KCU Appoints Founding Dean for the College of Dental Medicine
Linda C. Niessen, DMD, MPH, MPP, a highly esteemed dental educator, consultant to industry and dedicated public health professional takes the helm this week at the Kansas City University (KCU) College of Dental Medicine, slated to open in fall 2022 on the Joplin, Missouri, campus.
Missouri Medical Student Named AOF Student Director Board Member
Comfort Orebayo, second-year osteopathic medical student at Kansas City University-Joplin, serves a two-year term as Student Director within the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine's (AACOM) Council of Osteopathic Student Government Presidents (COSGP).
Dr. Laura M. Rosch Named Campus Dean for KCU-Joplin College of Osteopathic Medicine
“I am so proud to be joining the KCU-Joplin team," said Rosch. “This is a fantastic opportunity to serve the community by educating the next generation of physicians for Joplin and the region. The entire community supports this effort; Joplin truly is unique and special.”
KCU-Joplin Approved to Recruit Students
The Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA) has voted to allow the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) to begin operations, including admission of students, at KCU’s additional medical site in Joplin Missouri.