MU Women’s and Children’s Hospital to Sponsor 2017 Go Girl Run

University of Missouri Women’s and Children’s Hospital will sponsor the 2017 Ultramax Sports Go Girl Run beginning at 7 a.m. Saturday, June 3.

MU Health Care Partners with Schools to Offer Medical Assistant Training

University of Missouri Health Care, Columbia College and Columbia Public Schools will offer scholarships to 20 Columbia Public School high-school students who graduate in May 2017.

MU Stroke Specialists Teach Students to Act F.A.S.T.

Katherine Watson and her grandfather Bill Ward are close-knit. The Centralia fifth-grader and her “papa” like to go fishing, play games and practice softball together.

MU Children’s Hospital, Safe Kids Team Up for Day of Fun

University of Missouri Children’s Hospital is hosting the sixth annual Safe Kids Day from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 29, at the MU Hearnes Center Fieldhouse, 600 E. Stadium Blvd., Columbia.

University of Missouri Health Care Recognized for Efforts to Change Lives by Saving Sight

University of Missouri Health Care has received Saving Sight’s 2016 Excellence in Eye Donation Award.

Curtright Appoints Beck, Fotheringham to Leadership Positions at MU Health Care

University of Missouri Health Care Interim Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer Jonathan Curtright has named Mary Beck, RN, DNP, and Jeremy Fotheringham to top leadership positions at MU Health Care.

Simple Test Can Bust Myth of Lifelong Penicillin Allergy

ll her life, Kari Hopkins coped with a penicillin allergy. When she had back surgery in college, she had to tell her physicians that she couldn’t be treated with penicillin.

MU Children’s Hospital, Safe Kids Raise Poison Prevention Awareness

Since 1962, the third week in March has been designated National Poison Prevention Week. During this year’s observance from March 19 through March 25, University of Missouri Children’s Hospital and Safe Kids Columbia are raising awareness about accidental poisonings. 

Colorectal Cancer Preventable, Beatable When Screened Early

By most accounts, Zach Heath had a good life. He was athletic, appeared to be in excellent health and was nearing the completion of his graduate degree in business administration at the University of Missouri.

Wakefield Named Associate Chief Medical Officer of MU Health Care

Mark Wakefield, MD, director of the renal transplant program at University of Missouri Health Care and chief of the Division of Urology at the MU School of Medicine, has been named an associate chief medical officer of MU Health Care, effective March 1, 2017.