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.
Contagious conversations: Food is medicine podcast
KCU alumna, Dr. Elizabeth Petelin, discusses the critical linkage between food and nutrition in the latest episode of the CDC Foundation's Contagious Conversations podcast.
KCU alumnus receives Family Physician of the Year Award
The Missouri Academy of Family Physicians (MAFP) presented Charlie Rasmussen, DO, FAAFP, of Reeds Spring, with the 2022 Family Physician of the Year Award at its 74th annual meeting.
Family legacy continues at KCU
In 1952 Norbert Conrad graduated from the Kansas City College of Osteopathy and Surgery as a doctor of osteopathic medicine. Fast forward 70 years, his alma mater, now known as Kansas City University (KCU), has a very different learning environment, yet the same values remain.
Landing on her feet: KCU-COB alumna first-authors paper in PNAS
Her work alongside Doug Bittel, PhD, KCU professor of biosciences, helped KCU-College of Biosciences alum (’19) Allison Ogren develop patience and the ability to pivot when things don’t go as planned. As part of her thesis, she worked with Bittel at Children’s Mercy analyzing the molecular biology of congenital heart defects and post-transcriptional modifications on spliceosomal RNA.
KCU holds first hard hat tour for College of Dental Medicine
Donors received a first look at the new Kansas City University (KCU) College of Dental Medicine located on the Joplin campus during a hard hat tour on October 6, 2022.