Kris Nichols

University Relations Project Manager

University Relations Project Manager, Kris Nichols, is a part of the University Relations team. If you wish to contact her, please email her at

Recent Blog Posts By Kris Nichols

From Athlete to Physician: The Inspiring journey of Joey Peters, PhD

By Kris Nichols Aug 30, 2023

When Joey Peters arrived on the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) campus in 2012, he was a competitive gymnast with aspirations of participating in the 2020 Olympic Games. Today, he’s a first-year student doctor at Kansas City University (KCU), a testament to his tenacity, resilience and adaptability.

KCU faculty and student doctors take part in American Academy of Family Physicians National Conference

By Kris Nichols Aug 15, 2023

Medical students and resident physicians alike were immersed in a unique environment of networking and learning opportunities where they drew inspiration from accomplished speakers and could actively participate in workshops.

Empowering students in medicine: The William Edelman, DO (COM '49), Impact Scholarship

By Kris Nichols Jul 24, 2023

In the world of medicine, diversity is not just a buzzword — it's an essential component of a health care system that caters to the needs of all individuals, regardless of their background. Understanding this necessity, the William Edelman, DO (COM '49), Impact Scholarship is committed to promoting diversity in the medical field.