KCU News

Notes from the Doctor: Talking about diabetes

Nov 3, 2022

What complications can develop if diabetes isn't well-managed? KCU's Dr. Ken Stewart shares some important information about diabetes on Living Well. 

KCU faculty highlight: Dr. Kelley Joy

By Felicia Vaught Nov 2, 2022

Dr. Joy cannot deny her love for medicine. Originally from Southeast Kansas, she started her higher education with the goal of becoming a French and Spanish translator; however, a college job at a small pharmacy changed her entire career path.

KCU-Joplin students present CHAMPS Anatomy Academy at McKinley Elementary School

By KSNF Oct 26, 2022

KCU Score 1 for Health CHAMPS program med students led the CHAMPS Anatomy Academy for students at Joplin’s McKinley Elementary. The educational outreach program aims to help combat childhood obesity, promoting healthy living while encouraging the pursuit of higher education through the teaching of anatomy and basic nutrition.

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.

KCU assistant professor receives prestigious Missouri Sports Hall of Fame award

By Felicia Vaught Oct 26, 2022

Before donning the physician’s iconic white coat, Robert Arnce, MD, KCU-Joplin assistant professor of Primary Care, suited up in pads and cleats as a football standout at Carl Junction (Missouri) High School and William Jewell College in Liberty, Missouri.

Inside KCU - October 2022

Oct 26, 2022

As we enter fall, both of our campuses are busy with wide-ranging and far-reaching activities. Score 1 for Health offers an opportunity for our student doctors to practice their clinical skills by providing health screenings for children in grades K-5. 

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 president and CEO receives lifetime achievement award

By Elizabeth Alex Oct 21, 2022

Kansas City University (KCU) President and CEO, Marc B. Hahn, DO, received the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Health Policy Fellowship (HPF) Lifetime Achievement Award at their annual alumni retreat for notable and sustained accomplishments in health policy, as well as demonstrable commitment to service to others in his public and personal life.

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.

Kansas City University names Sharon Gustowski, DO, MPH Kansas City campus dean - College of Osteopathic Medicine

Oct 18, 2022

Kansas City University (KCU) welcomed Sharon Gustowski, DO, MPH as Kansas City campus dean - College of Osteopathic Medicine (COM). 

Family legacy continues at KCU

By Kris Nichols Oct 14, 2022

In 1952 Norbert Conrad graduated from the Kansas City College of Osteopathy and Surgery as a doctor of osteopathic medicine. Fast forward 70 years, his alma mater, now known as Kansas City University (KCU), has a very different learning environment, yet the same values remain.

Trio of new leaders join COM

Oct 13, 2022

KCU welcomed three new leaders recently.