Feb. 15, 2017
Missouri S&T News
Katie Payne – future M.D. – Katie Payne, School of Medicine student
Feb. 8, 2017
A Refugee Physician Discusses Travel Ban’s Impact on Rural Health: ‘It’s Devastating’ – Nabil Al-Khalisi, M.D., School of Medicine resident
Feb. 6, 2017
Patients undergoing TAVR show significant health status improvement at 1 year — Research by Suzanne V. Arnold, M.D., School of Medicine research assistant professor
Feb. 3, 2017
Rebecca Hierholzer is recognized by Continental Who’s Who — Rebecca Hiefholzer, UMKC SOM alumnus
Feb. 1, 2017
Quality-of-Life Outcomes After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in an Unselected Population — Research by Suzanne V. Arnold, M.D., School of Medicine research assistant professor
Dec. 6, 2016
Adrenaline rush: Delaying epinephrine shots after cardiac arrest cuts survival rates
Paul Chan, M.D., professor of medicine, co-authored a research paper that states delayed epinephrine shots following cardiac arrest diminishes survival rates.
Nov. 1, 2016
Making sense of dueling tax issues
Michael O’Dell, M.D, chair of Family and Community Medicine, comments on the proposed tobacco taxes increases on the Nov. 8 ballot in Missouri.
Nov. 1, 2016
Early And Sustained Quality Of Life Improvements Seen For Intermediate Risk Patients Treated With Edwards Transcatheter Valves
David Cohen, M.D., professor of medicine and director of cardiovascular research at Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute, talks about the benefits of a new treatment for severe aortic stenosis.
Nov. 1, 2016
Dr. William Cooper reveals the truth about hearth health with new book
William Cooper, M.D. ’92, a cardiothoracic surgeon, discusses his recently-published book, Heart Attack: Truth, Tragedy, Triumph.
New England Journal of Medicine
October 6, 2016
The Health Effect of Electronic Cigarettes
Chitra Dinakar, M.D., professor of pediatrics, discusses the health effects of e-cigarettes.
October 5, 2016
E-Cigarette explosions are more common than previously thought, report says
Chitra Dinakar, M.D., professor of pediatrics, discusses the health effects of e-cigarettes.
West Fargo Pioneeer
Sept. 13, 2016
Children’s hospitals hospitals lose millions of dollars on kids with Medicaid
Jeffrey Colvin, M.D., associate professor of pediatrics, talks about how much money children’s hospitals lose in caring for Medicaid patients.
Kansas City Business Journal
UMKC gets $1M grant to create a glaucoma treatment
Peter Koulen, Ph.D., Vision Research Center director of basic research, receives a research grant from the National Eye Institute.
August 29, 2016
After rain, doctors discuss controlling mold in homes
Gary Salzman, M.D., professor of medicine, discusses how asthma and chronic lung disease patients are effected by mold following recent heavy rains.
August 22, 2016
ASNC Announces New PET Position Statement and New PET Clinical Guidelines
Timothy Bateman, M.D., professor of medicine, discusses a recently-released position statement lauding myocardial perfusion positron emission tomography (PET) imaging.
Journal of the American Heart Association
August 20, 2016
Clinical Relevance of Rehospitalizations for Unstable Angina and Unplanned Revascularization Following Acute Myocardial Infarction
John Spertus, M.D., MPH, professor of medicine, is co-author of a report on rehospitalizations for heart patients following an acute myocardial infarction .
August 17, 2016
Royals in the Community: Play Ball Event Highlights Weekend Outreach
Royals Welcome U.S. Air Force Medical Service
School of Medicine Alumnus Lt. Gen. Mark Ediger, M.D., Surgeon General of the U.S. Air Force, honored at Kansas City Royals baseball game.
August 4, 2016
J. Aaron Grantham, MD, Joins Corindus Vascular Robotics as CMO
J. Aaron Grantham, M.D., associate professor joins vascular robotics manufacturer as chief medical officer.
August 2, 2016
The Fifty something diet: Your body after a food splurge
James O’Keefe, M.D., professor of cardiology, discusses the effects of diet on one’s health.
July 26, 2016
Trisomy 13 and 18—Treatment Decisions in a Stable Gray Zone
John D. Lantos, M.D., professor of pediatrics, discusses the reality that children can survive with trisomy 13 and 18.
June 29, 2016
UAMS team gets $2.7M to study synthetic marijuana
Susan Abdel-Rahman, professor of pediatrics, is participating in a $2.7 study of the dangers of using synthetic marijuana with researchers at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.
June 26, 2016
NIH welcomes 52 young scientists to year-long medical research scholars program
Sachin Nair, UMKC School of Medicine student is selected to NIH student medical research program.
kmov.com, St. Louis
June 22, 2016
Health Outcomes Sciences and Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute Offer New Precision Medicine Tool Now Benefitting TAVR Patients
Suzanne Arnold, M.D., and David Cohen, M.D., have developed an online calculator predicting outcomes from transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR).
