KCU News

KCU Begins Second Century with Record Number of Graduates

May 19, 2017
KCU began its second century of commencement ceremonies with a record. A total of 361 students from the College of Osteopathic Medicine and the College of...

Graduate's Research Sheds Light on the Dreaded ACL Tear

May 18, 2017
(Photo: Kyle Busch, Clark Stephenson, Robert Comrie, Matt Daggett, DO) When Kyle Busch graduates from KCU on Saturday, May 20, his name will already appear on...

Reflections from a Graduate

By Megan Ottomeyer May 15, 2017
Going to Kenya was one of the best decisions I have ever made.  Even as a person who had never traveled overseas and who gets really homesick really...

KCU-Joplin Holds First Accept Day

May 15, 2017
Accepted students and their families arrived at KCU Joplin to meet the faculty, learn about the curriculum, and be the first to tour the new campus. Here are...

KCU Students Treat Malaria in Kenya

Apr 25, 2017
  A dramatic moment during a KCU global health trip to Kenya: a mother sat down in front of student doctor Elizabeth Von Ende as the woman’s...

Student Doctors Learn Valuable Lessons From Working With Children

Apr 14, 2017
To see kids running around, happy and laughing… you can’t really ask for much more,” said student doctor Michelle Amit when asked what...

KCU Student Doctor Kellee Neal Explains Why the Research Symposium is Important to Her and Fellow Students

By Kellee Neal, MS Apr 12, 2017
The research symposium is an important event at KCU. Being able to participate in research can enhance student’s applications for residency and help us...

What World Health Day Means To Me

By Kelsey Boyle Apr 7, 2017

In recognition of World Health Day, KCU student doctor Kelsey Boyle writes about her experiences during two recent global outreach trips. The program provides opportunities for students to travel the globe and help people with medical needs in underserved countries. For Kelsey, one child in particular stands out. 

Edward R. O’Connor, PhD, Named Provost, Executive Vice President for Academic and Research Affairs for KCU

Apr 7, 2017
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) announces the appointment of Edward R. O’Connor, PhD, MBA, FACHE, to the position of provost and...

Marcia Nielsen, PhD, Named Senior Vice President for Community Engagement for KCU

Apr 7, 2017
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) announces the appointment of Marcia Nielsen, PhD, MPH, to the position of senior vice president for...

Score 1 for Health Receives REACH Healthcare Foundation Grant

Apr 5, 2017

Score 1 for Health receives REACH Healthcare Foundation grant to enhance the healthcare needs of underserved families.

KCU Celebrates 25th Anniversary of Research Symposium

Mar 31, 2017
Students and faculty showcased their research and learned from renowned scientists at KCU’s 25th annual Research Symposium held March 22, 2017. This...