Dr. Cheryl Hawk Promoted to Associate Vice President for Research and Health Policy

Congratulations to Dr. Cheryl Hawk on her upcoming promotion to Associate Vice President for Research and Health Policy effective August 1, 2014. Dr. Hawk will be broadly responsible for all matters related to research and scholarly activities as well as health policy at Logan University. All current faculty assigned to the research department will be reassigned to the appropriate chiropractic division department and their roles in research will remain unchanged.

Dr. Hawk will report to Dr. Kimberly O’Reilly, Vice President of Academic Affairs, who begins at Logan on August 1.

Chesterfield Wine & Jazz Festival - June 28th


The 2nd Annual Chesterfield Wine & Jazz Festival, the largest jazz party in the St. Louis region, returns on Saturday, June 28th from 3:00pm until 10:00pm at the Chesterfield Amphitheater! The Midwest's finest outdoor jazz festival offers an exciting lineup of artists that showcase the best in contemporary, straight-ahead and fusion jazz.

Bring the family for an evening of fireworks and fun along with a wide variety of great food and wine. Entrance into the Chesterfield Wine & Jazz Festival is free to the public. The festival will be held rain or shine.

Click here to learn more.

Sample PaleoBars Outside the Bookstore - June 18th


Angela Sykora, a regional Health Educator for Designs for Health will be outside the bookstore providing PaleoBar samples to students on Wednesday, June 18th from 11:00am to 1:00pm
 
Designs for Health is a professional-only line of nutritional products, and the Paleobars are part of their "Paleo" line of products. Designs for Health is committed to delivering science first, high quality nutritional supplements, educating health care practitioners as to their optimal therapeutic use, and providing practice development solutions to continually support health care practitioners. 
 
In addition to the Paleobar samples, Angela will have information available to learn more about the products and services available through Designs for Health.

Paddling for Paraquad Fundraiser


UPDATE: The race has been postponed to August 12th due to flooded river conditions and debris along the route. Donations for the cause can still be made leading up to the new scheduled start time.

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Dr. Barry Wiese, Logan University's executive clinical business director, is participating in the Missouri American Water MR340 Race on July 8th. This 340-mile, nonstop race will take place on the Missouri River from Kansas City to St. Charles and will raise money for Paraquad.

The race begins on Tuesday, July 8th at 7:00am. Dr. Wiese expects to complete the race Thursday, July 10th between 6:00pm and midnight, depending on weather, water conditions, etc.

Follow Dr. Wiese as he races. Visit this link, click "View All" and search for boat 3337.


Participants Requested for Body Composition Research Study


UPDATE: Due to the incredible turnout for the study, three additional dates have been added - June 23rd, June 25th and June 27th. The times for these new dates will be 6:00am to 12:00pm. Thank you to all of the participants!

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Individuals ages 18-50 are invited to participate in a research study that will compare body composition measurements between the Biospace InBody 720 and the field’s “Gold Standard”, DEXA for the population of active and sedentary individuals. The study will be conducted at Logan University in Radiology during June 16th, 18th20th, 23rd, 25th and 27th from 6:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Subjects will be participating in two different types of body composition measurements including the Biospace InBody 720 and DEXA. The study protocol will consist of:

(1) Scanning of the participant on the DEXA machine, which will take approximately six
and a half to twelve minutes
(2) Measurement of the participant on the Biospace InBody 720, which will take
approximately two minutes

NOTE: Participants will complete a 12-hour fast, will be instructed to avoid exercise for a minimum for 36 hours before testing, refrain from alcohol consumption for at least 24 hours and must be properly hydrated by consuming half your body weight in ounces of water (body weight/2). 

Logan's Dr. Robert Davidson is one of the sponsoring faculty members.

If you have questions or if you're interested in participating, contact Brian Jones by email (mburesearchteam@gmail.com) or by phone (636-544-8098).