KCU News

KCU graduate wins award for work in medical informatics

Dec 16, 2019
Not all research scientists conduct their work wearing white coats in labs testing cells in a petri dish. A new wave of research is being conducted via...

Center for Medical Education Innovation Redefines Learning

Dec 12, 2019
In just a few months, KCU’s new Center for Medical Education Innovation (CMEI) will be ready to open; redefining medical education as we know it.Marc...

KCU Announces Key Faculty Promotions

Dec 5, 2019
Kansas City University (KCU) students and faculty now have the benefit of two innovative leaders in new positions for the University and its College of...

Dr. John Paulson named AACOM Osteopathic Health Policy Fellow

Nov 12, 2019
John Paulson, DO, PhD, FAAFP, spends his days leading the primary care faculty team and teaching medical students at Kansas City University’s Joplin,...

U.S. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver II talks healthcare concerns with KCU students, administrators

Nov 4, 2019
Administrators and students at Kansas City University (KCU) had a rare opportunity to spend an hour with U.S. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver, II, D-Mo., in a roundtable...

KCU College of Dental Medicine Nears $30M in Fundraising

Oct 31, 2019

Major gifts from Kansas City and Joplin donors bring university a big step closer to breaking ground.

October 2019: From the Desk of the President

By Marc B. Hahn, DO, FAOCA, President and CEO Oct 30, 2019

In October's newsletter, Dr. Hahn shares about KCU's 2019 Homecoming and Update in Medicine CME, the KCU Scholarship Match, the AOA-OMED cruise ship reception, successes in fundraising for the KCU College of Dental Medicine, Score 1, alumni Dr. Karen Nichols news, a KCUR interview about the need for mental health professionals of color, a student article published in Molecular Cancer Therapeutics, the Joplin Health Fair, and KCU's recognition as a top employer in higher education.

Bench to Clinic: First Year Med Student Gaining Additional Doctorate Degree Impacts Breast Cancer Research

Oct 30, 2019

What does a scientist do when he has a heart for treating cancer patients, but wants to conduct research that could cure them? For Andrew Sulaiman, PhD, the answer is simple. Do both.

KCU Named Great College To Work For Two Years In A Row

Oct 3, 2019
The results are based on a survey of 236 colleges and universities of the more than 4,000 colleges and universities in the country. Only 85 institutions,...

First Ever Give Day, Health Screening Program Scores Big For Kids

Sep 5, 2019
Curious eyes and big smiles filled the Kansas City campus with energy as 300 children from Scuola Vita Nuova (SVN) Charter School arrived to kick off the Score...

August 2019: From the Desk of the President

Aug 30, 2019

In this month's newsletter, Dr. Hahn shares about happenings on campus, WE CARE Days, introduces Kenneth Durgans, EdD, the new associate provost for Diversity and Inclusion, spotlights KCU in the news, and a new AOA role for Thomas Ely, DO.

Professor Embarks On New Degree, Presents KCU Research At Johns Hopkins University

Aug 29, 2019
As new students embark on their graduate degree programs at Kansas City University, assistant professor Ryan Sheehy, PhD, also takes on new-student status...