• AOF Names Craig Dietz, DO, Physician of the Year

      The American Osteopathic Foundation (AOF) has named Craig Dietz, DO, clinical adjunct faculty as an associate professor of internal medicine for the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) and medical director for the Kansas City CARE Clinic, as its 2015 Physician of the Year. The award recognizes an osteopathic physician who achieves greatness through integrity, commitment to service and community involvement. “We congratulate Dr. Dietz on this prestigious award by the AOF,”…

      Posted: 09/04/2015

      Category: Faculty, Outreach, Osteopathic Medicine

    • KCU Researcher Receives Grant to Study ALS Progression

      The ALS Association recently awarded a grant to Jingsong Zhou, PhD, research investigator and professor of physiology at the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU), and Jun Sun, PhD, associate professor of biochemistry at Rush University Medical Center. The grant will fund a collaborative study that will explore targeting the microbiota to alleviate progression of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), or Lou Gehrig’s disease — a neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve…

      Posted: 08/20/2015


    • KCU Appoints John Dougherty, D.O., Interim Dean of Joplin Campus

      Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU), announced that John Dougherty, D.O., will serve as interim dean for KCU’s new osteopathic medical school in Joplin, Mo.

      Posted: 08/11/2015

      Category: Students, Alumni, Faculty, General

    • KCU Welcomes Class of 2019 during White Coating Ceremony

      The Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences College of Osteopathic Medicine (KCU), the largest medical school in Missouri and one of the oldest osteopathic medical schools in the country, welcomed the Class of 2019 to campus during its annual white coating ceremony held Saturday, Aug. 1, at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts.

      Posted: 08/01/2015

      Category: Students, Campus Life, Events

    • KCU and Children from Della Lamb Worked Side-by-Side in Community Garden as Part of 19th Annual WE CARE Day

      The Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences’ (KCU) incoming class of College of Osteopathic Medicine students worked side-by-side in the KCU Community Garden with first-graders from Della Lamb, a community service center that provides childcare for working mothers, to harvest fruits and vegetables and learn about gardening, as well as preparing the produce on July 29

      Posted: 07/29/2015

      Category: Students, Outreach, Campus Life, General

    • KCU Looks to the Future with Workday

      KCU has selected Workday Financial Management and Workday Human Capital Management (HCM) to replace its legacy systems for finance and HR. Delivered in the cloud, Workday will give KCU a flexible technology foundation across its campuses and the insight required to cultivate the success of its students, faculty, and staff - today and in the future.

      Posted: 07/24/2015

      Category: General

    • KCU Earns Recognition As “Certified Healthy KC Company”

      The Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) proudly announces its recognition as a “Certified Healthy KC Company” in the silver category. This designation recognizes the efforts of the University in creating a workplace focused on health and wellness.

      Posted: 07/21/2015

      Category: General

    • KCU Sarnoff Fellowship Recipient Selects University of Michigan for Cardiovascular Research

      Ryan Coute, a second-year osteopathic medical student at the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) and recipient of the Sarnoff Cardiovascular Research Foundation Fellowship, has announced his plans to spend the upcoming academic year conducting intensive work in the research lab at the University of Michigan (U-M) in Ann Arbor.

      Posted: 07/09/2015

      Category: Students, Research

    • Journal of the American Osteopathic Association Appoints KCU Assistant Dean Elizabeth McClain as Associate Editor

      Elizabeth McClain, PhD, EdS, MPH, assistant dean of academic affairs and clinical education at the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU), has been appointed associate editor of The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association (JAOA). She will be responsible for coverage of medical education, the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) and the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM).

      Posted: 06/15/2015


    • Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences’ Academic Center Achieves Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver Certification

      The Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences’ (KCU) newly renovated Academic Center has received LEED Silver certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) for its energy-efficient, high-performing design and construction. KCU partnered with Helix Architecture + Design on the renovation.

      Posted: 06/11/2015


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