Faculty

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...

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 Gives Back With Community Health Screening

Jan 22, 2019
The Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences Joplin Campus recently partnered with Missouri Southern State University (MSSU), Freeman Health System...

Telemedicine Is On the Brink of Becoming "As Common As The Telephone" Predicts MAOPS President

Jan 14, 2019

The future of telemedicine is rapidly changing, according to David Tannehill, DO, and president of Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS).

Douglas Bittel, PhD, Joins KCU

May 23, 2018
Douglas Bittel, PhD, has joined Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) as an associate professor to help launch a master’s of science...

There’s More to Medicine Than Cures: A Look at Palliative Care

May 10, 2018
Students enter medical school with the goal to help people. They study diseases and cures and visualize themselves saving lives. But sometimes, treatment...

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...

How ADHD Made Me A Better Physician and Teacher

Apr 6, 2018
Mary Jo Martin, MD, KCU Assistant Professor of pathology shares her perspective on learning disorders and medical practice. “I have ADHD....

Assistant Dean Receives Certified Physician Executive Credentialing

Mar 1, 2018

Dr. Anne VanGarsse receives Certified Physician Executive credentialing through American Association for Physician Leadership.®

Faculty Military Experience Enriches Curriculum, Creates Culture of Support

Feb 9, 2018

Spend five minutes with Janis Coffin, DO (KCU-COM ’98), and you’ll notice one thing in particular – her passion. Whether she’s talking about her military service or her students, Dr. Coffin exudes enthusiasm.

KCU Research Well-Represented at KCMD Consortium

Jan 17, 2018
(L-R, Ganesh Thiagarajan, PhD (UMKC); Amy Whitaker, KCU Anatomy Fellow; Barth Wright, PhD, KCU faculty) KCU researchers joined scientists from three other...

Throw Out PowerPoint and Talk About Failure: How a KCU Professor Motivates Students

Jan 2, 2018
When he walks into a room filled with energized and easily distracted teenagers, Robert Walker, PhD, can quickly command their attention. What’s his...