Spotlights & Profiles

Faculty & Staff Spotlights

  • 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.

  • Feels like home

    Cardiovascular researcher Ching-Pin Chang joined IU after 20 years at Stanford to expand his research horizons.

  • Surrogate advocate

    A study by IU scientist Alexia Torke urges changes to give health care surrogates a greater voice in family member's care.

  • Making his mark

    Francis Marshalleck has risen from humble beginnings to become a leader in his field.

  • Innovative research

    Genetic epidemiologist Chunyan He is on a quest for new insights into genetic risk factors for breast cancer.

  • Serving others

    Radiology faculty member Chang Yueh Ho says a commitment to volunteerism strengthens compassion and respect for others.

  • Linking delirium

    Research led by Babar Ali Khan identifies the first biomarker linked to delirium duration.

  • Practice makes perfect

    IU researcher Gregory Cote has found higher failure rates among some physicians who perform a high-risk endoscopic procedure.

  • Singing all the way

    Neurologist and singer Brandy Matthews combines a love of music with a passion for clinical research and medicine.

  • Under her wing

    IUSM researcher Melissa Kacena has become well known for the many interns she welcomes into her bustling lab.