KCU News

KCU's Dr. Desai speaks on the importance of sinus health

By WDAF Sep 28, 2022

Sinus pain and pressure impacts millions of people. It is such a common problem that ear, nose, and throat surgeons who see a lot of it created a special day to talk about it. 

KCU Joplin students gain experience with live patients

By KODE 12 Sep 26, 2022

Student doctors are getting a jump start on their future job through free health checks for younger Joplin students. It’s a program called “Score 1 For Health.”

KCU Joplin students get real-world experience

By Joplin Globe Sep 26, 2022

The Joplin Globe highlights KCU Joplin students getting real-world experience during the Score 1 for Health event. 

KCU-Joplin White Coating Ceremony for future doctors

By KSNF Sep 26, 2022

Students were taking some of their first steps to becoming the next generation of doctors. Click here to read the full story. 

Osteopera dedicated to teach through music

By Felicia Vaught Sep 23, 2022

A group of Kansas City University students are using their talents to teach through the power of music.

Women in Medicine Month: Dr. Kelly Reed

By Felicia Vaught Sep 21, 2022

To celebrate Women in Medicine Month, KCU speaks to alumna, Dr. Kelly Reed, on her successful career in dermatology and volunteer efforts to provide access to potentially lifesaving skin screenings.

Dr. Niessen discusses gum disease on Local News Today

Sep 20, 2022

Did you know gum disease can exacerbate existing heart conditions? Dr. Linda Niessen, Dean of College of Dental Medicine at Kansas City University, joined Local News Today to discuss gum disease.

Motivating Pre-Meds: Dr. Renée Volny Darko helps the next generation succeed

By AACOM Sep 15, 2022

To celebrate Women in Medicine Month, AACOM interviewed KCU alumna, Renée Volny Darko, DO, MBA, an obstetrician-gynecologist with more than 15 years of experience helping pre-medical students get accepted into medical school.

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.