Devils Claw Project
Devils Claw Project

Devils Claw Project

Dr. Mary M. Gerkovich, Associate Professor in the Department of Biomedical and Health Informatics is part of a multidisciplinary team of UMKC and MU researchers conducting clinical research to investigate the value of a plant to reduce inflammation in patients with osteoarthritis.
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Evidence-based Decision Making
Evidence-based Decision Making

Evidence-based Decision Making

Dr. Kim Smolderen leads the PORTRAIT study. An international project working to promote a disease-management model that will facilitate the adoption of evidence-based treatments and allow patients to have productive interactions with a team of (peripheral artery disease) PAD specialists about what treatments would be preferable for them.

Faith in Research
Faith in Research

Faith in Research

Dr. Jannette Berkley-Patton, Director of the UMKC Community Health Research Group. works to improve health disparities of African Americans in church-community settings
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Welcome to the Department of Biomedical and Health Informatics homepage.

Our mission is to build excellent programs in translational research (improving health outcomes from bench to bedside) that are supported by the core disciplines of biomedical and health informatics. We aim to improve the health of our community through programs of cutting edge research, quality education and collaborative service. The links below are organized for quick and direct access to commonly sought information, forms and resources.  Use the menu to the left for a more detailed and in-depth look at our degree programs (including admissions information), faculty and staff profiles, student resources, research resources and career opportunities.

NEWS

School of Medicine announces new chair of Biomedical and Health Informatics

School of Medicine Dean Steven Kanter, M.D., has announced the appointment of Shui Qing Ye, M.D., Ph.D. as chair of the Department of Biomedical and Health Informatics. The appointment will

Biomedical research now a primary discipline of UMKC’s I-Ph.D. program

Four graduate students in UMKC’s Interdisciplinary Ph.D. (I-Ph.D.) program have begun working toward their doctorate degree with a primary emphasis on bioinformatics through the School of Medicine’s Department of Biomedical

UMKC, TMC and Children’s Mercy Win $930K Grant from CDC

The University of Missouri-Kansas City, Truman Medical Centers (TMC) and Children’s Mercy have won a quality-improvement grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for diagnostic laboratory testing at

Cheng appointed director of SOM’s Research, Statistical Consult Service

The School of Medicine has announced the appointment of An-Lin Cheng, Ph.D., as director of the Research and Statistical Consult Service in the Department of Biomedical and Health Informatics. A

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EVENTS

Mar
27
Wed
Health Sciences Deans’ Seminar Series
Mar 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Health Sciences Deans' Seminar Series

 

Glucocorticoid steroids, lung development and preterm birth

Timothy J. Cole, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Monash Biomedicine Discover Institute
Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Refreshments served

Mar
28
Thu
William T. Sirridge Lectureship
Mar 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

SOM Sirridge Lecture

 

Accommodation, Regoaling, and Satisficing: Life Lessons from the Neonatal ICU
Brian S. Carter, M.D.
Sirridge Professor of Medical Humanities & Bioethics, and Professor of Pediatrics
UMKC School of Medicine & Children’s Mercy Bioethics Center

Apr
5
Fri
Alumni Reunion 2019 – Save the Dates!
Apr 5 @ 8:00 am – Apr 7 @ 5:00 pm
2019 Alumni Reunion

Save the Dates!

Friday, April 5 – Sunday, April 7

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Apr
9
Tue
PA Virtual Fair
Apr 9 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

PA Virtual Fair

The UMKC School of Medicine will be participates in CareerEco’s Physician Assistant Virtual Fairs in the Spring and Summer. Dates will be posted as soon as registration opens.

  • Candidates will have the opportunity to connect real-time with 30+ PA schools without the hassle of leaving your home or office
  • You will meet School Representatives online via chat rooms during the event
  • Schools’ chat hours will be posted in advance (a camera is not required for the chat feature)
  • Click HERE to register today!
UMKC SOM Wellness – Tea & Cookie Tuesdays
Apr 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm


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