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Small Insulin Study, Huge Diabetes Concerns

Adjunct and alumnus Alan Carter’s research is rocking the industry His modest but technologically advanced study centered on only 18 vials of prescription insulin. But what researcher Alan Carter, adjunct University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Pharmacy faculty member, discovered about them has sent the giant diabetes industry reeling and raised concern among patients and […]

Pain, Pills and Problems

3 questions with a pharmacy professor about the opioid crisis and other drug problems The research of Maureen Knell, clinical associate professor in the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Pharmacy, is being cited with greater frequency in the wake of national leaders declaring America’s opioid epidemic a public-health emergency – a designation typically reserved […]

The Poverty-Health Connection

UMKC health professions students learn together in large simulation In Kansas City, nearly one in five residents live below the poverty line – a harsh reality shared by many patients UMKC students see on Hospital Hill and beyond. To better understand the challenges and frustrations of those living in poverty, students participated in a large-scale […]

Pharmacy Student is Health Advocate and App Developer

Dakota Rosenfelt, who has hemophilia, was featured on Channel 41 to talk about his app HemoTool, which helps to manage blood conditions.

Doctorates and Division I

School of Pharmacy student-athletes balance high-level studies and sports competition Pick a sports metaphor about facing a challenge and University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Pharmacy student-athletes are living it. They’re pursuing health doctorates while competing at the Division I level.

Tragedies Inspire Student to Start Operation Self Care

According to the CDC, only about 17 percent of U.S. adults are considered to be in a state of optimal mental health. Based on this statistic, it is likely that someone around you has been affected by a mental health condition, whether it is your parent, sibling, neighbor or friend.

Unlike Any Other in the Nation

UMKC School of Pharmacy and nine other leading Kansas City health-care institutions team up to create UMKC Health Sciences District.

A Spirit of Giving and Professional Success

Faculty Member Heather Lyons-Burney Receives School of Pharmacy Alumni Achievement Award Having a passion for both chemistry and biology, Heather Lyons-Burney (Pharm.D. ’94) knew early on that she wanted a career in health care. She would eventually take her two passions and become an educator, co-owner of multiple pharmacies and co-founder of a health clinic […]

Student Pharmacy Group Achieves Top 7 in the U.S.

Through numerous events and activities, UMKC student pharmacists and their faculty mentors make a huge difference in the health of thousands of people throughout the Kansas City area and across Missouri. As a result, a UMKC School of Pharmacy student group has been recognized among the best in the country again.

School of Pharmacy Dean Russell Melchert is an Icon of Education

Russell Melchert, dean of the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Pharmacy, is one of Ingram magazine’s 2017 Icons of Education. Melchert came to UMKC in 2010 as the dean after serving as department chair of pharmacy sciences in the college of pharmacy at the University of Arkansas. At UMKC, he’s expanding the School of […]