On June 22nd, National University of Health Sciences will welcome its sixth president, Joseph P. D. Stiefel, MS, EdD, DC. He is a graduate of NUHS, and has contributed his leadership skills to the university in a number of capacities over the last decade, including faculty and administrative positions. Dr. Stiefel’s vision for National University of Health Sciences is to continue the institution’s focus on broad-scope primary care practice for its graduates, and to deepen its commitment to integrative medicine.
Dr. James F. Winterstein will retire after 27 years as president of National University of Health Sciences on June 22nd, 2013, when he’ll take up the role of President Emeritus. As the fifth president of National, his many accomplishments changed history, expanded opportunities and raised educational standards for both the university and the chiropractic profession. His legacy is an example of what can be achieved through uncompromising dedication to higher standards in both education and professional practice, and an unwavering commitment to patient-centered medical care.
President James F. Winterstein enjoys a 50-Year perspective on NUHS and the chiropractic profession. As he approaches retirement, he reflects on the profession's changes over the years. Here's a glimpse of the progress he's seen from his student years up until today, and the optimism he holds for both NUHS and the chiropractic profession of the future.
Come meet National graduate, Sister Brigitte Yengo, DC, MD, who will be speaking at noon on Friday, June 14th in room 220 of Janse Hall. She founded a chiropractic clinic and orphanage that brings health, hope and caring to the underserved in the Congo.
New grassy amphitheatre seating, new bench and picnic table materials, wildflowers, native grasses and indigenous plants highlight the many outdoor improvements underway at National University's Lombard Campus.
Konstantina Adams knew NUHS was her "dream school" after visiting the campus on a high school anatomy tour. In this video she shares her favorite aspects of the BS program, as well as her experience in on-campus housing.
Celebrities like Jennifer Aniston boast that they receive a health therapy known as “cupping.” It isn’t some weird new Hollywood trend, but actually a traditional healing art used in China for thousands of years. It's even offered at National University's Whole Health Center - Lombard.
DC interns from the NUHS Whole Health Center - Chicago, provided stretching and soft tissue work for runners in the “March 4 Meg” 5K event in south suburban Evergreen Park, on Saturday, March 30.
March 3 -10 is "National Sleep Awareness Week" because it is the week before we turn our clocks back and "lose" an hour of sleep. You may know how critical sleep is to our health and well-being, but did you know that acupuncture can help those with sleep disorders?
Dr. Nate Porcher just graduated from National University's DC program this April. While he was a DC student, Nate wrote a research article on sports-related concussions that will soon be published in the Journal of Chiropractic Medicine.
In a special initiative, several of our alumni sponsor individual students for fully paid attendance at Homecoming. The sponsorships give students the opportunity to attend the full roster of Homecoming events, and the chance to build relationships with their alumni sponsors for mentorship and career networking.
Registration is available online for National University's 2013 Homecoming. Don't miss this historic event, which will include dynamic speakers, dining, entertainment and social activities — as well as the official inauguration ceremony for the new president of NUHS.
National University's Dr. Jerilyn Cambron recently gave two presentations and facilitated several other activities and group sessions at the International Massage Therapy Research Conference in Boston.
National University faculty member, Dr. Carlo Guadagno, recently returned from his second rotation on the sports medicine staff of the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs. His multi-disciplinary team worked with athletes from a variety of summer and winter events.
Faculty member Dr. Jennifer Illes will work as a chiropractic physician at the Walgreens Charity Championship women’s golf tournament held April 27-28. Dr. Illes has been named the coordinator for physician services for all three LGPA “Legends” tournaments to be held in Florida in 2013.