Leadership

KCU to Cut Ribbon on New Medical School with Focus on Primary Care in Rural Areas

Jun 5, 2017
Leaders from Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) will join partners and friends from the Joplin regional community to celebrate the...

Edward R. O’Connor, PhD, Named Provost, Executive Vice President for Academic and Research Affairs for KCU

Apr 7, 2017
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) announces the appointment of Edward R. O’Connor, PhD, MBA, FACHE, to the position of provost and...

Marcia Nielsen, PhD, Named Senior Vice President for Community Engagement for KCU

Apr 7, 2017
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) announces the appointment of Marcia Nielsen, PhD, MPH, to the position of senior vice president for...

Darrin D’Agostino, DO, Named Executive Dean, College of Osteopathic Medicine, and Vice President for Health Affairs

Mar 29, 2017
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) announces the appointment of Darrin D’Agostino, DO, MPH, MBA, to the position of executive dean...

Kevin Lockett Joins KCU Board of Trustees

Mar 6, 2017
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences is pleased to announce that Kevin Lockett has joined the KCU Board of Trustees. Lockett is a partner and...

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. 

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...

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...

Former KCU Trustee Terry Dunn, Peggy Dunn Named Nonprofit Connect’s 2016 “Volunteers of the Year”

Mar 14, 2016

Terry and Peggy Dunn named Nonprofit Connect's 2016 “Volunteers of the Year” for their far-reaching civic leadership and volunteerism. Mr. Dunn served on the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) Board of Trustees for two terms and was chairman from 2009 to 2013; he is currently the University’s Centennial Campaign Co-Chair. Mrs. Dunn has served as mayor of Leawood, Kan., since 1997 and continues to work to positively impact the Kansas City community, including serving on the…

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.

Esteemed HIV Researcher Len Calabrese, DO, Joins KCU Board of Trustees

Nov 5, 2015

The Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) is pleased to announce that Leonard Calabrese, DO, of the Cleveland Clinic, has joined the University’s board of trustees. A 1975 graduate of KCU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Calabrese is world renowned for his work in rheumatology and immunodeficiency diseases, particularly HIV and Hepatitis-C.

AOF Names Craig Dietz, DO, Physician of the Year

Sep 4, 2015

The American Osteopathic Foundation (AOF) has named Craig Dietz, DO, clinical adjunct faculty as an associate professor of internal medicine for the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) and medical director for the Kansas City CARE Clinic, as its 2015 Physician of the Year. The award recognizes an osteopathic physician who achieves greatness through integrity, commitment to service and community involvement. “We congratulate Dr. Dietz on this prestigious award by the AOF,”…