June 21, 2016
Paramedic students get real-life experience at state fairgrounds
UMKC School of Medicine EMS program takes part in a field day at the Kansas state fairground.
June 20, 2016
40 years of shaping medical education
Betty Drees, M.D., professor and dean emerita, discusses the benefits of membership in the American Medical Association Academic Physicians Section.
June 14, 2016
ADA: Diabetes Collaborative Registry IDs Burden of Cardiac Risk
Suzanne Arnold, M.D., shares results from the Diabetes Collaborative Registry, which has collected data from more than 800,000 patients.
June 13, 2016
As teen girls seek breast and genital surgery, experts emphasize education
Julie Strickland, M.D., M.P.H., professor of obstetrics and gynecology, discusses reasons why young girls worry about the appearance of their breasts and genitals.
June 1, 2016
As KC area’s population ages, who will treat the elderly?
Jon Dedon, M.D., associate professor of community and family medicine, talks about caring for older patients and working with students and trainees.
May 27, 2016
150 experts say Olympics must be moved or postponed because of Zika
John Lantos, M.D., professor of pediatrics, joins physicians, bioethicists and scientists with public health concerns over the Zika virus.
April 26, 2016
As medical programs strive to crank out rural physicians, the shortage grows
Story about physician shortages in rural area mentions M.D. program’s one-month rural Missouri preceptorship.
April 20, 2016
The rise of food allergies in our children
Chitra Dinakar, M.B.B.S., professor of pediatrics, discusses food allergies.
March 18, 2016
Sporting KC aim to educate, serve with Children’s Mercy Park partnership
Story elucidates Children’s Mercy Kansas City’s role as a teaching hospital.
The Kansas City Star
March 17, 2016
Medical team studies when an effective but sometimes risky stroke drug should be used
John Spertus, M.D., professor of medicine, discusses the use of the blood clot-dissolving drug tPA as an early treatment for stroke.
Feb. 9, 2016
The common kids’ sitting position that could be a sign of trouble
Donna Pacicca, M.D., associate professor of orthopaedic surgery, discusses anteversion during child development.
Jan. 26, 2016
How to add 19 years to your life
James O’Keefe, M.D., professor of medicine, describes how jogging can extend one’s life.
The Washington Post
Dec. 31, 2015
The surprising thing ancient mummies tell us about what to eat
Randall Thompson, M.D., professor of medicine, discusses research in mummies indicating the presence of atherosclerosis in pre-modern human beings.
Dec. 31, 2015
Pediatric hospitals may lose the most From ACA rules
Jeffrey Colvin, M.D., J.D., associate professor of pediatrics, and colleagues describe the financial pressures the Affordable Care Act puts on pediatric hospitals.
Nov. 11, 2015
RA patients who lose anti-TNF Tx have worse outcomes
Mara Becker, M.D., associate professor of pediatrics, comments on medical decisions being mediated by external forces in the treatment of patients with rheumatoid arthritis.
Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News
Best of the International Liver Congress 2015: Focus on fatty liver
Rajiv Chhabra, M.D., assistant professor of medicine, discusses some of the newsworthy research related to fatty liver disease presented at the annual meeting.
Oct. 30, 2015
Electronic health records linked to only slightly better medical care
Jonathan Enriquez, M.D., assistant professor of medicine, discusses the association of EHR use with quality of care and outcomes after acute myocardial infarction.
KHI News Service
Oct. 28, 2015
Truman clinic aims to fill health care hole in downtown KC
Leaders of Truman Medical Centers and the School of Medicine celebrated the opening of University Health, an outpatient clinic on Hospital Hill.
Oct. 23, 2015
FDA panel backs lesinurad (Zurampic) for gout
Mara Becker, M.D., associate professor of pediatrics, offers comment as a member of the voting committee.
Oct. 14, 2015
TCT: everolimus-eluting stents superior for T2D
David Cohen, M.D., M.Sc., professor and Missouri Endowed Chair of Cardiovascular Research, discusses stent choices for treating coronary artery disease in patients with type 2 diabetes
Oct. 7, 2015
FDA official took name off papers
John Lantos, M.D., professor of pediatrics and director of pediatric bioethics at Children’s Mercy, is quoted in a story about President Obama’s nominee to lead the Food and Drug Administration asking that his name be removed from scientific papers about the agency’s oversight of clinical trials.
Oct. 1, 2015
Hyponatremia predicts mortality in Guillain-Barré syndrome
Medical student Kavelin Rumalla discusses research presented at the American Neurological Association’s annual meeting. In their report, Rumalla and his colleagues evaluated the incidence, risk factors and short-term outcomes of hyponatremia.
