Friday, June 24, 2016

Dean of Joplin medical school to be introduced Monday

Paula M. Gregory, D. O., the new dean of Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences Joplin campus will be introduced during an informal meet-and-greet on the second floor of Joplin City Hall 9:30 a.m. Monday.

In an earlier news release, the university described Dr. Gregory's position.

Among her duties as dean, Dr. Gregory will lead faculty and students at the Joplin campus in academics and co-curricular activities. KCU has been a leader in new and innovative methods of medical education, and Dr. Gregory will be instrumental in delivering this pioneering work in Joplin. In addition, she will engage in ongoing outreach with the community and enhance relationships with local hospitals and physicians.

Dr. Gregory currently serves as assistant dean of clinical education for Georgia Campus-Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (GA-PCOM) in Stone Mountain, Ga. She brings a comprehensive background in medical education, family practice and rural medicine to the KCU – Joplin campus. Dr. Gregory has started and directed residency programs, overseen clinical simulation training, and actively taught in the classroom and the clinic.

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