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    • Kansas City YMCA executive to deliver annual Shannon Lecture

      Daphne Bascom, M.D.,  will be the keynote speaker for the School of Medicine’s 12th annual Dr. Reaner and Mr. Henry Shannon Lecture in Minority Health at noon on Friday in Theater A. Bascom is the senior vice-president of community integrated health for the Greater Kansas …
    • Research Summit posters, abstracts due March 17

      School of Medicine students participating in the annual Health Sciences Research Summit are reminded that March 17 is the final deadline for abstract and poster submissions. This year’s research summit is April 26 at UMKC Student Union. Students must submit  their abstracts through the Health …
    • School of Medicine announces new curriculum council chair

      The School of Medicine announced the appointment of Nurry Pirani, M.D., assistant professor of medicine, as the next associate dean for curriculum and chair of the curriculum council. Her appointment began February 13, 2017. Stefanie Ellison, M.D., professor of emergency medicine, has completed a seven-year …
    • New chief medical officer values KC, UMKC roots

      For Olevia Pitts, M.D. ’86, becoming Research Medical Center’s chief medical officer was a logical next step in the city she loves.  “I’ve always practiced in the Kansas City area,” Pitts said in an interview after her whirlwind first week at her new post. “And …