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  • Learn about Risk of Falling at Midwestern University Health Fair

    September 15, 2022

    Midwestern University’s interprofessional healthcare team is offering a free health fair for community members to highlight the importance of decreasing the risk of falling in adult populations on Friday, October 7, from 1:00 to 4:00 PM at the Multispecialty Clinic, located at 3450 Lacey Road, Downers Grove, IL 60515. According to the National Council on Aging, falls are the leading cause of fatal and nonfatal injuries for older Americans. While falls can threaten older adults’ safety and independence, and generate significant costs, there are steps people can take to reduce their likelihood of falling.

    Downers Grove, IL
  • Speech-Language Pathology Program Requests Public Input

    August 30, 2022

    The Midwestern University Program in Speech-Language Pathology has applied for reaccreditation from the Council on Academic Accreditation. The Speech-Language Pathology Program Faculty and Midwestern University Administration invite you to provide input about the Speech-Language Pathology Program’s compliance with the published Standards for Accreditation of Graduate Education Programs in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (Standards).

    Downers Grove, IL
  • CCOM Student Earns Prestigious Schweitzer Fellowship

    August 23, 2022

    A Midwestern University medical student has been selected for the nationally recognized Schweitzer Fellowship, a program for graduate students who aspire to become lifelong leaders in community service. Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine student Samantha Maurer (CCOM 2023) will participate in the year-long service-learning program that empowers Fellows to design and implement projects that help address the health needs of underserved Chicago communities. “I am looking forward to giving back to my community alongside other healthcare professionals who aspire to be well informed and committed to addressing healthcare inequities,” Samantha said.

    Downers Grove, IL
  • CCOM Students Care for Community with Day of Service

    August 09, 2022

    Before beginning their rigorous course of study, first-year medical students at Midwestern University participate in an annual day of service. This year, 209 new students at the University’s Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine (CCOM) packed food, sorted donations, cleared brush, and more as part of their orientation program.

    Downers Grove, IL

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