KCU News

Kansas City University signs new early acceptance partnership with MSSU

By Felicia Vaught Sep 15, 2022

Kansas City University (KCU) took another step forward in advancing health care in the Joplin community by continuing a program dedicated to insuring bright minds remain in Joplin to practice medicine and dentistry. 

Notes from the Doctor: Inflammatory Arthritis

Sep 14, 2022

Kansas City University's Dr. Ken Stewart speaks on the causes of inflammatory arthritis.

Kansas City University Score 1 for Health Event

Sep 14, 2022

Dr. Annette Campbell, Director of Score 1 for Health, speaks on the annual KCU Score 1 Health Event and how it helps area children.

Pandemic impact on childhood fitness

By WDAF Sep 14, 2022

Kansas City University's Dr. Gautam Desai speaks on childhood fitness and their need for exercise.

KCU student shares garden club experience

Aug 11, 2022

Plucking and smushing invasive bugs. Pulling out weeds. Feasting on fresh cantaloupe, snipped right from the vine. These are cherished Wednesday afternoon experience, from my first semester at KCU-COM.

Inside KCU - August 2022

Aug 10, 2022
CME is available on-location at the KCU-Kansas City campus or virtually via our online CME platform.

KCU College of Dental Medicine receives HRSA Grant

Aug 10, 2022

Kansas City University has been awarded a second, notable grant within six months from the Health Resources and Services Administration.

KCU students study the effects of deep breathing

Aug 3, 2022

In dangerous situations, blood pressure rises and heart rates increase as adrenaline and cortisol flood the bloodstream.

KCU-COM celebrates student doctors with dual white coat ceremonies

Jul 31, 2022

The white coating ceremony is an important rite of passage for KCU medical students. When faculty place white coats on students, they are sending them on a path to maintain the code of ethics and responsibility that come with being an osteopathic physician.

Inside KCU - July 2022

Jul 14, 2022

Dear KCU Community, I want to welcome new and returning students to our campuses as we begin this new academic year! With orientation activities in full swing this week for our College of Osteopathic Medicine Class of 2026, it’s been great to see students back in Joplin and Kansas City.

Dr. Linda C. Niessen Named Among Most Influential People in Dentistry

Jul 13, 2022

Incisal Edge dental lifestyle magazine has named Linda C. Niessen, DMD, MPH, MPP, Kansas City University College of Dental Medicine dean and vice provost for oral health affairs, among its 32 Most Influential People in Dentistry for 2022.

Bill Patterson Joins KCU as Executive Director University Relations

Jul 8, 2022

Kansas City University has named Bill Patterson as the university’s executive director of university relations.