, 2018

At any one moment in the human brain, billions of neurons are trying to communicate with one another in a massive effort bringing to mind the workings of a frantic telephone switchboard operator.

Helping Amputees in Haiti

Sep 12, 2018

Seeing a critical need for prosthetics in Hispaniola in the aftermath of the 2010 Haiti earthquake, John Tessier, MD’80, an orthopedic surgeon from St. Louis, worked to develop a state-of-the-art prosthetics lab.