KCU News

KCU Appoints Founding Dean for the College of Dental Medicine

Mar 30, 2020

Linda C. Niessen, DMD, MPH, MPP, a highly esteemed dental educator, consultant to industry and dedicated public health professional takes the helm this week at the Kansas City University (KCU) College of Dental Medicine, slated to open in fall 2022 on the Joplin, Missouri, campus.

Match Day 2020

Mar 20, 2020

Match Day is the celebration of the National Resident Matching Program® (NRMP®) results, which determines where our osteopathic medical school graduates will go for further training in their field.

Black History Month: Future Doctor Talks Motivation, Aspiration

Feb 27, 2020

Chanel Epps, first-year med student, discusses what motivates her in her pursuit of a doctorate of osteopathic medicine (DO) from Kansas City University.

February 2020: From the Desk of the President

By Marc B. Hahn, DO, FAOCA, President and CEO Feb 27, 2020
Read biography | Follow @KCUMBpresidentRead about KCU in the News Dear KCU Community, Today, as never before, health sciences universities face ever...

Coronavirus: What you need to know

Feb 20, 2020
The mission of KCU is to improve the well-being of the communities we serve. During this time of concern over the global outbreak of the Novel Coronavirus, the...

Animal health research offers valuable opportunities to KCU students

Feb 5, 2020

KCU offers research opportunities in animal health.

January 2020: From the Desk of the President

By Marc B. Hahn, DO, FAOCA, President and CEO Jan 29, 2020

In January's newsletter, Dr. Hahn shares recent KCU stories about global health, bioinformatics, graduates earning recognition in diabetes research and two KCU librarians' work published in a notable journal.

Missouri Medical Student Named AOF Student Director Board Member

Jan 22, 2020

Comfort Orebayo, second-year osteopathic medical student at Kansas City University-Joplin, serves a two-year term as Student Director within the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine's (AACOM) Council of Osteopathic Student Government Presidents (COSGP).

New Bioinformatics Course Prepares Students for Future of Data-Driven Health Care

Jan 14, 2020

A bioinformatics course began in January 2020 at KCU, allowing College of Biosciences students to experience the process of mining biological information from databases to support clinical decisions.

Kenya: Global Health and Learning

Jan 8, 2020

A photo blog of Kansas City University medical students traveling to Mama Pilista Memorial Health Center in Masra, Kenya, to provide health care to local residents.

December 2019: From the Desk of the President

By Marc B. Hahn, DO, FAOCA, President and CEO Dec 20, 2019

In this month's newsletter, Dr. Hahn shares recent KCU successes including promotions, fellowships, diversity competency and STEM Fair.

BioNexus KC: KCU Professor’s Research Focuses on Aging and Cancer for Boomer Generation

Dec 18, 2019

By 2030 the baby boomer generation will all be of retirement age, expanding the size of the older population to one of every five people in our country. Dr. Ehab Sarsour, has accepted the challenge of this staggering demographic change. His research focuses on the role of aging on cancer behavior, progression and its response to therapy.