KCU's vice president of Philanthropy and Alumni Relations receives esteemed Bernard Powell Award
KCU congratulates Jennifer Ingraham, vice president of Philanthropy and Alumni Relations, as the 2023 recipient of the esteemed Bernard Powell Award. The award is given annually to an alumnus or alumna of the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce Centurions program, and is chosen by past award winners.
KCU alumnus establishes first scholarship specifically for LGBTQ+ students
“Many marginalized and disenfranchised groups are overlooked within medicine, hence the importance of a scholarship recognizing and embracing the sexual and gender diversity within our student body. Acknowledging a deserving student for their LGBTQ+ advocacy nourishes my soul,” Ron Holt II, DO (COM ’93) explained.
KCU alumna and primary care physician makes her mark on the future of medicine
It is obvious that Karen Evans, DO (COM '00), loves her work as a primary care physician. You can tell by the way she lights up when she talks about her patients. Primary care is a love she shares with her father, Robert Frayser, DO (COM '87).
KCU alumna and breast cancer survivor helps others battle the disease
Deepa Halaharvi, DO (COM '08), knows how her breast cancer patients feel...because she’s been there.
KCU alumna and rural physician reflects on her path to family practice
When Elisa Vinyard, DO (COM '00), graduated from high school and left her small hometown of Maysville, Missouri, she never envisioned she would wind up back there, especially not as a physician.
Recent KCU graduates celebrate couples match
With the excitement of commencement still in the air, two new graduates from Kansas City University (KCU) Farber-McIntire Joplin Campus are now celebrating a successful couples match through the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP).
KCU alumna named Resident of the Year by American Academy of Osteopathy
A KCU alumna with a passion for OMM is named Resident of the Year by a national osteopathic organization.
Celebrating the achievements of Dale Bratzler, DO, MPH (COM '81)
KCU is proud to announce that Dale Bratzler, DO, MPH (COM '81), was honored with the Resident Legacy Award at the Richard Staab, DO, Residency Symposium on April 1st in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
KCU alumna dedicates her career to providing care for Native Americans
“I have a passion for working with Native Americans because they are MY community. I grew up here and have seen the disparities in health in Native American communities," said Jamie L. Jacobsen, DO (COM ’11).
From friendship to marriage, two KCU grads look back on dating while in med school
From long study hours to fast-paced clinicals, many medical students enter their higher education journey with an expectation of what is going to happen. However, sometimes Cupid has his own plans for unsuspecting individuals.