KC FAITH Initiative 

Fostering Action and Improvements To Health

Kathy Goggin, Ph.D

Kathy Goggin is Director of Health Services and Outcomes Research at Children's Mercy Hospital and Clinics.  Her past positions include Curators’ Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Missouri-Kansas City and Director of the HIV/AIDS Research Group. Over the past 16 years Dr. Goggin has garnered continuous extramural funding since coming to UMKC in 1997 and has been responsible, as PI or Co-I, for over $20 million in grant funding for national and international research studies  and has published . Dr. Goggin’s work is notable for its focus on community-based translational research efforts that directly impact various healthcare settings, including primary care, infectious disease clinics and dental treatments.