Faculty

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...

5 Motivational Tips from KCU Educator & Mentor

Dec 20, 2017
Robert Walker, PhD, is an associate professor of Physiology at KCU and a mentor to students of all backgrounds and ages.  Here are Dr. Walker’s top...

Dr. Jingsong Zhou Publishes New Study on ALS

Dec 11, 2017
Dr. Jingsong Zhou has dedicated much of her professional life to research on amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Because ALS affects neurological function,...

KCU Faculty Member is Honored for Work with the Underserved

Oct 25, 2017

Robert Stephens, PhD, has served the Platte County Health Department (PCHD) for 20 years. For his service, the PCHD has named the Family Healthcare Clinic in his honor. 

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.