Fall 2021 CES campaign: CommUnity Crisis Services and Food Bank

The Community & Engagement Services (CES) committee in the Department of Internal Medicine is excited to announce that our engagement drive this fall will be for CommUnity Crisis Services and Food Bank. Beyond its direct threats to health, the pandemic has placed many in economic peril. Whether it was due to the loss of income […]

Steven Lentz, MD, PhD, steps down as Hematology Section Chief

After three years as Section Chief of Hematology in the Division of Hematology, Oncology, and Blood & Marrow Transplantation, Steven Lentz, MD, PhD, Henry Hamilton Chair in Hematology, is stepping down. For an impressive 13 years before the division’s reorganization in 2018, Dr. Lentz served as Director for the Division of Hematology and Oncology. We […]

Mohammed Milhem, MBBS, named Interim Division Director

The Department of Internal Medicine is pleased to announce that Mohammed Milhem, MBBS, has been appointed Interim Division Director of Hematology, Oncology, and Blood & Marrow Transplantation effective September 1. Dr. Milhem has served as Section Chief of Oncology since 2018, when the division was reorganized. During that time, Dr. Milhem worked very closely and […]

Allen joins Internal Medicine as Division Administrator

The Department of Internal Medicine is pleased to announce the appointment of Danielle Allen, MBA, to the position of Division Administrator for the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism. She assumes responsibility for the division’s clinical and financial activities from Megan Beasmore, who has been serving in an interim capacity. Under the guidance of Beasmore and […]

Dale Shanklin joins Internal Medicine Human Resources team

The Internal Medicine Office of Human Resources is pleased to announce the addition of Dale Shanklin, MS, to the team as an HR associate. Shanklin joins us from Purdue University, where he was working as a Residence Education Coordinator in the university’s Department of Resident Life. In that role he helped hire, train, supervise, and […]

State of the Department, 2020

The following is an abridged and edited transcript of last week’s State of the Department address. To view the entire presentation, click here (hawkid login required). Good afternoon, everyone. It’s a real pleasure and honor to be delivering the State of the Department address. I look forward to this every year. This has been a […]

Abu-Ghazalah named Gastroenterology and Hepatology Division Administrator

Mazin Abu-Ghazalah, FACHE, has been named Division Administrator for the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology in the Department of Internal Medicine. Abu-Ghazalah is entering the role following the departure of Robert Jones earlier this year. The department is grateful for the continuity provided by Administrative Services Specialist Hilary Humphrey in the interim. Abu-Ghazalah has more […]

Thomas appointed Vice Chair for Faculty Advancement

It is my pleasure to announce that Christie Thomas, MBBS, Professor of Internal Medicine, has been appointed Vice Chair for Faculty Advancement. This position is of unique importance to our department, providing guidance and oversight to faculty members as they advance through their career tracks and serving as a liaison to the Carver College of […]

The Chiefs’ Grand Rounds, 2020

Every year the Chief Residents deliver a Grand Rounds in Internal Medicine. Though social distancing kept Medical Alumni Auditorium mostly empty, hundreds still logged on to cheer these four beloved members of the department dazzle them in their role for one of the last times. Before that could begin, though, Manish Suneja, MD, Residency Program […]

Soles 4 Souls community engagement extends deadline

In the middle of February, the department’s Community Engagement and Services (CES) committee launched its partnership with Soles 4 Souls, a global non-profit providing funds, footwear, and entrepreneurial support for people launching their own businesses. People around the world lifted out of poverty in part by the offering of gently used shoes dropped off into […]