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Read the latest news from The Research Foundation.

  • KANSAS CITY, Mo., (Aug. 26, 2016)– The Research Foundation is supporting the future of health care. A total of 46 students attending Research College of Nursing, Avila University and William Jewell College have been awarded nearly $200,000 in scholarships for the 2016-2017 academic year.

  • OVERLAND PARK, Kan., (Aug. 16, 2016) – Golfers, volunteers and supporters of The Research Foundation raised more than $75,000 in net proceeds at the 27th Annual Research Medical Center Golf Classic Monday, August 15. The Foundation hosted the tournament to raise funds for ThinkFirst of Greater Kansas City.

  • KANSAS CITY, Mo., (Apr. 11, 2016) – April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month. ThinkFirst of Greater Kansas City is observing the occasion by reaching out to more than 9,000 teens in the Kansas City area. The program will travel to schools and discuss different forms of distracted driving and their consequences.

Learn more about events hosted by The Research Foundation.

  • The Research Golf Classic is an annual 18-hole, four-person scramble with a shotgun start that supports the Foundation's ThinkFirst of Greater Kansas City injury prevention program.

  • The Candlelight Ball is a biennial, black-tie gala that includes a cocktail reception, gourmet 5-course dinner and dancing. Proceeds support The Research Foundation and its health education and scholarship programs.

  • Held every two years, the Roast is a casual event where physicians, businesses and friends from the community join together for an evening of fellowship and fun while raising charitable support for The Research Foundation.

  • Learn more about our upcoming events.