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NUHS Graduate Dr. Sarah Montesa brings the comforting effects of acupuncture to end-of-life patients

NUHS Graduate Sarah Montesa, DC, MSAc., (‘20, ‘19) is making strides toward bringing acupuncture to more end-of-life care patients. As a certified provider of end-of-life care from the National Association of Hospice and Palliative Care Acupuncturists, Dr. Montesa has been providing in-home acupuncture services to help palliative care patients feel more comfortable and obtain a better quality of life. She has also started to work with local hospice organizations with the goal of forming partnerships and finding ways to integrate acupuncture and tuina into their models of care. 

NUHS to launch Doctor of Acupuncture program

National University of Health Sciences is expanding its degree offerings to provide students with a more advanced education in the rapidly growing field of acupuncture. NUHS is currently accepting applications for the new Doctor of Acupuncture program that is set to begin in May for students who meet requirements. 

Dr. Pearson appointed Assistant Dean of Chiropractic Medicine Program

Nakiesha Pearson, ND, DC, has recently been named Assistant Dean of Chiropractic Medicine Program at National University of Health Sciences (NUHS).  In her role, Dr. Pearson will collaborate with faculty, department chairs, and academic deans to ensure the quality delivery of a program that aligns with the University’s standards and mission.  

Dr. Strauss honored for his community service work

Daniel Strauss, DC, Dean of the College of Professional Studies at National University of Health Sciences Florida-site, recently received two awards for his community service and leadership.

NUHS Florida student to be fifth generation chiropractic physician

Carter West, a new chiropractic student at National University’s Florida-site, will be the fifth generation of his family to enter the field of chiropractic medicine. His family has had successful careers in chiropractic medicine since his great-great-grandfather graduated from National in 1916. Each generation has practiced in Idaho ever since. 

Dr. Gantzer discusses the importance of magnesium in CMA Today

NUHS Faculty Jennifer Gantzer, DC, MS, DACBN, FACN, was recently featured in “Magnesium’s Magnitude: The Crucial Mineral You Shouldn’t Count Out,” an article in CMA Today, a bimonthly magazine published by the American Association of Medical Assistants.






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