KCU News

KCU Announces Plans for a College of Dental Medicine in Joplin, Mo.

Jun 4, 2019

Plans underway for a program designed to meet the significant oral health need.

KCU-Joplin Students Create Anatomy Education Videos

May 22, 2019
While preparing for his anatomy practical exam, KCU-Joplin second-year osteopathic medical student, Parker Adams, searched online for videos and resources to...

Psychology Students Share Thoughts on Mental Health Awareness Month

May 21, 2019
May is recognized as Mental Health Awareness Month across the U.S. To shine light on the importance of mental health, six students from the Doctorate of...

KCU-Joplin Student Doctors Test Their Skills in the Wilderness

May 20, 2019
In March and April, the KCU-Joplin MedCorps and Emergency Medicine Club hosted a series of events about practicing medicine in the wilderness. The series began...

Kansas City University Celebrates Class of 2019

May 15, 2019
Kansas City University (KCU) held the Commencement Ceremony for 362 osteopathic physicians and scientists on Saturday, May11, 2019, at Kansas City’s...

April 2019: From the Desk of the President

By Marc B. Hahn, DO, FAOCA, President and CEO Apr 29, 2019

In this month's newsletter, Dr. Hahn shares news about KCU-Joplin's partnership with MSSU, a visit from Kansas City mayor, Sly James, a new memorial for former student, Kate Loos, an AACOM award for KCU's University Relations department, news about alum Russel Horn, and KCU's Psychology department interview about teen depression.

Kansas City Mayor Sly James on Equity and Inclusion

Apr 17, 2019
Kansas City Mayor Sly James received a standing ovation from KCU students, faculty and staff after a recent conversation around his initiative of racial equity...

KCU Alum Saves Man's Life From Frightening Deluge

Apr 10, 2019
“I remember thinking, it’s not this guy’s day to die,” said Russell Bowman, a KCU alum from the class of 1989,  as he was briefed...

March 2019: From the Desk of the President

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

In this month's newsletter, Dr. Hahn shares plans about expansion at the KCU-Joplin campus, including plans for the College of Dental Medicine, Score 1 For Health screening program for elementary school children, and a partnership with Missouri Southern State University and Crowder College.

KCU Research Symposium is "A Day of Discovery"

Mar 28, 2019
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences celebrated science with its annual Research Symposium, held March 20 at both the Kansas City and KCU-Joplin...

James Koelbl, DDS, Receives Highest Honor for Service to Dental Education

Mar 20, 2019

Photo courtesy of American Dental Education Association

ACOFP Names W. Joshua Cox, DO, FACOFP, 2019 Educator of the Year

Mar 15, 2019
The American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians (ACOFP) is pleased to announce that W. Joshua Cox, DO, FACOFP has been named the ACOFP 2019 Educator of...