Kansas City University – Joplin to Host MASH Camp on June 18

Kansas City University – Joplin (KCU) will host Missouri American Health Care Education Center’s (AHEC) Science & Health (MASH) Camp on Tuesday, June 18!

This program introduces high-school students to health science careers and medical education. Students will participate in a variety of activities and demonstrations, including dental saliva tests, health disparity exercises, a giant game of Operation, and a visual exercise using inflatable lungs to depict the effects of smoking.

KCU faculty and representatives from ACCESS Family Care will lead the activities and demonstrations for students throughout campus.

Camp registration is $40 per student. Learn more and register here.

About Kansas City University

Kansas City University, founded in 1916, is a fully accredited, private not-for-profit health sciences university with Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine, Biosciences and a developing College of Dental Medicine. The College of Osteopathic Medicine is the eighth largest medical school in the U.S., the ninth most impactful medical school for primary care for the nation, the tenth most affordable of private medical colleges, and the leading producer of physicians for the State of Missouri. The College of Osteopathic Medicine has two sites strategically located on the University’s campuses in Kansas City and Joplin, Missouri, to address the growing needs of both urban and rural populations. The University offers multiple graduate degrees; a doctor of osteopathic medicine; a doctor of psychology in clinical psychology; a master of arts in bioethics; a master of science in the biomedical sciences; a master of business administration in partnership with Rockhurst University; a new master of public health in partnership with the University of Nebraska Medical Center; and plans to seat the first doctor of dental medicine students in 2023.


Haley Reardon, Manager of Marketing and Communications
Kansas City University

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