Aug. 12, 2015
Proteon Therapeutics (PRTO) begins second phase 3 study of vonapanitase
The first patient in the second Phase 3 study of a treatment for chronic kidney disease was enrolled at Saint Luke’s Hospital by Christie Wynette Gooden, M.D., clinical assistant professor of surgery.
Sept. 9, 2005
Strenuous exercise vs. total couch potato: which is riskier?
James O’Keefe Jr., M.D., professor of internal medicine, discusses the evidence that suggests endurance athletes may be doing themselves more harm than good.
U.S. News and World Report
Aug. 25, 2015
After heart attack, quitting smoking boosts mental health, quality of life
Donna Buchanan, Ph.D., assistant teaching professor of biomedical and health informatics, and colleagues assessed heart attack patient registries for smoking, chest pain and health-related quality of life measures. WDAF-TV in Kansas City and other outlets also reported the findings.
July 27, 2015
Experts concerned about high rate of ultrasound exams during pregnancy
Dev Maulik, M.B.B.S., Ph.D., chair of obstetrics and gynecology, says the exam should be done only when necessary.
Los Angeles Times
July 6, 2015
Why do doctors, of all people, show up for work sick?
In an editorial in JAMA Pediatrics, Mary Anne Jackson, M.D. ’78, professor of pediatrics, and a co-author address the need for a safer and more equitable system of sick leave for health care workers.
June 30, 2015
ER visits for dental problems on the rise
Jeffrey Hackman, M.D. ’01, associate professor of emergency medicine, discussed the growing number of patients seeking help in emergency rooms for long-delayed dental care.
June 12, 2015
Quality of life no better with TAVR vs. surgical valve replacement
David Cohen, M.D., M.Sc., professor and Missouri Endowed Chair of Cardiovascular Research, is the senior author of a study indicating that less invasive aortic valve replacement does not necessarily imply a less painful or an easier recovery.
May 27, 2015
Don’t give heart-healthy patients blood pressure drugs before surgery: study
A study led by Mark Friedell, M.D., professor and Ralph R. Coffey Chair in Surgery, finds the use of beta blockers in patients with no cardiac risk factors appears to be associated with a higher risk of death.
Kansas City Business Journal
May 11, 2015
Truman Med COO sees opportunity to grow in new role
Mark Steele, M.D. ’84, associate dean of Truman Medical Centers programs, discusses addition of chief operating officer responsibilities.
April 25, 2015
With biosimilars, patient safety must come first
K. Kwas Huston, M.D., clinical assistant professor of medicine, writes about the need for rigorous clinical trials to ensure the safety, efficacy and interchangeability of biosimilar drugs.
March 20, 2005
UMKC med students get emotional after receiving residency assignments
Graduating medical students gathered in the School of Medicine’s courtyard to find out what hospital they’ll be paired with to complete their residencies.
Feb. 25, 2005
Cardiologist says keep running, but slow down pace
James O’Keefe, M.D., professor of medicine and director of preventive cardiology at St. Luke’s Mid-America Heart Institute, discusses the risks of extreme cardiovascular activity for prolonged periods.
Kansas City Business Journal
Feb. 13, 2015
KC’s medical school deans discuss common theme: collaboration
Dean Steven L. Kanter, M.D., joins the deans of Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences and the University of Kansas School of Medicine for a panel discussion.
Jan. 29, 2015
Study identifies common household chemicals that can cause early menopause
Jenifer Allsworth, Ph.D, associate professor of biomedical and health informatics, is a co-author of a study published in PLOS One about organic pollutants and early menopause. The research was also featured on WDAF-TV in Kansas City.
Jan. 20, 2015
Baylor scientist finds first direct evidence of gene-exposure link in Gulf War illness
Mary Gerkovich, Ph.D., associate professor of biomedical and health informatics, is a co-author of a study in the journal Environmental Health about the risk of Gulf War illness.
Kansas City Business Journal
Jan. 14, 2015
UMKC med school ranks among top residency programs
The UMKC School of Medicine Community and Family Medicine Residency program is ranked No. 7 among family medicine residencies in the Midwest.
Jan. 6, 2015
Elevated troponin present in 40% with T2D and stable heart disease
Dr. Mikhail N. Kosiborod, UMKC School of Medicine, notes at an American Heart Association Scientific Session that a new BARI 2D substudy highlights a dilemma in evaluating and managing hsTnT levels in diabetic patients.
