Leadership

Message from the President: Remembering 9/11

By Marc B. Hahn, DO, FAOCA, President and CEO Sep 11, 2020

Today, we offer a solemn remembrance of the worst terrorist attack ever waged on U.S. soil. We reflect upon the 2,977 lives lost and upon so many other victims who continue to suffer 19 years later as a result of this horrific day in our country’s history. 

Dr. Bruce Williams Named Associate Dean for Clinical Education

May 4, 2020
Kansas City University recently announced the appointment of Bruce Williams, DO, FACOFP, associate dean for Clinical Education in the KCU College of...

Dr. Kristine Stevens Appointed as Vice Provost

May 1, 2020
KCU recently announced the appointment of Kristine A. Stevens, EdD, as vice provost for Enrollment and Student Services. She has been serving in an interim...

KCU Appoints Founding Dean for the College of Dental Medicine

Mar 30, 2020

Linda C. Niessen, DMD, MPH, MPP, a highly esteemed dental educator, consultant to industry and dedicated public health professional takes the helm this week at the Kansas City University (KCU) College of Dental Medicine, slated to open in fall 2022 on the Joplin, Missouri, campus.

Coronavirus: What you need to know

Feb 20, 2020
The mission of KCU is to improve the well-being of the communities we serve. During this time of concern over the global outbreak of the Novel Coronavirus, the...

KCU Names Kenneth Durgans, EdD, Associate Provost for Diversity and Inclusion

Aug 12, 2019
Kansas City University (KCU) announces the appointment of Kenneth Durgans, EdD, as associate provost for diversity and inclusion. Durgans comes to KCU from the...

KCU Stands Together During Difficult Times

By Marc B. Hahn, DO, FAOCA, President and CEO Aug 5, 2019
It is with a heavy heart that I reach out to our campus community today. We once again find ourselves mourning further loss of life from escalating gun...

James Koelbl, DDS, Receives Highest Honor for Service to Dental Education

Mar 20, 2019

Photo courtesy of American Dental Education Association

KCU Names Vice Provost for Oral Health Initiatives

Feb 27, 2019

Photo courtesy of American Dental Education Association

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).

Dr. Laura M. Rosch Named Campus Dean for KCU-Joplin College of Osteopathic Medicine

Dec 12, 2018

“I am so proud to be joining the KCU-Joplin team," said Rosch. “This is a fantastic opportunity to serve the community by educating the next generation of physicians for Joplin and the region. The entire community supports this effort; Joplin truly is unique and special.”

Our Leaders Must Choose Love Over Hate

By Marc B. Hahn, DO, FAOCA, President and CEO Nov 5, 2018
“Distilled down to its essence, there are fundamentally only two things that divide people in this world: those who hate and those who love." In the wake...