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Health & Wealth Update
7:00 am
Wed July 16, 2014

Future doctors learn from rural communities

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MU medical student Kayla Matzek is working at Cox Hospital in Branson, Missouri this summer. While a community with a population of only 10,000 might not seem attractive to some medical students, southwest Missouri is right where Matzek wants to be.

“I specifically want to go to a rural community because I think that you just get to know people more and it’s more of an intimate setting,” said Matzek, who grew up in a small town less than 30 minutes away from Branson.

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4:32 pm
Tue July 15, 2014

New dean appointed to the University of Missouri School of Medicine

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The MU School of Medicine announced Tuesday Dr. Patrice Delafontaine will take on the position of dean.

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3:38 pm
Thu December 19, 2013

MU will use $4.5M for patient-centered outcome research

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The University of Missouri will use a federal grant to form a new research center for patient-centered outcomes.  

The researchers leading the project say the goal is to help doctors more easily navigate the complex web of health systems and providers, and come up with the best treatment options for patients based on their individual circumstances.

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8:26 am
Wed October 23, 2013

MU recruits for new emergency medicine residency program

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The University of Missouri School of Medicine is now recruiting eight students for its new residency program to train emergency physicians. The school is now taking applications, and the class will begin in fall 2014.

Dr. Marc Borenstein, chairman of the Department of Emergency Medicine at MU, said emergency medicine has been increasing in demand. According to Borenstein, there are three main reasons for the increasing trend.

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Science, Health and Technology
4:56 pm
Thu September 27, 2012

MU welcomes new clinical research center

The MU School of Medicine and University Hospital celebrated the completion of a renovation project and a new clinical research center.
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The hallway on the fifth floor merging together MU School of Medicine and University Hospital is not your average hallway. It’s the new clinical research center, a five million dollar multi-stage renovation project, giving scientists, doctors and patients a place to discover new treatment. 

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3:27 pm
Wed November 2, 2011

MU Schools of Nursing and Medicine to Start Drug Testing Incoming Students

A new drug testing policy for University of Missouri medical and nursing students has one attorney arguing for an immediate stop.

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PM Newscast
6:04 pm
Tue November 1, 2011

Newscast for November 1, 2011

Regional News coverage from the KBIA Newsroom, including:

  • Missouri authorities are investigating an E. coli outbreak that has led to nine hospitalizations and 33 confirmed ill.
  • MU School of Medicine Receives a Military Training Grant.