- Why everything you think about aging may be wrong — (James O’Keefe, M.D., UMKC School of Medicine) Wall Street Journal
- Tech titan Sean Parker gives $25 million to Stanford to cure allergies — (Lanny Rosenwasser, M.D., UMKC School of Medicine) Seattle Times
- Thorny issues of medical research — (John Lantos, M.D., Children’s Mercy; John Spertus, M.D., Saint Luke’s) Kansas City Star
- Medicaid expansion is crucial for Missouri — (Peter Greenspan, M.D., UMKC School of Medicine) Columbia Daily Tribune
- The Civil War, from a medical point of view — (Michael Monaco, M.D., UMKC School of Medicine) Kansas City Star
- Virus hitting Midwest could be ‘tip of iceberg,’ CDC official says — (Children’s Mercy Hospital) CNN.com
- Will Undiscovered Diabetes Trigger Your Heart Attack? — (UMKC School of Medicine) RenewableEnergyWorld.com
- Marjorie Spurrier Sirridge, M.D. — (Marjorie Sirridge, M.D., UMKC School of Medicine) Kansas City Star
- UMKC names dean for medical school – (Steven Kanter, M.D., UMKC School of Medicine) Kansas City Star
- UMKC Med School Chooses New Dean – (Steven Kanter, M.D., UMKC School of Medicine) KCUR Radio
- UMKC School of Medicine & Grandview Fire Department hold EMS Field Day — UMKC School of Medicine, EMS) — KSHB, Channel 41
- Truman Medical Centers will build facility on Hospital Hill — (Truman Medical Centers, School of Medicine) Kansas City Star
- Sun Life Financial and the YMCA partner up to fight diabetes – (Betty Drees, M.D., School of Medicine) KSHB-TV, Kansas City Live
- Truman Medical Center President and CEO to Retire— (Truman Medical Centers) KOMU News (Columbia, MO)
- John W. Bluford III will retire July 18 as CEO of Truman Medical Centers — (Truman Medical Centers) Kansas City Star
- Concussion seminar brings attention to important issue — (Joseph F. Waeckerle, M.D., School of Medicine) – Southeast Missourian
- UMKC kicks off new physician assistant program — (UMKC School of Medicine) KCTV 5 News
For young doctors, hospital paycheck trumps solo practice — (UMKC School of Medicine) Kansas City Star
- Drive under way to raise $5 million for endowed UMKC School of Medicine faculty position — (E. Grey Dimond, M.D.) The Republic
- Founder of KU medical school cardiology division dies — (E. Grey Dimond, M.D.) Lawrence Journal World
- In Memoriam: ACC Past President E. Grey Dimond, MD, MACC — (E. Grey Dimond, M.D.) American College of Cardiology CardioSource
- Kansas City honors medical pioneer — (E. Grey Dimond, M.D.) Examiner.com
- UMKC medical school dean will step down next year — (Betty Drees, M.D., UMKC School of Medicine, ) Kansas City Star
- Despite tax defeat, translational medical research goes on — (John Spertus, M.D., UMKC School of Medicine) Kansas City Star
- Professor bias, fleeing Facebook, E. Grey Dimond — (E. Grey Dimond, M.D.) Letter to the Editor, Kansas City Star
- E. Grey Dimond, founder of UMKC medical school, dies at 94 — (E. Grey Dimond, M.D. ) Kansas City Star
- Jackson County voters reject medical research tax — (UMKC School of Medicine) Kansas City Star
- Hey, what’s up with you and that Jackson County research tax? — (UMKC School of Medicine) Kansas CIty Star
- Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute named recipient of PCORI awards to engage patients in study of patient-centered outcomes — (John Spertus, UMKC SOM) Sacramento Bee, PR Newswire
- Hospitals Chosen For First-Of-A-Kind Maternity Initiative — (TMC Lakewood, UMKC SOM) Healthcare Tehcnology Online
- After years of setbacks, Beacon Hill project gets traction — (UMKC School of Medicine) Kansas City Star
- UMKC adds neurology degree to address shortage — (UMKC SOM, Anne Foundas, MD) Kansas City Business Journal
- Donald Hall, family foundation pledge $75 million for medical research building — (UMKC School of Medicine) Kansas City Star
- Jackson County Legislature puts medical research tax on Nov. 5 ballot — (UMKC School of Medicine) Kansas City Star
- Jackson County sales tax to create Institute for Translational Research and Medicine goes to voters — (UMKC School of Medicine) Lee’s Summit Journal
- Jackson County medical research tax will go to voters — (UMKC School of Medicine) Kansas CIty Business Journal
- Jackson County Officials Propose New Medical Research Institute — (UMKC School of Medicine) KC Magazine
- KC-area voters to consider medical research tax — (UMKC School of Medicine) Charolotte Observer.com
