KCU in the News
KCU's Dr. Ken Stewart explains how to avoid tick bites
Tick bites are nothing to take lightly. Ticks can cause severe illness, allergies to meat and even death. KCU's Dr. Ken Stewart explains how to avoid tick bites in his monthly segment on Living Well.
KCU's Dr. Getch speaks on the importance of connections in the workplace
May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and during this time, KCU's Dr. Sarah Getch will join the morning team at WDAF-TV to talk about mental health and staying connected. This week, Dr. Getch discusses the importance of connections at work.
KCU’s Dr. Desai shares tips on safely cleaning out your medicine cabinet
Spring cleaning is an opportunity to eliminate clutter in our homes and deep clean places that need yearly attention. We should do the same for a critical area of our homes that often lacks this focus: our medicine cabinet and all places where safety items are stored in the house and car.
KCU's Dr. Kennedy shines spotlight on benefits of therapy
KCU's Assistant Dean Curriculum and Integrated Learning Erinne Kennedy, DMD, sought out therapy when she felt burned out during dental school, and now, she is doing her part to help reduce the stigma dental students may feel in seeking support for their mental health. Read more by clicking here.
KCU's Dr. Amy Sickel provides new insight on autism
April is Autism Awareness Month. Amy Sickel, PsyD, KCU director of clinical Psychology training and assistant professor shares new insight into the disorder and offers guidance for parents.
How social media affects a child's body image
KCU's Dr. Sarah Getch speaks on how social media can impact a child's body image and how parents can support their child's mental health. "Boys are just as susceptible as girls are to this content and the impact it can have on their body," said Dr. Getch.
KCU students participate in mass casualty disaster simulation
KCU-Joplin hosted a mass casualty simulation last week, which allowed students to navigate through a staged disaster. Students were able to implement their skills while professors evaluated their work.
KCU's Dr. Amy Sickel offers tips on managing anxiety
Anxiety is pervasive and can occur in many different settings. KCU's Dr. Amy Sickel, director of clinical psychology training, offers practical tips to get through those anxious moments.
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.