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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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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