MENU

E. Grey Dimond, founder of UMKC medical school, dies at 94

Cardiologist E. Grey Dimond, founder of the School of Medicine at University of Missouri-Kansas City, died Sunday evening at his home at age 94.

Dimond, who also founded the cardiology department at University of Kansas, is remembered for pioneering a new way of teaching medicine. He established a six-year, year-round program that put students in contact with real patients early on, rather than the traditional four-year university education followed by four years of medical school. Read more


Tags: , , .
  • Recent UMKC News

    Engineering a Better Life for Older Adults

    UMKC researchers are trying to alleviate the decline of bone … Read more

    In Demand Alumna

    Megan Hottel worked hard to become a physician assistant Get … Read more

    Greitens’ veto of UMKC arts campus funding misses the big picture

    By Gerald J. Wyckoff Special to the Star Missouri Gov. … Read more

    More