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Spring 2024 Commencement Ceremony - Saturday, April 27, 2024

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Celebrating Women in Health Care: Beatrice B. Hagen, DC

Logan University is embarking on a new Women in Health Care series where we will share stories of women who have or are shaping the future of health care. Join us as we highlight the achievements of extraordinary women, the challenges they have overcome, and how they have inspired others. The series begins with Beatrice B. Hagen, DC (’40), a pioneer in the field of chiropractic. An accomplished professional as well as an independent and successful woman, Dr. Hagen is known for breaking two major chiropractic gender barriers. She was the first female president of an accredited chiropractic college and …

Logan Graduate Serving Mission in Dominican Republic to Bring Chiropractic Care to the Island

Isaac Carlson, DC (’23), was working on his undergraduate degree in sports management from Ecclesia College in Arkansas when he met his future wife, Jessie. Together, they knew they wanted to go into healthcare professions and to help others. Her father, John C. Smith Jr., DC (’97), a practicing chiropractor in Ellisville, Missouri suggested he apply to Logan and begin his career as a chiropractor. Shortly after graduation in May 2020, Dr. Carlson began his time at Logan in June of that year. “It was a quick transition, but I was committed to getting my degree and starting the next …

What’s New and Different with L4

Logan University’s new continuing education platform, L4 – Logan Life-Long Learning, provides cutting-edge, convenient, affordable and expert-led continuing education courses in a variety of topics and formats. “The wonderful thing about L4 is it gives learners across the world access to continuing education classes when and where it is most convenient for them,” said Amber Henry, MEd, EdS, EdD, Logan’s director of continuing education. “Before L4, Logan’s continuing education opportunities were only offered in-person. Now, alumni, friends and other practicing health care professionals can earn continuing education credit from Logan from the comfort of their home.” L4 offers four different …

DC Graduate Selected for Prestigious Dartmouth Fellowship

Originally from Montana, Logan Benjamin, DC (‘22), CSCS, attended Montana State University where he received a bachelor’s degree in health and human performance. There, he met a mentor who suggested he shadow a few chiropractors to learn more about the profession. He did and realized chiropractic was the career for him. After touring Logan University, Dr. Benjamin was impressed with the beautiful campus, efficient admissions process and evidence-informed curriculum. In 2019 he began working on his Doctor of Chiropractic degree at Logan and got involved with various student clubs including the Forward Thinking Chiropractic Alliance evidence-informed club. In trimester 8, …

The Important Role Nutrition Plays in Chiropractic Care

A person’s diet can significantly impact the function of their musculoskeletal system. That is why many chiropractors treat their patients by not only providing adjustments, but also evaluating their nutritional health. “Nutrition and chiropractic care have always gone hand in hand,” said Weston Holzinger, DC (‘16), MS-NHP (‘16), DABCI, assistant professor at Logan University. “Many influential figures in chiropractic—including Drs. BJ Palmer and Clarence Gonstead—gave nutritional advice as part of their whole health approach to health care.” According to Dr. Holzinger, making smart food choices can help people maximize the benefits of their chiropractic care. For instance, a poor diet …

Introducing L4 – Logan Life-Long Learning: Your Gateway to Lifelong Knowledge

Logan University is proud to expand its commitment to continuing education with the launch of L4 – Logan Life-Long Learning. This platform will provide cutting-edge, convenient, affordable and expert-led continuing education courses in a variety of topics and formats. Offering continuing education at your convenience, L4 allows users to access continuing education courses anytime and anywhere. L4’s courses are high quality and affordable as they are taught by industry experts, thought leaders and seasoned professionals. L4 allows users to learn on their own terms, offering different formats to accommodate learning preferences including hybrid, on-demand, in-person and webinar formats. “We are …