Research at the University of Kansas Medical Center


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University of Kansas Medical Center

Dr. Christie Mensch evaluates and treats patients with mental health issues at Wyandot Center in Kansas City, Kansas. Christie Mensch, MD, also supports the University of Kansas Medical Center (KUMC), where she completed her graduate medical education in psychiatry.

Dedicated to improving education, research, patient care, and the community, KUMC oversees the schools of medicine, nursing, and health professions and delivers highly regarded research programs. More than two-dozen research centers studying as many unique fields of medicine are under the KUMC umbrella.

The Medical Center is one of 62 facilities within the national Clinical and Translational Science Award consortium, through which medical discoveries are fast-tracked toward treatment, to provide vital care more promptly to patients in need.

Other significant programs include the Alzheimer’s Disease Center (one of only 29 such institutions in the country), the Center for American Indian Community Health, and the Clinical Research Center, which began offering early phase cancer trials in 2012.


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