Dr. Young began service as draftee, served 37 years
For 40 years, Dr. Mike Young's father was a doctor for the Jamestown community. When graduating from Jamestown High School in 1964, it is of little surprise that Young chose to enter into the medical profession by enrolling at Central Missouri State College in Warrensburg. Little did he realize that a pause in his educational endeavors would soon come from the U.S. Army and inspire a 37-year military career.
Inside KCU - November 2022
Thanksgiving is a time to count our blessings. I am grateful for all of you who share your talent, your time and your gifts to make KCU a welcoming and engaging health sciences university for our students and the communities we serve.
This teeth-whitening hack has millions of views on TikTok, but is it legit?
Dr. Erinne Kennedy, KCU's director of predoctoral education and assistant professor of dental, speaks to Shape about the dangers of DIY teeth-whitening hacks.
Seasonal illnesses can impact your dental health
Dr. Linda Niessen, dean of KCU's College of Dental Medicine and vice provost for Oral Health Affairs, shares how some common seasonal illnesses can impact your dental health and what you can do to prevent it.
KCPD and KCU partner in breathing techniques study
Kansas City Police Department and KCU partner in breathing techniques study.
Cholesterol and blood sugar levels
Dr. Gautam Desai, Kansas City campus chair of primary care and professor, discusses how cholesterol and blood sugar levels can impact your health.
In the eye of the storm
Utah native and third-year osteopathic medical student doctor Winston Sorhaitz and his family relocated to Fort Myers, Florida, in the summer of 2022 for his clinical clerkship rotations. Little did they know they would find themselves in the eye of Hurricane Ian, a catastrophic Category 4 storm that killed more than 100 people and left a path of destruction in its wake.
Children with ADHD and the shortage of Adderall
KCU's Dr. Amy Sickel speaks about the shortage of Adderall on Fox 4.
Notes from the Doctor: Talking about diabetes
What complications can develop if diabetes isn't well-managed? KCU's Dr. Ken Stewart shares some important information about diabetes on Living Well.
KCU faculty highlight: Dr. Kelley Joy
Dr. Joy cannot deny her love for medicine. Originally from Southeast Kansas, she started her higher education with the goal of becoming a French and Spanish translator; however, a college job at a small pharmacy changed her entire career path.
KCU-Joplin students present CHAMPS Anatomy Academy at McKinley Elementary School
KCU Score 1 for Health CHAMPS program med students led the CHAMPS Anatomy Academy for students at Joplin’s McKinley Elementary. The educational outreach program aims to help combat childhood obesity, promoting healthy living while encouraging the pursuit of higher education through the teaching of anatomy and basic nutrition.
KCU's Dr. Gautam Desai speaks on the alarming rise in RSV cases
Doctors and hospitals across the country are seeing an alarming rise is cases of RSV, a respiratory virus that can be life-threatening. Dr. Gautam Desai, KCU professor and chair of Primary Care appeared on Fox 4 news in Kansas City to give insight.