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Student Research Summit

White Coat

August 16 @ 2:00PM

  • Faculty News

    • Leader in breast cancer research delivers annual Goodson Lecture

      Katrina Armstrong, M.D., a world-renowned researcher and leader in breast cancer screening programs, said that while advanced therapy has reduced the breast cancer mortality rate in the United States more study is necessary to identify possible ways help prevent the disease. Armstrong, physician-in-chief and chair …
    • Dean’s office taking nominations for Pierson Teaching Award

      The School of Medicine is seeking nominations for the University’s 2014 Elmer F. Pierson Good Teaching Award. The UMKC Alumni Association annually presents the award to an outstanding faculty member from the schools of Business and Public Administration, Dentistry, Law and Medicine. The award reflects …
    • SOM research chosen for presentation at national meeting

      The American College of Chest Physicians selected two research projects from the School of Medicine for presentation at the CHEST 2014 meeting on Oct. 25-30 in Austin, Texas. Darwish Naji, M.D., chief resident in the Department of Medicine, is the lead author of “Cardiac Damage …
    • KC Philanthropist James B. Nutter gives School of Medicine $750,000

      The University of Missouri-Kansas City has announced a $750,000 gift from James B. Nutter to the School of Medicine to establish a professorship in diabetes and endocrine studies. Nutter, founder and chairman of James B. Nutter & Co., called the School of Medicine “one of …