Spotlights & Profiles

Faculty & Staff Spotlights

  • Driven to discover

    Nadia Carlesso has a passion for cancer research that stems from knowing her efforts are helping people.

  • Human anatomy model

    Anatomy camp

    IUSM anatomy faculty recently organized an educational "summer camp" for Indianapolis-area high school science teachers.

  • Advocate for health

    IUSM faculty member Elaine Cox was invited by Congressman Larry Bucshon to testify before the U.S. House Science Committee.

  • Showalter Scholars

    Rebecca Chan and three other IUSM faculty members were selected for their strong records of research.

  • Q-and-A

    NiCole R. Keith discusses physical activity research and her new role as vice president of the American College of Sports Medicine.

  • William Kronenberger

    The professor of clinical psychology is the first author on a study about cognitive risks in children with cochlear implants.

  • Botswana-bound

    Cytologist Barbara McGahey Frain is part of a U.S. team in Botswana assisting in a campaign against cervical cancer.

  • A new perspective

    Graphic designer Tim Yates has long taught art to medical students to help their growth as perceptive and well-rounded physicians.

  • Power of service

    Stephen Kirchhoff, who retires this month, has for many years overseen the Office of Medical Service-Learning.

  • President's Award

    Dan Waxman was recently honored for his role as chief medical officer for the Indiana Blood Center.

  • Cusick Professor

    Bert O'Neil, a leading gastrointestinal cancer expert, has joined the IU School of Medicine.

  • Brainy idea

    Dawn Neumann's innovative approach to treating emotional impairments from traumatic brain injury recently got a boost from the NIH.

  • Cardiology honor

    Eric S. Williams received the prestigious Master designation from the American College of Cardiology.

  • Records redesign

    Alissa Russ is first author on a new study that says small changes to medical records can have big impact on human health.

  • New contributor

    IU health policy expert Aaron Carroll will be a regular contributor to The Upshot, a new online venture from The New York Times.

  • Health Care Heroes

    Several IU School of Medicine faculty members were recently honored as "Health Care Heroes."

  • Making smiles

    Roberto Flores is the medical director for a Web-based simulator that educates overseas doctors in cleft lip and palate repair.

  • Career exploration

    Brandi Gilbert leads the Life-Health Sciences Internship Program, which connects IUPUI students to internships at IUSM.

  • Doctor turned novelist

    Already well known in the field of cardiology, Douglas Zipes is pursuing a second passion as the writer of medical thrillers.

  • Making the list

    Health informatics expert Brian Dixon was named one of this year's "Forty Under 40" by the Indianapolis Business Journal.