• A well-rounded education begins with the personal involvement of highly qualified, knowledgeable and accessible faculty. Dedicated to helping each student succeed, our faculty not only care about you as an individual, but also have the real-world experience that will help bring your passion for research into focus.

    Their perspectives also provide you with additional exposure to quality patient care and opportunities for collaboration in research. Faculty research interests include the effects of the environment on physical activity and obesity, public health, the aging process, neurodegenerative diseases, anemia, diabetes, antiretroviral therapies and maternal exercise during pregnancy.

    KCU faculty physicians and researchers routinely share their knowledge and expertise with others in their fields through professional presentations and a variety of peer-reviewed publications.


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

    Basic Medical Sciences

    The Division of Basic Medical Sciences contributes to the success of the University through teaching, scholarly accomplishment and service.


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


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

    Clinical Research

    KCU's Dybedal Clinical Research Center is dedicated to safeguarding the rights, welfare and dignity of all study participants.


    The KCU 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.


    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.


    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.