Media Advisory: MU Health Care to Hold Outdoor Emergency Simulation Training

University of Missouri Health Care emergency medicine physicians and staff will conduct outdoor training to simulate wilderness-related injury scenarios.

Community Calendar: Pink Out Your Hair to Show You Care

Hair stylists will offer pink hair extensions and removable clip-ins to Ellis Fischel Cancer Center employees, patients and visitors for a $10 donation. Funds raised from the event will benefit Ellis Fischel Cancer Center’s mammography fund.

New Technology Helps Take Guesswork Out of Prostate Cancer Detection

Urologists at University of Missouri Health Care are not leaving prostate health to chance. MRI-fusion prostate biopsy allows physicians to visualize and evaluate suspicious lesions in real time.

Grueber, Phillips Receive Infection Control Fellowship

Sarah Grueber, R.R.T, C.I.C., F.A.P.I.C., and Eileen Phillips, R.N., C.I.C., F.A.P.I.C., infection control professionals at University of Missouri Health Care, recently were named fellows of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC).

MU Health Care’s ALS Clinic First in Country to Make National Compassionate Caregiver Honor Roll

University of Missouri Health Care’s amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) clinic has become the first ALS clinic in the country to make the Schwartz Center’s National Compassionate Caregiver Honor Roll.

Community Calendar: Parkinson’s Patients, Caregivers Invited to Free MU Seminar

People with Parkinson’s disease and their caregivers are invited to attend the Mid-Missouri Parkinson’s Disease Patient and Caregiver Conference. Sponsored by University of Missouri Health Care’s Movement Disorders Program, the seminar will address the latest developments in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease.

MU Health Care Physician Named Medical Director of Human Performance Institute

Aaron Gray, MD, family and sports medicine physician at University of Missouri Health Care, was recently named medical director of the MU Human Performance Institute in Columbia.

Robinson named chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine at the MU School of Medicine

Matthew T. Robinson, MD, medical director of the Emergency Department at MU Health Care, has been named chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine at the MU School of Medicine, effective Sept. 1, 2017.

Tiny Tick Bite Can Trigger Dangerous Meat Allergy

In May, Jessica Sanford of Jefferson City woke up in the middle of the night covered in hives and struggling to breathe. She didn’t know why. It wasn’t until she experienced the same symptoms three more times the next week that she was able to trace them to the pork she had eaten.

MU Health Care Opens $40 Million Expansion of Missouri Orthopaedic Institute

University of Missouri Health Care opened a $40 million, 85,462-square-foot expansion of the Missouri Orthopaedic Institute today, Thursday, Aug. 24.