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  • International Day of Light Showcases Laser Therapies

    May 16, 2018

    In celebration of the anniversary of the first laser-assisted operation in 1960, May 16th has been named the International Day of Light by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

  • Midwestern Researcher: Bacteria in the Small Intestine Indispensable for Fat Absorption

    April 26, 2018

    Researcher at Midwestern University led a new study showing that Western diets, high in fat and simple sugar, promote the growth of bacteria in the small intestine that increase fat digestion and absorption. The goals of the study, published in the journal Cell Host and Microbe on April 11, 2018, were to determine if microbes were required for digestion and absorption of fats, to begin to learn which microbes were involved, and to assess the role of diet-induced microbes on the digestion and uptake of fats.

  • CDMA Students, Faculty Host "Give Kids a Smile" Event

    April 25, 2018

    On Saturday, April 21, Midwestern University’s College of Dental Medicine-Arizona and the Midwestern University Dental Institute hosted Give Kids a Smile, a community event where CDMA students, supervised by faculty practitioners, provided dental care for local kids and education for their families at no cost.

  • Midwestern Faculty Conduct Free Public Lecture on Opioid Epidemic

    April 09, 2018

    Three faculty members from Midwestern University in Glendale participated in a free public forum about the ongoing opioid crisis in America and non-opioid alternatives for pain management. The presentation took place at the Glendale Foothills Library on April 3rd as part of the University’s free monthly Community Health Lecture Series.

  • First Issue of THRIVE Magazine Showcases MWU Art

    April 05, 2018

    A new student club on the Glendale Campus, the Caring HeARTS Association, is the driving force behind a new Midwestern University initiative to highlight the arts and humanities in their campus community.

  • National Match Day Reveals Future of D.O. Students

    March 26, 2018

    On the morning of Friday, March 16, students from the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine and the Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine gathered to open a letter. In Glendale, it's sunny and mild. In Wrigleyville, it's chilly. But in both locations, a collection of deceptively unremarkable envelopes contains long-anticipated news of these students' medical futures.

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  • Midwestern University Faculty to Discuss Opioid Crisis at Free Public Presentation

    March 20, 2018

    Three faculty members from Midwestern University in Glendale will participate in a free public presentation about the ongoing opioid crisis in America and non-opioid alternatives for pain management. The presentation will take place at the Glendale Foothills Library on April 3rd at 6:30 PM, as part of the University's free monthly Community Health Lecture Series.

  • Midwestern University Announces New Chair of Board of Trustees

    March 12, 2018

    The Board of Trustees is the governing body of Midwestern University and responsible for upholding the mission and vision of the University. Kathleen H. Goeppinger, Ph.D., Midwestern University President and Chief Executive Officer, is pleased to announce that Sister Anne C. Leonard, C.N.D., has been named Chair of the Board of Trustees.

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