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Get a first-hand account of life at National University through our student, staff, and faculty bloggers. Learn about classes, studying, campus life, and surrounding communities as they share their experiences with you. Follow their journeys from students to professionals.

The future of Integrative Health – NUHS Blog
A guide for aspiring health professionals

Discover the latest insights from the field of integrative health, inspiration from researchers and pioneers in preventive medicine, tips on pursuing a career in integrative medicine, and real stories from students who know what it takes to be successful.

Alexandra Hachmann
Doctor of Chiropractic student at our Florida site

“My name is Alexandra Simic Hachmann and I am currently in my sixth trimester of the Doctor of Chiropractic program here at NUHS – Florida. I have obtained a B.A. in Biology and Biomedical Sciences, as well as a Master of Medical Science degree. While I believe my educational background has helped me succeed in this challenging program, I appreciate all the professors’ efforts in helping us excel and prepare for our careers. As a hands-on visual learner, I am embracing the palpation courses and anatomy labs offered! I am still determining which field in chiropractic I would like to pursue; thus, readers should stick around to discover this with me! I hope to bring insightful content to this blog and demonstrate what student life is like at NUHS in sunny Florida.”

Hannah Synon

Hannah Synon
Doctor of Chiropractic student

“My name is Hannah, and I am in Phase II of the chiropractic program at NUHS. I was raised in St. Joseph, Michigan, a beautiful town on Lake Michigan. Currently, I live in Schaumburg with my husband, Zach. I love to travel, bake, and watch horror movies. Chiropractic medicine is my passion, as it provides more natural remedies and methods for obtaining a healthier life. I love meeting new people, and I look forward to sharing my chiropractic journey with you.”

Monique Carter, AOM student blogger

Monique Carter
Master of Science in Oriental Medicine student

“My name is Monique Carter and I am currently in my 4th trimester in National University’s AOM program. I chose this program because the basic tenets of Chinese Acupuncture and Herbs align with a holistic healing process that is steeped in years of tradition and research. I anticipate that learning these skills and applying this knowledge will allow me to help many in need. Starting this journey at the age of 49 has been humbling as well as life-changing, I am excited and grateful!”

Katie Kavicky-Mels

Katie Kavicky-Mels
Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine student

My name is Katie Kavicky-Mels, and I am in Phase 2 of the Naturopathic Medicine program at NUHS. I live in beautiful Door County, Wisconsin, but I currently live on campus. My roots are deep in nature, and I enjoy camping, hiking, foraging and campfires. I am passionate about addressing the root causes of health issues using nature as the foundation. I look forward to sharing my naturopathic journey with you. I like meeting new folks, so please reach out if you have any questions!“.

Opening Doors: A Biomedical Science Blog
Bachelor of Biomedical Science perspectives

Notes, thoughts, news, and information on the Bachelor in Biomedical Science
degree program at NUHS.