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E. Grey Dimond

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E. Grey Dimond Photo courtesy of University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine

E. Grey Dimond, MD, cardiologist and a founder of the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) School of Medicine, died on November 3 at the age of 94. Dr. Dimond, UMKC Provost Emeritus of Health Sciences, was a national medical education consultant and former chair of the University of Kansas Department of Medicine. He led development of the UMKC School of medicine, structuring the curriculum as an intensive six-year program rather than the traditional path of premedical training followed by four years of medical training.

In 1971, the same year the medical school was founded, Dr. Dimond was among the first Americans to visit …

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