Webinar Archives

The Midwestern University Alumni Network is pleased to offer a series of virtual programs for alumni.

The Midwestern University Alumni Network is pleased to offer a series of virtual programs for alumni from all of our colleges and programs at both of our campuses. The webinar programs are free and are recorded and available for viewing at your convenience.

Most programs are one hour in length, including time for a question-and-answer period. We hope you find the topics of personal and professional interest educational and engaging.

Visit our event page for more information about upcoming webinars.

If you have any topic ideas for future webinars that you would like to see or would like to speak on a subject matter, please contact the Office of Development and Alumni Relations at alumni@midwestern.edu or 800-962-3053.  

Recent Webinars

Making an Impact: Smart Tax Strategies for Planned Giving. 
Presenter: Rizek Housari, CPA, Divergent Wealth Advisors

Midwestern University Virtual Study Club
Implant Treatment Planning and Placement with Separate Systems: A Case Study Alumni 
Presenter: LCDR Travis Scholer, D.M.D., CDMA Class of 2015
Co-Hosted By The College of Dental Medicine - Arizona and The Office of Development and Alumni Relations

Real Estate 101: The Basics of Buying and Selling in an Ever-Changing Market
Presenter: Alex Peterson, Southwestern Real Estate

A Discussion on Veterinary Empathic Exhaustion 
Presented by: Heidi Hulon, D.V.M., CCFP, MHFA

Financial Freedom: Creating a Winning Game Plan for Your Money and Debt
Presented by: Rizek Housari, CPA, CFP Divergent Wealth Advisors

Topic: Pediatric Dentistry for GPs: Updates in Pulp Therapy and Trauma 
Presenters: Robbie Harrell, D.M.D. (CDMA Class of 2017) and Tom Schuh, D.M.D (CDMA Class of 2012)

MWU Advancing Health Equity Webinar Series 
Topic: Implicit Racial Bias in Healthcare 
Presented by: Arghavan Salles, M.D., Ph.D., Special Advisor for DEI Programs, Stanford University Department of Medicine; Senior Research Scholar, Clayman Institute for Gender Research

Topic: Cosmetic Dentistry Excellence: The Skills You Need to Make It in a Competitive Environment. 
Presenter: Kent Tuttle, D.M.D. (CDMA Class of 2015)

Topic: Fundamentals of Mortgage Knowledge 
Presenter: James Prigge, Radiant Financial Group

Topic: Becoming Financially Confident Now and in Retirement Presenter: Rizek Housari, CPA, Divergent Wealth Advisors 
Presenter: Rizek Housari, CPA, Divergent Wealth Advisors

Topic: Prosthetically Planned and Guided Implant Surgery Utilizing 3D Printing and the Ti-base Restorative Workflow 
Presenter: Igor Borisov, D.M.D. (CDMA Class of 2019)

Midwestern University College of Pharmacy 
Virtual Education Program 
Topic: Navigating Rotation Considerations in 2022: What’s Changed? 
Presenters: Janet Cooley, Pharm.D., BCACP and Suzanne Larson, Pharm.D.

Topic: Managing Your Telehealth Liability Risk 
Presenter: Karen Everitt, Mutual Insurance Company of Arizona

Topic: CO2 Laser Experiences in the Dental Setting 
Presenter: Dr. Bobby Yasso, D.M.D. (CDMA Class of 2020)

Topic: Fundamentals of Financial Planning 
Presenter: Rizek Housari, CPA, Divergent Wealth Advisors

Topic: Case Base Insights: Full Arch Digital Workflow 
Presenter: Tim Gengel, D.M.D. (CDMA Class of 2017)

Topic: Contract Provisions And Negotiations For Medical Professionals 
Presenters: Julia S. Acken, Member and Christopher J. Rogers, Member Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, P.L.C.

Midwestern University College of Pharmacy 
Virtual Education Program 
Topic: Hit Me with Your Best Shot: The 2021 Immunization Update 
Presenter: Sheri Stensland, Pharm.D.

Multidisciplinary Webinar Sponsored by Focus on Diabetes, an American Diabetes Association Initiative 
Topic: Diabetes and Eye Health: A Guide for Primary Care 
Presenter: Jeffry Gerson, O.D., FAAO

Topic: Student Loan Repayment Strategies 
Presenter: Michael Coca, M.B.A., Midwestern University Project Coordinator Sensible Strategies & Student Financial Services

Topic: Root Canal Therapy: Reflections from an Endodontic Resident 
Presenter: Tom Schuh, D.M.D. (CDMA Class of 2012)

Topic: Practice Management Strategies: Using Data to Drive Decisions 
Presenter: Dan Nelson, D.M.D. (CDMA Class of 2012)

Topic: Disproving COVID -19 Vaccine Myths, Rumors, and Misconceptions 
Presenter: Jennifer Wild, D.O. (AZCOM 2002)

Topic: The Gift of Legacy Planning 
Presenters: Cheri Brooks, CPA, Senior Vice President of Neuberger Berman Advisor Institute with Mark P. Styles, Senior Vice President of Morgan Stanley Wealth Management

Topic: Fieldwork Supervision in Challenging Times 
Presenter: Dana Lingle, O.T.D., OTR/L, CHT

Topic: Promoting Occupational Justice for LGBTQ+ Communities Through Inclusive OT Practices 
Presenter: Emily K. Simpson, Ph.D., OTR/L

Topic: OT Ethical Standards and the Dignity of Risk 
Presenter: Lisa Mahaffey Ph.D., OTR/L, FAOTA

Topic: Leadership: Growing Yourself or Growing Others? 
Presenters: Anne Kiraly-Alvarez, O.T.D., OTR/L, SCSS, Susanne Higgins O.T.D., OTR/L, CHT, and Catherine Killian, O.T.D., M.Ed., OTR/L

Topic: Fearlessly Guarding Your Mental Health as A Healthcare Provider 
Presenter: Melissa Flint, Psy.D.

Topic: Pathways to Multi-Practice Ownership: Start-Ups, Purchases, and Expansion 
Presenter: Sage Pollack, D.M.D. (CDMA 2015)

Topic: Precepting Hacks: Technology in Rotations 
Presenters: Suzanne Larson, Pharm.D., and Janet Cooley, Pharm.D., BCACP

Topic: Stress, Trauma, and Resilience: A Webinar Discussion for Healthcare Providers in the COVID-19 Era 
Presenters: Rachel A. Piszczor, Psy.D., and Haley M. Sims, Psy.D. 
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Topic: Full Mouth Rehab 
Presenter: Nathan Antoine, D.M.D. (CDMA Class of 2017)

Topic: Full Mouth Extractions and Implant Prostheses 
Presenter: Nathan Antoine, D.M.D. (CDMA Class of 2017)

Topic: Implants 
Presenter: Cameron Smith, D.M.D. (CDMA Class of 2016)

Topic: A Legal Perspective on Private Practice Ownership and Employment Issues 
Presenter: David Siscel, Esq.

Topic: Soft Tissue Grafting: Considerations for the General Practitioner 
Presenter: Elizabeth Nesmith, D.M.D., M.S., M.A. (CDMA Class of 2016)

Topic: Best Practices in Telehealth During the COVID Era 
Presenter: Shannon C. Scott, D.O., FACOFP (AZCOM Class of 2004)