The UMKC Women’s Council Graduate Assistance Fund has announced its awards for 2017, comprising 14 Outstanding Merit Awards and the financing of 74 fellowships. Four of the recipients from across the university are from the School of Medicine: Ravali Gummi, for glaucoma research; Kaitlyn Hill, to attend an anesthesiology conference; Komal Kumar, for pregnancy ultrasound research; and Carlee Oakley, to present research findings at a national conference.
Also on Hospital Hill, the School of Dentistry had three recipients, and the School of Pharmacy and the School of Nursing and Health Studies each had nine. On the Volker Campus, the College of Arts and Sciences led the way with 16 recipients, followed by the School of Education with 13 and the Conservatory of Music and Dance with 10. The recipients will be honored at an awards reception in February.