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Who We Are

The Research Foundation empowers the people of Kansas City to lead healthier lives through health education and scholarship programs.


Our vision is to partner for a healthy community. 

Learn more about what guides us, how we got here and who is leading us toward a healthier community.

Our Board of Directors

Board Members

Honorary Board Members

Our Advisory Directors

Our Advisory Directors are a community volunteer group dedicated to the mission of The Research Foundation. The group includes business professionals, retired individuals and community volunteers who gather to learn about issues in health care that affect our community and support our programs that address these issues.

Already an Advisory Director? Renew your membership here!

Our Staff

We're hiring! Join The Research Foundation team. 

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