KCU Receives HCF Grant to Fight Obesity in Urban Neighborhoods
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.
KCU Celebrates Largest Graduating Class During Centennial Commencement Ceremony
KCU held its centennial commencement ceremony for the class of 2016 at Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, Missouri on May 7. KCU celebrated its 100th year of graduating physicians, as well as its 11th year of graduating scientists. The University’s centennial year marks KCU’s largest class in history with 343 graduates.
KCU Celebrates Groundbreaking for New Medical School in Joplin Missouri
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 Class of 2016 Achieves 100 Percent Residency Match
KCU Hosts Nobel Prize Recipient Dr. Randy Schekman at Annual Research Symposium
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.
KCU Names Paula Gregory, DO, Dean of Joplin Campus
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.
KCU Receives Nearly $40 Million from Joplin Community to Build New Medical School in Rural Missouri
The Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) is closing in on $40 million in donations toward the planned development of a second College of Osteopathic Medicine in Joplin, Missouri. The Joplin Regional Medical School Alliance (JRMSA), a not-for-profit foundation formed through an alliance of medical and community leaders, has raised $29.6 million toward its $30 million pledge to KCU for the project.
KCU and Missouri Southern State University Partner to Provide "Advanced Medical Acceptance Program”
KCU and Missouri Southern State University Partner to Provide “Advanced Medical Acceptance Program.”
KCU and Harris-Stowe State University Provide Novel Path to Med School
KCU-COM and Harris-Stowe State University execute an agreement to create a partnership that will enhance diversity in medical school and improve cultural competency for future physicians.
KCU Partners with Kansas City Track Club to Raise Funds for Underinsured Health Care
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.