KCU News

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...

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.

KCU Wishes William Carey University Well In the Wake of a Tornado

Jan 23, 2017

William Carey University campus in Hattiesburg, Miss., was struck by a tornado on Saturday, Jan. 21. Gratefully, all students are safe.

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...

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...

KCU Researchers Showcase Collaboration on ALS at Local Symposium

Dec 12, 2016
KCU’s Jingsong Zhou, PhD, professor of physiology and Abdulbaki Agbas, PhD, associate professor of biochemistry were among 14 researchers who presented...

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 Receives Reaccreditation from ACCME for Four Years

Dec 6, 2016
When an individual chooses a career in medicine, he or she not only commits to a lifetime of caring for patients, but years of continuous education as...

World Aids Day: KCU Alum Cautions AIDS Epidemic is Different But Not Defeated

Dec 1, 2016
On World Aids Day, a renowned HIV/Aids researcher offers insight about the history of the disease and thoughts on moving forward.  Thirty-five years...

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 Raises More than 1 Million Dollars in Centennial Gala

Oct 28, 2016

An elegant evening at Kansas City’s historic Union Station raised more than 1 million dollars towards a 16 million dollar goal as part of Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) Leading the Way Centennial Campaign.

KCU Welcomes Alumni to Centennial Homecoming Celebration

Oct 20, 2016

For Dr. Renee Volny Darko and her husband Dr. Nii-Daako Darko, KCU’s Centennial Homecoming is something special.

The couple met here as first year students, managed to mix med school with romance and eventually found time to get married.