Leadership

KCU Appoints Founding Dean for the College of Dental Medicine

Mar 30, 2020

Linda C. Niessen, DMD, MPH, MPP, a highly esteemed dental educator, consultant to industry and dedicated public health professional takes the helm this week at the Kansas City University (KCU) College of Dental Medicine, slated to open in fall 2022 on the Joplin, Missouri, campus.

Coronavirus: What you need to know

Feb 20, 2020
The mission of KCU is to improve the well-being of the communities we serve. During this time of concern over the global outbreak of the Novel Coronavirus, the...

KCU Names Kenneth Durgans, EdD, Associate Provost for Diversity and Inclusion

Aug 12, 2019
Kansas City University (KCU) announces the appointment of Kenneth Durgans, EdD, as associate provost for diversity and inclusion. Durgans comes to KCU from the...

KCU Stands Together During Difficult Times

By Marc B. Hahn, DO, FAOCA, President and CEO Aug 5, 2019
It is with a heavy heart that I reach out to our campus community today. We once again find ourselves mourning further loss of life from escalating gun...

James Koelbl, DDS, Receives Highest Honor for Service to Dental Education

Mar 20, 2019

Photo courtesy of American Dental Education Association

KCU Names Vice Provost for Oral Health Initiatives

Feb 27, 2019

Photo courtesy of American Dental Education Association

Telemedicine Is On the Brink of Becoming "As Common As The Telephone" Predicts MAOPS President

Jan 14, 2019

The future of telemedicine is rapidly changing, according to David Tannehill, DO, and president of Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS).

Dr. Laura M. Rosch Named Campus Dean for KCU-Joplin College of Osteopathic Medicine

Dec 12, 2018

“I am so proud to be joining the KCU-Joplin team," said Rosch. “This is a fantastic opportunity to serve the community by educating the next generation of physicians for Joplin and the region. The entire community supports this effort; Joplin truly is unique and special.”

Our Leaders Must Choose Love Over Hate

By Marc B. Hahn, DO, FAOCA, President and CEO Nov 5, 2018
“Distilled down to its essence, there are fundamentally only two things that divide people in this world: those who hate and those who love." In the wake...

Remembering 9-11

By Marc B. Hahn, DO, FAOCA, President and CEO Sep 11, 2018
We are all deeply saddened as we recall the events that occurred 17 years ago today. Our hearts go out, once more, to those victims and their loved ones. The...

KCU Breaks Ground on New Center for Medical Education Innovation

Jun 3, 2018

Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU), one of the top 10 educators of physicians in the U.S., broke ground on a new state-of-the-art Center for Medical Education Innovation (CMEI) June 4, 2018, at 9 a.m. on the campus of KCU.

April 2018: From the Desk of the President

By Marc B. Hahn, DO, FAOCA, President and CEO May 9, 2018
From the Desk of the President  April 2018 Marc B. Hahn, DO President and Chief Executive Officer ...