On February 27, 2018, the US Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman paid an official visit to KSMU. The delegation of the US embassy also included the wife of the Ambassador Mary Kay Huntsman, the deputy press attaché of the US Embassy Matthew Underwood, and the head of the trade and investment section of the economic department of the US Embassy Michelle Erkin, the specialist of the economic department of the US Embassy Vladimir Medoev.
Within the framework of the visit, the US Ambassador John Huntsman met with the Rector of KSMU Alexey Sozinov, who has acquainted the guests of honor with the key activities and achievements of KSMU. In addition to the issues of the development of academic mobility with US universities, the meeting paid attention to the discussion of educational programs that KSMU is developing jointly with American partners, in particular the Medical Center of the University of Nebraska.
During the visit to KSMU, Jon Huntsman also met with the students and faculty members, where he answered topical questions about US-Russian cooperation. After the meeting, Jon Huntsman visited the museum of KSMU where he got acquainted with the exposition devoted to the rich history of the academic cooperation of the KSMU with the medical centers of the USA.