KCU Receives Nearly $40 Million from Joplin Community to Build New Medical School in Rural Missouri
The Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) is closing in on $40 million in donations toward the planned development of a second College of Osteopathic Medicine in Joplin, Missouri. The Joplin Regional Medical School Alliance (JRMSA), a not-for-profit foundation formed through an alliance of medical and community leaders, has raised $29.6 million toward its $30 million pledge to KCU for the project.
KCU Kicks Off Centennial Year with Administrative Building Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony
KCU hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its newly renovated Administration Building on Jan. 12. The ribbon-cutting ceremony served as the kickoff event for KCU’s 2016 Centennial celebration.
KCU and Missouri Southern State University Partner to Provide "Advanced Medical Acceptance Program”
KCU and Missouri Southern State University Partner to Provide “Advanced Medical Acceptance Program.”
KCU Assistant Dean Anne VanGarsse, MD, Selected as Chief Medical Officer for Health Partnership Clinic of Johnson County
The Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) is pleased to announce that Anne VanGarsse, MD, assistant dean of clinical affairs and assistant professor of pediatrics, has been appointed the new chief medical officer of Health Partnership Clinic (HPC) of Johnson County.
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences Researcher Receives Victor E. Speas Foundation Grant
Jingsong Zhou, Ph.D., research investigator and professor of physiology at the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences College of Osteopathic Medicine (KCU-COM), received a $165,000 grant from the Victor E. Speas Foundation to support continued study of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). Specifically, the grant will support additional work addressing muscle-bone crosstalk in the disease.
KCU and Harris-Stowe State University Provide Novel Path to Med School
KCU-COM and Harris-Stowe State University execute an agreement to create a partnership that will enhance diversity in medical school and improve cultural competency for future physicians.
KCU Partners with Kansas City Track Club to Raise Funds for Underinsured Health Care
The KCU campus was the starting line for more than 950 runners who raced along Kansas City's Historic Neighborhood's Cliff Drive to raise more than $9,000 to benefit the underinsured.
Esteemed HIV Researcher Len Calabrese, DO, Joins KCU Board of Trustees
The Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) is pleased to announce that Leonard Calabrese, DO, of the Cleveland Clinic, has joined the University’s board of trustees. A 1975 graduate of KCU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Calabrese is world renowned for his work in rheumatology and immunodeficiency diseases, particularly HIV and Hepatitis-C.
KCU’s Improvements to Historic Northeast Neighborhood Spur $30-Million HUD Grant
Continued investment in Kansas City’s Historic Northeast Neighborhood by Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) helped lay the groundwork for a recent $30-million grant awarded by HUD Choice Neighborhoods to transform the area’s Paseo Gateway district.