- Study of premature babies with Children’s Mercy input sparks debate — (John Lantos, MD, Children’s Mercy Hospital), Kansas City Star
- First non-drug treatment for asthma tested — (Gary Salzman, MD; UMKC SOM Clinical Research Center), Fox4News, fox4kc.com
- Civic leaders push for health research tax in Jackson County — (UMKC School of Medicine) Kansas City Star
- Loving Coffee from the Bottom of Your Heart — (James H. O’Keefe, MD) Daily RX.com
- Saint Luke’s Neuroscience Institute Announces 2013 Symposium — (UMKC SOM) Atlanta cbsatlanta.com
- Timothy Dellenbaugh on changing how the U.S. views depression — (Timothy Dellenbaugh, M.D.) Kanas City Star magazine
- UMKC Starts Physician Asstant Degree Program — KCUR Radio
- UMKC hopes to improve health outcomes by improving health education — (Master’s Degree in Health Professions Education) Kansas City Business Journal
- Number one diabetes risk factor: Obesity — (Lamont Weide) Good Health Kansas City
- Bill expands opportunities for Physician Assistants in Missouri — (UMKC Physician Assistant program) KCUR Radio
- John Spertus / People on the Move — Kansas City Business Journal
- University of Missouri – Kansas City student wins $5,000 National Allied Health Scholarship — (Travis Lundell) The Wall Street Journal
- University of Missouri Kansas City Mining Data, Exploring Diversity — (John Spertus, William Lafferty) Kansas City Life Sciences Bulletin
- Curators endorse Hospital Hill housing project for UMKC students — Kansas City Star
- University of Missouri curators OK 1.7% tuition hike — Kansas City Star
- St. Luke’s opens $32 million Neuroscience Institute on Plaza campus —(Marilyn Rymer, UMKC School of Medicine) Kansas City Star
- Saint Luke’s Neuroscience Institute unveils expansion — (Marilyn Rymer, UMKC School of Medicine) Kansas City Business Journal
- UMKC gets $1.3M federal grant — (Peter Koulen, School of Medicine) Associated Press, KTTS FM (Springfield), KRCG-TV (Columbia), KFVS-TV (Cape Girardeau)
- Injuries Skyrocket From Inflatable Bounce Houses: Study — (Richard Schwend, School of Medicine) – Hispanically Speaking News
- UMKC School of Medicine: 40 Years of Excellence — (Betty Drees, UMKC School of Medicine) Missouri Medicine
- Accelerated Medical Education – Past, Present and Future — (Betty Drees, UMKC School of Medicine) Missouri Medicine
- Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome — (Ashley Mann and Gerald L. Early, UMKC School of Medicine) Missouri Medicine
- Critical Care Medicine: One of Medicine’s Greatest Advances — (Gerald Early and Charles Van Way, III, UMKC School of Medicine) Missouri Medicine
- Evaluation and Management of Acute Kidney Injury in the Intensive Care Unit — (Timothy M. Saetele, Jason Mohr, and Gary A. Salzman, UMKC School of Medicine) Missouri Medicine
- Evidence-Based Guidelines for the Management of Traumatic Brain Injury — (John W. Gianino and Lukuman O. Afuwape, UMKC School of Medicine) Missouri Medicine
- Immune-Enhancing Nutrition in Surgical Critial Care — (Graham R. Y. Pollock and Charles W. Van Way, III, UMKC School of Medicine) Missouri Medicine
- Intra-Abdominal Hypertension and Abdominal Compartment Syndrome — (Gerald L. Early, Julie Wesp, and Stanley M. Augustin, UMKC School of Medicine) Missouri Medicine
- Nutrition in the Critically Ill, Obese Patient — (Brook V. Nelson and Charles W. Van Way, III, UMKC School of Medicine) Missouri Medicine
- UMKC’s Schools of Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing and Pharmacy receive a new federal grant to help Kansas City address health disparities — (UMKC School of Medicine) The Republic
- University of Missouri-Kansas City gets $1 million grant to develop drug that protects eyesight — Kansas City Business Journal
- Children’s Mercy develops quick genome test for critically ill babies — (Joshua Petrikin, School of Medicine; Children’s Mercy Hospital) Kansas City Star
- Infant DNA Tests Speed Diagnosis of Rare Diseases — (Joshua Petrikin, School of Medicine; Children’s Mercy Hospital) New York Times
- Merck’s HPV Vaccine Gardasil Shown Safe in Kaiser Study — (Diane Harper, School of Medicine) Bloomberg.com
- Riding the storm out: Lee’s Summit physician visiting New Orleans stays to help hospitals — (School of Medicine alumn, Darryl Nelson) Lee’s Summit Journal
