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Your Generosity Can Help Fight TB and AIDS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Your Generosity Can Help Fight TB and AIDS

Dr. Carole McArthur is a native of New Zealand where she obtained a Ph.D. in the field of immunology with a minor in biochemistry from the University of Otago. She also has an M.D. degree from the University of Missouri Kansas City (UMKC) and is a clinical and anatomic pathologist. Dr. McArthur also directs residency research in the pathology Department at Truman Medical Center in Kansas City and is an adjunct faculty member in the University of Missouri School of Medicine and in UMKC's women's and gender studies. She teaches immunology and Immunopathology in several units at UMKC. Her 30 years of research in the biological sciences span the fields murine tumor immunogenetics, human, fish and veterinary immunoparasitology, tropical medicine and human and veterinary diagnostic system development and evaluation.

She has extensive experience in both the academic and private sector in the development of diagnostic systems for the detection of a wide range of substances. These range from microorganisms, fungi, protozoa, proteins, peptides and many small molecules including therapeutic and abused drugs such as steroids , barbiturates, amphetamines and PCP. Her current research focuses on AIDS and TB in Africa, particularly in seeking novel therapies for TB.

Faculty and students are able to participate in clinical rotations and specific research projects by arrangement with Dr. McArthur. You may contact her at mcarthurc@umkc.edu or 816-235-2175.

International Health Information and Faculty & Student Opportunities

 

The Following People Work in Dr. McArthur’s Lab:

In Kansas City-

Kyle D. Boyce kdbtd8@umkc.edu
Mwamba Tchafu Malekani mtmb65@umkc.edu
Masha C. Nzabi nzabim@umkc.edu
Charmi P. Patel patelcp@umkc.edu
John R. Pinkston II jrpbn7@umkc.edu








In Africa-
Melissa Sander, Ph. D. M.P.H.
Helen Parr, M.A.
Henry Meriki, M.S.
Justina Ongey, M.S.
Mariama Nsalaf, B. A.

Alumni & Development Contact Info

Donna Weber, Manager, Alumni Affairs 816-235-2022 weberd@umkc.edu

Hilary Wheat, Director of Development 816-235-2173 wheath@umkc.edu

Karen Wilson, Coordinator, Continuing Dental Education 816-235-2142
wilsonkd@umkc.edu

Amber Heffernan, Senior Accountant
816-235-2021
meltonal@umkc.edu

Nicole Johnson, Administrative Assistant 816-235-2060 johnsonnp@umkc.edu

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