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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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A “Reach Out and Read” Book Collection Drive

March 10th, 2014 · Comments Off · Academic units, Affiliated groups, Community Connections, Faculty, Staff, Students

[The following was provided by the School of Medicine's Medical Humanities Interest Group.] The Medical Humanities Interest Group is hosting a book drive for “Reach Out and Read,” a Kansas City-based organization that gives books to local area children’s clinics in order for doctors to prescribe books to their patients aged 0-5.

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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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Gov. Nixon Announces His Plan for $20 Million in Grants for UMKC and Other Schools

January 6th, 2014 · Comments Off · Announcement, Classroom Technology, Faculty, Life Sciences, Staff, Students

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] At a news conference at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Nursing and Health Studies, Gov. Jay Nixon announced his budget proposal for fiscal year 2015 will include $20 million in grants for the state’s public colleges and universities to educate an […]

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$500,000 Leadership Gift Launches Campaign for UMKC School of Medicine

January 6th, 2014 · Comments Off · Affiliated groups, Alumni, Awards and honors, Faculty, Staff, UMKC Foundation

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communcations.] A drive is underway to permanently endow a faculty chair at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine to honor the school’s recently deceased founder, E. Grey Dimond, M.D.

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School of Medicine Dean Will Leave Position in 2014

November 25th, 2013 · Comments Off · Academic units, Administration, Alumni, Announcement, Community Connections, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, Life Sciences, Profiles

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] After 12 years of serving as dean of the UMKC School of Medicine, Betty Drees has made the decision to leave the position in 2014. UMKC Chancellor Leo E. Morton has asked Drees, M.D., F.A.A.C., to continue leadership at the School of Medicine […]

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SOM Lecture: Disease, Impairment and Disability – the Transition from Patient to Person

November 18th, 2013 · Comments Off · Affiliated groups, Community Connections, Diversity, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, Lectures, Seminars, Panels and Symposia, Life Sciences, Staff, Students, Support services

[The following was provided by the School of Medicine’s Office of Diversity and Community Partnership.] Steven Hendler, M.D. will be the guest lecturer at the School of Medicine Diversity Lecture Series, which will be held at noon on Wednesday, Nov. 20 in SOM’s Theatre A. Hendler is a psychiatrist who specializes in rehabilitating people who […]

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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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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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