Faculty

Learning by listening to lived experience

Jun 7, 2022
Redlining. Stigma. Systemic racism. How do these three terms relate to becoming a physician? For Benjamin Grin, MD, assistant professor of Primary Care,...

Kansas City University Celebrates Commencement for Largest Class in History and Inaugural Class of Clinical Psychologists

May 6, 2022
(Kansas City, Mo. – May 8, 2022) Kansas City University (KCU), the 8th largest medical school in the nation, celebrated commencement ceremonies on its...

Bruce R. Williams, DO, FACOFP, Elected 2022–23 ACOFP President

Apr 11, 2022
(Kansas City, Mo.) - The American College of Osteopathic Physicians (ACOFP) Board of Governors recently announced Bruce Williams, DO, FACOFP, as the new...

KCU Announces Endowed Professorship for Medical Simulation

Mar 23, 2022
Kansas City University (KCU) announced on March 25, 2022, the establishment of the J. Mike Stanton, DO, FAOCA Endowed Professorship in Medical Simulation, the...

Dr. Jennifer Dennis co-authors published manuscript series

Jan 16, 2022
Jennifer Dennis, PhD, MS, KCU-Joplin associate professor of Pathology and Anatomical Sciences, recently co-authored a two-part manuscript series published in...

KCU dental faculty co-authored federal oral health report

Dec 29, 2021
In December 2021, the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) compiled a report of research,...

Kenneth Heiles, DO, Named Inaugural Assembly of Council Leaders Chair

Dec 5, 2021
American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) recently announced Kenneth Heiles, DO, associate dean of graduate medical education for...

Dr. Williams Distinguishes Importance of Primary Care

Oct 11, 2021
Dr. Bruce Williams practiced family medicine for 31 years prior to teaching at KCU-Kansas City. He is now associate dean of Clinical Education and faculty...

Dr. Rex Archer Joins KCU as Professor and Director of Population and Public Health

Aug 3, 2021
KCU is pleased to announce the appointment of Rex Archer, MD, MPH, as Professor and Director of Population and Public Health for Kansas City University College...

Celebrating KCU Faculty, Staff and Student Successes

Apr 29, 2021

Please join us in congratulating the following faculty, staff and students from the College of Osteopathic Medicine (COM) on their recent successes. We are proud of your hard work, dedication and professionalism in representing KCU so well on a national level.

Listening and Learning: KCU Faculty Conduct Listening Tours to Combat Vaccine Hesitancy

Apr 23, 2021

One of the most effective methods of increasing the rate of COVID-19 vaccinations may not come from telling patients about the benefits of the shot, but rather by listening to concerns of those who don't want to take it.

KCU Celebrates National Osteopathic Medicine Week

Apr 20, 2021

KCU celebrates National Osteopathic Medicine Week with a special message from Dr. Kevin Treffer, KCU-Kansas City associate professor and chair of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine.