Faculty

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.

The Art (And Science) Of Observation

By Danna Titus Apr 1, 2017

Schoen Kruse, PhD, steers students on a journey of introspection and self-evaluation.

KCU Medical Students Practice the Art of Observation

Mar 8, 2017
Visitors to Kansas City's Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art recently saw KCU anatomy fellows taking in the artwork during a field trip intended to help them become...

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...

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.