Research Study Can Help People Get Healthier in Kansas City

School of Medicine faculty interviewed by local media

Many who set goals for the new year place top priority on becoming healthier. Now a national study can help take the guesswork and expense out of accomplishing a more active lifestyle. The University of Missouri-Kansas City is one of five research sites in the U.S. for this study, which focuses on helping those at risk for metabolic syndrome.

Betty Drees, a professor with the UMKC School of Medicine’s Department of Biomedical and Health Informatics; and Jannette Berkley-Patton, a UMKC professor and director of both the Community Health Research Group and the Health Equity Institute, were interviewed.


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Published: Jan 2, 2020

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