KCUMB Magazine

  • KCUMB Magazine, formerly the KCUMB Communicator, is an award-winning publication that is published three times a year to bring you in-depth stories on topics of interest in your profession, plus interesting alumni news, campus developments and updates on KCUMB's research, community involvement and education.

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    KCUMB Magazine - Summer 2014Issue: Summer 2014 | Read the issue (mobile/tablet-friendly PDF) 
    Features included in this issue:
    When Abuse Stops, Childhood Starts - KCUMB alum Ken McCann, D.O. (COM '04) has made it his mission to help victims of child abuse.
    A Perplexing Predicament - With no simple solution for the looming shortage of primary care physicians in the United States, what led to the current situation and what are some of the options?
    Tackling Obesity - Laura Voss, D.O. (COM '97), uses a common-sense approach and her own personal struggles to inspire her patients to lose weight.
    'Wartime' at Fort Hood - Joe Jeanette, D.O. (COM '02), shares his experiences and thoughts after treating victims of the most deadly shooting at a U.S. military base in history.

    KCUMB Magazine - Winter 2013Issue: Winter 2013 | Read the issue (mobile/tablet-friendly PDF) 
    Features included in this issue:
    A Vision for the Future - KCUMB announces a five-year, $60 million plan designed to create a state-of-the-art learning environment for future students. 
    True Texas Grit - A KCUMB alum demonstrates courage, professionalism while working to save lives the night of a devastating fertilizer plan explosion is West, Texas.
    Student, Family Succeed Together - Medical school is difficult. Having nine children is no cake walk either, as one KCUMB student has come to appreciate.
    Kingdom of Judah - A class of 2013 graduate channels grief, vision, into inspiration for becoming a physician.

    KCUMB Magazine - Spring 2013Issue: Spring 2013 | Read the issue (mobile/tablet-friendly PDF)
    Features included in this issue:
    Organ Donation in America - As the number of Americans who need organ transplants continue to outpace available organs, should direct compensation be considered? What are the ethical considerations?
    Breaking the Mold - A conversation with his daughter inspires Charles Graham to give up driving a truck so that he can pursue his dream of becoming a physician.
    Making the Transition - Learn how KCUMB alumni and others are working to ease patients' fears by making the process of dying a natural part of living.

     

    KCUMB Magazine - Winter 2012
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    Features included in this issue:
    In the Eye of the Beholder - With 9.2 million people undergoing cosmetic procedures in 2011, it's no surprise that KCUMB alumni sometimes go to great lengths to help patients in their quests for beauty.
    At the Heart of it All - KCUMB alum Terry Gordon, D.O. (COM '80) is hard at work behind the scenes trying to get AEDs in all U.S. schools.
    Rising Up - Once Kameelah Rahmaan dedicated herself to her education, she found no limit to how far she would go to reach her goal of becoming a physician.
      

     
    KCUMB Magazine - Summer 2012Issue: Summer 2012 | Read the issue (mobile/tablet-friendly PDF)
    Features included in this issue:
    A Roadmap for the Future - KCUMB officials use the University's mission, vision and values as a roadmap during the development phase of a five-year Strategic Plan.
    An Everlasting Gift - KCUMB's Gift Body Program plays an integral role in the education of future osteopathic physicians.
    From Dawn to Dusk - A Day in Pictures
    Medical Mistakes: Making Things Right When They Go Wrong - Statistics show medical errors are a staggering problem in the United States. What happens when things go wrong?
     

     
    KCUMB Magazine - Spring 2012Issue: Spring 2012 | Read the issue (mobile/tablet-friendly PDF)
    Features included in this issue:
    In the Blink of an Eye: Brain Injury Motivates Alum to Help Others - After suffering a traumatic injury in a collision with a drunk driver, Thomas Seastrunk , D.O. (COM '97), becomes an advocate for patients.
    Expanding their Horizons - Bioethics, biomedical sciences programs create new opportunities.
    Rising from the Rubble - When tornadoes destroyed his two Alabama clinics on the same day, Stanley Keith Morrow, D.O. (COM '85), remained focused on caring for his patients.
    Making a World of Difference - Dozens of KCUMB students, faculty and alumni team up with DOCARE International to diagnose and treat more than 3,100 patients in Guatemala. 
      

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