KCU News

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...

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...

Perfect Match

Mar 27, 2019
Viren Rana, a fourth-year student at the College of Osteopathic Medicine, has achieved an unusual feat for someone still in medical school: He published his...

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...

KCU-Joplin Student Doctors Help Improve the Wellness of Joplin Kids

Mar 1, 2019
For more than 25 years, KCU has offered Score 1 for Health, a children’s preventive health screening program, to families in the Kansas City area. KCU...

A Natural Listener: Medical Student Emphasizes Doctor-Patient Communications

Feb 28, 2019
Brandalynn Holland, a first-year student at the KCU-Joplin campus, was partly drawn to medicine by an aspect of the profession that can be underappreciated:...

KCU Names Vice Provost for Oral Health Initiatives

Feb 27, 2019

Photo courtesy of American Dental Education Association

Biosciences Student Performs at Super Bowl, Sets Sights on Medical School

Feb 26, 2019
As the call progressed, D’Angeleau Newsome wasn’t sure what to make of it. It was just a random Tuesday, as Newsome described it, and his former...

PsyD Student Embraces A Comprehensive Approach to Mental Health

Feb 21, 2019
Marla Moss, a first-year doctoral student in the clinical psychology program, has thought carefully about improving health care for everyone, and that was one...

Memories of a Med Student Bull Rider: Alum Helps Students Today

Feb 12, 2019
KCU is in the midst of a challenge, and it’s a challenge of the best kind. Bradley Vince, a 1998 graduate of the College of Osteopathic Medicine; Kansas...