KCU News

New Bioinformatics Course Prepares Students for Future of Data-Driven Health Care

Jan 14, 2020

A bioinformatics course began in January 2020 at KCU, allowing College of Biosciences students to experience the process of mining biological information from databases to support clinical decisions.

Kenya: Global Health and Learning

Jan 8, 2020

A photo blog of Kansas City University medical students traveling to Mama Pilista Memorial Health Center in Masra, Kenya, to provide health care to local residents.

December 2019: From the Desk of the President

By Marc B. Hahn, DO, FAOCA, President and CEO Dec 20, 2019

In this month's newsletter, Dr. Hahn shares recent KCU successes including promotions, fellowships, diversity competency and STEM Fair.

BioNexus KC: KCU Professor’s Research Focuses on Aging and Cancer for Boomer Generation

Dec 18, 2019

By 2030 the baby boomer generation will all be of retirement age, expanding the size of the older population to one of every five people in our country. Dr. Ehab Sarsour, has accepted the challenge of this staggering demographic change. His research focuses on the role of aging on cancer behavior, progression and its response to therapy.

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.

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,...