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Archive of posts filed under the School of Medicine category.

Joint Appointment for the UMKC School of Medicine and the School of Nursing and Health Studies

The UMKC School of Medicine and the School of Nursing and Health Studies have recently announced the joint appointment of Mark Nichols, Ph.D. Dr. Nichols will serve as the associate dean of research for the School of Nursing and the associate research professor in the Department of Basic Medical Science at the School of Medicine. […]

2015-2016 New Faculty Blog Series Issue 7

Faisal Khan, Ph.D. (School of Computing and Engineering) Dr. Khan joined UMKC in the Fall of 2015 as an Associate Professor of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering Department.  Dr. Khan’s research focuses on power converter reliability and failure analysis using reflectometry. Before joining UMKC, Dr. Khan served as an Assistant Professor in the Electrical and […]

UM System Leadership Development Program Members

Congratulations to the 2015 UM System Leadership Development (LDP) Program Members! Those selected to participate in the LDP will join a network of faculty dedicated to quality leadership and advancing academic excellence.  To be considered for participation in the LDP, faculty members obtained endorsement from their leadership sponsor and submitted an application to the Office […]

School of Medicine Professors Recognized as Influential Names in Science

Congratulations to UMKC School of Medicine professors Dr. John Spertus and Dr. David Cohen, who were featured in Thomson Reuters’ list of highly cited researchers, a compilation report of some of today’s most influential names in science.  Researchers earned this distinction by writing the greatest number of reports ranking in the top 1% most cited […]

UMKC Appoints Wilson as Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion

Susan Wilson, Ph.D., Associate Dean at the School of Medicine, has been appointed to Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion at UMKC. In her current role as Associate Dean at the UMKC School of Medicine, Wilson has led diversity, access, and inclusion efforts. She is also responsible for policy, recruitment, retention, cultural competency, and health […]

New Faculty Blog Series Issue #12

Ishrat Ali, Ph.D. (Henry W. Bloch School of Management) Dr. Ali Ishrat joined UMKC in fall of 2013 in the Bloch School Department of Global Entrepreneurship and Innovation. He recently defended his dissertation successfully and will receive a Doctorate in Entrepreneurship from Darden School of Business at University of Virginia. Ishrat’s area of research is […]

New Faculty Blog Series Issue #8

Holli Paulk, M.B.A., M.P.A.S. (School of Medicine) Professor Holli Paulk graduated in 2003 with a B.S. Physician Assistant degree from South University in Savannah, Georgia; in 2004 with a Masters in Physician Assistant Studies from University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska; and in 2009 with an M.B.A. in Healthcare Administration from South University […]

New Faculty Blog Series Issue #6

David Gligor, Ph.D. (Henry W. Bloch School of Management) Dr. David Gligor is an Assistant Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management at UMKC’s Henry W. Bloch School of Management. He teaches courses at the undergraduate and graduate level. Gligor received his Ph.D. from the University of Tennessee, and prior to joining the Bloch School, […]

Save the Date! Bioethics Symposium November 8

The Center for Practical Bioethics 2013 Fall Symposium is fast approaching! This year the focus will be “Ethical Frontiers in the Brave New World of Genomics and Learning Health Systems.” The event will include internationally acclaimed experts and representatives from the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues.  The UMKC School of Medicine, University […]

UMKC Teaching, Service, and Staff Award Nominations Due November 1

Each year, the UMKC community celebrates the accomplishments of our outstanding faculty and staff.  These awards recognize excellence in the areas of teaching, service and engagement, research and creative activity, mentoring, and commitment to excellence in work.  Awards are presented at the annual spring faculty and staff recognition ceremony. The nomination deadline is quickly approaching […]