KCU News

KCU student wins top prize for stem cell research at regional symposium

By Haley Reardon Jan 9, 2023

Kennedy Davis, KCU College of Biosciences second-year student and research associate with Likarda®, claimed the Graduate Student Presentation Award at the regional BioNexus One Health Symposium that took place at The University of Kansas Edwards Campus.

The importance of knowing CPR

By KODE 12 Jan 6, 2023

KCU's Dr. Ken Stewart speaks to KODE on the importance of knowing CPR to assist others who may experience cardiac arrest. 

CPR, defibrillator can be useful tools in aiding someone with cardiac arrest

By Joplin Globe Jan 6, 2023

When Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin collapsed on the field last week from cardiac arrest, it stunned the country. KCU's Dr. Ken Stewart spoke to the Joplin Globe about how cardiac arrest is a common health issue and one that can be attended to by nearly anyone with knowledge of CPR or a defibrillator.

Dry January: Benefits of taking a break from drinking alcohol

By WDAF Jan 5, 2023

The start of a new year provides an opportunity to take a month off from drinking in a trend called Dry January. Dr. Gautam Desai, professor and chair of Primary Care at KCU talks about the benefits of taking a break from and examining the relationship people have with drinking alcohol.

Ready to Rumble

By Elizabeth Alex Jan 4, 2023

What does playing the snare drum at a Kansas City Chiefs football game have to do with becoming a doctor? Everything according to Student Doctor D’Angeleau Newsome.

KCU medical mission returns to Kenya for global health outreach

By Elizabeth Alex Dec 16, 2022

It has been a long wait for KCU students and faculty who have a passion for service learning in Africa. In November of 2022, they finally got the opportunity to return to Kenya for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic began.

Battling feelings of holiday loneliness

By WDAF Dec 15, 2022

KCU's Dr. Sarah Getch speaks on why people feel holiday loneliness and how to overcome those feelings.

Inside KCU - December 2022

Dec 14, 2022

As 2022 comes to an end, we reflect on an amazing year. 

How to stay healthy while you're traveling for the holidays

By WDAF Dec 14, 2022

Dr. Gautam Desai, Kansas City campus chair of primary care and professor, discusses how travelers can take steps to stay healthy during the holiday season.

Richard Schooler, DO, named vice president of KCU’s Farber-McIntire Campus in Joplin

Dec 14, 2022

Dr. Schooler will provide strategic leadership and alignment for the Joplin campus and assist in coordinating community relations, philanthropic outreach, clinical services, research and academic support, as well as some routine day-to-day operations.

Contagious conversations: Food is medicine podcast

Dec 13, 2022

KCU alumna, Dr. Elizabeth Petelin, discusses the critical linkage between food and nutrition in the latest episode of the CDC Foundation's Contagious Conversations podcast.

KCU's Dr. Rex Archer discusses foodborne illness

By WDAF Dec 9, 2022

Dr. Rex Archer, KCU's director of Population and Public Health, discusses foodborne illness.