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Faculty Research

Faculty research is an important aspect of medical education, both to keep faculty involved in and abreast of medical techniques, diagnoses, and scientific breakthroughs, as well as give students opportunities to explore their passions and interests. 

MU-COM currently provides a variety of research opportunities for interested students. In addition, the faculty are actively working to increase and improve research opportunities within COM, as well as through external sources.

Students interested in participating in research have a variety of challenging opportunities available to them, including partnering with faculty researchers, participating in research programs at one of our many partner organizations, or continuing to explore their own research interests.

MU-COM faculty are currently engaged in anatomical, anthropological, bioethical, biomedical, clinical, computational, educational, molecular/cellular, and translational lines of research. Much of the research done by our biomedical science faculty is conducted on campus in our research facilities.   

Research Programs

MU-COM faculty are actively involved in various research endeavors, including anatomical, bioethical, clinical, community-based, computational, educational, molecular/cellular, and translational research. Faculty, staff, and students follow the college of osteopathic medicine's policies and procedures when conducting research. For more information regarding some of our faculty's research areas, download Scholarly Successes 2021-22 or click on an investigator below.

Secondary Faculty

Jason Chan, Ph.D.
College of Arts and Sciences,
Department of Biology

Colleen Doci, Ph.D.
College of Health Professions,
Exercise and Sports Science

Amanda Egan, Ph.D.
College of Arts and Sciences,
Department of Counseling and Psychological Science

Patrick McVey, Ph.D.
College of Arts and Sciences,
Department of Chemistry and Physical Sciences

Trisha Staab, Ph.D.
College of Arts and Sciences,
Department of Biology

If you would like to report your recent research or scholarly activity, please complete the form at this link:

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