Students

Encouraging Diversity: KCU Student Shares Unique Path to Med School

Oct 16, 2018
Paola Candia knows she isn’t a typical med student. She’s a minority. She doesn’t come from wealth. She has no physicians in her family. She...

KCU-Joplin Launches Innovative Clinical Experience Program

Sep 19, 2018
The Community Clinic of Southwest Missouri is bustling with activity on a Thursday evening. Pairs of Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences Joplin...

KCU Student Research Opens Dialogue On Treatment of Sexually Transmitted Infections

Aug 17, 2018
Are doctors talking with patients about sexually transmitted disease? How quickly would the cycle of sexually transmitted infections be broken if the partners...

STOPS Training is a Great Start for Military Honors Track Student

Aug 10, 2018
KCU Student Doctor Paige Owens-Kurtz shares her experience with strategic operations training as part of the Military Honors Track. Just north of San Diego in...

Kansas City University Welcomes COM Class of 2022

Jul 30, 2018

Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) students officially entered the college of medicine class of 2018 with a white coating ceremony July 28, 2018 at Kauffmann Center for the Performing Arts. 

KCU-Joplin Welcomes Second Class with White Coat Ceremony

Jul 22, 2018

The Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) Joplin welcomed its second class of student doctors during a white coat ceremony, held at the Joplin High School Performing Arts Center on Sunday, July 22, 2018. 

Medical Student Goes on Mission Trip with His Family of Physicians

Jun 29, 2018
Medicine combined with a passion for helping others runs in Jordan Bray’s family. Bray just finished his first year of medical school at Kansas City...

KCU Breaks Ground on New Center for Medical Education Innovation

Jun 3, 2018

Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU), one of the top 10 educators of physicians in the U.S., broke ground on a new state-of-the-art Center for Medical Education Innovation (CMEI) June 4, 2018, at 9 a.m. on the campus of KCU.

From Police Officer to Student: How the Streets of Ferguson, MO, Became a Call To Help Those Who Protect & Serve

May 17, 2018
Growing up with both parents having careers in the military, Austin Camblin naturally felt compelled to follow a similar path. Camblin’s father suggested...

Dr. J and I: A Student & Professor From Divergent Backgrounds Built a Bond Through Compassion & Respect

By Faiz Kidwai, MPH, OMS I May 17, 2018
If you’ve attended KCU or have been associated with the institution at any time during the past 40 years, you know who Gary M. Johnston is. Around here,...

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,...