Alumni

Help KCU Students and Local Kids with a NAP Credit Donation by December 31

Dec 18, 2018

If you own a business that is based in Missouri or you generate income from certain Missouri-based activities, you have a chance to help KCU’s Score 1 for Health program and save on taxes at the same time through KCU’s NAP credit program.

From Death's Door to DO: The Amazing Story of a KCU Alum

Dec 6, 2018

When 21-year-old Miguel Hernandez woke up in the hospital after 30 days on life support and facing a life-threatening condition, he had no idea the kindness of one doctor would change his life forever.

Cycling Through Life’s Stories

Oct 2, 2018

Dr. Glenn Cosh delights in the written word, finding new perspective in a 52-year career of practicing medicine—and a love of the bike.

KCU Graduate Returns to Campus and Brings with Him the Annual Plastic Surgery Symposium

Aug 31, 2018
The annual Kansas City Facelift Symposium at Kansas City University (KCU) is an opportunity for anatomy fellows to work alongside faculty, residents and...

KCU Celebrates Achievement and Resilience at 2018 Commencement

May 14, 2018
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) welcomed 346 new osteopathic physicians and scientists at commencement ceremonies May 5, 2018. A total...

From Cancer Surgeon to Cancer Patient: KCU Grad Brings Unique Insight to Commencement

May 1, 2018
When Deepa Halaharvi, DO, became a breast cancer surgeon in 2014, she said a prayer asking God how she could best serve her patients. Her prayer was answered,...

A Connection to David Koresh

Apr 12, 2018
This April 19th will mark the 25th anniversary since a standoff between federal agents and the followers of David Koresh ended with fire consuming the Branch...

Drugs and Alcohol Nearly Claimed His Life. Then, This Pro Athlete Met a DO

Feb 23, 2018

“He pulled up a chair and started talking to me about Vance, about my life, my family,” Johnson recalls. “Not one time did he talk to me about sports.” 

The Ellen Show Recognizes Work Done by KCU Alum

Jan 31, 2018

Dr. Ron Holt was invited to the "Ellen DeGeneres Show" because of his activism in the LGBTQ community.

Former AOA President and KCU Alum Passes

Jan 18, 2018
KCU regrets to announce the passing of alumnus and osteopathic leader, Donald J. Krpan, DO (COM ’67). Dr. Krpan passed away on Jan. 4 in Yorba Linda,...

Alum and KCU Legacy Dr. Leonard Smith Passes

Jan 12, 2018
KCU regretfully announces the passing of long-time friend and advocate Leonard Smith, DO (COM ’54). Dr. Smith passed on Dec. 14 in his town of Langhorne,...

Dr. Leonard Calabrese, KCU Alum & Member of Board of Trustees, Involved in Groundbreaking Study on Empathy

Aug 7, 2017
How much does a physician’s ability to empathize impact the process of healing? Quite a bit according to world-renowned HIV researcher and Kansas City...