KCU News

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...

KCU Medical Student Proves Recovery from Traumatic Brain Injury is Possible

Mar 29, 2017
March is Brain Injury Awareness month. For first year medical student Landon Sowell, it’s a time to reflect on a near fatal brain injury he sustained...

Darrin D’Agostino, DO, Named Executive Dean, College of Osteopathic Medicine, and Vice President for Health Affairs

Mar 29, 2017
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) announces the appointment of Darrin D’Agostino, DO, MPH, MBA, to the position of executive dean...

The Story of a 2-year Old Guatemala Girl named Ximena, and Her Impact on a KCU Future Doctor

By Jaimee Hall Mar 14, 2017

KCU student doctor Jaimee Hall wrote about her recent experience in Guatemala with the Global Health track

KCU Medical Students Practice the Art of Observation

Mar 8, 2017
Visitors to Kansas City's Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art recently saw KCU anatomy fellows taking in the artwork during a field trip intended to help them become...