ANNOUNCEMENTS

UMKC Health Sciences District to serve as presenting sponsor for 2018 Hospital Hill Run

The UMKC Health Sciences District has agreed to serve as presenting sponsor for the 2018 Hospital Hill Run scheduled for June 1 and 2 in downtown Kansas City.

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Introducing Kansas City's new
Health Sciences District
A cooperative partnership formed by 12 neighboring health care institutions on Hospital Hill.

What is it?

The UMKC Health Sciences District strives to be a premier academic health district, engaging in cutting-edge biomedical research and entrepreneurship, delivering state-of-the-science health care, and educating the next generation of health care professionals.

Health Care Partners

  • University of Missouri-Kansas City and its
    • School of Medicine
    • School of Dentistry
    • School of Nursing and Health Studies
    • School of Pharmacy
  • Truman Medical Centers
  • Children’s Mercy
  • Kansas City, Missouri, Health Department
  • Missouri Department of Mental Health Center for Behavioral Medicine
  • Jackson County Medical Examiner
  • Diastole Scholars’ Center
  • Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kansas City

 

 


 

What is its purpose?

The UMKC Health Sciences District brings together health care partners in the Hospital Hill area. Working as one, they will create new potential for collaboration on research, grants, community outreach and shared wellness for employees, faculty, students and surrounding neighborhoods.

The UMKC Health Sciences District represents a new chapter in advancing health care, outreach and medical education throughout greater Kansas City.

 

 

 



Check out a series of Training Tips Tuesday videos to help registered participants prepare for the 2018 Hospital Hill Run.

  • University of Missouri-Kansas City
  • School of Medicine
  • School of Dentistry
  • School of Nursing and Health Studies
  • School of Pharmacy
  • Truman Medical Centers
  • Children’s Mercy
  • Kansas City, Missouri, Health Department
  • Center for Behavioral Medicine
  • Jackson County Medical Examiner
  • Diastole Scholars’ Center
  • Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kansas City

UMKC Health Sciences District Map

 

District Events

Follow our calendar to keep up with events and activities of the UMKC Health Sciences District and its members.

May
1
Tue
FREE FIRST-TIME HEP C SCREENINGS
May 1 @ 8:00 am – Jun 30 @ 5:00 pm

Hep C Screenings

 

For more information, click here.

Jun
1
Fri
UMKC Health Sciences District Hospital Hill Run @ 2475 Grand Blvd
Jun 1 @ 7:00 pm – Jun 2 @ 12:30 pm

Celebrating 45 years of history, HHR and UMKC continue to enhance and expand KC’s original running event

Kansas City, MO, February 8, 2018 – The Hospital Hill Run (HHR) announced today that the newly formed UMKC Health Sciences District will serve as the presenting sponsor for the 2018 Hospital Hill Run scheduled for Friday and Saturday, June 1 – 2.

Find out more and Register at http://hospitalhillrun.com



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In the News

The UMKC Health Sciences District, consisting of 12 partner institutions, is committed to sharing news of collective and individual partner efforts to enhance and expand health care research and community outreach throughout Kansas City and the surrounding region.

VIDEO SERIES OFFERS TRAINING TIPS FOR THE 2018 HOSPITAL HILL RUN

Check out a series of Training Tips Tuesday videos to help registered participants prepare for the 2018 Hospital Hill Run.

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BANNERS MARK UMKC HEALTH SCIENCES DISTRICT

A Banner Day

Monday was truly a banner day for the UMKC Health Sciences District as banners started going up on light poles ringing the area bounded by 22nd Street, Gillham Road, 25th Street and Troost.

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Three Cheers!

Triplets

From Good Morning America to the U.K’s Daily Mail to Nairobi News, the births of identical triplets is drawing international attention to the teamwork happening in the UMKC Health Sciences District.

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AMAZING STRIDES: CHILDREN’S MERCY PATIENT WALKS ON LIFE SUPPORT

Uwadia at CMH

16-year-old Zei Uwadia was a healthy teenager until she was admitted to the hospital suffering from shortness of breath on October 29. Her lungs quickly declined and stopped functioning without any explanation, and her condition remains a medical mystery to this day. On Nov. 6, Zei was placed on an Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) machine to keep her alive. Basically, the machine acts as her lungs to deliver oxygen to her blood.

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BETTY DREES APPOINTED PRESIDENT OF THE GRADUATE SCHOOL OF THE STOWERS INSTITUTE FOR MEDICAL RESEARCH

Drees, Betty

Former School of Medicine Dean Betty M. Drees, M.D., F.A.C.P., has been appointed president of the Graduate School of the Stowers Institute for Medical Research.

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HOSPITAL HILL RUN FOUNDATION TO GIVE $25K GRANT TO KANSAS CITY POLICE ATHLETIC LEAGUE TO LAUNCH NEW YOUTH RUNNING CLUB

The Hospital Hill Run Foundation will support Kansas City’s Police Athletic League (PAL) for the second year in a row with a $25,000 grant as part of the 45th Annual Hospital Hill Run event.

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SMALL INSULIN STUDY, HUGE DIABETES CONCERNS

Allen Carter

Photo by Brandon Parigo, Strategic Marketing and Communications

Adjunct and alumnus Alan Carter’s research is rocking the industry.

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UMKC HEALTH SCIENCES DISTRICT TO SERVE AS PRESENTING SPONSOR FOR 2018 HOSPITAL HILL RUN

UMKC School of Medicine Hospital Hill Run 5k at Crown Center

The UMKC Health Sciences District has agreed to serve as presenting sponsor for the 2018 Hospital Hill Run scheduled for June 1 and 2 in downtown Kansas City.

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CELEBRATING PATIENTS SAVED BY LUNG CANCER SCREENING

CELEBRATING PATIENTS SAVED BY LUNG CANCER SCREENING

The UMKC Health Sciences District marked Lung Cancer Awareness Month on Thursday with “Smokin’ Out Lung Cancer,” which outlined Truman Medical Center’s lung cancer screening and prevention efforts.

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KANSAS CITY’S LEADING HEALTH CARE INSTITUTIONS TEAM UP TO CREATE HEALTH DISTRICT

UMKC Health Sciences District launch

With a collaboration unlike any other in the nation, many of Kansas City’s leading health care institutions recently joined forces to form the UMKC Health Sciences District.

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Contact Us

Alison Troutwine
UMKC HSD Coordinator
UMKC School of Medicine
2411 Holmes, M1-110
Kansas City, MO 64108
816-235-1808