On Friday, November 21, acupuncture and oriental medicine students from National University treated homeless veterans at Chicago’s “Winter Standdown” at the State of Illinois Northwest Armory.
This trimester, NUHS welcomed Dr. Zhanxiang Wang to its AOM faculty. Dr. Wang is a former assistant professor of research at Indiana University. His extensive internal medicine and research experience includes a focus on leukemia, hematology and immunology.
7D Imaging, Inc. recently donated mskNAV musculoskeletal diagnostic ultrasound navigation software to NUHS. The university purchased a diagnostic ultrasound unit in 2013.The mskNAV software is helpful in both patient exams, and in teaching ultrasound anatomy, technique, and musculoskeletal pathology.
NUHS' own Melvin Collins, LLD, was recently honored with a brick placed in the Admiral Nimitz Museum, part of the Pacific War Museum in Fredericksburg, Texas. During WWII, Collins heroically redefined swimming rescues in the Navy, saving 23 lives.
Dr. Timothy P. Novelli (DC ’85) of North Canton, Ohio, was recently named Ohio Chiropractor of the Year. Dr. Novelli is also president and founder of The Patriot Project, which brings free chiropractic care to members of the military service, veterans and their families.
NUHS has provided over 3600 free or low-cost acupuncture treatment sessions to combat veterans suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) since 2010. The program has a new sponsor in China-Gel, Inc. Thanks to the company's generous donation, the university will be able to increase the number of veterans it serves.
NUHS faculty and administrators from both Illinois and Florida heard colleague Jaya Prakash, MD, MPH give tips for alternative health providers on how to better prepare their practice to handle incoming patients who may have one of today's emerging infectious diseases.