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

Jan
21
Mon
Martin Luther King Birthday Observance – University Closed
Jan 21 all-day
Jan
22
Tue
Retirement reception for Dr. Rebecca Pauly and Dr. Daniel Pauly
Jan 22 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Jan
30
Wed
Health Sciences Deans’ Seminar Series
Jan 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Deans Seminar Series - Pastinen

 

Reading genome function in human cells increases utility of DNA sequence variation

Toni Pastinen, Ph.D.

Director, Childrens Mercy Hospital Center for Pediatric Genomic Medicine (CPGM)
Professor of Genomic Medicine, UMKC School of Medicine

Refreshments served.

Feb
2
Sat
School of Medicine Friends – Annual Meeting
Feb 2 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Plus informational break-out sessions

Open to all School of Medicine parents and students

Lunch will be provided

RSVP to Ruth Grimsley at Grimsleyr@umkc.edu, (816) 235-5281

Feb
12
Tue
UMKC SOM Wellness – Tea & Cookie Tuesdays
Feb 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm


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