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In this IssueIn this Issue

* D.O. Gooder Award 

* KCUMB in the Community  

* Technology Frontrunner 

* Cliff Hanger Run Results 

* Comets Select KCUMB 

* Mission Trip Update  

* Homecoming Save The Date 

Calendar of Events

Jan. 15-20

Dominican Republic Mission Trip


Jan. 20

Student Research Fellowship Fair on campus


Jan 23

KCUMB Alumni Association Board Meeting 


Jan. 23-24

KCUMB Board of Trustees Meeting 


Feb. 9-25

KCUMB DOCARE Mission Trip to Guatemala 


Feb. 10

University Lecture Series with Dorothy Becker, MBBCH  

Planned Giving

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Alumni Association
Now accepting 2012 Board of Directors and Alumni Awards nominations.

All active members of the KCUMB Alumni Association are invited to submit nominations for the KCUMB Alumni Association Board of Directors and Alumni Awards. Self nominations are accepted.  


Submit nominations for: 

* Board of Directors 

* Alumni Awards   

KCUMB Communicator

KCUMB Communicator
More of the content you love. The award-winning KCUMB alumni magazine moves to three issues a year. Look for the first 2012 issue this spring.


View the 2011 winter issue
New! Interactive Campus Map  

KCUMB Interactive Campus Map 

Take a campus tour anytime, from anywhere.  

Check out our new interactive online map to learn more about campus hours, department locations and landmarks.  


United Way Thanks KCUMB
More than $55,000 raised!
KCUMB employees raised more than $55,000 during their Live United Week through auctions, candy grams and pledges.

Watch United Way's thank you video 



As we begin the New Year, we're looking forward to many exciting events, including our mission trip to the Dominican Republic and Homecoming, Sept. 19-22, 2012.


But first, we'd like to share some of our favorite moments from 2011.   



KCUMB-COM Alumnus Named 2011 Country Doctor of the Year Meet D.O. Gooder Dr. Keith Morrow    

Dr. Keith Morrow (COM '85) recently received the 2011 Country Doctor of the Year Award for his dedication and service following a devastating tornado last April. Dr. Morrow and his 15-person staff opened clinics under tents to provide immediate medical care for the towns Hackleburg and Phil Campbell, Ala.    


We want to hear from you! Email your idea for the next D.O. Gooder. Self nominations are accepted.  


Read Dr. Morrow's story    

KCUMB in the Community

CommunityKCUMB in the Community

In just six weeks, second-year osteopathic medical students completed more than 675 hours of community service. Students volunteered at 20 non-profit organizations, including Project Uplift, a homeless outreach program, where they prepared and delivered hot meals to approximately 60 homeless people in the Kansas City area.  


Read more | See photos from students' volunteer efforts  

VscanVscan Technology at KCUMB

Dr. Johnston Demonstrates Vscan on KCTV5 

On Nov. 22, Kansas City's local CBS television affiliate, KCTV5, featured KCUMB as one of the first medical schools in the country to use Vscan ultrasound technology in the classroom. G. Michael Johnston, D.O. (COM '73), MACOI, chair and professor of internal medicine, demonstrated the Vscan and spoke about benefits of using the handheld ultrasound equipment as a teaching tool.


CliffHangerKCUMB sponsors Cliff Hanger Run

Student Places in Cliff Hanger Run 

Janelle Stevens, a third-year osteopathic medical student, placed first in the 5K women's division at the 2011 Cliff Hanger 5K and 8K Run. Stevens was one of 100 KCUMB runners in the Nov. 6 race, which took place along the Northeast Neighborhood's historic and scenic Cliff Drive.


CometsMissouri Comets Selects KCUMB as Official Medical Provider

Missouri Comets Selects KCUMB 

KCUMB students and residents will have an opportunity to work with professional athletes thanks to a three-year agreement with the Missouri Comets indoor soccer team. As the official medical provider for the team, KCUMB will also work with Kansas City area youth through the Comets Youth Soccer Camp programs.


MissionDominican Republic Mission Trip

Dominican Republic Mission Trip 

This month, KCUMB faculty and students will travel to the Kansas City Royals Baseball Academy in the Dominican Republic to provide sports physicals for Royals prospects. While there, they will also provide free healthcare to residents of the surrounding communities.


HC2012Homecoming Save the Date

Save the Date!   

KCUMB Homecoming is Coming 

KCUMB Homecoming will take place September 19-22, 2012, on the KCUMB campus. We will be celebrating the classes of 1952, 1957, 1962, 1967, 1972, 1977, 1982, 1987, 1992, 1997, 2002 and 2007.  


Continue to visit the KCUMB website at in the coming months for additional details, including discounted hotel rates, attendee lists and personalized class challenge pages.  


For additional information, contact Kim Gasper, assistant director of alumni programs, or 816-654-7287. 

Quick Links


Alumni and Friends 

Pay Alumni Association Dues 

Giving to KCUMB 

Homecoming 2012 

Nomination Form - Alumni Association Board of Directors 

Nomination Form - Alumni Awards

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