Academic Departments

  • KCUMB students' educational experiences are greatly enhanced thanks to the efforts of our capable and accessible faculty. Students in both the College of Osteopathic Medicine and the College of Biosciences are taught by dedicated practicing physicians and other doctoral-level faculty. Academic Departments

    Faculty members actively engage in research, often publishing their work in peer-reviewed journals, as well as presenting at regional, national and international scientific conferences and meetings.

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    Anatomy

    The Department of Anatomy facilitates a student’s exploration of the morphological diversity of the human body throughout development, life, disease and death. 

    Biochemistry

    The Department of Biochemistry is committed to fulfilling the University’s mission by working to achieve excellence in research and teaching.

    Bioethics

    The Department of Bioethics faculty are highly qualified, experienced and accessible to students.

    Biomedical Sciences

    The Department of Biomedical Sciences' faculty are committed to preparing students for careers and advanced degrees in the fields of scientific research, health and medicine.

    Family and Community Medicine

    The faculty of the Department of Family and Community Medicine have distinguished themselves in the areas of academic family medicine, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OMM) and sports medicine.

    Internal Medicine

    The Department of Internal Medicine strives to achieve excellence in our three-tiered mission of patient care, teaching and research.

    Neurology

    Neurologists treat a variety of neurological disorders, including multiple sclerosis, migraines, Parkinson's disease, epilepsy and dementia, as well as disorders of muscle and the peripheral nerves.

    Obstetrics and Gynecology

    The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology prides itself on providing medical students and postgraduate trainees with up-to-date, comprehensive knowledge of topics relating to women’s health.

    Pathology

    The Department of Pathology strives to further the application of basic biological truths to the healing arts by equipping students with the skills needed to explain the progression of disease.

    Pediatrics

    The Department of Pediatrics is an integral part of the academic and research environment at the University.

    Pharmacology/Microbiology

    The Department of Pharmacology/Microbiology is highly committed to the provision of a scientifically-sound educational platform for teaching medical students our respective disciplines and how to integrate the basic and clinical sciences.

    Physiology

    The Department of Physiology encourages students to view physiology as critical and necessary to understanding the human body, the practice of health maintenance and treatment of disease.

    Psychiatry

    The Department of Psychiatry is devoted to teaching students about the various mental disorders they may encounter in their future patients.

    Surgery

    The Department of Surgery, including full-time surgery faculty and adjunct osteopathic and allopathic surgical faculty, provides a broad spectrum of didactic classroom lectures and clinical opportunities for College of Osteopathic Medicine students.