The UMKC Truman Fellows Program, an initiative of the UMKC School of Law, offers newly-licensed attorneys an opportunity to “learn by doing” under the mentorship of an experienced attorney and provides an opportunity for these attorneys to do public-interest work.
A recent report from KCUR indicates the dire situation many Kansas City renters are currently facing.
Our Healthy KC Eastside” (OHKCE) is a large-scale, community-based partnership addressing vaccine hesitance and health inequities in vulnerable portions of Jackson County, Mo.
The innovative approach to fighting COVID-19, championed by Dr. Lisa Cillessen, is taking hold in rural areas of the state.
Vaccine effort targets low-income and underserved living in Kansas City’s east side
The entire class of UMKC med students has been certified and volunteered to give COVID vaccines.
Joseph Lightner says plan aims to counter racism and its effects before they lead to chronic illness.
Jackson County approves CARES Act funding to promote vaccinations and other preventive care.
UMKC Community Counseling and Assessment Services (CCAS) is a counselor and psychologist training center that provides affordable counseling and assessment services to Kansas City’s diverse and under-served populations on a sliding fee scale.
The MU PSC Skills for Psychological Recovery for COVID-19 Stress program provides up to 5 free teletherapy sessions to help adults and youth cope with anxiety and stress related to the challenges of COVID-19. Any Boone County resident is eligible for services.
School of Pharmacy playing significant role in COVID vaccine efforts across the state.
The students received training the week of April 5th and are ready to assist a variety of vaccine providers.
The UMKC School of Pharmacy students began their rotation during a time of change for the clinic.
The UMKC Innovation Center is one of two Missouri organizations chosen for the SPRINT Challenge grant.
The event, hosted last weekend, vaccinated over 7000 individuals.
Over 200 UMKC nursing students are helping vaccinate the Kansas City community.
Dr. Mary Anne Jackson, dean of the School of Medicine, discusses how vaccine confidence and access varies across Missouri.
Community groups and UMKC researchers pair up to collaborate on public health research.
Kansas City Magazine’s January edition highlighted the ways local medical professionals have contributed to Kansas City during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Amoung those featured were three UMKC Facutly Members.
The Sojourner Health Clinic provides quality medical care at no cost to over 300 uninsured and underserved Kansas City patients annually.
UMKC students engaged with patients at 160 different immunization events and administered 5,580 flu shots this fall.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) announcced on November 23 that UMKC has been selected to receive 1.9 million in grant funding through the Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics Underserved Populations (RADx-UP) program.
Dr. Nathan Mauck, Associate Professor of Finance, offered his expertise in several interviews where he discusses the economic recovery Kansas City Businesses are experiencing during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Funding from institute encourages UMKC community research partnerships. Informational webinar available online; applications due Nov. 9.
The Workforce Rally Webinar Series convenes industry experts, businesses, and guest speakers to share best practices for employment, labor and workforce development.
Collaboration between UMKC School of Social Work and Assistant District Attorney in Wyandotte County to assess the impact of the COVID – 19 outbreak on local Child in Need of Care (CINC) cases.
UMKC Institute for Human Development’s Missouri Family to Family (MOF2F) began organizing online “Good Life Groups” in April, 2020, to provide family members of children and adults with disabilities a safe space to share resources, experiences and support.
Changing the approach of truancy from face to face in court hearings to virtual social support will be a new and innovative approach to reducing truancy and supporting students with what they need to be successful in school.