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Health care advocacy program is state’s first

Degree will prepare professionals to guide patients through system Watch WXIN-Fox59 story A new bachelor’s degree at the University of Indianapolis is designed to fill an urgent need in the health care industry: helping patients to navigate it. The Health Care Consumer Advocacy program is the first in the state designed to prepare graduates for […]

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Ceremony marks milestone for Health Pavilion

Rain didn’t dampen spirits Tuesday when UIndy conducted a topping out ceremony for the Health Pavilion, now under construction and set to open in August 2015. Marking a milestone in the process, the final beam in the four-story structure’s steel frame was hoisted into place before a crowd of observers. Topping out ceremonies are a […]

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Health programs host state conferences

This week already is a busy one for UIndy’s College of Health Sciences, which hosted the Indiana Athletic Trainers Association fall meeting on Sunday and is hosting the Indiana Society for Public Health Education’s annual conference today. Sunday’s IATA event drew more than 300 athletic trainers from throughout the state to campus for sessions that […]

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Health faculty team to foster collaboration

Attending the recent Interprofessional Education Collaborative Fall Institute were UIndy’s Ellen Miller (left), Stephanie Combs Miller, Lori Rasmussen, Michelle Meer and Kate DeCleene Huber, representing various disciplines on campus. The effort to spark greater collaboration among UIndy’s various health- and wellness-related disciplines – as embodied in the new Health Pavilion that will house them all together next year – got […]

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Anthropologists to discuss migrants’ plight

A UIndy anthropologist and a colleague will speak Oct. 16 on campus about their research and humanitarian work on the plight of undocumented migrants. “Essential Collaborations: Bringing Together Biological and Cultural Perspectives on the Violence of Migration” will feature Krista Latham, associate professor of biology and anthropology at UIndy, and Wendy Vogt, assistant professor of […]

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Study: Birth control use varies by social class

Contraceptive decisions appear linked to unmarried pregnancy rates Hear WFYI radio report A new study of couples living together unmarried finds that the working class and the middle class have significantly different attitudes and approaches toward birth control, helping to explain why unwed births are far less common among the college-educated than their less-educated counterparts. […]

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Training sessions help decode dementia care

UIndy, IU experts collaborate on program for nursing home employees The behavior of dementia patients can pose challenges for nursing home staffers, especially if those workers don’t realize that their own actions are often part of the problem. Beginning today, however, a special six-week training course developed by University of Indianapolis and Indiana University experts […]

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In the news: MBA alumni making their mark

Several graduates of UIndy’s Master of Business Administration programs are making their mark in the world of commerce, according to recent news reports. Jody L. Anderson has been appointed president and chief operating officer of Regional Management Corp. (NYSE:RM), a consumer finance company that provides loan products primarily to customers with limited access to consumer […]

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CAC launches nursing home quality project

Funding, support available for regional quality improvement efforts The Indiana State Department of Health and UIndy’s Center for Aging & Community are collaborating on a statewide initiative to improve the quality of long-term care in nursing homes. The Regional Healthcare Quality Improvement Collaborative Project is designed to assist long-term care facilities in developing Quality Assurance and […]

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MPH program presents minority health event

UIndy’s College of Health Sciences and its Master of Public Health program are collaborating with the Indiana State Department of Health on Monday to present the sixth annual Minority Health Conference. Free and open to the public, the conference will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Schwitzer Student Center’s UIndy Hall. Under […]

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