KCU News

Celebrating KCU Faculty, Staff and Student Successes

Apr 29, 2021

Please join us in congratulating the following faculty, staff and students from the College of Osteopathic Medicine (COM) on their recent successes. We are proud of your hard work, dedication and professionalism in representing KCU so well on a national level.

Listening and Learning: KCU Faculty Conduct Listening Tours to Combat Vaccine Hesitancy

Apr 23, 2021

One of the most effective methods of increasing the rate of COVID-19 vaccinations may not come from telling patients about the benefits of the shot, but rather by listening to concerns of those who don't want to take it.

KCU Celebrates National Osteopathic Medicine Week

Apr 20, 2021

KCU celebrates National Osteopathic Medicine Week with a special message from Dr. Kevin Treffer, KCU-Kansas City associate professor and chair of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine.

Lt. Gen. Laura Richardson to Deliver 2021 Commencement Address

Apr 12, 2021
Kansas City University (KCU) is proud to announce that United States Army Lieutenant General Laura J. Richardson will serve as a keynote speaker for...

AOA President and KCU alum will speak at 2021 Commencement

Apr 10, 2021
Kansas City University (KCU) is honored to welcome alumnus and current president of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), Thomas L. Ely, DO, as a keynote...

KCU Named as One of Kansas City’s Healthiest Employers

Mar 26, 2021
KCU was recently named as one of Kansas City’s 2021 Healthiest Employers honorees by the Kansas City Business Journal. As an honoree, KCU is recognized...

Osteopathic Medicine: The Whole-Person and Community-Based Focus for Medical Care

By Marc B. Hahn, DO, FAOCA, President and CEO Mar 26, 2021

In the United States, colleges of osteopathic medicine have long trained medical students through a philosophy of holistic patient care and a strong commitment to service. 

Message from the President: Our Condolences for the Lives Lost in Atlanta

Mar 18, 2021
Dear KCU Community, I am deeply saddened by yet another incident of apparently racially motivated gun violence in our country. The shooter’s rampage in...

KCU Students Volunteer for COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics

Mar 11, 2021
Medical students who wanted to take a shot at fighting COVID-19 have found they came to the right place. Kansas City University was one of the first medical...

Esteemed Veterans in Medicine: KCU Military Professor Applauds Colleague Appointed as White House Physician

Mar 2, 2021

Maj. Gen. Philip Volpe, DO, is an osteopathic physician and celebrated U.S. Army veteran with more than 30 years of service. He also serves as an assistant professor of Primary Care at Kansas City University where he annually leads...

Congratulations to our Ingram's Icon and Hero

Mar 2, 2021
Congratulations to KCU’s own Dr. Robert White and Annette Campbell, MPA, RN on being recognized by Ingram’s in the 2021 Class of Heroes and Icons...

Preeminent Scientists from MRIGlobal join KCU as Faculty

Feb 15, 2021

(Kansas City, Mo.) In an extraordinary step demonstrating commitment to scientific excellence, Kansas City University (KCU) recently added three renowned microbiologists to its faculty roster.