Faculty

Royals GM Dayton Moore shares his secrets to success with KCU medical students

Aug 9, 2016

Kansas City Royals GM Dayton Moore came to Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) on Tuesday, August 09, 2016 to speak with medical students, faculty and staff about creating a winning culture.

KCU Receives NIH Grant to Study Causes of Microvascular Defects in Heart Disease

Aug 1, 2016

Eugene Konorev, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Microbiology of the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) has been awarded a grant totaling over 460-thousand dollars from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study how to stimulate new myocardial blood vessel growth that will alleviate the progression of heart disease.

Senator Roy Blunt Visits KCU for Opioid Roundtable

Jul 19, 2016

United States Senator Roy Blunt visited Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU), meeting with physician and science faculty along with medical students on the front lines of education and treatment in the opioid epidemic gripping the region and the country.

Paula Gregory, DO, Assumes Helm as Dean of KCU-Joplin Campus

Jun 2, 2016

Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) today welcomes Paula M. Gregory, DO, as dean of its new College of Osteopathic Medicine in Joplin, Missouri.

KCU Celebrates Groundbreaking for New Medical School in Joplin Missouri

Mar 30, 2016

Leaders from the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) joined partners and friends from the Joplin community to break ground on its second College of Osteopathic Medicine in Joplin, Missouri. The groundbreaking took place during a ceremony at Mercy Hospital Joplin’s former location, which was donated to serve as the campus of the new medical school.

KCU Hosts Nobel Prize Recipient Dr. Randy Schekman at Annual Research Symposium

Mar 25, 2016

Science took center stage in Kansas City this week as Nobel Laureate Dr. Randy Schekman arrived to celebrate the 100-year history of Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) and nurture medical students who will carry on the tradition into the future.

KCU Deans Named National Academy of Osteopathic Medical Educators Fellows

Mar 11, 2016

KCU's Schoen W. Kruse, PhD, and John Graneto, DO, were inducted into the 2016 National Academy of Osteopathic Medical Educators (NAOME) Fellows by the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Kruse is assistant dean for academic affairs at KCU; Dr. Graneto is an associate dean.

KCU Professor Barth W. Wright, PhD, Co-Authors Scientific Article in Nature Communications

Mar 9, 2016

Study finds jaw anatomy, resulting dietary changes in ancient ancestor may have impacted early human development.

KCU Names Paula Gregory, DO, Dean of Joplin Campus

Mar 7, 2016

Paula M. Gregory, DO, will join the university as dean of its new college of osteopathic medicine in Joplin, Mo., effective June 1, 2016. The campus will enroll its first class of 150 students in the fall of 2017.

KCU Receives Nearly $40 Million from Joplin Community to Build New Medical School in Rural Missouri

Feb 24, 2016

The Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) is closing in on $40 million in donations toward the planned development of a second College of Osteopathic Medicine in Joplin, Missouri. The Joplin Regional Medical School Alliance (JRMSA), a not-for-profit foundation formed through an alliance of medical and community leaders, has raised $29.6 million toward its $30 million pledge to KCU for the project.

KCU Kicks Off Centennial Year with Administrative Building Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

Jan 12, 2016

KCU hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its newly renovated Administration Building on Jan. 12. The ribbon-cutting ceremony served as the kickoff event for KCU’s 2016 Centennial celebration.

KCU Assistant Dean Anne VanGarsse, MD, Selected as Chief Medical Officer for Health Partnership Clinic of Johnson County

Dec 10, 2015

The Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) is pleased to announce that Anne VanGarsse, MD, assistant dean of clinical affairs and assistant professor of pediatrics, has been appointed the new chief medical officer of Health Partnership Clinic (HPC) of Johnson County.