KCU Receives NIH Grant to Study Causes of Microvascular Defects in Heart Disease
Eugene Konorev, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Microbiology of the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) has been awarded a grant totaling over 460-thousand dollars from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study how to stimulate new myocardial blood vessel growth that will alleviate the progression of heart disease.
Senator Roy Blunt Visits KCU for Opioid Roundtable
United States Senator Roy Blunt visited Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU), meeting with physician and science faculty along with medical students on the front lines of education and treatment in the opioid epidemic gripping the region and the country.
KCU Students Inducted into Gold Humanism Honor Society
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) joined medical schools across the nation in fostering the human element of medicine by installing its first members of the Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS) from the KCU class of 2017 on Friday, June 24, 2016.
KCU Alumnus Receives 2016 Power of One Award From Heart to Heart International
Royce Keilers, DO, a member of the 1965 graduating class of Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU), received Heart to Heart International’s (HHI) 2016 Power of One Award for his life’s work to advance primary care medicine and build bridges between people, organizations and cultures.
KCU Receives HCF Grant to Fight Obesity in Urban Neighborhoods
Score 1 for Health, an outreach program of Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, has received a two-year grant in the amount of $175,000 from the Healthcare Foundation of Greater Kansas City. This funding will be used to expand CHAMPS (Coaching Health and Movement Program with Students), a successful pilot program that enlists volunteer medical students as health coaches for children identified as at risk for obesity.
Paula Gregory, DO, Assumes Helm as Dean of KCU-Joplin Campus
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) today welcomes Paula M. Gregory, DO, as dean of its new College of Osteopathic Medicine in Joplin, Missouri.
KCU Celebrates Largest Graduating Class During Centennial Commencement Ceremony
KCU held its centennial commencement ceremony for the class of 2016 at Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, Missouri on May 7. KCU celebrated its 100th year of graduating physicians, as well as its 11th year of graduating scientists. The University’s centennial year marks KCU’s largest class in history with 343 graduates.
KCU Brand Refresh Takes Top Honors At Industry Awards Program
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) received “Best in Show” at the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) 2016 Excellence in Communications (EIC) Awards for its brand refresh.
KCU Celebrates Groundbreaking for New Medical School in Joplin Missouri
Leaders from the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) joined partners and friends from the Joplin community to break ground on its second College of Osteopathic Medicine in Joplin, Missouri. The groundbreaking took place during a ceremony at Mercy Hospital Joplin’s former location, which was donated to serve as the campus of the new medical school.
KCU Class of 2016 Achieves 100 Percent Residency Match
KCU Hosts Nobel Prize Recipient Dr. Randy Schekman at Annual Research Symposium
Science took center stage in Kansas City this week as Nobel Laureate Dr. Randy Schekman arrived to celebrate the 100-year history of Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) and nurture medical students who will carry on the tradition into the future.
Former KCU Trustee Terry Dunn, Peggy Dunn Named Nonprofit Connect’s 2016 “Volunteers of the Year”
Terry and Peggy Dunn named Nonprofit Connect's 2016 “Volunteers of the Year” for their far-reaching civic leadership and volunteerism. Mr. Dunn served on the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) Board of Trustees for two terms and was chairman from 2009 to 2013; he is currently the University’s Centennial Campaign Co-Chair. Mrs. Dunn has served as mayor of Leawood, Kan., since 1997 and continues to work to positively impact the Kansas City community, including serving on the…