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

By Elizabeth Alex 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.

Sixty KCU Students Become Members of Gold Humanism Honor Society

Oct 16, 2020

Kansas City University (KCU) continued its commitment to fostering the human element of medicine by installing 60 new osteopathic medical students from the Class of 2021 into the Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS) on Friday, Oct. 2, 2020.

KCU Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Oct 6, 2020

During National Hispanic Heritage Month, KCU's Medical Spanish Club and Student Government Association collaborate to recognize the contributions and influence that Hispanic Americans have made to American society. KCU students share how their heritage has influenced their call to medicine and what it means to advocate for the Latinx community.

Kansas City University Student receives national award for work in public health

Aug 12, 2020

Kansas City University is pleased to announce that second-year medical student Joe Li, of Brooklyn, New York, has received the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, U.S. Public Health Service Excellence in Public Health Award.

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.

Pandemic expert and Pro Football Hall of Famer bookend KCU Virtual Graduation Ceremony

May 14, 2020

Class of 2020 Celebrated with Virtual Commencement Ceremony

On Saturday, May 9, the format of the Class of 2020’s commencement was driven by a pandemic. Despite obstacles presented by COVID-19, KCU’s first virtual ceremony took place on its regularly scheduled graduation time.

Pandemic expert to speak at KCU graduation ceremony

May 7, 2020
Ali Khan, MD, MPH, dean of the College of Public Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center will deliver the keynote address at the virtual commencement...

Kansas City University Freezes Tuition for 2020-21 Academic Year

Apr 23, 2020

University moves to ease financial hardships due to COVID-19

The Board of Trustees of Kansas City University (KCU) announced this week a freeze on tuition for all academic programs for the 2020-21 academic year.

Black History Month: Future Doctor Talks Motivation, Aspiration

Feb 27, 2020

Chanel Epps, first-year med student, discusses what motivates her in her pursuit of a doctorate of osteopathic medicine (DO) from Kansas City University.

Animal health research offers valuable opportunities to KCU students

Feb 5, 2020

KCU offers research opportunities in animal health.

Missouri Medical Student Named AOF Student Director Board Member

Jan 22, 2020

Comfort Orebayo, second-year osteopathic medical student at Kansas City University-Joplin, serves a two-year term as Student Director within the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine's (AACOM) Council of Osteopathic Student Government Presidents (COSGP).

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.