Student Pharmacists No. 1

Large group of students poses in front of "APhA 2018" sign

UMKC chapter and advisor win their ‘bracket’ of more than 130

The Sweet 16 is set for men’s college basketball, but the championship for student pharmacists already has been determined. This time, a Cinderella team did not knock out a favorite: UMKC.

The American Pharmacists Association-Academy of Student Pharmacists held its awards ceremony March 18 at the annual APhA meeting in Nashville. The UMKC chapter of APhA-ASP was recognized with the 2016-2017 Chapter of the Year Award.


Researcher Fights Breast Cancer

Professor is giving fundraisers a tour of lab; they look on while he talks with lab behind him

Kun Cheng led American Cancer Society fundraisers on a tour of his lab, where he researches ways to fight breast cancer. Photos by Brandon Parigo, Strategic Marketing and Communications

Pharmacy professor leads lab tour for American Cancer Society

The American Cancer Society has awarded Professor Kun Cheng $525,000 in research funding through 2019.

Given the investment, you can’t blame them for dropping by for a tour of Cheng’s lab at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Pharmacy.

Cheng’s research focuses on breast cancer. READ MORE

Future Students – View Our New Look!

The Future Student section of the UMKC School of Pharmacy webpage is now more user-friendly.  Please click on the title that best describes you – Current High School Student, Current College Student or a Professional Planning a Career Change and learn about your next steps to achieving a career in pharmacy.  Those looking to start an application to the SOP should click on the Pharm.D. Application Instructions tile.  Please contact if you need assistance as you navigate our new site.

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