Service

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...

KCU Students Treat Malaria in Kenya

Apr 25, 2017
  A dramatic moment during a KCU global health trip to Kenya: a mother sat down in front of student doctor Elizabeth Von Ende as the woman’s...

The Story of a 2-year Old Guatemala Girl named Ximena, and Her Impact on a KCU Future Doctor

By Jaimee Hall Mar 14, 2017

KCU student doctor Jaimee Hall wrote about her recent experience in Guatemala with the Global Health track

KCU Recognized by Arbor Day Foundation For Spirit of Conservation

Feb 21, 2017
KCU has received the 2016 Tree Campus USA recognition from Tree Campus USA, a national program launched in 2008 by the Arbor Day Foundation. This recognition...

First Year Student Explains how KCU’s Global Trip Enriches Med School Experience

Jan 23, 2017

KCU students and faculty spent a week in the Dominican Republic treating patients in villages and screening players at the Kansas City Royals Baseball Academy.

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...

100 Trees And Growing

Dec 7, 2016
Of the many activities held in recognition of KCU’s centennial, perhaps none will have a more lasting or beneficial impact on the local community and...

KCU Alumnus Receives 2016 Power of One Award From Heart to Heart International

Jun 21, 2016

Royce Keilers, DO, a member of the 1965 graduating class of Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU), received Heart to Heart International’s (HHI) 2016 Power of One Award for his life’s work to advance primary care medicine and build bridges between people, organizations and cultures.

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 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.

KCU Partners with Kansas City Track Club to Raise Funds for Underinsured Health Care

Nov 10, 2015

The KCU campus was the starting line for more than 950 runners who raced along Kansas City's Historic Neighborhood's Cliff Drive to raise more than $9,000 to benefit the underinsured.

KCU’s Improvements to Historic Northeast Neighborhood Spur $30-Million HUD Grant

Oct 23, 2015

Continued investment in Kansas City’s Historic Northeast Neighborhood by Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) helped lay the groundwork for a recent $30-million grant awarded by HUD Choice Neighborhoods to transform the area’s Paseo Gateway district.