KCU in the News

KCU's Dr. Gautam Desai speaks on the alarming rise in RSV cases

By WDAF Oct 26, 2022

Doctors and hospitals across the country are seeing an alarming rise is cases of RSV, a respiratory virus that can be life-threatening. Dr. Gautam Desai, KCU professor and chair of Primary Care appeared on Fox 4 news in Kansas City to give insight.

AACOM announces 2022 Arnstein Minority Student Scholarship recipients

Oct 24, 2022

Kansas City University COM 2026 student, Alexis Marquez, will receive the 2022 Arnstein Minority Student Scholarship. 

KCU-COM student and member of KC Chiefs Rumble shares his story

Oct 19, 2022

D'Angeleau Newsome, KCU-COM student and OMM Fellow, talks about his experience as a member of the Chiefs Rumble.

KCU alumna shares her story as a breast cancer survivor

By WDAF Oct 7, 2022

October is designated as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Kansas City University alumna, Dr. Deepa Halaharvi, is a breast cancer survivor and a breast cancer surgeon. She shares her unique story and a message of hope.

Anxiety screenings for adults

By WDAF Oct 7, 2022

There are new recommendations that all adults up to the age of 65 be screened for anxiety. Dr. Sarah Getch, psychologist and program director for KCU’s Doctorate of Clinical Psychology program explains why.

How should you prepare for flu season?

By WDAF Oct 7, 2022

This flu season may be more severe than the past several years. How should you prepare? Dr. Gautam Desai, Professor and Chair of Primary Care at KCU has some thoughts.

What Type of Toothpaste Should You Buy?

Oct 4, 2022

Toothpastes come in various forms, including gel, creamy paste or powder, and may have similar or different ingredients. While all toothpastes differ slightly, says Dr. Erinne Kennedy, director of predoctoral education at Kansas City University College of Dental Medicine, all contain the same general components.

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.