Students preparing for annual Health Sciences Student Research Summit


StudResearchSummitTwenty-three students from the School of Medicine have prepared posters for presentation at the annual UMKC Health Sciences Student Research Summit on April 4 at the UMKC Student Union.

This year’s event will include research presentations by students from each of the health sciences schools as well as the School of Computing and Engineering and the College of Arts and Sciences.

Student poster presentations will take place from 3-6 p.m. at the Student Union with judging of School of Medicine posters the beginning at 4 p.m.

Wayne Carter, president and CEO of the Kansas City Area Life Sciences Institute will present a keynote address at 2 p.m. at the Student Union Theater.

Carter has served as president of the KSALSI since last June. He previously was vice president of global research at Hill’s Pet Nutrition in Topeka and worked for 11 years at Pfizer Human Health in Connecticut where he served as executive director of global clinical training.

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