Awards and Recognition

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...

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...

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...

Kansas City University and Harris-Stowe State University Formalize Academic Partnership

Aug 31, 2021

Two Missouri institutions join efforts to increase the State’s pipeline for underrepresented minorities in medicine

KCU Named as One of Kansas City’s Healthiest Employers

Mar 26, 2021
KCU was recently named as one of Kansas City’s 2021 Healthiest Employers honorees by the Kansas City Business Journal. As an honoree, KCU is recognized...

Esteemed Veterans in Medicine: KCU Military Professor Applauds Colleague Appointed as White House Physician

Mar 2, 2021

Maj. Gen. Philip Volpe, DO, is an osteopathic physician and celebrated U.S. Army veteran with more than 30 years of service. He also serves as an assistant professor of Primary Care at Kansas City University where he annually leads...

Congratulations to our Ingram's Icon and Hero

Mar 2, 2021
Congratulations to KCU’s own Dr. Robert White and Annette Campbell, MPA, RN on being recognized by Ingram’s in the 2021 Class of Heroes and Icons...

KCU Students Win Inaugural Bioethics Bowl

Jan 27, 2021

Osteopathic medical students enrolled in Kansas City University’s Masters in Bioethics dual-degree program debated bioethical issues in medicine and won first place in the inaugural Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine Bioethics Bowl held virtually on January 24.

Congratulations to KCU’s Student DO of the Year Honorees

Dec 11, 2020
Congratulations to Student Doctor Parker Adams and Student Doctor Bryan Clements, who have been named as the Student DO of the Year for KCU’s Joplin and...

Kansas City University Recognized with Cigna Well-Being Award

Nov 10, 2020

Kansas City University (KCU) has been selected as a recipient of the annual Cigna Well-Being Award for demonstrating a strong commitment to improving the health and well-being of its employees through a workplace wellness program.

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

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.