Congratulations to the UMKC Chapter of the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy

The UMKC Chapter of the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy received a Third Place Finish in the AMCP Chapter of the Year Award competition. In the photo Left to Right: Katelyn Lutz, Chapter President 2015-2016, Heather Nelson Chapter President 2016-2017, Babette Edgar AMCP President, Susan Cantrell AMCP CEO and Michael Donaldson, student member. The UMKC […]

Advocating for the Aging

  UMKC awarded national grant to help older Kansas Citians All University of Missouri-Kansas City health professions schools — the School of Pharmacy, School of Nursing and Health Studies, School of Dentistry and School of Medicine — and the School of Law were awarded a national grant to work together to advocate for older adults […]

National Recognition for Making an Impact

Training the next generation of pharmacists is part of Tony Huke’s identity. Now the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Pharmacy preceptor is earning national recognition for the role. Huke was named a master preceptor this spring by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy. Huke is one of seven to receive the honor for […]

Surprise Party

Professor Ashim Mitra Wins UM System President’s Award In a stealth move, School of Pharmacy colleagues surprised Ashim K. Mitra, curators’ professor of pharmacy, with a President’s Award for Sustained Career Excellence.

KCUR: Could Light Be the Key to Fewer Needles for Diabetics?

A School of Pharmacy Researcher Thinks So… On a busy league night in a Raytown, Missouri, bowling alley, former auto worker Raymond Fowler keeps up his game playing alongside his wife and longtime teammates. Fowler, who’s 67, stays busy in his retirement, but it’s not all fun and games. A few years ago, he was […]

Student Develops Health App

Dakota Rosenfelt, who has hemophilia, delivers TEDxUMKC talk Soon after Dakota J. Rosenfelt was born, doctors noticed bruises all over his body. They accused his parents of abuse. Then, when he was 13 months old, they figured out the true cause of the bruising: Rosenfelt had Severe Hemophilia A, a rare disorder that prevents his […]

Q&A Vivek Agrahari

Vivek Agrahari, who defended his doctoral dissertation at UMKC’s School of Pharmacy in November, is now working as a post-doctoral research associate at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. Before leaving UMKC, Agrahari received two prestigious international awards: the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists-Graduate Student Research Award in Analysis and Pharmaceutical Quality and […]

School of Pharmacy Part of National Kidney Study

Mark E. Patterson, assistant professor at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Pharmacy, served as a research mentor in a national Veterans Affairs study on long-term kidney injury. The research, published in the National Kidney Foundation’s American Journal of Kidney Diseases, discovered that the use of sodium phosphate enemas, a common preparation for colonoscopies, […]

Elizabeth Rodman | #UMKCGoingPlaces

Our Students. Our Story. #UMKCGoingPlaces Pharmacy is in Elizabeth Rodman’s Blood ELIZABETH RODMAN Doctor of Pharmacy | School of Pharmacy | 2017 At UMKC, the students are our story. Look, listen and learn about us through interviews, photographs and videos of our students. Read the rest of the student stories and go to and […]

UMKC School of Pharmacy at Mizzou Celebrates 10th Anniversary

In 2005, when the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Pharmacy opened the doors to a satellite location in Columbia on the University of Missouri campus, state and university officials had a specific goal in mind. They wanted to stem a problematic trend around the state.