KCU News

A Lesson From the Circus

By John P. Smith, DO, FACOS, Chairman, KCU Board of Trustees Sep 11, 2017
I recently had the pleasure of taking my 10-year-old grandson to the circus.  It was a special time of bonding for both of us — maybe more for me...

Score 1 for Health Receives Rave Reviews from Students of SVN

Sep 1, 2017

Students of SVN experienced life at KCU with health screenings and fun STEM activities.

Hurricane Harvey Affects KCU Medical Students in Texas

Aug 30, 2017

KCU Student Maaheen Ahmed described being “stranded” by Harvey.

New Research Suggests Simple Blood Test May Detect Early Stages of Alzheimer's Disease

Aug 29, 2017
A simple blood test to detect the very early stages of Alzheimer’s disease may one day be a reality. Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences...

Reaffirming Our Commitment to Peace and Equality

Aug 25, 2017
By Marc B. Hahn, DO, FAOCA, President and CEO and John P. Smith, DO, FACOS, Chairman, KCU Board of Trustees.  In the last two weeks, we have...

KCU Class of 2018 Ranks Highest in the Nation on Osteopathic Medical Licensing Exam

Aug 22, 2017
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences osteopathic medical students from the Class of 2018 have ranked number one in the nation for first-attempt...

KCU Receives $1M Commitment from J.E. and L.E. Mabee Foundation for New Medical Education Center

Aug 18, 2017
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) will receive $1 million from the J.E. and L.E. Mabee Foundation toward a $7.5 million capital...

Bestselling Author of 'Black Man in a White Coat' Leaves Impression on KCU Students

Aug 18, 2017
“Why are you in my class?” That question posed by a Duke University medical school professor to Damon Tweedy, then a first-year medical student,...

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...

KCU Biosciences Student Joins MRI Global Research on Zika

Aug 3, 2017
Zika. Just a couple of years ago, few people would have recognized the word. Today, the Zika virus is not only known, but feared, after following an outbreak...

KCU Holds White Coating Ceremony in Kansas City

Aug 1, 2017
KCU welcomed 281 students to the medical school class of 2021 in an official White Coating Ceremony on July 29, 2017, at Kauffman Center for the Performing...

August 2017: From the Desk of the President

By Marc B. Hahn, DO, FAOCA, President and CEO Aug 1, 2017
From the Desk of the President  August 2017 Marc B. Hahn, DOPresident and Chief Executive Officer Read biography |...