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UIndy hosts launch of child fitness campaign

With some help from local sports mascots, Jump IN for Healthy Kids CEO Ron Gifford, left, delivers his message of nutrition and physical activity to a crowd of children and community leaders Wednesday at UIndy. A broad-based local effort to reduce childhood obesity kicked off Wednesday at UIndy’s Ruth Lilly Fitness Center. The nonprofit organization Jump […]

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In the news: Greyhound football kickoff

UPDATE: Watch WRTV report The 2015 football season opens at 7 p.m. Thursday when the Greyhounds host Saginaw Valley State at Key Stadium, and the Indianapolis Star previewed the action today with a prominent profile of two key starters and their “special connection.” As the story notes, quarterback Connor Barthel and wide receiver Reece Horn, teammates […]

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Alumni making contributions to health care

Physician David Kiley, who earned his MBA from UIndy last year, has been named senior vice president and physician executive for Community Health Network‘s North Region. His duties will include working with the region president and with providers across all of the region’s product lines and care sites to implement clinical priorities. Kiley, an OB/GYN, began his career with Community in […]

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Institute helps clinicians transition to classroom

Preparing tomorrow’s health care professionals requires putting experienced clinicians in the classroom, and that transition to academia can be difficult. Some UIndy faculty members, however, have banded together to address the issue on a national level. On Friday and Saturday, 20 physical and occupational therapists from as far as Texas, Maine and Georgia came to […]

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On the air: Public health policy interns

UIndy students Whitney Lewis (left) and Diana Hendricks pose in the WFYI studios with No Limits host John Krull (rear) and their internship supervisor Tony Gillespie of the Indiana Minority Health Coalition. (WFYI photo) Two UIndy students were featured Thursday on the WFYI radio talk show No Limits, discussing their heavy-duty public policy internships with the […]

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Governor greets new Woodrow Wilson fellows

Gov. Mike Pence and Woodrow Wilson Foundation President Arthur Levine — the guys in the suits — pose today at Stierwalt Alumni House with UIndy’s new class of Woodrow Wilson MBA Fellows in Education Leadership. Indiana Gov. Mike Pence and scores of up-and-coming Indiana educators visited campus this morning for the introduction of this year’s new classes entering the […]

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New ‘1400’ magazine showcases eventful year

Wow — the 2014-2015 academic year was a busy and historic one here at UIndy. We’ve seen the Health Pavilion rise from an empty lot to become a new campus landmark, soon to be the nerve center of our allied health programs. A $1 million gift will transform Honors College. A $5 million gift will […]

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PT prof’s boxing research sparks call from CBS

UIndy physical therapy professor Stephanie Combs-Miller, right, talks with veteran journalist Lesley Stahl in New York for a story to air on CBS Sunday Morning. Associate Professor Stephanie Combs-Miller’s groundbreaking research earned her a day in New York City recently to record an interview for CBS Sunday Morning. The story, scheduled to air this fall, involves […]

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Physical Therapy prof receives national award

Dr. Emily J. Slaven of UIndy’s Krannert School of Physical Therapy has received the American Physical Therapy Association’s Margaret L. Moore Award, which honors early-career academicians who have demonstrated excellence in research and teaching. Slaven is an assistant professor and academic director of KSPT’s orthopaedic residency program, specializing in musculoskeletal physical therapy with an emphasis […]

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Alumni on the rise: Physical Therapy, Business

UIndy alumna Ellen Lowe has been named chair of the Institute of Physical Therapy at the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences in San Marcos, Calif. Lowe, who earned her Master of Health Science from the Krannert School of Physical Therapy in 1995, now coordinates all physical therapy programs at the institute. Read more here. John “Jeff” J. Whorley […]

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