KCU News

Social Justice Foremost Requires Empathy

By Faiz Kidwai, MPH, DO(c) Feb 21, 2017
New KCU Forum Invites Both “Talking” and ”Walking” With One Another “Social justice” is an evocative term, as it should be....

KCU Recognized by Arbor Day Foundation For Spirit of Conservation

Feb 21, 2017
KCU has received the 2016 Tree Campus USA recognition from Tree Campus USA, a national program launched in 2008 by the Arbor Day Foundation. This recognition...

Physician to the Presidents: Marc Hahn, DO, Talks About Treating America's Leaders

Feb 20, 2017
KCU President Marc Hahn, DO, had the honor of treating not one, but two presidents of the United States. On this President's Day he shares his story. 

Student Research Finds Means to Help Reduce Nerve Injury During Facial Plastic Surgery

Feb 7, 2017
The identification of simple intraoperative markings, which can assist surgeons in avoiding lobular branch injury during rhytidectomy dissection, is the...

What is Seasonal Affective Disorder?

By Sarah Getch, PhD Feb 2, 2017
                  Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a form of depression that can hinder someone from...

Researcher Finds Evidence Probiotics May Alleviate Progression of ALS

Feb 2, 2017
An imbalance of bacteria in the digestive tract may contribute to the progression of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) according to new research led by KCU...

John P. Smith, DO, Named Chairman of KCU Board of Trustees

Jan 26, 2017
John P. Smith, DO, FACOS, a 1975 graduate of Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences College of Osteopathic Medicine, has been elected...

First Year Student Explains how KCU’s Global Trip Enriches Med School Experience

Jan 23, 2017

KCU students and faculty spent a week in the Dominican Republic treating patients in villages and screening players at the Kansas City Royals Baseball Academy.

KCU Wishes William Carey University Well In the Wake of a Tornado

Jan 23, 2017

William Carey University campus in Hattiesburg, Miss., was struck by a tornado on Saturday, Jan. 21. Gratefully, all students are safe.

HCA Midwest Health and Kansas City University announce a clinical rotation collaboration to help educate medical students

Jan 11, 2017
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU), the largest medical school in Missouri, announces a partnership with HCA Midwest Health, Kansas...

Raising Our Voices Against Violence

By Marc B. Hahn, DO, FAOCA, President and CEO Jan 3, 2017
The “Kind KC” public service campaign waged by Kansas City Mayor Sly James and KSHB-TV is a clarion call to the citizens of our communities to...

KCU Researchers Showcase Collaboration on ALS at Local Symposium

Dec 12, 2016
KCU’s Jingsong Zhou, PhD, professor of physiology and Abdulbaki Agbas, PhD, associate professor of biochemistry were among 14 researchers who presented...