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Student Research Summit

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August 16 @ 2:00PM

  • Faculty News

    • Center for Health Insights director leads medical wearables challenge

      Mark Hoffman, director of the University of Missouri-Kansas City Center for Health Insights, is a leader in the Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge. Voting ends Saturday, March 28, and requires a short registration on Medstro, a social network for physicians, medical students, researchers and the …
    • Children’s Mercy performs its first pediatric heart transplant

      James D. St. Louis, M.D., the Joseph Boon Gregg/Missouri Endowed Chair in Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, led the team that performed the first pediatric heart transplant at Children’s Mercy. Hannah Mountz, 15, of Kansas City, Missouri, was diagnosed with cardiomyopathy at age 12, a disease in …
    • Former U.S. health secretary presents 10th annual Shannon Lecture

      While the 21st century has produced advances in public health, medical research and therapies, there is still work to be done to improve the health of our minority population, said former U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Louis Sullivan, M.D., at the UMKC School …
    • Students organize third TEDxUMKC event

      Two School of Medicine faculty members will speak at TEDxUMKC, an event organized primarily by medical students. Independently organized, TEDx events are modeled after and operate under a license from TED, the nonprofit known for its lecture series in which speakers have 18 minutes to …