KCU News

Alum and KCU Legacy Dr. Leonard Smith Passes

Jan 12, 2018
KCU regretfully announces the passing of long-time friend and advocate Leonard Smith, DO (COM ’54). Dr. Smith passed on Dec. 14 in his town of Langhorne,...

Throw Out PowerPoint and Talk About Failure: How a KCU Professor Motivates Students

Jan 2, 2018
When he walks into a room filled with energized and easily distracted teenagers, Robert Walker, PhD, can quickly command their attention. What’s his...

5 Motivational Tips from KCU Educator & Mentor

Dec 20, 2017
Robert Walker, PhD, is an associate professor of Physiology at KCU and a mentor to students of all backgrounds and ages.  Here are Dr. Walker’s top...

Students Study Art to Improve Observation Skills

Dec 19, 2017
Biology, chemistry, anatomy…. and art? These are a just few of the courses medical students are studying at KCU, and that includes a course in art....

Dr. Jingsong Zhou Publishes New Study on ALS

Dec 11, 2017
Dr. Jingsong Zhou has dedicated much of her professional life to research on amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Because ALS affects neurological function,...

November 2017: From the Desk of the President

By Marc B. Hahn, DO, FAOCA, President and CEO Nov 20, 2017
From the Desk of the President  November 2017 Marc B. Hahn, DOPresident and Chief Executive Officer Read biography |...

Civil rights leader and DO shares sage advice at KCU

Nov 16, 2017

Civil rights leader and osteopathic surgeon Dr. William Anderson shares stories and sage advice with the next generation of physicians at KCU.

KCU’s Executive Dean Talks Opioid Crisis and Potential Solutions

Nov 10, 2017

KCU’s Executive Dean joins other leaders to discuss Opioid crisis and potential solutions during Opioid Crisis Summit.

Toll on Humanity from Gun Violence Mandates Stronger Controls to Access Now

By Marc B. Hahn, DO, FAOCA, President and CEO Nov 9, 2017
We join our fellow citizens across the country in expressing our deepest sympathy to members of the Sutherland Springs, Texas, community, who are suffering...

Notice to Invite Third Party Comments Re: HLC

Oct 30, 2017
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) will have a comprehensive evaluation visit from its institutional accreditor, the Higher Learning...

KCU Faculty Member is Honored for Work with the Underserved

Oct 25, 2017

Robert Stephens, PhD, has served the Platte County Health Department (PCHD) for 20 years. For his service, the PCHD has named the Family Healthcare Clinic in his honor. 

October 2017: From the Desk of the President

By Marc B. Hahn, DO, FAOCA, President and CEO Oct 16, 2017

Dr. Marc Hahn recaps KCU's 2017 Homecoming and Update in Medicine, congratulates this years alumni award winners and announces Dr. Ronnie Martin as KCU-Joplin campus' interim dean.