KCU News: September 2022
KCU's Dr. Desai speaks on the importance of sinus health
Sinus pain and pressure impacts millions of people. It is such a common problem that ear, nose, and throat surgeons who see a lot of it created a special day to talk about it.
KCU names Dr. Steven D. Waldman, MD, JD as senior vice provost for strategic academic initiatives
Dr. Steven D. Waldman, MD, JD has joined Kansas City University (KCU) as senior vice provost for strategic academic initiatives.
KCU Joplin students gain experience with live patients
Student doctors are getting a jump start on their future job through free health checks for younger Joplin students. It’s a program called “Score 1 For Health.”
KCU Joplin students start medical school with 'white-coating' ceremony
The Joplin Globe showcases KCU students white coating ceremony. Click here to read the full story.
KCU-Joplin White Coating Ceremony for future doctors
Students were taking some of their first steps to becoming the next generation of doctors. Click here to read the full story.
Dr. Niessen discusses gum disease on Local News Today
Did you know gum disease can exacerbate existing heart conditions? Dr. Linda Niessen, Dean of College of Dental Medicine at Kansas City University, joined Local News Today to discuss gum disease.
Motivating Pre-Meds: Dr. Renée Volny Darko helps the next generation succeed
To celebrate Women in Medicine Month, AACOM interviewed KCU alumna, Renée Volny Darko, DO, MBA, an obstetrician-gynecologist with more than 15 years of experience helping pre-medical students get accepted into medical school.
Kansas City University signs new early acceptance partnership with MSSU
Kansas City University (KCU) took another step forward in advancing health care in the Joplin community by continuing a program dedicated to insuring bright minds remain in Joplin to practice medicine and dentistry.