2012 UMKC Health Sciences Student Research Summit

2012 UMKC Health Sciences Student Research Summit

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2012 UMKC Health Sciences Student Research Summit

On April 19, the School of Dentistry participated in the 2012 UMKC Health Sciences Student Research Summit. Fostering interdisciplinary research and collaboration, the summit featured research poster presentations by 98 students from the UMKC Schools of Biological Sciences, Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, and Pharmacy. Keynote speaker, Dr. Nelson Sabates, Chairman of the Department of Opthalmology at UMKC, addressed the importance of collaboration and outcomes in research. The summit also featured a panel discussion which included Dr. Sabates and the Deans from the participating schools, Dr. Lawrence Dreyfus (Biological Sciences), Dr. Marsha Pyle (Dentistry), Dr. Betty Drees (Medicine), Dr. Lora Lacey-Haun (Nursing), and Dr. Russell Melchert (Pharmacy).

Poster presenters from the UMKC School Dentistry included Branson Billings, Zachary Brown, Adam Burnett, Whitney DeForest, Matthew Greaves, Katharina Jaehn, Jeff Kohlmeier, Jennifer Melander, Nuria Lara Castillo, Tomoyuki Mukai, Changqi Xu, Teruhito Yoshitaka, and Ying Zhang.