KCU Assistant Dean Anne VanGarsse, MD, Selected as Chief Medical Officer for Health Partnership Clinic of Johnson County
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.
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences Researcher Receives Victor E. Speas Foundation Grant
Jingsong Zhou, Ph.D., research investigator and professor of physiology at the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences College of Osteopathic Medicine (KCU-COM), received a $165,000 grant from the Victor E. Speas Foundation to support continued study of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). Specifically, the grant will support additional work addressing muscle-bone crosstalk in the disease.
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.
Esteemed HIV Researcher Len Calabrese, DO, Joins KCU Board of Trustees
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.
KCU’s Improvements to Historic Northeast Neighborhood Spur $30-Million HUD Grant
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.
KCU’s Safety and Emergency Management Office Recognized on Top 25 List by the National Campus Safety Summit
The Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) proudly announces that its Department of Safety and Emergency Management was recently recognized by the National Campus Safety Summit as one of the “Top 25 University Departments.” This list acknowledges the efforts of the department to make a difference in campus safety at KCU.
AOF Names Craig Dietz, DO, Physician of the Year
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,”…