Awards and Recognition
Student Doctor honored with the American Osteopathic Foundation’s Sterling Welch, DO, Scholars Grant
Student Doctor Hannah Caplan has always been a helper. As a young girl, she spent summers and weekends baby-sitting and volunteering in her community. The Kansas City native knew at an early age that she wanted a career in health care.
KCU recognized with Mental Health America’s 2022-23 Platinum Bell Seal for Workplace Mental Health
We are proud to announce that Mental Health America (MHA) has awarded KCU the 2022-23 Platinum Bell Seal for Workplace Mental Health. The Bell Seal is a first-of-its-kind workplace mental health certification that recognizes employers who strive to create mentally healthy workplaces for their employees.
KCU alumna named Resident of the Year by American Academy of Osteopathy
A KCU alumna with a passion for OMM is named Resident of the Year by a national osteopathic organization.
First-year KCU medical student receives 2023 Excellence in Public Health Award
As a first-year medical student who has not completed a full year of coursework, there is no doubt that Student Doctor Joseph Williams is committed to making an impact on his peers, the University and public health. Williams was recently honored by the Physicians Professional Advisory Committee of the U.S. Public Health Service with the 2023 Excellence in Public Health Award.
KCU named as one of Kansas City’s 2023 healthiest employers
KCU was recently named among Kansas City’s 2023 Healthiest Employers by the Kansas City Business Journal.
Kenneth Heiles, DO, Named Campus Dean for KCU-Joplin College of Osteopathic Medicine
Kansas City University announces the appointment of Kenneth Heiles, DO, as campus dean for the College of Osteopathic Medicine – Joplin.
KCU Awarded the 2022 Platinum Bell Seal for Workplace Mental Health
We are proud to announce that Kansas City University (KCU) has been awarded the 2022 Platinum Bell Seal for Workplace Mental Health by Mental Health America (MHA). The Bell Seal is a first-of-its-kind workplace mental health certification that recognizes employers who strive to create mentally healthy workplaces for their employees.
KCU-Joplin College of Dental Medicine Receives $3 Million from Joplin Regional Medical School Alliance
Bruce R. Williams, DO, FACOFP, Elected 2022–23 ACOFP President
Kansas City University awarded $1.6 million health workforce grant
Funding will support training that builds resiliency for health care professionals at the beginning of their careers.