KCU faculty and alumni inducted into the ACOFP Conclave of Fellows Class of 2024

By Haley Reardon Apr 24, 2024

Kansas City University alumni and faculty continue to achieve excellence in the field of osteopathic medicine.

KCU’s Dr. Grin speaks on Missouri’s rising cases of congenital syphilis infections

Mar 28, 2024

KCU’s Benjamin Grin, assistant professor of primary care who also serves as chief medical officer for the Kansas City Health Department, spoke during the business session of the Kansas City Council meeting about the impact of Missouri’s rising cases of congenital syphilis infections and the lack of prenatal care. 

KCU-PsyD students take part in annual practicum fair

By Haley Reardon Jan 19, 2024

Demand for mental and behavioral health providers is expected to grow by 22 percent by the year 2031—much faster than the average for all other occupations. As the United States experiences a severe shortage of mental health professionals, Kansas City University offers a doctorate of clinical psychology program to meet the growing need.

A Legacy of Gratitude and Generosity: Strickland family endows scholarships to support KCU students

By Haley Reardon Jan 17, 2024

Dr. Strickland knows firsthand the value of investing in students and has a deep desire to pay forward the generosity he has received. He and his wife, Suzanne, recently funded two additional endowed scholarships bringing the total number of scholarships generously given to KCU to 34.

KCU-Joplin chair of Primary Care speaks on his experience as a forensic investigator

By Felicia Vaught Jan 3, 2024

John Paulson, DO, PhD, is chair and associate professor of Primary Care on the KCU-Joplin campus. Before joining KCU, he interned with the FBI, went up against designer drugs and helped bring a child's murderer to justice.

Kansas City University welcomes new director for the Center for Population Health and Equity

Jan 2, 2024

Kansas City University is pleased to announce the addition of Catherine Lindsey Satterwhite, PhD, MSPH, MPH, who will serve as the executive director of the new Center for Population Health and Equity.

KCU's John Paulson, DO, named Access Family Care's interim chief medical officer

By Joplin Globe Dec 18, 2023

John Paulson, DO, PhD, will serve as interim chief medical officer for Access Family Care in Southwest Missouri, acting as lead expert on medical and public health topics.

Access Family Care announces KCU’s John Paulson, DO, as interim chief medical officer

By Haley Reardon Dec 12, 2023

Access Family Care has announced John Paulson, DO, PhD, as interim chief medical officer. In this role, Paulson serves as Access Family Care’s lead expert on medical and public health topics, guiding staff through health policies and organizational management.

Coping with seasonal depression

Nov 10, 2023

As the days get shorter and colder, it should be a priority to keep up your mental health. KCU's Director of Clinical Psychology Training and Assistant Professor of Health Service Dr. Amy Sickel speaks with KCUR about the effects of seasonal depression.

KCU associate professor composes music inspired by human anatomy

By Katherine Quaas Oct 26, 2023

Tony Olinger, PhD, an associate professor of anatomy at Kansas City University (KCU), is a remarkable example of the diverse talents within KCU’s academic community. By day, he delves into the intricacies of human anatomy; by night, he transforms into a composer, creating melodies that resonate with the soul.

The Science of Solved: A Breathless Pursuit

By Felicia Vaught Sep 1, 2023

Investigators originally thought an extreme asthma attack caused a 21-year-old woman’s death, but the persistence of a future KCU faculty member proved otherwise and brought justice to a Virginia murder victim.

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.