Faculty

Jason Ricco, MD, MPH, assistant professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, and co-collaborators will study the role of implicit bias among providers and health care teams in regards to the acute care for BIPOC patients infected with COVID-19.

Taj Mustapha, MD, assistant professor in the Departments of Medicine and Pediatrics, is studying how unfairness manifests during medical training, where it is prevalent and who is most affected. The research will build a tool to better measure how fairness impacts learners from typically underrepresented backgrounds.

A new pilot study, led by Dr. Lynne Bemis, will assess if one or more tRFs binds and regulates SARS-CoV-2, ultimately leading to new therapeutic interventions. 

Join us for a virtual panel discussion about the origin and significance of being a land grant University, hosted by the Center of American Indian and Minority Health.

The NIH-funded study, led by Demetri Yannopoulos, MD, in the Department of Medicine, was stopped early due to superiority in results. Six out of 14 patients survived after early ECMO-facilitated resuscitation, while only 1 out of 15 survived after the standard treatments for cardiac arrest.

Join us for a panel discussion about the origin and significance of being a Land Grant University, hosted by the Center of American Indian and Minority Health.

Please join us for our 22nd Annual Whiteside Memorial Lecture, focusing on COVID-19 research and implications with keynote speaker, Dr. Michael Osterholm.

From humble beginnings, the Department of Neuroscience now has 37 faculty and over 50 graduate students fully dedicated to advancing the discipline. The department maintains five areas of expertise: addiction neuroscience, pain, neurodegenerative diseases, cognitive and psychiatric disorders and neuron-glia interactions, among many other important topics.

Celebrate the power of rural during National Rural Health Week and join us for this virtual event focusing on rural successes and tips in a year of COVID-19.

Cheryl Gale, MD, FAAP, in the Department of Pediatrics, received a CO:VID grant to study if and what associations exist between gut microbiomes and COVID-19 health outcomes for pregnant mothers and infants infected with SARS-CoV-2.

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