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NUHS students and faculty present research at the ACA Sports Council Symposium

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

NUHS Florida students and faculty participated in the annual American Chiropractic Association (ACA) Sports Council Symposium Oct. 18-19 in Miami. This year’s theme was “integration and application: the team approach to prevention, performance and recovery.”

New Illinois laws expand scope of practice for acupuncturists

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Since the Illinois legislature passed the Acupuncture Practice Act in 2018, licensed acupuncture practitioners have been able to provide a much wider range of treatments commonly used alongside acupuncture.

NUHS students discuss alternatives to opioids with Florida lawmakers

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Together with Pinellas County Chiropractic Society (PCCS) members, several NUHS students gathered at the Florida State Capitol in Tallahassee as part of Chiropractic Day October 16.

Campus Happenings

Avant Wellness Systems Donates Therapy Lasers to NUHS

Friday, September 20, 2019

Three LZ30-Z therapy lasers valued at $19,650 were generously donated to National University by Avant Wellness Systems Inc. for use in classrooms and its clinics.

NUHS Hosts National SACA Leadership Conference

Friday, September 13, 2019

Chiropractic student leaders from around the country were on campus September 6-8 as National University of Health Sciences hosted the 2019 Student American Chiropractic Association (SACA) Leadership Conference. The theme was “Excellence is Our Standard.”

NUHS Students, Faculty Support Back-to-School Donations

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Students and faculty from the Lombard campus and Florida site gave their time to make sure that children had the supplies and health care support they needed to start the new school year at back-to-school family events.

Health and Clinic News

Students Volunteer to Support Autism Research

Monday, July 29, 2019

Attending Clinician Sarah Kelly, DC, and National University of Health Sciences ̶ Florida student volunteers provided medical support for the “Surfers for Autism” fundraising event in Pinellas Park on July 13. The event raises money for “unlocking the potential of children and adults with autism through advocacy and support of scientific research, while educating the public and uniting communities through volunteerism.”

New Homeopathic Clinical Opportunity for NUHS Students

Friday, May 3, 2019

National University of Health Sciences (NUHS) has announced a new opportunity for its Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine students to participate in a homeopathy rotation through the Center for Integral Health (CIH) in Lombard, Ill.

New affiliation agreement with the Medical College of Wisconsin to create new clinical opportunity for students

Friday, December 28, 2018

NUHS chiropractic students will now have the opportunity to participate in a preceptorship program with the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) in Milwaukee as part of a new affiliation agreement with NUHS.

Alumni News

1923 Graduate is Focus of New Book

Friday, September 27, 2019

A new book tells the true story of 1923 National College of Chiropractic (NCC) graduate Dr. Harold Solem, a pioneer chiropractor and naturopath who faced opposition to his practices and, along with his colleagues, paved the way for the current generation of physicians who practice natural therapies. NCC later became National University of Health Sciences (NUHS).

2019 Homecoming Celebrates 10 Years of Florida Site

Friday, September 6, 2019

NUHS alumni from around the country gathered in Orlando to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Florida site during Homecoming 2019 from August 22-25.

DC Alum Gives Back to Students

Thursday, August 8, 2019

According to Tracy McHugh, Vice President for Administrative Services, among the ways that National University alumni give back to their alma mater is sharing their experience with current students as Alumni Ambassadors. One of those Ambassadors, Vincent Roberts, DC, ’98 (on the right in photo), contacted President Joseph Stiefel to offer his services, resulting in a presentation hosted by Student Success, the Florida Sports Rehab Club and the Illinois Sigma Phi Kappa fraternity titled “Spine Related Disorders – What is the Chiropractic Physician’s Role?”

Faculty Achievements

Dr. Smith Gives Opening Plenary Address at International Conference

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Fraser Smith, ND, Assistant Dean, Naturopathic Medicine, was among the opening day Plenary speakers at the 6th International Congress on Natural Medicine (ICNM) in London, UK, July 5. His presentation was titled, “The use of cardiac inflammatory bio-markers and advanced lipid testing: A powerful tool for analyzing risk, near term events and for guiding therapy.”

Faculty Receive Award at Chiropractic Sports Sciences Symposium

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

National University of Health Sciences faculty members Claire Johnson, DC, PhD, and Bart Green, DC, PhD, received the Robert C. Reed Award for Best Abstract at the 2019 American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians (ACBSP) Annual Chiropractic Sports Sciences Symposium in Salt Lake City, Utah. Their presentation, “A Bibliometric Analysis of the Journal of Chiropractic Medicine: 2002 to 2018,” focused on the sports-related contents of the journal and the impact of the top cited research papers.

Dean Cambron Gives Oncology Massage Research Keynote Address

Friday, April 26, 2019

How oncology massage and research has impacted the oncology field and how massage therapists can get involved in research was the focus of the keynote address by National University’s Dean of the College of Allied Health Sciences and Distance Education, Jerrilyn Cambron, DC, PhD, at the Registered Massage Therapists’ Association of British Columbia, April 12, in New Westminster, British Columbia.

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