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Medicine, Nursing, Health Professions and Veterinary Medicine

James STowers

Heart of Gold

Philanthropist and entrepreneur James Stowers, BA ’47, dies.


The Truth About Katz and Dogs

Dachshunds help doctors treat Batten disease.

aerial bond life sciences center at mizzou

Developing Collaborative Answers

MU’s Life Sciences Center celebrates 10 years of interdisciplinary research.

DARI machine

Space Age Sport Space

High-tech tool helps Missouri Orthopaedic Institute treat athletes.

Patricka Williams-Simon

Prep School

MU PREP receives grant to increase diversity in biomedical sciences.



Students create adaptive clothing for people with disabilities.


Populating the ER

A new emergency medicine residency program starts this summer.

Marvin Foster

Foster’s Home

For Marvin Foster, life after football means helping the elderly.

Gary Savill and Barbara Stampfli-Savill

Animal (Medicine) Lovers

Love for animals prompts $2.5 million estate gift to College of Veterinary Medicine.

Ann Harrell

Exemplary Educators

2014 Kemper Fellowships for Teaching Excellence announced.


Chronic Success

Researchers are making strides against cancer, diabetes and stroke.

Sears Trust donation

Pediatric Research Receives Funding Boost

MU’s child health department receives $500,000 donation from Sears Trust.

Rhonda Miller, Sinclair School of Nursing

Applying Herself

Nursing grad Rhonda Miller supports underrepresented students.


Missions Accomplished

Mizzou med students provide more than medical care on medical mission trip.

Ellis Fischel MD Anderson Partnership announcement

Ellis Fischel Joins Leading Cancer Network

MD Anderson affiliation gives access to cancer leader.

Barbara Stampfli-Savill and Gary Savill

Generous Estate

St. Louis couple makes $2.5 million estate gift for College of Veterinary Medicine scholarships.

brown recluse

Once Bitten — or Not?

Rapid spider bite tests can speed doctors in correctly diagnosing unusual skin lesions.

Maithe Enriquez

Peers Keep It Real

Nursing professor develops peer-led intervention for individuals with HIV.

Ahmed Sherif El-Gizawy and Raja Gopaldas

Safety Valve

Researchers reduce the risk of a life-extending surgical procedure.

cow squeezer

Funds Benefit Large Animals

New state funding improves large-animal program.


Parks and Reputation

Mizzou Advantage helps attract top nutrition professor.

Kari Lane

Amped-up Research

Nursing professor works to increase hearing aid use among adults with hearing impairments.

Adults in care facilities appreciate social activities. Photo by Rob Hill.

Snog & Grog

Preserving personal identity is key for people with long-term or terminal illnesses.


Residency Shortage Limits Doctor Supply

As medical schools increase enrollments, number of residency spots need to grow.


More Than Bones & Stones

Anthropology faculty explore links between evolution and human behavior.

Clark Fobian

Another Tiger Claims Top Veterinary Post

Clark Fobian is president of the American Veterinary Medical Association.

David Mehr

MU Creates Center for Patient-centered Research

Announces $4.5 million federal research grant.

Emily Doucette

From Haiti to Health Care

MU resident physician receives excellence in education award.

Jessica Myers

Healthy for Life

MU alumna wins young dietitian of the year award.


Daisey the Amazing Choco-pup

Meet a resilient Labrador treated at MU’s College of Veterinary Medicine.

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