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CCOM Students Go Bald to Support Cancer Research

March 27, 2023

Midwestern University students, faculty members, and community residents raised more than $32,000 to battle childhood cancer as part of the annual “St. Baldrick’s Shave for a Change” fundraiser held at Ballydoyle Irish Pub in Downers Grove in March. Students from Midwestern’s Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine (CCOM) organized the event where 40 people had their heads shaved in solidarity with children who are experiencing the effects of cancer treatments.

Downers Grove, IL

Promoting Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity in Academics on Midwestern University Campuses

March 21, 2023

In 2023, a new Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity in Academics (IDEA) four-part certificate program was introduced on both Midwestern University campuses, and was made available to all faculty and staff via application.

Midwestern University

Promoting Equity in Healthcare Through Black History Month Celebrations

March 15, 2023

During the month of February, both the Midwestern University Glendale and Downers Grove Campuses hosted several events to celebrate the history, lives, and culture of Black Americans.

Glendale, AZ
  • Midwestern University Appoints Two New Members to Board of Trustees

    March 14, 2023

    Kathleen H. Goeppinger, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer of Midwestern University, is pleased to announce that Michael M. Bond, D.O. (CCOM 1997), and Nicholas C. Zagotta, J.D., have been appointed to the University’s Board of Trustees. As the governing body of the University, the Board of Trustees works closely with the University’s Leadership Team to chart the future of Midwestern University, while upholding its values and mission to educate the next generation of healthcare professionals.

    Midwestern University
  • Midwestern University Celebrates College of Pharmacy Graduates

    March 03, 2023

    Students from the College of Pharmacy, Downers Grove celebrated the beginning of their professional careers with a commencement ceremony on Thursday, March 2, 2023. A total of 108 students received a Doctor of Pharmacy degree (Pharm.D.) and will begin their professional pharmacy careers or participate in postgraduate residency programs.

    Downers Grove, IL
  • CCOM Adjunct Faculty Member Appointed to Illinois Medical Board

    February 27, 2023

    Midwestern University congratulates James MacKenzie, D.O., on his appointment as a Member of the Illinois State Medical Board. Dr. MacKenzie is a fellowship-trained Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist and an adjunct faculty member at Midwestern University’s Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine (CCOM).

    Downers Grove, IL
  • Midwestern University Adds Orthotics and Prosthetics Program

    February 14, 2023

    The Midwestern University College of Health Sciences will debut a new Orthotics and Prosthetics Program, slated to welcome its first cohort of 20 students in August 2023. The new program will offer a Master of Science in Orthotics and Prosthetics and will be the only one of its kind in Arizona and one of just 15 nationwide.

    Glendale, AZ
  • Chandler High Schoolers Take Top Honors at Arizona Regional Brain Bee

    February 09, 2023

    On Wednesday, February 8th, Midwestern University welcomed some of the state’s top high school students for the 24th Annual Arizona Regional Brain Bee, an educational competition similar to a spelling bee that focuses on neuroscience. The 2023 Arizona Regional Brain Bee at Midwestern University was presented in partnership with the BHHS Legacy Foundation.

    Glendale, AZ

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