news from faculty, students and alumni.

$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.

'A life-giving experience': Global Surgery Fellowship addresses critical health need

Sep 4, 2018

After 10 weeks in Tanzania as Creighton University’s inaugural Global Surgery Fellow, Kelly Shine, MD, has added a few procedures to her retinue.

Aging mice may help solve mysteries behind age-related hearing loss in humans

Sep 4, 2018

Age-related hearing loss is among the top three chronic conditions affecting adults 65 years or older.

Medical Students Welcomed with White Coat Ceremony

Aug 13, 2018

The school’s 23rd annual White Coat Ceremony welcomed 167 first-year students.