Women in Medicine Month: Perspective from the Dean of Kansas City University College of Osteopathic Medicine
It’s Women in Medicine month and an opportunity to reflect upon being a woman in academic medicine a year into deanship at the Kansas City University College of Osteopathic Medicine (KCU-COM).
Coping with stay-at-home mom burnout, depression and isolation
Being a stay-at-home mom is often the most fulfilling job in the workplace. It can also be the most difficult one. Stay-at-home moms are more likely to suffer from burnout, guilt, isolation and depression. Dr. Sarah Getch, who heads the psychology department at Kansas City University, shares more.
KCU student takes part in research describing risks of vaping CBD among youth
A team led by UNMC College of Public Health researchers has published an article that describes the risks of vaping cannabidiol (CBD) among adolescents. Avina Mahorke, KCU-Joplin College of Osteopathic Medicine student who served as a co-author of the study, said that “nearly 6% of the whole cohort did not know if they had vaped CBD or not.”
Kansas City University Named a “2023 Great College to Work For”
Kansas City University (KCU) is one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, according to the Great Colleges to Work For® program.
What should you know when detecting ovarian cancer?
Ovarian cancer can cause many symptoms that range from abdominal pain to fatigue. KCU alumna, Kathy Lafavor, DO (COM '06), speaks on the importance of early detection of ovarian cancer.
Score 1 for Health screening event takes place at KCU-Joplin campus
KCU-Joplin welcomed nearly 150 local fifth graders during a Score 1 for Health screening event. Medical students performed physical assessments and gained valuable clinical experience while the children had a chance to see science in action.
Three best healthy breakfasts
Greek yogurt provides the calcium and phosphate needed to keep your teeth healthy, Dr. Erinne Kennedy, assistant dean of curriculum and integrated learning for Kansas City University College of Dental Medicine and consumer advisor spokesperson for the American Dental Association, told TODAY.com.
From Athlete to Physician: The Inspiring journey of Joey Peters, PhD
When Joey Peters arrived on the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) campus in 2012, he was a competitive gymnast with aspirations of participating in the 2020 Olympic Games. Today, he’s a first-year student doctor at Kansas City University (KCU), a testament to his tenacity, resilience and adaptability.