KCU News

Dr. Jennifer Dennis co-authors published manuscript series

Jan 16, 2022
Jennifer Dennis, PhD, MS, KCU-Joplin associate professor of Pathology and Anatomical Sciences, recently co-authored a two-part manuscript series published in...

KCU Recognized with Cigna 2021 Well-Being Award

Jan 4, 2022
Cigna has selected Kansas City University (KCU) as a recipient of its annual Cigna Well-Being Award for demonstrating a strong commitment to improving the...

KCU dental faculty co-authored federal oral health report

Dec 29, 2021
In December 2021, the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) compiled a report of research,...

COB Student Celebrations

Dec 16, 2021
On December 9, KCU celebrated the Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) program’s Pinning and Hooding observances by hosting an in-person pre-ceremony reception...

Inside KCU - December 2021

Dec 12, 2021

As we prepare to celebrate the winter holidays with family and friends, what a great way for KCU to close out the year: as the 9th most impactful medical school in primary care in the country! I thank each and every one of you — our faculty, staff, students and alumni — for all you do for our university and to further our mission of “improving the well-being of the communities we serve.”

New Data Reveals Med Schools’ True Impact on Primary Care Workforce

Dec 8, 2021

Kansas City University Ranks in Top 10 for Graduates Practicing in the Field

Kenneth Heiles, DO, Named Inaugural Assembly of Council Leaders Chair

Dec 5, 2021
American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) recently announced Kenneth Heiles, DO, associate dean of graduate medical education for...

Inside KCU - November 2021

Nov 11, 2021

Following 18 months dominated by the need for ongoing COVID-19 updates and the temporary suspension of my regular monthly newsletter, I’m pleased to return with a fresh, new look and updated format for this communication.

KCU students serve the community through WE CARE Day

Nov 7, 2021
Kansas City University (KCU) held its first WE CARE Day more than 20 years ago. The annual day of community service provides an opportunity for KCU faculty and...

KCU trustee Chief Glenna Wallace honored at Pink Ribbon Gala

Nov 1, 2021
Breast Cancer Foundation of the Ozarks (BCFO) recently honored Chief Glenna Wallace during their 9th Annual Pink Ribbon Gala, a fundraiser to provide help and...

KCU-Joplin houses Silent Witness exhibit

Oct 29, 2021
KCU-Joplin recently teamed up with Lafayette House and displayed their Silent Witness Exhibit to increase awareness for the tragedies of domestic violence...

W. Joshua Cox, DO, named KCU Executive Dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine, Vice Provost for Medical Affairs

Oct 25, 2021
Kansas City University (KCU) has appointed W. Joshua Cox, DO, FACOFP, to the position of executive dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine (COM) and vice...