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Department News and Announcements

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

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

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

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Faculty, Staff, and Student Highlights

Congratulations to our University of Minnesota faculty and pediatric providers at University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital named Top Doctors in Minnesota Monthly

Allergy & Immunology
Doug McMahon, MD

Anesthesiology
Kumar Belani, MBBS, MS, FACA, FAAP

Congratulations to Dr. Melena Bellin who received the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers through the Department of Health and Human Services. This is an exceptional honor and we look forward to seeing the accomplishments of Dr. Bellin's career with us at University of Minnesota! 

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. 

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In the news

Mark Schleiss, MD, Infectious Diseases & Immunology
U of M Researcher Awarded $3.9 Million NIH Grant for CMV Vaccine Studies. U of M Medical School

Justin Ryder, PhD, Epidemiology & Clinical Research
Study: One in 10 Minnesota kids obese. Duluth News Tribune

Craig Bierle, PhD, Mark Schleiss, MD, Infectious Diseases & Immunology; Joseph Neglia, MD, MPH, Department Head
University researcher awarded $3.9 million grant to study herpes virus vaccine. Minnesota Daily

Mark Schleiss, MD, Infectious Diseases & Immunology
U of M researchers work on vaccine for little-known virus affecting babies in utero. Kare 11

Peter Karachunski, MD, Pediatric Neurology
Minnesota toddler gets lifesaving but expensive treatment. Kare 11

Rebecca Shlafer, PhD, MPH, General Pediatrics & Adolescent Health
'An insult to child development': MN prisons mull alternatives to incarceration for pregnant women. Pioneer Press

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