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Frontiers Awards Go To Three UMKC Researchers

April 7th, 2014 · No Comments · Academic units, Affiliated groups, Awards and honors, Community Connections, Faculty, Life Sciences

[The following was provided by the School of Dentistry and School of Nursing and Health Studies.] Three proposals from the University of Missouri-Kansas City were selected to receive $20,000 Pilot and Collaborative Studies Awards from Frontiers: The Heartland Institute for Clinical and Translational Research.

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Dr. Sullivan Appointed New Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education

April 7th, 2014 · No Comments · Academic programs, Academic units, Administration, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, Life Sciences

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] Christine Sullivan, MD, has been appointed as the new associate dean for Graduate Medical Education at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine.

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Vice Chancellor of Diversity and Inclusion Appointed

March 31st, 2014 · No Comments · Announcement, Diversity, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, Life Sciences, Staff

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] The University of Missouri-Kansas City has announced the appointment of Susan Wilson, Ph.D., as the Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion. She will begin her new duties on April 17.

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CDC Awards $7 Million Grant to School of Nursing and Health Studies

March 17th, 2014 · Comments Off · Announcement, Awards and honors, Faculty, Life Sciences

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have awarded the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Nursing and Health Studies a $7 million grant — the 

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Massive Synchronized Class Feb. 21 on Hospital Hill Campus

February 17th, 2014 · Comments Off · Academic units, Faculty, Life Sciences, Staff, Students

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] A team approach is the future of health care because it optimizes patient care and outcomes. To fulfill that mission, the University of Missouri-Kansas City has been adding shared interprofessional education

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School of Nursing and Health Studies Professor Elected to National Board

February 10th, 2014 · Comments Off · Awards and honors, Faculty, Life Sciences

[The following was provided by the School of Nursing and Health Studies.] Jacqueline Witt was elected secretary-treasurer of the National Certification Corporation (NCC) board for 2014-2016. She is a clinical associate professor and director of Continuing Nursing Education at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Nursing and Health Studies.

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School of Medicine Hires New Psychiatry Department Chair

February 3rd, 2014 · Comments Off · Academic programs, Academic units, Affiliated groups, Announcement, Community Connections, Faculty, Life Sciences, Mission and Goals, Staff, Students

[The following was provided by the School of Medicine.] The University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine announces the appointment of Nash Boutros, M.D., as Chair of the Department of Psychiatry and the Medical Director for the Center for Behavioral Medicine. He begins Feb. 24.

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UMKC Nursing Program Achieves National Top 10 Ranking

January 13th, 2014 · Comments Off · Life Sciences

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications] The University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Nursing and Health Studies has been ranked in the Top 10 of the nation’s best online graduate nursing programs by U.S. News & World Report.

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School of Nursing and Health Studies Wins Mentoring Grant

January 13th, 2014 · Comments Off · Life Sciences

 [The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] The Arnold P. Gold Foundation chose the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Nursing and Health Studies as one of its grantees to start mentoring nurses in training and early practice to be more humanistic in their patient care.

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School of Biological Sciences Discovery Could Help Millions

January 6th, 2014 · Comments Off · Faculty, Life Sciences, Mission and Goals, Research, Staff, Students, Uncategorized

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] Those who work evening shifts – including police officers, hospital workers and manufacturers – suffer much higher rates of health problems such as heart attack and stroke. University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Biological Sciences researchers have made a discovery that could improve […]

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