KCU News

What is Seasonal Affective Disorder?

By Sarah Getch, PhD Feb 2, 2017
                  Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a form of depression that can hinder someone from...

Researcher Finds Evidence Probiotics May Alleviate Progression of ALS

Feb 2, 2017
An imbalance of bacteria in the digestive tract may contribute to the progression of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) according to new research led by KCU...

John P. Smith, DO, Named Chairman of KCU Board of Trustees

Jan 26, 2017
John P. Smith, DO, FACOS, a 1975 graduate of Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences College of Osteopathic Medicine, has been elected...

First Year Student Explains how KCU’s Global Trip Enriches Med School Experience

Jan 23, 2017

KCU students and faculty spent a week in the Dominican Republic treating patients in villages and screening players at the Kansas City Royals Baseball Academy.

KCU Wishes William Carey University Well In the Wake of a Tornado

Jan 23, 2017

William Carey University campus in Hattiesburg, Miss., was struck by a tornado on Saturday, Jan. 21. Gratefully, all students are safe.

HCA Midwest Health and Kansas City University announce a clinical rotation collaboration to help educate medical students

Jan 11, 2017
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU), the largest medical school in Missouri, announces a partnership with HCA Midwest Health, Kansas...

Raising Our Voices Against Violence

By Marc B. Hahn, DO, FAOCA, President and CEO Jan 3, 2017
The “Kind KC” public service campaign waged by Kansas City Mayor Sly James and KSHB-TV is a clarion call to the citizens of our communities to...

January 2017: From the Desk of the President

By Marc B. Hahn, DO, FAOCA, President and CEO Jan 1, 2017
From the Desk of the President  January 2017 Marc B. Hahn, DOPresident and Chief Executive Officer Read biography |...

KCU Researchers Showcase Collaboration on ALS at Local Symposium

Dec 12, 2016
KCU’s Jingsong Zhou, PhD, professor of physiology and Abdulbaki Agbas, PhD, associate professor of biochemistry were among 14 researchers who presented...

100 Trees And Growing

Dec 7, 2016
Of the many activities held in recognition of KCU’s centennial, perhaps none will have a more lasting or beneficial impact on the local community and...

KCU Receives Reaccreditation from ACCME for Four Years

Dec 6, 2016
When an individual chooses a career in medicine, he or she not only commits to a lifetime of caring for patients, but years of continuous education as...

World Aids Day: KCU Alum Cautions AIDS Epidemic is Different But Not Defeated

Dec 1, 2016
On World Aids Day, a renowned HIV/Aids researcher offers insight about the history of the disease and thoughts on moving forward.  Thirty-five years...