KCU in the News
KCU's Dr. Dagget speaks on basketball injuries and treatments
As March Madness has the attention of the basketball fans, Matt Daggett, DO, KCU alum and adjunct professor, talks about basketball injuries, the need for an accurate diagnosis and innovative treatments to help kids and adults return to play.
KCU student doctors provide care in Guatemala
For more than two decades, KCU students have traveled to Guatemala to deliver care to patients, many of whom have never seen a physician. KMBC speaks to student doctors about the Global Health mission and what they have learned while providing care in Guatemala.
KCU's Dr. Desai speaks about the importance of kidney disease awareness
Dr. Ken Stewart discusses kidney health on Living Well
KCU's Dr. Ken Stewart shares some simple steps to maintain kidney health, including drinking plenty of water, limiting salt intake and exercising regularly.
Taking steps to prevent skin cancer
Dr. Gautam Desai, KCU professor and chair of Primary Care, and Dr. Kelly Reed (COM '12) talk about how to be safe in the sun and prevent skin cancer.
Fun ways for children to brush their teeth
Dr. Linda Niessen, founding dean of KCU’s College of Dental Medicine, shares tips on how to help children have fun while brushing their teeth.
The science of happiness
Happiness is a journey, not a destination. KCU's Dr. Sarah Getch speaks to Fox 4 News about establishing long-term habits to maintain happiness.
After decades of protest, the FDA considers easing restrictions on LGBTQ men donating blood
The FDA banned donations entirely during the HIV epidemic in the early 1980s when little was known about AIDS. But the risk of transfusion-related transmission hasn’t been a real concern for decades. KCU Assistant Professor of Primary Care Benjamin Grin, MPH, MD, speaks to KCUR 89.3 about the new guidelines proposed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. To listen to KCUR's interview, click here.
Signs and symptoms of heart disease in women
Dr. Ken Stewart, KCU assistant professor of Primary Care, sat down with KSN’s Shelby Neely to discuss heart disease in women and how the signs and symptoms differ from those seen in men. Watch the full segment by clicking here.
Getting players healthy for Super Bowl Sunday
As all Chiefs fans know, Kansas City has been plagued with injuries over the past several weeks, including Patrick Mahomes. How does a player recover enough to play their best game on the biggest stage with just a couple of weeks to do it?
Show me what makes you smile: KCU hosts dental assembly for elementary students
KCU hosted an assembly at Irving Elementary School in Joplin to bring awareness to oral hygiene during Children's Dental Health Month. Dr. Erinne Kennedy, KCU director of Predoctoral Education, led the assembly with a fun and educational presentation for the children.
How to stay heart healthy during the Super Bowl
Many research studies show an increase in heart attack cases during the Super Bowl. Dr. Gautam Desai, KCU professor and chair of Primary Care, speaks about what heart attack symptoms to look out for during the big game.