Expert Exchange

The Expert Exchange program features the region’s best and brightest researchers, innovators, and life sciences trailblazers with advanced medical breakthroughs.

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Hakima Payne

Uzazi Village CEO Fosters Transformative Justice in Maternal & Infant Health

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Christopher C. Cushing, PhD

KU Professor Utilizes Digital Health Technology to Understand, Influence & Improve Teen Behavior

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Erica Andrade

El Centro Removes Generational Barriers Through Education, Community Health & Advocacy 

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Kun Cheng, PhD

UMKC Professor Utilizes Novel Technology for More Effective Immunotherapy

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Emily Brown

Free From Market Brings Food as Medicine Concept to KC

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Asma Zaidi, PhD

KCU Researcher Pursues Neurodegeneration Breakthrough for Pediatric & Geriatric Patients

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Michael L. Weaver, MD, FACEP, CDM & Jamila Weaver, RN, BSN, MPA

Mission Vision Project Connects Community Resources to Increase Diversity in Healthcare Workforce & Retain Talent in KC

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David Beversdorf, MD

MU Professor Repurposes Drug to Improve Quality of Life for Individuals on the Spectrum

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Michelle P. Wimes, JD

DEI Expert Advances Health Equity Ecosystem at Children’s Mercy Kansas City

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