Legacy

Laura Sloan, MD, a fourth-year resident in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, has received the highest award granted to a resident in the country in forensic psychiatry, and it’s the first time a resident from Minnesota has earned it.

Kathryn Dusenbery, MD, professor and head of the Department of Radiation Oncology, shares major milestones from the last 50 years and how this Medical School department continues to study, teach and provide therapeutic solutions for patients with cancer.

Biomedical Sciences faculty members, Dr. Anna Wirta-Kosobuski and Dr. Richard Melvin have developed informational resources geared for youth, "COVID-19? Answers for Kids" and "A Kid's Quick Guide to Stopping COVID-19" on easy ways to stop the spread of the new coronavirus. 

The Visible Heart Lab at the University of Minnesota Medical School has completed an educational dissection to gather information that is informing current surgeons around the world about the effects of one of the first open-heart surgeries performed by C. Walton Lillehei, PhD, MD.

Marc Jenkins, PhD, director of the Center for Immunology and Regents' and Distinguished McKnight Professor in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Minnesota Medical School, has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS). He is the first U of M Medical School faculty member to be elected to the NAS in 50 years.

The 2021 U.S. News & World Report Best Medical Schools: Research Ranking was just released and the University of Minnesota Medical School has once again risen three spots to #40, up from #43 last year, and #46 the year before.

Michelle Biros, MD, MS, FACEP, and team perform and consult on the FDA’s exception from informed consent clinical trials that enroll patients during life-threatening situations.

For two decades, research and discoveries at the Medical School’s Stem Cell Institute has helped lead the world in unmasking the secrets behind stem cells and their potential for treating the most common and incurable diseases.

From groundbreaking to the first patient, the new surgical suite, or “T-Suite,” at M Health Fairview University of Minnesota Medical Center took a little over a year to construct, but the concept of melding clinical technology and research technology had been evolving for decades.

Remembering Longtime Faculty Member & Regional Duluth Campus Dean Emeritus, Dr. Gary L. Davis.

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