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The Research Foundation will host the 2024 Time Critical Diagnosis Symposium Friday, April 12 at the Sheraton Overland Park Hotel.

In 2023, The Research Foundation and Happy Bottoms supported 588 new mothers and their babies who were born at Research Medical Center.

The Research Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications from traditional nursing and doctoral physical therapy students accepted into select regional programs.

The Research Foundation announced the following organizations who were approved to receive funding through its new community grants initiative.

The Research Foundation has awarded $21,650 in scholarships to allied health students studying radiation therapy, radiologic technology, and nuclear medicine technology in the Kansas City region. 

The Research Foundation is celebrating Giving Tuesday by raising money for its Nursing Student Emergency Fund. The goal is to raise $5,000 for nursing students in emergency situations on Tuesday, November 28.

The Research Foundation’s donors and supporters captured the importance of nursing on Saturday, November 4 at the 15th Research Royal Dinner & Auction, Portraits of Nursing. The event raised more than $180,000 for The Research Foundation’s nursing student scholarship program.

Tickets to The Research Foundation’s 15th Research Royal Dinner & Auction “Portraits of Nursing” are now available for purchase. The biennial fundraiser is Saturday, November 4 at the Sheraton Overland Park Hotel. The event will raise funds for nursing student scholarships.

The 34th Annual Research Golf Classic raised $93,000 for The Research Foundation’s health-centered programs and partnerships.

The Research Foundation will host the 2023 Hoeper Primary Care Symposium Friday, September 22 at the Sheraton Overland Park Hotel.

The Research Foundation’s annual continuing education awards given to health care workers at regional hospitals have been presented to two AdventHealth Shawnee Mission employees.

The Research Foundation is continuing its decades-long support of nursing careers by awarding $248,620 in scholarship to students accepted into the traditional and transfer nursing programs

The Research Foundation has awarded $27,000 in scholarships to students studying physical therapy in the Kansas City region.

The Research Foundation’s injury prevention program, ThinkFirst of Greater Kansas City, educated nearly 19,000 students in 59 schools during the 2022-2023 school year.

The Research Foundation will host the 15th Research Royal Dinner & Auction, “Portraits of Nursing” on Saturday, November 4 at the Sheraton Overland Park Hotel.

Verda Salberg lost her battle with breast cancer in 2017, but her compassion for others lives on through a safe place where cancer patients can find solace, support and items catered to meet their needs.

The Research Foundation is accepting registrations for RoadWise, a free program for young drivers ages 14-18. The class emphasizes the importance of wearing a seat belt and making good, safe decisions behind the wheel.

The Research Foundation has awarded nursing educators from Avila University, Research College of Nursing, and William Jewell College for teaching excellence, community services, scholarly achievement, and leadership.

ThinkFirst of Greater Kansas City Voices for Injury Prevention (VIP) speaker Kelly Narowski was selected as the 2023 VIP of the Year by the ThinkFirst National Injury Prevention Foundation.

The Research Foundation is deepening its investment in the health of the Kansas City community through a new community grants program.

he Research Foundation will host the 2023 Infectious Disease Symposium Friday, April 21 at the Sheraton Overland Park Hotel.

The Research Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications from traditional nursing and doctoral physical therapy students accepted into select regional programs.

The Research Foundation has awarded $10,550 in scholarships to allied health students studying radiation therapy, radiologic technology, and nuclear medicine technology in the Kansas City region.  

The Research Foundation is celebrating Giving Tuesday by raising money for its Nursing Student Emergency Fund.

Friends and supporters of The Research Foundation celebrated their health-centered programs and partnerships on Saturday, November 5 at the 2022 Candlelight Ball.