School of Medicine
School of Medicine departments:
- Anatomy and Cell Biology
- Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
- Health Policy and Management
- History and Philosophy of Medicine
- Microbiology, Molecular Genetics, and Immunology
- Molecular and Integrative Physiology
- Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
- Pharmacology, Toxicology, and Therapeutics
- Preventive Medicine and Public Health
U.S. News ranks 3 graduate programs in medicine; public health No. 2 among public universities
A graduate community health program at the School of Medicine — the master of public health — ranks 6th among public and private schools combined, according to U.S. News and World Report.
U.S. News said the program is tied for No. 2 among public university programs. U.S. News also ranked KU’s health care management master’s degree program 22nd and primary care 30th among public university programs.Read more »
KU microbiologist shares coveted medical research prize
Joe Lutkenhaus, a Distinguished Professor of microbiology, molecular genetics and immunology at the KU Medical Center, has been named one of three winners of the 2012 Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize by Columbia University in recognition of his work to understand the intricate, dynamic, and three-dimensional organization of bacterial cells.
Lutkenhaus shares the prize with Richard M. Losick of Harvard University and Lucy Shapiro of the Stanford University School of Medicine.
Established in 1967, the Horwitz Prize is Columbia University's top honor for achievement in biological and biochemistry research, and is widely considered a precursor to the Nobel Prize.Read more »