Students

From Police Officer to Student: How the Streets of Ferguson, MO, Became a Call To Help Those Who Protect & Serve

May 17, 2018
Growing up with both parents having careers in the military, Austin Camblin naturally felt compelled to follow a similar path. Camblin’s father suggested...

Dr. J and I: A Student & Professor From Divergent Backgrounds Built a Bond Through Compassion & Respect

By Faiz Kidwai, MPH, OMS I May 17, 2018
If you’ve attended KCU or have been associated with the institution at any time during the past 40 years, you know who Gary M. Johnston is. Around here,...

KCU Celebrates Achievement and Resilience at 2018 Commencement

May 14, 2018
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) welcomed 346 new osteopathic physicians and scientists at commencement ceremonies May 5, 2018. A total...

From Cancer Surgeon to Cancer Patient: KCU Grad Brings Unique Insight to Commencement

May 1, 2018
When Deepa Halaharvi, DO, became a breast cancer surgeon in 2014, she said a prayer asking God how she could best serve her patients. Her prayer was answered,...

KCU Student Leaders Represent the Profession at Annual “DO Day on Capitol Hill”

Mar 23, 2018
When Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences fourth-year medical students Sirus Saeedipour and Alec Gazda donned their white coats March 7, they...

Science is Cool at Annual Research Symposium

Mar 23, 2018
“If you don’t think this is cool, then you may be dead.” The light-hearted comment came from Kansas City University of Medicine and...

KCU Student Ian Kloehn: 20/20 Inspiration

Feb 6, 2018
You would never know Ian Kloehn has a physical impairment by looking at him. That’s just the way he likes it. “I wait to tell people after they get...

How My Masters of Biomedical Sciences Prepared Me for Medical School

Jan 30, 2018

There are many roads to medical school. There’s the direct route, straight from undergraduate education, but that’s not ideal for everyone. Some students benefit from life experiences or additional education first.

Why We Need to Save PSLF

By Katie Kaeppler Jan 17, 2018
Congress recently released a bill called the PROSPER Act (the Promoting Real Opportunity, Success, Prosperity through Educational Reform Act) that would update...

“It Was Easily the Most Terrifying 38 Minutes of My Life”

Jan 16, 2018

KCU medical student doing clerkship in Hawaii describes what happened following false report of ballistic missile threat.

Social Medicine: How to Help Without Harming

By Amanda Waller, DO Candidate 2018 Oct 13, 2017
I spent a month this summer learning alongside 10 Haitian medical students and 10 international medical students (six of whom were osteopathic students) and...

Score 1 for Health Receives Rave Reviews from Students of SVN

Sep 1, 2017

Students of SVN experienced life at KCU with health screenings and fun STEM activities.