March 2022

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By Betty Coffman When Keith Smith recently got a new tablet, it wasn’t for watching videos or scanning social media. Instead, this tablet allows Smith, who has tetraplegia, more independent control of an implanted Medtronic Intellis neurostimulator, allowing him to better take advantage of the stimulator’s benefits for the disabling effects of a spinal cord...
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By UofL News The University of Louisville School of Public Health and Information Sciences’ Youth Violence Prevention Research Center will participate in grant-funded research to study the long-term economic costs of gun violence. The $85,200 grant was awarded by the Jewish Heritage Fund to Whitney/Strong, a non-profit focused on responsible gun ownership and finding common...
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By Kyle Hurwitz Veteran-owned media company Military Friendly has designated the University of Louisville a “Gold” ranking for 2022-23. This is the first time UofL has received this designation. Out of the 1,800 institutions that participated in the Military Friendly survey, UofL was one of only 37 Carnegie Research 1 institutions to earn a “Designated” status, and...
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According to the latest data from the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research, the University of Louisville School of Dentistry is among the top dental schools in the nation for National Institutes of Health research funding. ULSD is now ranked 13th in the United States, with total NIH awards of $5.9 million in 2021. The...
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By Julie Heflin Looking at the UofL School of Dentistry today, you’ll see an equal mix of men and women, but that hasn’t always been the case. In the late 1970s, nearly all dental students and faculty were male. P. Gay Baughman ’81 recalls how she and other women were treated differently than male students. ...
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By Betty Coffman A professor of medicine and director of the internal medicine residency program in the UofL School of Medicine, Dr. Jennifer Koch is a member of the Gender Equity in Medicine (GEM) research group, a collaboration of medical educators from multiple universities working together to better understand the impact of gender bias in...
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Glassblower artist Ché Rhodes, University of Louisville associate professor and head of the glass department in the Hite Institute of Art and Design, has a piece that has been added to the permanent collection at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, D.C. The untitled artwork will be included in the museum’s upcoming exhibit, This Present Moment: Crafting...
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