KCU News

KCU D’Agostino to Join Texas Tech

Jan 11, 2021

(Kansas City, Mo. – January 12, 2021) Kansas City University’s executive dean for the College of Osteopathic Medicine (COM), Darrin D’Agostino, DO, MBA, MPH, will become the next provost and chief academic officer for Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC). D’Agostino, executive dean and vice president for health affairs at KCU, will step down and assume his new role this spring.

Message from the President: Words Matter

Jan 8, 2021
Dear KCU Community, The Constitution of the United States — the foundation of our democracy — came under attack on Wednesday when a violent mob...

KCU Professor and Researcher Joins Search for Clues into Recently Discovered Dementia

Jan 5, 2021
As the world of science looks for cures in the battle against dementia, researchers have identified a new enemy. A newly-named pathway to dementia that has...

J.E. and L.E. Mabee Foundation Offer $2M Challenge Grant for College of Dental Medicine

Dec 29, 2020
(October 2020) The J.E. and L.E. Mabee Foundation, for a second time, expressed its confidence in and support for the Kansas City University (KCU) mission to...

Congratulations to KCU’s Student DO of the Year Honorees

Dec 11, 2020
Congratulations to Student Doctor Parker Adams and Student Doctor Bryan Clements, who have been named as the Student DO of the Year for KCU’s Joplin and...

Message from the President: Look To Count Our Blessings

By Marc B. Hahn, DO, FAOCA, President and CEO Nov 25, 2020
Dear KCU Community, As we approach this holiday season amidst the backdrop of a severely worsening pandemic, the notion of being thankful may seem somewhat...

Kansas City University Recognized with Cigna Well-Being Award

Nov 10, 2020

Kansas City University (KCU) has been selected as a recipient of the annual Cigna Well-Being Award for demonstrating a strong commitment to improving the health and well-being of its employees through a workplace wellness program.

Let Go of Old Tools to Survive During a Crisis

By John P. Smith, DO, FACOS, Chairman, KCU Board of Trustees Nov 3, 2020

Smokejumpers offer lessons for navigating today’s new normal.

Message from the President: Remain United on Civility, Decency and Compassion

By Marc B. Hahn, DO, FAOCA, President and CEO Nov 2, 2020
To Our Campus Community: We continue to show great strength as a campus community, united in protecting the health and well-being of one another. Last...

Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences updates name to Kansas City University

Oct 27, 2020

(Kansas City, Mo. - October 28, 2020) Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences will now operate as Kansas City University (KCU). This update reflects KCU’s expansion into a more comprehensive health sciences university and the need to consolidate all programs under one overarching name.

KCU Global Track students impact Kenyan community and win prestigious osteopathic research award

Oct 23, 2020

Kansas City University medical students who have an interest in oncology and a heart for the underserved earned a 1st place award in the Bureau of International Osteopathic Medicine (BIOM) 2020 Research Competition: Research Abstract Category for their work with women, children, and health care providers in Kenya on the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV), the virus that causes cervical cancer.

Ignoring science risks the health of a nation

Oct 20, 2020
(Kansas City, Mo. – 10/20/2020) – Kansas City University president and CEO Marc B. Hahn, DO, has written a compelling commentary published in the...