news from faculty, students and alumni.

Researcher receives $1.8 million NIH grant

Dec 22, 2017

Xian-Ming Chen, MD, will use the funds to examine how long non-coding RNA molecules are involved in the host defense.

NIH grant will support study of approaches to movement difficulty in Parkinson's disease

Dec 15, 2017

Shashank Dravid, PhD, is the lead on this two-year, $412,400 grant, which will examine the effects of drug therapy on a receptor in nerve cells tied to such activities as walking.

Dean's Message - Nov. 2017

Nov 2, 2017

Robert ‘Bo’ Dunlay, MD’81, Dean of the School of Medicine, highlights what's new in the School this fall.

Inaugural Stethoscope Program Benefits M1 Students, Connects Alumni

Nov 1, 2017

This fall, every first-year medical student received a stethoscope as part of the School of Medicine’s new M1 Stethoscope Program.

School of Medicine Readies Physician Assistant Master’s Program

Oct 9, 2017

The 28-month master’s degree program provides a broad-based, interprofessional medical education in an environment of reflective learning.