Amanda Grimes,MS, Ph.D.

Teaching Assistant Professor

Phone: 816-235-1737



Amanda Grimes has been a faculty member at UMKC since January 2013 and serves as a Teaching Assistant Professor in the Bachelor of Health Sciences degree program. She received her BS in Biology from Southeast Missouri State University where she also was a collegiate athlete. She earned her MS and PhD in Health Science from the University of Arkansas.

Her teaching focus includes Health Issues and Aging, Technology and Marketing in Health, and Policy and Ethics in Health and also has a general interest in all aspects of health and wellness. Additionally, Amanda is active in the Aging Consortium on campus and carries the Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) credentials.