The School of Medicine announced the appointment of Nurry Pirani, M.D., assistant professor of medicine, as the next Associate Dean for Curriculum and Chair of the Curriculum Council. Her appointment began February 13, 2017. Stefanie Ellison, M.D., professor of emergency medicine, has completed a seven-year term as Associate Dean and curriculum chair. Ellison will remain […]
For Olevia Pitts, M.D. ’86, becoming Research Medical Center’s chief medical officer was a logical next step in the city she loves. “I’ve always practiced in the Kansas City area,” Pitts said in an interview after her whirlwind first week at her new post. “And it’s an honor to be chosen by one of the […]
Daphne Bascom, M.D., will be the keynote speaker for the School of Medicine’s 12th annual Dr. Reaner and Mr. Henry Shannon Lecture in Minority Health at noon on Friday in Theater A. Bascom is the senior vice-president of community integrated health for the Greater Kansas City YMCA. With more than 10 years’ experience as a […]
School of Medicine students participating in the annual Health Sciences Research Summit are reminded that March 17 is the final deadline for abstract and poster submissions. This year’s research summit is April 26 at UMKC Student Union. Students must submit their abstracts through the Health Sciences Student Research Summit online portal. Posters must be submitted […]
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