Hoosier Health Series

You’re invited: Insider access to trusted IU Health experts

IU Health Foundation "insiders are invited to take part in the Hoosier Health Series, free webinars presented via Teams Webinar and offering insights and information from top IU Health clinicians and professionals.

In each session, an IU Health expert shares their in-depth knowledge on a health-related or philanthropic topic of interest to our supporters. The sessions end with an open discussion including participants’ questions and experts’ answers.

Watch previous presentations from IU Health clinicians and professionals from our Hoosier Health Series events:

Prior Events

Watch previous presentations from IU Health clinicians and professionals from our Hoosier Health Series events:

How Precision Genomics Is Revolutionizing Cancer Care

In this series, Vera Bradley Professor of Oncology and Director of the IU Health Precision Genomics Program Dr. Bryan Schneider and Executive Director of Genomic Medicine Will Hundley discussed how IU Health’s Precision Genomics program has been at the forefront of using genomic testing in the care of our oncology patients.

Giving the gift of hope—how philanthropy helps make the impossible possible for patients with neurological disorders.

Thanks to donor support, Indiana University Health was able to establish the cutting-edge Neurorehabilitation & Robotics Lab at the IU Health Neuroscience Center in 2011. As Foundation partners, you have a unique opportunity to support this revolutionary center and sustain its long-term impact. Learn how you can make all the difference from IU Health Neurorehabilitation & Robotics’ team lead and physical therapist Kathryn Gyves, PT, DPT, NCS.

Creating a beacon of hope— how the IU Health Mosaic Center for Work, Life and Learning will improve the livelihoods of Hoosiers in need.

In anticipation of the center’s groundbreaking in 2023, Mosaic Center Director Starla Hart gave an exclusive sneak peek of the philanthropy-funded center and the “mosaic” of career services it plans to offer Hoosiers looking for a brighter future.

The best care, close to home — how IU Health delivers world-class cancer care statewide

Five IU Health experts joined together for a panel discussion about the future of cancer care. Our experts were also joined by a cancer survivor who has agreed to share how her experience at IU Health made all the difference in her cancer journey.

The link between opioids and heart disease—why the addiction crisis has IU Health experts concerned about the drugs' impact on heart health.

Pantila Bateman, MD, IU Health cardiologist, and Michele Saysana MD, FAAP, IU Health chief quality and safety officer, led a conversation about how Hoosiers can access behavioral health and addiction treatment services. Watch to learn how you can help stop the stigma and help reduce the impact of this crisis.

Celebrating survivors: How IU Health helps patients reclaim their lives after cancer.

Jose Azar, MD, Kelvin Lee, MD, and Michael Moore, MD, led a conversation about personalized cancer care, local trials, leading edge research, and the significant impact philanthropy makes on the lives of patients battling cancer.

From tragedy to triumph — how the Center of Hope helps empower sexual assault survivors.

Barb Bachmeier, nurse practitioner and advanced practice forensic nurse examiner, Natalie Calow, forensic nurse, and Megan Shupe, Center of Hope coordinator and forensic nurse, led a panel discussion, while they debunked myths of a forensic exam and discussed why the program needs to be expanded across the state.

Create a lasting legacy –– learn how planned gifts make an impact.

Carol Applegate, elder law attorney at Applegate & Dillman Elder Law and AAHC philanthropy council member, and Gina Giacone, attorney and partner at Ice Miller and IU Health Foundation board member, discussed estate planning and charitable giving, provided tips and tools for how to give and what to give, and shared a projected forecast for tax-smart gifts in 2021.

This event is for educational purposes only. It is not intended to be professional tax or legal advice. Please consult your lawyer and tax advisor.

Providing the best care, close to home: get an insiders' preview of the new Regional Academic Health Center in Bloomington.

IU Health South Central Region President Brian Shockney hosted an exclusive preview of IU Health’s latest state-of-the-art facility: IU Health Bloomington. Located on the Indiana University Regional Academic Health Center campus, IU Health Bloomington is slated to open at the end of 2021.

COVID-19 and the New Year; looking ahead to the holidays and 2021.

Tory Castor, JD, IU Health senior vice president of government affairs and Michele Saysana, MD, IU Health vice president of safety, quality & patient improvement, discussed how IU Health works with bi-partisan government officials to support and protect local communities.

The Hoosier Health Series is for educational and informational purposes only and is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Talk with your physician or a qualified healthcare provider about any questions you have about your own health. Connect with an IU Health provider by visiting iuhealth.org or calling 1.888.484.3258.