KCU in the News

KCU's Dr. Desai speaks on the importance of sinus health

By WDAF Sep 28, 2022

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 Joplin students gain experience with live patients

By KODE 12 Sep 26, 2022

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 get real-world experience

By Joplin Globe Sep 26, 2022

The Joplin Globe highlights KCU Joplin students getting real-world experience during the Score 1 for Health event. 

KCU-Joplin White Coating Ceremony for future doctors

By KSNF Sep 26, 2022

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

Sep 20, 2022

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

By AACOM Sep 15, 2022

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.

Notes from the Doctor: Inflammatory Arthritis

Sep 14, 2022

Kansas City University's Dr. Ken Stewart speaks on the causes of inflammatory arthritis.

Kansas City University Score 1 for Health Event

Sep 14, 2022

Dr. Annette Campbell, Director of Score 1 for Health, speaks on the annual KCU Score 1 Health Event and how it helps area children.

Pandemic impact on childhood fitness

By WDAF Sep 14, 2022

Kansas City University's Dr. Gautam Desai speaks on childhood fitness and their need for exercise.