Leprosy study led by KCU-GME team receives national attention
A Case Report of Leprosy in Central Florida led by a team from Kansas City University’s Graduate Medical Education Consortium has received widespread recognition.
Steps towards a healthy back-to-school season
Ken Heiles, DO, KCU-Joplin campus dean for the College of Osteopathic Medicine and associate dean of Graduate Medical Education, speaks on Living Well about the importance of being prepared and healthy for going back to school.
First class enters orientation at KCU College of Dental Medicine
With the start of orientation at the Kansas City University College of Dental Medicine, a new era in education and health care started in Joplin and the Four-State Area.
KCU's vice president of Philanthropy and Alumni Relations receives esteemed Bernard Powell Award
KCU congratulates Jennifer Ingraham, vice president of Philanthropy and Alumni Relations, as the 2023 recipient of the esteemed Bernard Powell Award. The award is given annually to an alumnus or alumna of the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce Centurions program, and is chosen by past award winners.
Dental professionals needed in Missouri: KCU says "Help is on the way"
The entire Show-Me State is in a dental health care shortage. KCU's new College of Dental Medicine hopes to provide more dentists to the area in the coming years.
Study: Some children born in early days of COVID showing gaps in communication skills
KCU's Dr. Kristen Anderson speaks on why some children are experiencing gaps in their communication skills. Dr. Anderson suggests that parents read, sing and speak to their children to help develop these skills.
KCU begins research into how babies detect emotion
KCU's Dr. Nicki Zieber hopes her research can be used by medical professionals, educators and parents. "This has implications for developmental disorder, such as autism, where attention to social objects is abnormally developing. The earlier we can research visual attention in infancy, the earlier we can detect whether certain infants are displaying abnormal signs of attention."
Empowering students in medicine: The William Edelman, DO (COM '49), Impact Scholarship
In the world of medicine, diversity is not just a buzzword — it's an essential component of a health care system that caters to the needs of all individuals, regardless of their background. Understanding this necessity, the William Edelman, DO (COM '49), Impact Scholarship is committed to promoting diversity in the medical field.
KCU welcomes first-year students with white coating ceremonies
“Class of 2027, there is great meaning resting in the white coat you now hold. The white coat is a universal symbol of integrity, selflessness, compassion, honesty and dedication to service—the principals on which our osteopathic profession was founded.” Josh Cox, DO, KCU executive dean for the College of Osteopathic Medicine (COM) and vice provost for medical affairs, spoke these words during white coating ceremonies that took place July 15 for COM students attending KCU’s Joplin campus and July 17 for those attending the Kansas City campus.