News & Events

Department News and Announcements

Click here to read the Chair's Update for May 2019.

Click here to read the Chair's Update for April 2019.

Click here to read the Chair's Update for March 2019. 

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Faculty, Staff, and Student Highlights

Congratulations to our University of Minnesota faculty and physicians practicing at University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital recognized by their peers for excellence in clinical care! Over 140 University of Minnesota Health physicians were recognized in 2019. 

Congratulations to Dr. Annie-Laurie McRee who has been named a McKnight Presidential Fellow from 2019-20 to 2021-22. 

Congratulations to our University of Minnesota faculty and physicians practicing at University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital for being recognized in the following areas as "Top Doctors: Rising Stars" in 2019 by Mpls.St.Paul Magazine! We are proud of your outstanding work in improving the health of children in our community and around the world. 

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In the news

Rebecca Shlafer, PhD, MPH, General Pediatrics & Adolescent Health
Mental illness affects most women behind bars. MPR News

Rebecca Shlafer, PhD, MPH, General Pediatrics & Adolescent Health
Minnesota Corrections Department shakes up leadership at state prisons. Star Tribune

David Largaespada, PhD, Branden Moriarity, PhD, Beau Webber, PhD, Hematology-Oncology
Bio-Techne acquires Minneapolis gene-editing firm formed at U of M. Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal

Emily Borman-Shoap, MD, General Pediatrics & Adolescent Health
'Mental health is health': Docs who treat kids get trained to spot mental health problems. MPR News

Peter Karachunski, MD, Neurology
U of M researchers hope video game can help children diagnosed with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. ABC 5 Eyewitness News

Mark Schleiss, MD, Infectious Diseases & Immunology
Measles Exposure at Berkeley Bowl Stokes Unease. KCBS Radio

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