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Our Healthy Kansas City Eastside receives $5 million for community health initiative

The Jackson County Legislature approved $5 million to continue community health initiatives through Our Healthy Eastside Kansas City, based on the success of the coalition’s impact on COVID-19 and community

Celebrating Reaner Shannon

Reaner Shannon, Ph.D. (M.A. ’78, Ph.D. ’83), part of the UMKC School of Medicine for 34 years, died July 13 at the age of 85. Shannon began her career at

UMKC honors School of Medicine faculty for achievements in diversity, teaching

UMKC honored School of Medicine faculty members Tyler Smith, M.D., and Theodore Cole, Ph.D., with special awards during the annual Faculty Recognition Event on May 18 at the Student Union.

Betty M. Drees, M.D., honored for efforts to advance the careers of women in medicine

The American College of Physicians has recognized former UMKC School of Medicine Dean Betty M. Drees, M.D., F.A.C.P., for her distinguished contributions to women in medicine. Drees was presented the

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