Mirna Becevic

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Department: Dermatology

Concentration: Health Informatics

Dr. Becevic’s research is focused on telemedicine and telehealth and the role of virtual care in improving key patient outcomes. In particular, her research focuses on using telehealth technologies to improve access to care for rural and underserved patients. This includes early screening, timely diagnosis, appropriate use of the healthcare system and distance continuing medical education. Dr. Becevic is the lead project evaluator for the Show-Me ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) project. This virtual, interdisciplinary collaborative network provides a peer and case-based learning platform for primary care providers to gain knowledge in several different specialties and subspecialties (dermatology, asthma, autism, child psychiatry, etc.). Dr. Becevic is the 2021 recipient of the Ann K. Covington award from the MU Fellowship Office, which recognizes faculty who have mentored an undergraduate applicant for at least one nationally competitive fellowship. She was honored a MU Top Faculty Achiever in 2017 at the event recognizing faculty who have received prestigious awards and grants.