KCU News

Solar eclipse eye safety

Apr 5, 2024

Millions of Americans are expected to watch the solar eclipse. KCU’s Dr. Ben Grin spoke to Fox 4 News and shared important guidance to protect the eyes from injury and long-term damage.

Tornado preparedness and response

By KSNF Apr 5, 2024

April marks the beginning of tornado season in the Ozarks. While tornadoes are often unpredictable, you can keep your family safe by taking steps to prepare in advance. KCU’s Dr. Ken Stewart explains.

Decades of dedication: Renowned alumnus celebrates 50th reunion with generous gift

Mar 29, 2024

An ardent supporter of Kansas City University, Elliott Klain, DO (COM 1974), has been giving to the University for more than 30 consecutive years. Today we celebrate his enduring generosity by announcing his most recent gift of $50,000 to commemorate his 50th class reunion year.

KCU’s Dr. Grin speaks on Missouri’s rising cases of congenital syphilis infections

Mar 28, 2024

KCU’s Benjamin Grin, assistant professor of primary care who also serves as chief medical officer for the Kansas City Health Department, spoke during the business session of the Kansas City Council meeting about the impact of Missouri’s rising cases of congenital syphilis infections and the lack of prenatal care. 

KCU-Joplin medical students take part in mass casualty simulation

By KOAM Mar 26, 2024

First-year students played the role of victims while second-year students portrayed emergency medical personnel.

A big-league opportunity: KCU medical student serves at the Kansas City Royals Dominican Academy

By Haley Reardon Mar 25, 2024

When second-year student Leah Wu envisioned what medical school would be like, she never imagined that one day it would offer the opportunity to treat potential Major League Baseball players.

KCU medical students celebrate Match Day 2024

By Felicia Vaught Mar 22, 2024

As of March 21st, over 99 percent of KCU-COM students have secured post graduate placement, with over 50 percent placing in primary care residencies.

KCU receives $16 million to build Center for Population Health and Equity

By Elizabeth Alex Mar 20, 2024

Kansas City University has thus far received a total of $16 million in federal and foundation support for the development and building of a new Center for Population Health and Equity  on both Kansas City and Joplin campuses.

Kansas City University medical students celebrate Match Day

By KSNF Mar 19, 2024

KCU joined universities across the nation in hosting a Match Day celebration for fourth-year medical students.

Kansas City University partners with community organization to provide health care services to KC’s homeless population

Mar 18, 2024

Kansas City University has announced a groundbreaking partnership with a local community organization to enhance health care services for the homeless population in Kansas City.

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

By KSNF Mar 8, 2024

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. KCU's Dr. Ken Stewart speaks on the disease and offers guidance on prevention.

How to not let stress take over

By WDAF Mar 8, 2024

What should you keep in mind when you want to reduce stress? KCU's Dr. Amy Sickel speaks on how to practice living in the moment and differences between stress, worry and rumination.