May 20, 2016

1965 Alumnus Receives International Humanitarian Award

Congratulations to Dr. Royce Keilers, a member of KCU's 1965 graduating class, for earning Heart to Heart International's (HHI) 2016 Power of One Award. HHI presents the award to an individual who exemplifies compassion toward the underserved and victims of crisis by significantly supporting the organization's humanitarian mission.

Dr. Keilers was recognized for his life's work to advance primary care medicine and build bridges among people, organizations and culture. Specifically, Dr. Keilers led the way in forming the International Primary Care Alliance with the goal of bringing together physicians, health care providers, foundations, governments and industries to enrich global health through primary care education. He was honored during the HHI Compassion Gala at the Sheraton Overland Park Hotel on May 7. (learn more) Watch the YouTube video.