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Midwestern University Glendale Campus Opens Ossuary to Honor Body Donation Program Donors

December 15, 2022

Whole body donation is integral to the training of tomorrow’s healthcare professionals.

Glendale, AZ

Midwestern University Faculty Member Earns Raise the Line International Teaching Award

December 12, 2022

Midwestern University sincerely congratulates Hilal Arnouk, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Pathology, for receiving the 2022 Osmosis Raise the Line Faculty Award in the Medicine category. This award recognizes the incredible work of exceptional health educators who are helping to “raise the line” by improving the medical education standards. These inspirational educators embody the following core values in their teaching: start with the heart, reach further, imagine more, open your arms, and spread joy.

Downers Grove, IL

College of Dental Medicine – Arizona Hosts High School Outreach Event

December 07, 2022

On November 7, 63 high school students from the MET Professional Academy in Peoria, AZ came to Midwestern University’s Glendale Campus to learn more about careers in dental medicine.

Glendale, AZ
  • 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

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