KCU News

KCU Recognized with Cigna 2021 Well-Being Award

Jan 4, 2022
Cigna has selected Kansas City University (KCU) as a recipient of its annual Cigna Well-Being Award for demonstrating a strong commitment to improving the...

New Data Reveals Med Schools’ True Impact on Primary Care Workforce

Dec 8, 2021

Kansas City University Ranks in Top 10 for Graduates Practicing in the Field

Kenneth Heiles, DO, Named Inaugural Assembly of Council Leaders Chair

Dec 5, 2021
American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) recently announced Kenneth Heiles, DO, associate dean of graduate medical education for...

KCU students serve the community through WE CARE Day

Nov 7, 2021
Kansas City University (KCU) held its first WE CARE Day more than 20 years ago. The annual day of community service provides an opportunity for KCU faculty and...

KCU trustee Chief Glenna Wallace honored at Pink Ribbon Gala

Nov 1, 2021
Breast Cancer Foundation of the Ozarks (BCFO) recently honored Chief Glenna Wallace during their 9th Annual Pink Ribbon Gala, a fundraiser to provide help and...

KCU-Joplin houses Silent Witness exhibit

Oct 29, 2021
KCU-Joplin recently teamed up with Lafayette House and displayed their Silent Witness Exhibit to increase awareness for the tragedies of domestic violence...

W. Joshua Cox, DO, named KCU Executive Dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine, Vice Provost for Medical Affairs

Oct 25, 2021
Kansas City University (KCU) has appointed W. Joshua Cox, DO, FACOFP, to the position of executive dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine (COM) and vice...

KCU and OneSight partner once again to provide free glasses to Kansas City children

Oct 22, 2021
After a one-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, KCU Score 1 for Health and OneSight continued their long-time partnership and annual clinic to provide...

Dr. Williams Distinguishes Importance of Primary Care

Oct 11, 2021
Dr. Bruce Williams practiced family medicine for 31 years prior to teaching at KCU-Kansas City. He is now associate dean of Clinical Education and faculty...

KCU Joins Black Health Care Coalition in Vaccination Efforts

Sep 21, 2021
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to ravage our country, low vaccination rates, particularly within communities of color, have resulted in a dramatic influx...

‘Pay it forward’: KCU osteopathic med student delivers aid to Afghan refugees

Sep 15, 2021
“Qatra qatra, darya maisha” means “drop by drop, a river is formed.” It is an Afghan proverb encouraging people to...

Kansas City University and Harris-Stowe State University Formalize Academic Partnership

Aug 31, 2021

Two Missouri institutions join efforts to increase the State’s pipeline for underrepresented minorities in medicine