- UMKC Department of Ophthalmology Awarded Blindness Prevention Grant — (School of Medicine) OpthalmologyWeb.com
- Expensive artery stents might not be needed, study says — (John Spertus, School of Medicine) Kansas City Star
- Vision Research Center is a vital, unknown asset for Kansas City — (Vision Research Center) Kansas City Business Journal
- UMKC School of Medicine receives $400K gift – WDAF Fox-4 News (Associated Press)
- University of Missouri-Kansas City gets $400K to study pulmonary fibrosis (UMKC School of Medicine, Dr. Gary Salzman) Kansas City Business Journal
- UMKC receives $1.5 million NIH grant (UMKC School of Medicine) Kansas City Star
- Does HPV Affect African American Women Differently? (Dr. Diane Harper, School of Medicine) WABE Public Radio, Atlanta
- FDA Panel Wants Cardio Studies for Weight-Loss Drugs (Dr. Lamonte Weide, School of Medicine) MedPage Today
- Family Medicine Match Rate Increases Slightly (UMKC School of Medicine) – American Academy of Family Physicians, AAFP.org
- Endometriosis Increases Risk of Certain Ovarian Cancers (Dr. Diane Harper, School of Medicine) – ABC News
- UMKC Professor: No Benefits to Spanking (Dr. Edward Christophersen, UMKC School of Medicine) WDAF Fox-4 News
- Diane Harper Discusses Heart Health (Dr. Diane Harper, School of Medicine) — WDAF Fox-4 News
- UMKC names alumna of the year (Catherine Spong, M.D., ’91) Kansas City Star
- Grand Avenue Temple celebrates centennial, continuing evolution (UMKC School of Medicine Sojourner Clinic), Kansas City Star
- Routine Vaccination: A Growing Crisis of Public Confidence – President’s Forum (Dr. Gary Pettett), Missouri Medicine
- The Mag Interview | Surgeon Brett Ferguson helps patients face the world (Dr. Brett Ferguson, School of Medicine) — Kansas City Star
- Combination Oral Contraception Pills Cut Menstruation Pain (Dr. Diane Harper, School of Medicine) ABCNews.com
- UMKC School of Medicine Launches New Emergency Medical Services Training Program – Journal of Emergency Medical Services
- Two medical experts debate HPV vaccinations (Dr. Diane Harper, School of Medicine) The Daily Iowan
- UMKC Set to Start EMT, Paramedic Training (School of Medicine) WDAF, Fox 4 News
- UMKC School of Medicine, Truman Medical Centers name surgery department chairman (Dr. Mark Friedell) – Kansas City Business Journal
- UMKC School of Medicine Launches Emergency Medical Services Training Program — (School of Medicine) EMS World
- University of Missouri-Kansas City adds emergency medical training — (School of Medicine) Kansas City Business Journal
- Managing Asthma in Seniors Needs an Integrative Approach — (Chitra Dinakar, School of Medicine) – Medscape Medical News
- Ophthalmologist Felix Sabates has a vision for KC — (Dr. Felix Sabates, School of Medicine) Kansas City Star Magazine
- New treatment offers relief for seizures — (John Croom, School of Medicine) Fox 4 News
- Refuse vaccines and risk dismissal by doctor — (Thomas Tryon, School of Medicine; Raymond Cattaneo, SOM alumni president) — USA Today
- Custom consent forms helped patients better understand PCI (John Spertus, School of Medicine) – Cardiology Today
- Should Boys Be Given the HPV Vaccine? The Science Is Weaker than the Marketing (Diane Harper, School of Medicine) – Discover Magazine
- Dosing Based on Weight Best in Acute HAE — (Chitra Dinakar, School of Medicine) – MedPage Today
- Behind the push for boys to get HPV vaccine — (Dr. Diane Harper, School of Medicine) — Philly.com
- Giant beavers had hidden vocal talents — (Caroline Rinaldi, School of Medicine) ScienceNews
- Prescription drug overdose deaths have tripled — (John Foxworth, School of Medicine) – KMBZ News Radio (includes audio)
- Kansas Citians Likely to have Certain Surgeries — (Dr. Charles Van Way, School of Medicine) — Fox 4 News
- Boys Urged to Get HPV Vaccine — (Dr. Diane Harper, School of Medicine) — Fox News
- Panel now advises HPV vaccinations for boys and girls alike — (Dr. Diane Harper, School of Medicine) – Kansas City Star
- CDC Panel Votes to Extend HPV Vaccine to Young Boys — (Dr. Diane Harper, School of Medicine) – ABC News
- Commentary: Doctor questions how HPV vaccine is marketed — (Dr. Diane Harper, School of Medicine) – Kansas City Star
- What You Should Know About Breast Cancer — (Dr. Diane Harper, School of Medicine) – FOX 4 TV
- Screening for Cervical Cancer with Household Vinegar — (Dr. Diane Harper, School of Medicine) – ABC News
