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.

MU Health Care Marks 45 Years of Kidney Transplants

In October of 1996, then 42-year-old Walter received a kidney transplant at University of Missouri Health Care after waiting two years on an organ transplant list.

MU Health Care Kicks Off American Heart Month with Mayoral Proclamation

Columbia Mayor Pro Tem Clyde Ruffin officially named February as Columbia’s Heart Month at a community-wide mayoral proclamation hosted at University Hospital.

MU Health Care Announces Innovative Recruiting, Retention Plan

University of Missouri Health Care is working on a “cure” for the shortage of nurses and health care professionals in central Missouri.