The Mercy Research team is multidisciplinary, integrated, and focused on a very important end result: Maximizing the resources of a large health system to advance healthcare on all levels.
Specialty - Endocrinology
Keela serves as the Executive Director of Mercy Research, the Clinical Studies, Product Development, and Informatics Divisions of the Mercy Health System. Keela earned her B.S. in Engineering Physics and Master of Natural and Applied Sciences from Missouri State University, and recently completed her Master of Science in Engineering Management with the Missouri University of Science and Technology. Keela assumed the directorship of Mercy Medical Research Institute (Springfield, MO) in 2014 and was instrumental in re-building the business model of clinical research at Mercy. Her leadership of a multidisciplinary team of clinicians, engineers, scientists, and business specialists has helped propel research at Mercy to what it is today.
Specialty - Critical Care Medicine
Specialty - Oncology, Hematology