- Remark on HPV Vaccine Could Ripple for Years — (Dr. Mary Anne Jackson, SOM) — New York Times
- Get the Facts About Menopause — (Dr. Diane Harper, School of Medicine) – WDAF-TV4
- Author of ‘For Love of Babies’ cares for the smallest among us — (Dr. Sue Hall) The Kansas City Star
- Who should be targeted for vaccination again anal cancer — (Dr. Diane Harper) The Lancet Oncology
- HPV Vaccine Protext Women Against Anal Infection — (Dr. Diane Harper) MedPage Today.com
- HPV Vaccine Cervarix Also Protects From Anal Cancer — (Dr. Diane Harper) Medical News Today
- Cervical vaccine also protects against anal cancer risk — (Dr. Diane Harper) MedicalXpress.com
- Continuing a Rich History of Regional Eye Care — (Dr. Felix Sabates, Dr. Nelson Sabates) MDNews.com
- Medical mission trip takes Houston woman to Honduras — Houston, Mo., Herald
- Selective DES use saves $400 million/year in US healthcare costs— (Dr. David Cohen, M.D., M.Sc.) TheHeart.org
- Selective Use of Drug-Eluting Stents Saving Millions of U.S. Health Care Dollars, Study Finds — (Dr. David Cohen, M.D., M.Sc.) Science Daily
- Blood loss from hospital tests may cause anemia in patients, study finds — (Dr. Mikhail Kosiborod) Bloomberg
- Blood tests in hospitals boost risk of anemia, St. Luke’s researchers say — (Dr. Mikhail Kosiborod) Kansas City Star
- Community LINC opens wellness clinic with funds from Humana — (Dr. Raymond Cattaneo, MD, ’03) Business Wire
- Program helps homeless kids get health care — (Dr. Raymond Cattaneo, MD, ’03) Fox 4 News
- She works out religiously — (Mariam Nawas, MS 5) Kanas City Star
- Most of Missouri facing shortage of primary care doctors — (Dr. Danette Miller, MD, ’07) Southeast Missourian
- R. Stephen Griffith, MD, Education Center dedicated at TMC-Lakewood — (Dr. Stephen Griffith) Examiner.net
- Missouri Doctor Travels To Disaster Sites — (Dr. Dan Purdom, UMKC School of Medicine) WDAF, Fox 4, Kansas City
- Metro Doctor Travels Far and Wide to Help Disaster Victims — (Dr. Dan Purdom, UMKC School of Medicine) Disaster News Network
- Death in the neonatal ICU is increasingly peaceful, study suggests – Los Angeles Times (also in The Chicago Tribune, The Morning Call, Hartford Courant, The Baltimore Sun and WGN)
- St. Luke’s study sheds light on unnecessary angioplasties (Dr. John Spertus, UMKC School of Medicine) Kansas City Star
- New Rules Mean No More 24-Hour Shifts for First-Year Doctors (Dr. Todd Shaffer, UMKC School of Medicine) WDAF, Fox 4
- Smoke levels in casinos unhealthy, group says (Don Potts, Associate Professor of Medicine) Kansas City Star
- KU Medical Center wins $20 million grant from National Institutes of Health (Grant will be shared with regional partners including UMKC) Kansas City Star
- KU Medical Center Gets $20M Grant; Money Will Help Speed Access To New Treatments (Grant will be shared with UMKC) KMBC
- Tens of Thousands of Lives Could Potentially Be Saved in U.S. by Key Heart Failure Therapies — (Dr. John Spertus, UMKC School of Medicine) ScienceDaily
- Joplin Tornado — (UMKC SOM alumnus Dr. James Riscoe) CNN
- Cervical Setback — (Dr. Diane Haper, UMKC School of Medicine) News in Brief: Biomedical Briefing, Nature Medicine
- UMKC students leave the community better than they found it — (Chanukya Dasari, Kansas City Free Eye Clinic), Kansas City Star
- AS I SEE IT: The increasing risk of health care fragmentation — (Chanukya Dasari) Kansas City Star
- ‘Service Learning’ spreads benefits far and wide — (UMKC School of Medicine) Kansas City Star
- ASCO: Real-World Study Confirms Cervical Cancer Screening Guidelines — (Dr. Diane Harper, UMKC School of Medicine, critical of study conclusions), MedPage Today
- Family Doctor Fills Need — (Dr. Todd Shaffer, UMKC Community and Family Medicine Residency), KCUR
- Students Gather for Clinton Global Initiative — Kansas City Free Eye Clinic, ABC News
- The Mag Interview | E. Grey Dimond, medical programs architect — (E. Grey Dimond) — Kansas City Star
- Best Doctors— (David Woodridge, Kelly Tieves, Mary Anne Jackson, Mark, Austenfeld, School of Medicine) — The Kansas City Business Journal
- Paving the way to found the School of Medicine — (Dr. E. Grey Dimond, School of Medicine) — UMKC Perspectives
- Too many still exposed to secondhand smoke (Donald A. Potts, School of Medicine) – The Examiner
- UMKC gets $500K gift from late student’s family – NBC Action News
