Faculty

KCU Research Symposium Celebrates Student Science

Jun 3, 2020

This year, the COVID-19 pandemic changed the delivery of the Research Symposium event, but it did not change the enthusiasm and passion for its faculty and students’ medical research.

New Bioinformatics Course Prepares Students for Future of Data-Driven Health Care

Jan 14, 2020

A bioinformatics course began in January 2020 at KCU, allowing College of Biosciences students to experience the process of mining biological information from databases to support clinical decisions.

Kenya: Global Health and Learning

Jan 8, 2020

A photo blog of Kansas City University medical students traveling to Mama Pilista Memorial Health Center in Masra, Kenya, to provide health care to local residents.

BioNexus KC: KCU Professor’s Research Focuses on Aging and Cancer for Boomer Generation

Dec 18, 2019

By 2030 the baby boomer generation will all be of retirement age, expanding the size of the older population to one of every five people in our country. Dr. Ehab Sarsour, has accepted the challenge of this staggering demographic change. His research focuses on the role of aging on cancer behavior, progression and its response to therapy.

Center for Medical Education Innovation Redefines Learning

Dec 12, 2019
In just a few months, KCU’s new Center for Medical Education Innovation (CMEI) will be ready to open; redefining medical education as we know it.Marc...

KCU Announces Key Faculty Promotions

Dec 5, 2019
Kansas City University (KCU) students and faculty now have the benefit of two innovative leaders in new positions for the University and its College of...

Dr. John Paulson named AACOM Osteopathic Health Policy Fellow

Nov 12, 2019
John Paulson, DO, PhD, FAAFP, spends his days leading the primary care faculty team and teaching medical students at Kansas City University’s Joplin,...

Professor Embarks On New Degree, Presents KCU Research At Johns Hopkins University

Aug 29, 2019
As new students embark on their graduate degree programs at Kansas City University, assistant professor Ryan Sheehy, PhD, also takes on new-student status...

ACOFP Names W. Joshua Cox, DO, FACOFP, 2019 Educator of the Year

Mar 15, 2019
The American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians (ACOFP) is pleased to announce that W. Joshua Cox, DO, FACOFP has been named the ACOFP 2019 Educator of...

KCU-Joplin Gives Back With Community Health Screening

Jan 22, 2019
The Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences Joplin Campus recently partnered with Missouri Southern State University (MSSU), Freeman Health System...

Telemedicine Is On the Brink of Becoming "As Common As The Telephone" Predicts MAOPS President

Jan 14, 2019

The future of telemedicine is rapidly changing, according to David Tannehill, DO, and president of Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS).

Douglas Bittel, PhD, Joins KCU

May 23, 2018
Douglas Bittel, PhD, has joined Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) as an associate professor to help launch a master’s of science...