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Dominique Roberts: A Veteran’s Journey into Biotechnology

Dominique Roberts came to Logan University to obtain her bachelor’s degree in human biology with the goal of working in the biotechnology field. “At the time, my goal was to integrate knowledge of 3D printing with creating prosthetics specifically for the veteran community,” said Dominique. “Being a disabled veteran myself, this mission was deeply personal. However, as I progressed in my work, I realized I could approach this from a different angle, and it led me to regenerative medicine and stem cell research.” She graduated from Logan’s Bachelor of Science in Human Biology program in December of 2023 and wasted …

Four Logan University Students/Alumni Receive Coveted Spots for the VA Chiropractic Integrated Clinical Practice Residency Program Class of 2025

Logan University is thrilled to announce that four students/alumni have been selected to join the VA Chiropractic Integrated Clinical Practice Residency Program Class of 2025. Congratulations to current students Chantelle Navarro, placed at VA St Louis; and Ahmed Jaafari, placed at VA Los Angeles; and to alumni Nicholas Littzi, DC (’23), placed at VA Miami; and Olivia Horner, DC, (’23), placed at VA Buffalo. “Many of the candidates from Logan University were extremely qualified with outstanding CVs outlying their solid academic backgrounds, clinical experiences and their leadership activities on campus. As a result of such a robust applicant pool from …

Logan Professor Retires After 40 Year Legacy, Awarded Professor Emeritus

Mike Wittmer, DC (’80) always had two rules as a member of Logan’s faculty. “Rule 1: Help students become a successful DC. Rule 2: Refer to Rule 1.” Last week, Dr. Wittmer retired from Logan after 40 years of teaching — a role he never expected to last more than a trimester. “I was only out for four years,” said Wittmer who graduated from Logan in 1980. “But I always felt that Logan was special. I liked the school, I liked what we were doing and I was excited about the opportunities.” “As for teaching, I always thought it was …

A New Chapter Begins: Logan Clinician Ventures to Vietnam to Open Chiropractic Clinic

A dream that was put on hold for five years is now coming to fruition for Jesse Politowski, DC (’13). The Logan clinician is starting a new chapter of his life in Vietnam where he plans to open a chiropractic clinic. “After I graduated from Logan, I worked in Southeast Asia for six years,” he said. “But during a trip back to the U.S., the pandemic hit. I always wanted to go back. I love it there, and it’s been my dream to start a practice.” Dr. Politowski said in the country that is home to approximately 98 million people, …

From Student to Teacher, to Student Again: Dr. Ferrahs Abdelbaset’s Journey in Health Professions

Ferrahs Abdelbaset’s, DC (’08) introduction to chiropractic traces back to the early 2000s after getting the opportunity to shadow a graduate from Logan University’s Doctor of Chiropractic (DC) program. It was during this experience he discovered his passion for whole health care. After graduating with a bachelor’s degree in biology from Saint Louis University, Dr. Abdelbaset enrolled in Logan’s DC program. “The DC program was great,” Dr. Abdelbaset said. “It was filled with wonderful classmates and a lot of faculty members who were great mentors. I still see and keep in touch with them frequently.” Dr. Abdelbaset completed the DC …

Symposium 2024: A Family Affair

As we approach Symposium 2024 on April 12-13, Logan University is preparing to welcome more than 40 speakers to St. Louis Union Station. Included in those speakers are two sets of family members: father and daughter Terry and Alicia Yochum and sister and brother Mary Unger-Boyd and Joseph Unger. Terry Yochum, DC, DACBR, Fellow, ACCR, FICC is the current director of the Rocky Mountain Chiropractic Radiological Center in Denver and an adjunct professor of radiology at the Southern California University of Health Sciences. His daughter, Alicia M. Yochum, RN, DC (’11), DACBR, RMSK, began her health care career as a …