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Research office announces winners from 2018 Student Research Summit

Fourth-year medical student Chizitam Ibezim won first prize for his poster presentation at the annual UMKC Health Sciences Student Research Summit on April 18 at the Student Union. Ibezim was

SOM vision researcher receives nearly $2-million for glaucoma research

Karl E. Kador, Ph.D., a researcher at the UMKC Vision Research Center, has received a nearly $2-million grant from the National Eye Institute at the National Institutes of Health. The

Med students fill UMKC Health Sciences Student Research Summit

Sahaja Atluri, a third-year medical student at the UMKC School of Medicine, was just 11 years old when she saw her grandfather die of lung cancer. It was then that

Yicheng Bao’s award-winning diabetes study puts new focus on autoimmune conditions

Yicheng Bao, a third-year medical student at the UMKC School of Medicine, conducted a research study that shows adults diagnosed with type 1 diabetes are at greater risk of developing



EVENTS

Jun
28
Thu
Retirement Reception: Mary Pirotte, Senior Education Team Coordinator – Blue Unit
Jun 28 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Congratulations

Mary Pirotte, Senior Education Team Coordinator, Blue Unit
– Retiring after 29 years at the School of Medicine –

RECEPTION:
Thursday, June 28 / 3:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Bioinformatics Conference Room M5-103

Jul
4
Wed
Independence Day Holiday – University Holiday – University offices are closed.
Jul 4 all-day
Jul
10
Tue
UMKC SOM Wellness – Tea & Cookie Tuesdays
Jul 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Jul
25
Wed
PA Virtual Fair
Jul 25 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

 

PA Virtual FairInterested in becoming a Physician Assistant or learning about UMKC’s Master of Medical Science Physician Assistant program? Register today for this FREE event to meet admissions teams, current PA students and faculty from our program, and others, in a live, online format. The UMKC School of Medicine will be participating in CareerEco’s Physician Assistant Virtual Fair in both spring and summer of 2018.

Aug
5
Sun
White Coat 2018 – M.D. Program Ceremony
Aug 5 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm


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Research at the School of Medicine

At the School of Medicine, research plays a critical role in medical education. Here, faculty not only teach the techniques and approaches used in medical studies and investigations, they are making significant advances through conducting their own cutting-edge biomedical research. Students regularly are recognized and honored for their research presentations at various regional, national and international conferences. Together, these efforts make UMKC a growing leader in research excellence.

Meet Our Researchers

Biomedical & Health Informatics

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Biomedical and Health Informatics

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Cardiology

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Cardiology

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Internal Medicine-Adult, Oncology, Pathology

Pathology

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Neurology/Neuroscience, Psychiatry

Neurology

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Resources

The School of Medicine is committed to supporting and expanding research opportunities, as these efforts are key to solving many health care conditions and issues. The school has received significant funding for its research – including many National Institutes of Health-funded projects – involving more than 70 faculty members. The school also supports opportunities for students, who work closely with faculty research mentors, as well as residents and fellows looking to embrace research as part of their medical careers. In addition, the school works with members of the local community participating in research studies, recognizing their valuable contribution to improved medicine and wellness. At UMKC, research is central to its mission of fostering excellence and innovation in medical care.