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Nov. 17, 2011 Volume 33, No. 13

Improving America’s Health

Professor Emeritus Jack Colwill

FAMILY MEDICINE ICON Professor Emeritus Jack Colwill, a member of the prestigious Institute of Medicine, led MU’s Department of Family and Community Medicine for 25 years and raised the visibility of family medicine throughout the nation.


Meet one of MU's Institute of Medicine members

MU doctors who work with Professor Emeritus Jack Colwill understand fully why he was elected to membership in an institute established for the good of the nation.

For decades Colwill has asked difficult questions in his role as a leader in family medicine, nationally and at Mizzou. Those questions include: Will we have access to the physicians we need? How can rural family medicine be improved? What lifestyle changes should physicians ask patients to make?

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