MEDIA ADVISORY: MU hosts NextGen Precision Health Institute virtual topping off ceremony

June 16, 2020
Contact: Brian Consiglio, 573-882-9144,

WHAT: The University of Missouri is hosting a virtual topping off ceremony to celebrate the placement of the final steel beam atop the NextGen Precision Health Institute. The institute, a cornerstone of the NextGen Precision Health Initiative, is expected to be completed by Oct. 19, 2021.

WHO: Speakers will include:

  • Mun Choi, UM System president and interim MU chancellor
  • Richard Barohn, MU executive vice chancellor for health affairs and NextGen Precision Health executive scientific director
  • Members of the NextGen Advisory Board
  • Members of the UM Board of Curators

WHERE: Virtual livestream:

WHEN: 11:30 am – Noon (immediately following UM Board of Curators public session)
Thursday, June 18, 2020

NOTE: Media interested in covering the event should contact Brian Consiglio at 573-882-9144 or

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