Devils Claw Project
Devils Claw Project

Devils Claw Project

Dr. Mary M. Gerkovich, Associate Professor in the Department of Biomedical and Health Informatics is part of a multidisciplinary team of UMKC and MU researchers conducting clinical research to investigate the value of a plant to reduce inflammation in patients with osteoarthritis.
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Evidence-based Decision Making
Evidence-based Decision Making

Evidence-based Decision Making

Dr. Kim Smolderen leads the PORTRAIT study. An international project working to promote a disease-management model that will facilitate the adoption of evidence-based treatments and allow patients to have productive interactions with a team of (peripheral artery disease) PAD specialists about what treatments would be preferable for them.

Faith in Research
Faith in Research

Faith in Research

Dr. Jannette Berkley-Patton, Director of the UMKC Community Health Research Group. works to improve health disparities of African Americans in church-community settings
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Welcome to the Department of Biomedical and Health Informatics homepage.

Our mission is to build excellent programs in translational research (improving health outcomes from bench to bedside) that are supported by the core disciplines of biomedical and health informatics. We aim to improve the health of our community through programs of cutting edge research, quality education and collaborative service. The links below are organized for quick and direct access to commonly sought information, forms and resources.  Use the menu to the left for a more detailed and in-depth look at our degree programs (including admissions information), faculty and staff profiles, student resources, research resources and career opportunities.

NEWS

School of Medicine announces new chair of Biomedical and Health Informatics

School of Medicine Dean Steven Kanter, M.D., has announced the appointment of Shui Qing Ye, M.D., Ph.D. as chair of the Department of Biomedical and Health Informatics. The appointment will

Biomedical research now a primary discipline of UMKC’s I-Ph.D. program

Four graduate students in UMKC’s Interdisciplinary Ph.D. (I-Ph.D.) program have begun working toward their doctorate degree with a primary emphasis on bioinformatics through the School of Medicine’s Department of Biomedical

UMKC, TMC and Children’s Mercy Win $930K Grant from CDC

The University of Missouri-Kansas City, Truman Medical Centers (TMC) and Children’s Mercy have won a quality-improvement grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for diagnostic laboratory testing at

Cheng appointed director of SOM’s Research, Statistical Consult Service

The School of Medicine has announced the appointment of An-Lin Cheng, Ph.D., as director of the Research and Statistical Consult Service in the Department of Biomedical and Health Informatics. A

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EVENTS

Apr
20
Sat
M.M.S. Physician Assistant White Coat Ceremony
Apr 20 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Apr
24
Wed
Health Sciences Deans’ Seminar Series
Apr 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Deans-Seminar-Series-Khajotia

 


 

Biofilm – Biomaterials Interactions and Why They Matter

Sharukh S. Khajotia, B.D.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Research, Professor and Head, Division of Dental Biomaterials, Department of Restorative Sciences, University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry
Affiliate Associate Professor of Chemical, Biological and Materials Engineering, University of Oklahoma College of Engineering

Lunch Provided

May
2
Thu
2019 Graduate Reception – School of Medicine Graduate Programs
May 2 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SOM Graduate Reception

 


Heavy appetizers and soft drinks provided, cash bar available

RSVP by April 17 to Roz Powell
Adults: $20 / Children 4-12: $10

May
3
Fri
AOA Lecture
May 3 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

AOA Lecture

 


Genetic Basis of Mendelian Conditions

Michael Bamshad, M.D. ’89

Division Chief and Professor of Genetic Medicine
Department of Pediatrics
University of Washington

May
8
Wed
SOM Faculty Development Series
May 8 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Announcing the 2018-19 School of Medicine Faculty Development Series Save the Dates!!! From 4:30-6 pm in Theater B/C 2018 Sept. 5 “Making Your Work Count Twice” Nov. 7 “Speed Mentoring” 2019 Jan. 9 “Tips On Having Difficult Conversations” March 13 “Focusing On Well-being, Thriving Not Just Surviving” May 8 “Grant Writing”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Announcing the 2018-19 School of Medicine Faculty Development Series
Save the Dates!!! From 4:30-6 pm in Theater B/C
2018
  • Sept. 5  “Making Your Work Count Twice”
  • Nov. 7  “Speed Mentoring”
2019
  • Jan. 9  “Tips On Having Difficult Conversations”
  • March 13  “Focusing On Well-being, Thriving Not Just Surviving”
  • May 8  “Grant Writing”


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