More students are enrolling in multiple degree programs at National University. Students earning multiple credentials save months or years, as well as several thousand dollars by taking two programs at NUHS, versus taking the programs separately or at two different institutions. Multiple degrees can expand career options and may increase future earning potential.
The United States has a shortage of students completing science, technology, engineering and math degrees. Women are severely underrepresented in STEM majors. Yet NUHS is graduating a higher proportion of females – an impressive 58% ‑ in its BS completion program in biomedical sciences.
Orval Hidde, D.C., J.D., passed away on November 20th, leaving a lasting legacy for the chiropractic profession. Dr. Orval Hidde (’53) served on National's faculty and on its board of trustees and holds a place in the institution's Hall of Honor. Dr. Hidde is best known for his work in gaining recognition for the Council on Chiropractic Education from the United States Dept. of Education.
13 NUHS students recently won institutional scholarships ranging from $1125 - $3025. The university is fortunate to have many memorial and sponsored scholarships for qualified students, and makes several awards each trimester.
National University conferred certificates and degrees on 70 graduates in December commencement ceremonies, and welcomed former trustee, Dr. Suzanne M. Garszczynski as commencement speaker.
Fluid Motion Tools, Inc. has donated 12 sets of soft tissue mobilization tools to National University for use in the classroom and its clinics. The tools' special design allow them to be used on all surfaces of the body.
Less sunlight in the winter, coupled with more time indoors, can trigger what is known as "Seasonal Affective Disorder" in many people. Evidence shows massage therapy can help with symptoms of SAD.
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.
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.
National University grad ('05) Dr. Joshua Little, is currently an assistant professor at the Saint Louis University School of Medicine. His most recent research is being heralded as "discovering the 'off-switch' for chronic pain" by science and news media around the world.
Margaret Thompson-Choi, MSOM, is a 2009 graduate of National University's MSOM program. She and her husband have a private clinic in Oak Brook, IL, where she is finding success specializing in acupuncture for fertility and women's health.
Dr. Brian Hutcheson (DC '13) recently joined the staff of Hope Health, a medical provider with 9 community health centers in South Carolina, and a base of 32,000 patients. He is their first chiropractic physician and will help develop their integrative medicine section.
NUHS Florida faculty member and sports medicine expert, Dr. Carlo Guadagno, treated athletes at the XXII Central American and Caribbean Games in Veracruz, Mexico in November, 2014.
NUHS welcomes Dr. Xiaojing Zhou to its AOM faculty. Dr. Zhou has extensive hospital experience in integrative medicine and research, and is an expert on nephrology and internal medicine.
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.