KCU News

KCU Global Track students impact Kenyan community and win prestigious osteopathic research award

By Elizabeth Alex Oct 23, 2020

Kansas City University medical students who have an interest in oncology and a heart for the underserved earned a 1st place award in the Bureau of International Osteopathic Medicine (BIOM) 2020 Research Competition: Research Abstract Category for their work with women, children, and health care providers in Kenya on the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV), the virus that causes cervical cancer.

Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences updates to Kansas City University

By Elizabeth Alex Oct 22, 2020

(Kansas City, Mo. - October 22, 2020) Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences will now operate as Kansas City University (KCU). This update reflects KCU’s expansion into a more comprehensive health sciences university and the need to consolidate all programs under one overarching name.

Ignoring science risks the health of a nation

By Elizabeth Alex Oct 20, 2020
(Kansas City, Mo. – 10/20/2020) – Kansas City University president and CEO Marc B. Hahn, DO, has written a compelling commentary published in the...

Sixty KCU Students Become Members of Gold Humanism Honor Society

Oct 16, 2020

Kansas City University (KCU) continued its commitment to fostering the human element of medicine by installing 60 new osteopathic medical students from the Class of 2021 into the Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS) on Friday, Oct. 2, 2020.

Message from the President: Keep Up the Good Fight Against COVID-19!

By Marc B. Hahn, DO, FAOCA, President and CEO Oct 8, 2020
  Dear KCU Community, As our country’s battle with the pandemic wages on, I want to thank all the members of our KCU family for continuing to...

KCU Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Oct 6, 2020

During National Hispanic Heritage Month, KCU's Medical Spanish Club and Student Government Association collaborate to recognize the contributions and influence that Hispanic Americans have made to American society. KCU students share how their heritage has influenced their call to medicine and what it means to advocate for the Latinx community.

Message from the President: Remembering 9/11

By Marc B. Hahn, DO, FAOCA, President and CEO Sep 11, 2020

Today, we offer a solemn remembrance of the worst terrorist attack ever waged on U.S. soil. We reflect upon the 2,977 lives lost and upon so many other victims who continue to suffer 19 years later as a result of this horrific day in our country’s history. 

Kansas City University Student receives national award for work in public health

Aug 12, 2020

Kansas City University is pleased to announce that second-year medical student Joe Li, of Brooklyn, New York, has received the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, U.S. Public Health Service Excellence in Public Health Award.

KCU achieves 100 percent residency placement for Class of 2020

Jul 17, 2020

For the second year in a row, Kansas City University (KCU) College of Osteopathic Medicine announces 100 percent placement rate in residency programs for the Class of 2020.

Be a patriot and wear a mask

By Marc B. Hahn, DO, FAOCA, President and CEO Jul 4, 2020
Dr. Hahn wrote a timely op-ed piece for the Joplin Globe, republished here.  As a veteran and a former U.S. Army physician, Independence Day is important...

KCU Research Symposium Celebrates Student Science

Jun 3, 2020

This year, the COVID-19 pandemic changed the delivery of the Research Symposium event, but it did not change the enthusiasm and passion for its faculty and students’ medical research.

Pandemic expert and Pro Football Hall of Famer bookend KCU Virtual Graduation Ceremony

May 14, 2020

Class of 2020 Celebrated with Virtual Commencement Ceremony

On Saturday, May 9, the format of the Class of 2020’s commencement was driven by a pandemic. Despite obstacles presented by COVID-19, KCU’s first virtual ceremony took place on its regularly scheduled graduation time.