- Nitroglycerin May Help Prevent Osteoporosis (Diane Harper, School of Medicine) – MedPage Today
- Climate change creates longer ragweed season (Jay Portnoy, School of Medicine) – The Vancouver Sun
- Climate change creates longer ragweed season (Jay Portnoy, School of Medicine) – Reuters Africa
- Many heart attack patients say hell with it, order double cheeseburgers (John Spertus, School of Medicine) – The Pitch
- Virus may soon cause more mouth cancers than tobacco (Diane Harper, School of Medicine) – Irish Times
- Many Stick With Fast Food After Heart Attack, Study Says (John Spertus, School of Medicine) – Fox News (Also published on MSNBC and Yahoo! News)
- Are Routine Pelvic Exams a Thing of the Past? (Diane Harper, School of Medicine) – ABC News
- HPV Vaccine Prevents Genital Warts in Young Boys, Men (Diane Harper, MD., professor of family medicine) – MedPage Today
- Experts: Santa ‘threat’ doesn’t work with kids (Edward Christophersen, School of Medicine) – Chicago Sun-Times
- Does the Santa ‘threat’ really work with kids? (Edward Christophersen, School of Medicine) – USA Today
- FDA panel clears path for Orexigen’s obesity pill (Lamont Weide, a professor of internal medicine) –San Diego Union Tribune
- UCF Scientists Discover Gene Suppresses Inflammation (Tianhua Lei and Mingui Fu, school of medicine) – Medical News Today
- Kansas City medical student named Rhodes Scholarship finalist – Columbia Missourian
- Stimulus Funds May Make Finding a Doctor Easier — WDAF-TV
- UMKC gets $3.8M to expand medical training in Missouri – Kansas City Business Journal
- UMKC Expands Medical Residency Programs – KCUR 89.3 FM
- School gets contract to study shock, trauma – Wednesday Sun
- University of Missouri-Kansas City gets $1.7M to study combat treatments – Kansas City Business Journal
- Cervical cancer incidence can increase despite HPV vaccination (Diane Harper, School of Medicine) – The Lancet
- HCA Midwest, UMKC partner to train medical students – Kansas City Business Journal
- FDA panel recommendation creates mixed opinions about future of rosiglitazone (Lamont G. Weide, MD, PhD., professor of internal medicine) – Cardiology Today
- Woman with 2 uteruses carrying a baby in each (Dr. Peter Greenspan quoted) – CNN
- ‘Not enough good data’ to back obesity drug, panelist says (Dr. Lamont Weide quoted) – CNN
- Avandia Advice: Talk to Your Doctor. (But What About?) (Dr. Russell White quoted) – Wall Street Journal
- ADA: Glucose Monitors Lack Uniformity (Dr. Richard Hellman quoted) – MedPage Today
- Post-Heart Attack Drinkers May Fare Better Than Quitters (Maia D. Carter, M.D.) – Modern Medicine
- Dramatic Surge Seen in Kids Hospitalized With MRSA (UMKC research cited) – L.A. Watts Times (California)
- Do Our Genes Influence Our Desire to Exercise? (Hong-Wen Deng, School of Medicine, quoted) – New York Times
- Having sex is good for heart – even after a heart attack (Dr. John Spertus, professor of internal medicine) – Daily News & Analysis
- Drug resistant child staph infection cases on the rise ((Dr. Jason Newland, assistant professor of pediatrics) – Vaccine News Daily
- Hospitals see many more kids with MRSA (Dr. Jason Newland, assistant professor of pediatrics) – Seattle Times
- Treatments aim to topple papillomavirus before cancer begins (Diane Harper, School of Medicine, quoted) – Nature Medicine
- Chubby Newborns of Obese Moms May Signal Future Weight Risk (Felix Okah, professor of pediatrics) – Business Week
- Muscle and Bone Diseases Affect Each Other, According to New Theory (Marco Brotto, Schools of Nursing and Medicine, featured) – Science News Daily
- Advances In Personalized Medicine Take Center Stage At First-of-Its-Kind International Conference (Stephen Spielberg, School of Medicine, featured) – Medical News Today
- University of Missouri-Kansas City gets $1M pledge for its medical school – Kansas City Business Journal
- Diabetes drug linked to kidney problems, but FDA keeps it on the market anyway (Richard Hellman, School of Medicine, quoted) – Natural News
- Will Reform Cause Strain on Primary Care Physicians? (UMKC medical students interviewed) – WDAF Fox-4 News (video)
- Life span of anti-cancer jab queried (Dr. Diane Harper, professor, School of Medicine) – Stuff.co.nz
- 70% of childrens hospital workers say flu shots should be required, survey finds – Los Angeles Times