KCU Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month
Oct 9, 2022
During National Hispanic Heritage Month, KCU is honored to recognize the contributions and influence that Hispanic Americans have made to American society. Join us this week as KCU students share how their heritage has influenced their call to medicine and what it means to advocate for the Latinx community.
KCU Day of Giving Creates Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Scholarship
Apr 4, 2022
In the midst of a busy examination week on both the Kansas City and Joplin campuses, Kansas City University students, faculty, and staff paused for a moment...
‘Pay it forward’: KCU osteopathic med student delivers aid to Afghan refugees
Sep 15, 2021
“Qatra qatra, darya maisha” means “drop by drop, a river is formed.” It is an Afghan proverb encouraging people to...
KCU-Joplin Med Student Shares Perspective During AAPI Heritage Month
May 25, 2021
Janet Han, KCU-Joplin third-year med student, has wanted to be a physician since middle school. She grew up in a tight-knit, working class Korean American...
Black History Month: Future Doctor Talks Motivation, Aspiration
Feb 27, 2020
Chanel Epps, first-year med student, discusses what motivates her in her pursuit of a doctorate of osteopathic medicine (DO) from Kansas City University.
The Ellen Show Recognizes Work Done by KCU Alum
Jan 31, 2018
Dr. Ron Holt was invited to the "Ellen DeGeneres Show" because of his activism in the LGBTQ community.
Civil rights leader and DO shares sage advice at KCU
Nov 16, 2017
Civil rights leader and osteopathic surgeon Dr. William Anderson shares stories and sage advice with the next generation of physicians at KCU.
Bestselling Author of 'Black Man in a White Coat' Leaves Impression on KCU Students
Aug 18, 2017
“Why are you in my class?” That question posed by a Duke University medical school professor to Damon Tweedy, then a first-year medical student,...