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PT Students Care for Community, Raise Research Funds

November 15, 2022

As a way of celebrating National Physical Therapy (PT) Month, Midwestern University students, faculty, and staff provided service and collected donations to benefit the community throughout the month of October.

Downers Grove, IL

CCOM Students Encourage Interest in Healthcare at Mini Medical School

November 09, 2022

Students at Midwestern University’s Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine (CCOM) presented a unique learning opportunity designed to introduce nearly 100 high school and college students from under-represented communities to the many aspects of health science careers through lectures, interactive demonstrations, and scientific exploration. The CCOM students along with students from other academic programs at Midwestern University presented a free, hands-on Mini-Medical School on five consecutive Saturdays in October and November.

Downers Grove, IL

OMM Scholars Program Provides Hands-On Experience

November 09, 2022

The Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OMM) Scholarship Program provides participating Scholars with the opportunity to extend their training an additional year to focus solely on teaching, advanced training in OMM, and research to help prepare them for the possibility of working in academic settings in the future. This fifth year is situated between the typical Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine (CCOM) third and fourth year. During this time, OMM Scholars get both didactic and hands-on classroom experiences, as well as longitudinal outpatient osteopathic experiential training.

Downers Grove, IL
  • Midwestern Students Empower Chicago Chinatown Residents with Health Knowledge

    November 08, 2022

    On Midwestern University’s Downers Grove Campus, the Asian Health Association (composed of students from the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, College of Dental Medicine – Illinois, and Chicago College of Pharmacy programs) have partnered with the Midwest Asian Health Association to empower members of the Chicago Chinatown community with knowledge about their health.

    Downers Grove, IL
  • Midwestern University President Honored by WESTMARC

    November 08, 2022

    On Thursday, October 27th, Midwestern University President and Chief Executive Officer Kathleen H. Goeppinger, Ph.D., was recognized with the “Inspiration in Leadership” Award at the Western Maricopa Coalition (WESTMARC) Best of the West Awards, honoring groups and individuals who provide significant contributions to the West Valley.

    Glendale, AZ
  • Midwestern University Celebrates One Health Day with Ongoing Commitment

    November 03, 2022

    Midwestern University has fully integrated the concepts of the One Health Initiative into every facet of healthcare education, research, student activities, and community outreach. At its core, One Health is based on the understanding that the health of humans is connected to the health of animals and the environment. This approach encourages health science professionals from multiple disciplines to work together to optimize the health of people, animals, and ecosystems. To mark the seventh annual global One Health Day on November 3, 2022, we reached out to some of the Midwestern University faculty members who are at the forefront of the ongoing One Health Initiative to share their insights.

    Midwestern University
  • Midwestern University Companion Animal Clinic Renews Accreditation with AAHA

    November 01, 2022

    The Midwestern University Companion Animal Clinic (CAC), one of three veterinary healthcare facilities operated by the College of Veterinary Medicine’s Animal Health Institute, has received a three-year renewal of its accreditation status by the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA).

    Glendale, AZ
  • CDMI Students Earn Delta Dental of Illinois Scholarship

    October 18, 2022

    Midwestern University in cooperation with the Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation is pleased to announce the recipients of a scholarship intended to foster student body diversity and extend opportunities for healthcare students from underrepresented minority groups. Two dental medicine students — Azha Scott-Leblanc of Houma, Louisiana, and Emma Tello of Cudahy, California — were each awarded a $50,000 Delta Dental of Illinois Diversity Admissions Scholarship to attend Midwestern University’s College of Dental Medicine-Illinois (CDMI).

    Downers Grove, IL

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