The Illinois Association of Naturopathic Physicians (ILANP) will hold its second annual conference on the campus of National University on October 11th and 12th of 2014. This year’s conference will be held in collaboration with the American Nutrition Association and the Midwest Naturopathic Physicians Association.
Family, friends, faculty and staff filled the National University auditorium for the August 2014 commencement ceremony. 84 graduates of both the College of Professional Studies and the College of Allied Health Sciences received honors, diplomas and certificates, taking the next step forward on their educational and career paths.
National University has a new scholarship award for all Phi Theta Kappa community college honor students. The $2000 scholarship will be available in fall of 2014 for PTK members who enroll in the bachelor degree completion program in the biomedical sciences.
National University's "Food Truck Fridays" were so popular in September, we've decided to book more for October. The trucks will now be scheduled every other Friday, and include new menus along with one repeat of a campus favorite.
The NUHS Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Club started the school year by participating in ILAAOM's 5K walkathon last week, and plans to attend the upcoming Moon Festival in Chinatown on Saturday, Sept. 27.
The NUHS Lincoln College of Postprofessional, Graduate and Continuing Education is running a contest to name the NUHS eagle. From now until Friday, September 19, 2014, the post-grad office will be accepting submissions from all NUHS students, faculty, and staff.
If you suffer from chronic low back pain, you may be eligible for free care in exchange for your participation in a research study. NUHS is studying the effects of orthotics on low back pain. Those interested can apply online.
Japanese, Korean and Chinese acupuncture all have their foundations in traditional Chinese medicine, and all are very effective. Learn how acupuncture evolved in different regions of Asia, reflecting the culture and history of each region.
During the clinical internship, naturopathic medicine students at NUHS serve a three-week rotation in a Chicago Salvation Army facility seeing a wide variety of patients who are often homeless, drug-addicted or who have recently suffered tragedy in their lives.
Meet Raynette Ilg, ND ('11), who has launched a successful business in naturopathic medicine, written her first book, and launched a line of wellness products in only three years from her headquarters in South Elgin, Illinois.
There is still time to register for National University of Health Sciences’ Homecoming 2014. This year’s event will take place June 19- 21 at the NUHS campus in Lombard, Illinois and the DoubleTree Hotel in nearby Oak Brook.
Roy Settergren, DC ('09) earned his master of science degree in advanced clinical practice from NUHS. He feels the program not only improved his diagnostic skills, but also helped him become a published researcher.
The AMTA recently held its annual convention in Denver. Dr. Jerrilyn Cambron was there from NUHS, and had a chance to meet keynote speaker, Dr. Mehmet Oz. Dr. Cambron is also the president of the Massage Therapy Foundation and co-founder of massagenet.org.
Fraser Smith, ND and Daniel Richardson, PhD of National University have co-authored a new book titled: "The pH Balance Health & Diet Guide for GERD, IBS & IBD," which is now available on amazon.com
Gregory Cramer, DC, PhD, dean of research at NUHS, along with former assistant professor, Barbara Sullivan, PhD, co-authored an article in an upcoming issue of Academic Medicine on the NUHS student-mentored research program.