Faculty

Celebrating KCU Faculty, Staff and Student Successes

Apr 29, 2021

Please join us in congratulating the following faculty, staff and students from the College of Osteopathic Medicine (COM) on their recent successes. We are proud of your hard work, dedication and professionalism in representing KCU so well on a national level.

Listening and Learning: KCU Faculty Conduct Listening Tours to Combat Vaccine Hesitancy

Apr 23, 2021

One of the most effective methods of increasing the rate of COVID-19 vaccinations may not come from telling patients about the benefits of the shot, but rather by listening to concerns of those who don't want to take it.

KCU Celebrates National Osteopathic Medicine Week

Apr 20, 2021

KCU celebrates National Osteopathic Medicine Week with a special message from Dr. Kevin Treffer, KCU-Kansas City associate professor and chair of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine.

KCU Professor and Researcher Joins Search for Clues into Recently Discovered Dementia

Jan 5, 2021
As the world of science looks for cures in the battle against dementia, researchers have identified a new enemy. A newly-named pathway to dementia that has...

KCU Global Track students impact Kenyan community and win prestigious osteopathic research award

Oct 23, 2020

Kansas City University medical students who have an interest in oncology and a heart for the underserved earned a 1st place award in the Bureau of International Osteopathic Medicine (BIOM) 2020 Research Competition: Research Abstract Category for their work with women, children, and health care providers in Kenya on the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV), the virus that causes cervical cancer.

KCU professor's medical mission trips featured in The Saturday Evening Post

Sep 17, 2020
Dr. Gautam Desai, professor of Primary Care, focuses on Global Medicine and leads KCU osteopathic medical students on several annual medical mission trips. The...

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...