Retired Army General Rebecca Halstead to Address Logan Student Body at September 30 Assembly
Retired Army General Rebecca “Becky” Halstead, a national spokesperson for Foundation for Chiropractic Progress (F4CP), will speak to the student body of Logan College of Chiropractic/University Programs on September 30 about her own personal battle in overcoming physical pain to achieve her career goals. The presentation is scheduled at 9:15 a.m. in the William D. Purser, DC Center on the Logan campus at 1851 Schoettler Road in Chesterfield, Mo. Logan President Dr. George A. Goodman will introduce General Halstead at the event which is sponsored by Logan’s Student American Chiropractic Association.
General, Halstead, a 1981 graduate of the United States Military Academy, holds the distinction of being the first female graduate of West Point to be promoted to General Officer and the first female in U.S. history to command in combat at the strategic level. General Halstead served 27 years in the U.S. Army before her retirement in 2008.
“Logan students are extremely fortunate to have the opportunity to hear General Halstead speak about her positive experience with chiropractic and how it contributed to her successful military career,” said Megan Lindsey, Logan’s SACA legislative representative.
The program schedule is as follows:
9:15 a.m. Presentation of the colors
9:20 a.m. Gary Cuneo, FCP welcome
9:30 a.m. Dr. George Goodman introduces Gen. Halstead
9:35 a.m. Gen. Halstead presentation
10:50 a.m. Question-and-answer session with Gen. Halstead
11:05 a.m. Removal of the colors
Chiropractic physicians provide a holistic approach to maintain or increase a person’s quality of life and ability to age successfully without the use of drugs or surgery. Doctors of chiropractic can assist with complaints beyond neck and back pain, including issues of carpal tunnel, headaches, fibromyalgia, osteoarthritis and osteoporosis. In addition, chiropractors educate patients about healthy lifestyle choices including sleeping habits, nutrition and custom exercise regimens.
About Logan College of Chiropractic/University Programs
Established in 1935, Logan College is one of the largest chiropractic colleges in North America with 950 students, representing most states and several foreign countries, at its 112-acre campus in Chesterfield, located approximately 30 minutes west of downtown St. Louis. Logan houses the state-of-the-art BIOFREEZE® Sports & Rehabilitation Center, which is specifically designed to treat athletic injuries, on its campus.
Logan University offers master’s degrees in sports science and rehabilitation
, and nutrition and human performance
that are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of North Central. These programs are open to chiropractic students, doctors of chiropractic
and eligible non-chiropractic professionals. The college provides health and wellness care for patients in the St. Louis metropolitan area through local health centers
in St. Louis, St. Louis County and St. Charles County.
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