First in Fellowship

By Haley Reardon Sep 1, 2023

Jessica Bass, DO, knew she wanted to become a physician scientist, but she never imagined she would become the first osteopathic physician to secure one of the most prestigious fellowships in the nation.

KCU's vice president of Philanthropy and Alumni Relations receives esteemed Bernard Powell Award

By Haley Reardon Aug 1, 2023

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

By Felicia Vaught Jun 20, 2023

“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

Jun 12, 2023

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

May 31, 2023

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

May 25, 2023

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.

KCU alumna shares tips for new parents

By WDAF May 13, 2023

Recent KCU graduates celebrate couples match

By Felicia Vaught May 7, 2023

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

By Elizabeth Alex Apr 26, 2023

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)

By Kris Nichols Apr 26, 2023

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

By Kris Nichols Mar 6, 2023

“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

By Felicia Vaught Feb 14, 2023

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.