Students

Social Justice Foremost Requires Empathy

By Faiz Kidwai, MPH, DO(c) Feb 21, 2017
New KCU Forum Invites Both “Talking” and ”Walking” With One Another “Social justice” is an evocative term, as it should be....

Student Research Finds Means to Help Reduce Nerve Injury During Facial Plastic Surgery

Feb 7, 2017
The identification of simple intraoperative markings, which can assist surgeons in avoiding lobular branch injury during rhytidectomy dissection, is the...

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.

HCA Midwest Health and Kansas City University announce a clinical rotation collaboration to help educate medical students

Jan 11, 2017
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU), the largest medical school in Missouri, announces a partnership with HCA Midwest Health, Kansas...

KCU Med Student Research Finds Lack of Funding for Cardiac Arrest

Nov 28, 2016
Sarnoff fellow wins “Best of the Best” award at research symposium In fact more than 450,000 Americans die from cardiac arrest every year. But...

KCU-Joplin Approved to Recruit Students

Sep 16, 2016

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.

KCU Student Doctor Receives Award for Outstanding Research

Aug 29, 2016

Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) student Nicolina Smith, was selected from among 143 entrants to receive the American Association of Clinical Anatomists' (AACA) Sandy C. Marks Jr. Student Poster Presentation Award for outstanding research and study, and clarity of presentation. Under the tutelage and guidance of Drs. Anthony Olinger and Larry Segars, KCU Division of Clinical Anatomy, and Dr. Travis Kauffman, UMKC Department of Radiology, Smith presented findings from…

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.

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.

KCU Students Inducted into Gold Humanism Honor Society

Jun 29, 2016

Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) joined medical schools across the nation in fostering the human element of medicine by installing its first members of the Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS) from the KCU class of 2017 on Friday, June 24, 2016.

KCU Receives HCF Grant to Fight Obesity in Urban Neighborhoods

Jun 7, 2016

Score 1 for Health, an outreach program of Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, has received a two-year grant in the amount of $175,000 from the Healthcare Foundation of Greater Kansas City. This funding will be used to expand CHAMPS (Coaching Health and Movement Program with Students), a successful pilot program that enlists volunteer medical students as health coaches for children identified as at risk for obesity.

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.