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.

Logging a Load for Kids

 The donation is the result of the “Log A Load for Kids” fundraiser, a nationwide giving campaign in which loggers contribute to local CMN hospitals. The check presentation will be held outside the hospital in front of two fully loaded logging trucks. 

Difference Makers: MU Health Care’s Child Life Program

Corinne Joplin is one of 10 child life specialists at University of Missouri Children’s Hospital. As part of a comprehensive health care team, child life specialists are trained and certified to address the emotional needs of hospitalized children.

Tosh Receives Eating Disorder Certification from International Association

Aneesh Tosh, MD, a physician specializing in adolescent medicine at University of Missouri Children’s Hospital, recently was recognized as a certified eating disorder specialist by the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals (IAEDP).

MU Health Care Named to Top ‘150 Great Places to Work’ by Becker’s Hospital Review

University of Missouri Health Care has been named one of the “150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare” by the health news publication Becker’s Hospital Review.

Annual Radiothon to Benefit MU Children’s Hospital

Children’s Miracle Network, the Missouri Credit Union and Zimmer Radio Group will team up to host the 11th annual Miracles for Kids Radiothon from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 16, and Friday, Feb. 17, 2017.