KCU News

October 2017: From the Desk of the President

By Marc B. Hahn, DO, FAOCA, President and CEO Oct 16, 2017

Dr. Marc Hahn recaps KCU's 2017 Homecoming and Update in Medicine, congratulates this years alumni award winners and announces Dr. Ronnie Martin as KCU-Joplin campus' interim dean.

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...

For these Future Docs, a Primary Goal is to Tell Others About Primary Care

Oct 6, 2017

National Primary Care Week is an annual event at medical schools nationwide like Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences. It is an opportunity for students to reflect on the primary care as a solid career choice. Three KCU student doctors recently gave their thoughts on why family medicine may be an attractive option for them.

October Marks the 125th Anniversary of the First Osteopathic Medical School

Oct 3, 2017
“On October 3, 1892, the first class assembled in a small house that served as a classroom. The American School of Osteopathy had a home.” The line...

KCU Stands with the Las Vegas Community Following Violence

By Marc B. Hahn, DO, FAOCA, President and CEO Oct 3, 2017
As we continue to monitor the news surrounding the violence in Las Vegas, I extend our University’s deepest sympathies to the families and friends of...

KCU Dean Highlights Duchene Muscular Dystophy (DMD) Research Through Art

Sep 18, 2017
The annual Science to Art exhibit and dinner sponsored by Kansas City Area Life Sciences Institute (KCALSI) and the Kemper Museum of Art is always...

Surprise Honor Announced at Homecoming 2017

Sep 15, 2017

Alums return to Homecoming 2017 to reconnect, learn and witness a surprise honor for a dedicated faculty member.

The Making of KCU-Joplin

Sep 14, 2017
See how KCU-Joplin became a reality and the growing impact KCU's second campus is having on the communities it serves.

A Lesson From the Circus

By John P. Smith, DO, FACOS, Chairman, KCU Board of Trustees Sep 11, 2017
I recently had the pleasure of taking my 10-year-old grandson to the circus.  It was a special time of bonding for both of us — maybe more for me...

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.

Hurricane Harvey Affects KCU Medical Students in Texas

Aug 30, 2017

KCU Student Maaheen Ahmed described being “stranded” by Harvey.

New Research Suggests Simple Blood Test May Detect Early Stages of Alzheimer's Disease

Aug 29, 2017
A simple blood test to detect the very early stages of Alzheimer’s disease may one day be a reality. Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences...