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Walters Family

Couple Grieving Loss of 4-year-old Child Thankful for Creighton Community’s Support

Oct 21, 2019

Ryan Walters, PhD, a statistician and assistant professor at the Creighton University School of Medicine, and his wife, Tiffany, hope to raise $192,000 to fund the project in memory of their son.

Resonance machine researcher team

New Resonance Machine to Aid in Wide-Ranging Research

Oct 14, 2019

The arrival of a $400,000 BiaCore Surface Plasmon Resonance (SPR) instrument has granted Creighton University researchers the ability to study more closely how proteins and drugs interact.

Former Semi-Pro Soccer Player Seeks New Career as Physician Assistant

Oct 9, 2019

Lincoln, Nebraska, native Kasha Meyer eventually settled down and pursued her dream of a medical career.

A Refugee as a Child, Hasan Now Studying to Become a Physician Assistant

Oct 9, 2019

Hasan was just 6 months old when his parents carried him from his birthplace of Iraq to the safety of neighboring Jordan.

Dan McGuire, MD'82, with his fellow Creighton students at the Des Moines send-off event. Nearly 40 years after he graduated from the School of Medicine, McGuire is taking care of some unfinished business: his undergrad degree.

37 years later, School of Medicine alumnus comes back to Creighton to get his undergrad degree

Sep 12, 2019

As a Creighton undergrad, Dan McGuire stands out; 62-year-old orthopedic spinal surgeons going back to school after a near-40-year hiatus just don’t make up a huge part of the student body these days.