KCU News: October 2020

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.