KCU News

KCU Celebrates Achievement and Resilience at 2018 Commencement

May 14, 2018
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) welcomed 346 new osteopathic physicians and scientists at commencement ceremonies May 5, 2018. A total...

There’s More to Medicine Than Cures: A Look at Palliative Care

May 10, 2018
Students enter medical school with the goal to help people. They study diseases and cures and visualize themselves saving lives. But sometimes, treatment...

April 2018: From the Desk of the President

By Marc B. Hahn, DO, FAOCA, President and CEO May 9, 2018
From the Desk of the President  April 2018 Marc B. Hahn, DO President and Chief Executive Officer ...

From Cancer Surgeon to Cancer Patient: KCU Grad Brings Unique Insight to Commencement

May 1, 2018
When Deepa Halaharvi, DO, became a breast cancer surgeon in 2014, she said a prayer asking God how she could best serve her patients. Her prayer was answered,...

AOA President visits Campus to Discuss the Future of Osteopathic Medicine

Apr 19, 2018
When asked about the future of osteopathic medicine, Mark Baker, DO, is quick to respond. “Our future is very bright,” Baker said.  Baker is...

A Connection to David Koresh

Apr 12, 2018
This April 19th will mark the 25th anniversary since a standoff between federal agents and the followers of David Koresh ended with fire consuming the Branch...

How ADHD Made Me A Better Physician and Teacher

Apr 6, 2018
Mary Jo Martin, MD, KCU Assistant Professor of pathology shares her perspective on learning disorders and medical practice. “I have ADHD....

KCU Student Leaders Represent the Profession at Annual “DO Day on Capitol Hill”

Mar 23, 2018
When Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences fourth-year medical students Sirus Saeedipour and Alec Gazda donned their white coats March 7, they...

Science is Cool at Annual Research Symposium

Mar 23, 2018
“If you don’t think this is cool, then you may be dead.” The light-hearted comment came from Kansas City University of Medicine and...

Assistant Dean Receives Certified Physician Executive Credentialing

Mar 1, 2018

Dr. Anne VanGarsse receives Certified Physician Executive credentialing through American Association for Physician Leadership.®

Drugs and Alcohol Nearly Claimed His Life. Then, This Pro Athlete Met a DO

Feb 23, 2018

“He pulled up a chair and started talking to me about Vance, about my life, my family,” Johnson recalls. “Not one time did he talk to me about sports.”