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UMKC Health Sciences Librarians Win Video Contest

November 11th, 2013 · Comments Off · Announcement, Awards and honors, Faculty, Libraries, Life Sciences, Staff, Uncategorized

[The following was provided by the Office of Advancement.] Challenged to spread the word about how health sciences librarians make a difference, Sue Sykes-Berry and Kristy Steigerwalt received first place for their winning entry in the Wolters Kluwer Health Video contest.

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Could This Be “UMKC’s Gatorade?”

November 4th, 2013 · Comments Off · Academic units, Affiliated groups, Faculty, Life Sciences, Staff, Students

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] Researchers at the University of Missouri-Kansas City are working on a 21st century bone cement for joint replacements and other surgeries — representing a potential billion-dollar entrepreneurial opportunity.

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Vote Nov. 5: $8 Million a Year Boost for UMKC

October 28th, 2013 · Comments Off · Administration, Affiliated groups, Communications, Faculty, Life Sciences, Mission and Goals, Research, Staff, Students, Support services, Technology

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] WHO:  University of Missouri-Kansas City students, staff and faculty

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Register for the 43rd Annual Presentation of the Dr. Robert D. Conn Heart Conference

October 28th, 2013 · Comments Off · Faculty, Lectures, Seminars, Panels and Symposia, Life Sciences

[The following was submitted by the School of Medicine] The 43rd Annual Presentation of the Dr. Robert D. Conn Heart Conference will focus on improving the quality of care for patients with Cardiovascular Disease using evidence-based medicine and a multidisciplinary approach to patient care.

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UMKC Wins Grant Valued at $1.2 Million for Biofuel Project

October 28th, 2013 · Comments Off · Faculty, Life Sciences, Research

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] Kevin McCluskey, curator of the Fungal Genetics Stock Center at the University of Missouri-Kansas City and a research professor at the School of Biological Sciences, won a grant valued at $1.2 million from the U.S. Department of Energy Joint BioEnergy Institute.

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Vote Nov. 5 in Jackson County: UMKC Research is on the Ballot

October 21st, 2013 · Comments Off · Academic units, Administration, Affiliated groups, Alumni, Community Connections, Diversity, Faculty, Government and Higher Education, Life Sciences, Mission and Goals, Research, Staff, Students, Technology, University Advancement

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] University of Missouri-Kansas City researchers are pioneering prevention, treatments and cures for medical conditions that especially affect Jackson County residents.

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Faculty Profile Series: Kun Cheng

October 21st, 2013 · Comments Off · Faculty, Life Sciences, Profiles, Promotion and Tenure

[The following was submitted by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] This is another in an ongoing series of profiles of faculty members who have recently achieved tenure. These profiles are intended to provide illustrations of how some faculty reach that goal. Don’t get discouraged. Stay at it. That’s Kun Cheng’s mantra. It’s a […]

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Rebecca Pauly Joins School of Medicine Faculty

October 21st, 2013 · Comments Off · Academic programs, Academic units, Announcement, Diversity, Faculty, Life Sciences, Staff, Students

The University of Missouri-Kansas City recently recruited Rebecca R. Pauly, MD, a School of Medicine professor with joint appointments in the departments of Biomedical and Health Informatics and Internal Medicine.

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SBIRT is in Your Future: School of Nursing and Health Studies Wins $930K Grant

October 21st, 2013 · Comments Off · Academic programs, Academic units, Faculty, Life Sciences, Research, Staff, Students

[The following was submitted by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] Know what SBIRT is? You will, soon enough. It will probably be part of your annual checkup in the near future.

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UMKC Professor Leads International Transplant Nurses Group

October 21st, 2013 · Comments Off · Announcement, Awards and honors, Faculty, Life Sciences

Cynthia Russell, a professor in the School of Nursing and Health Studies at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, has been elected president of the International Transplant Nurses Society.

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