14th Annual Joseph W. Howe Oration in Diagnostic Imaging

Live Webinar July 30th

Logan Introduces Master’s Degree During Strength and Conditioning National Conference

Logan University attends the National Strength & Conditioning Association 2021 Conference

Last week, Logan University attended the National Strength & Conditioning Association’s (NSCA) National Conference in Orlando, where they met with significant leaders in the industry of strength and conditioning, networked with other universities, and introduced Logan’s brand-new Master of Science in Strength & Conditioning program, coming summer 2022. The one-year, online program will feature a science-based, evidence-informed curriculum developed and taught by industry leaders and prepare graduates to sit for the Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist exam—the gold standard for athletic performance. In attendance from Logan were: Kimberly Paddock-O’Reilly, DHEd, MBA, MSW, provost; Frank Diaz, EdD, associate provost of curriculum …

Meet the Presenters: Careers in Athletic Training Webinar

Meet the Presenters: Careers in Athletic Training Webinar

Athletic trainers are making a difference in fields ranging from professional sports to the performing arts. Is a career in athletic training right for you? Explore the options in our free, live webinar on Careers in Athletic Training on Wednesday, July 14 at 5 p.m. CST, featuring an interactive panel discussion with the program director and faculty from Logan’s Master’s in Athletic Training program as well as athletic trainers working in the field, including: Curtis M. Wildes, PhD, ATC, CSCS, DO(EU) Adjunct Faculty, Logan University Dr. Wildes brings more than 15 years of expertise in human performance optimization within sports medicine, …

Webinar: Sports, Olympics & the Military: Careers in Athletic Training

Webinar: Sports, Olympics & the Military: Careers in Athletic Training 5 p.m. CST, Wednesday, July 14 Athletic Trainers are making a difference in fields ranging from professional sports to the performing arts. Is a career in Athletic Training right for you? Explore the options in our free, live webinar on Careers in Athletic Training. Led by the program director and faculty from Logan’s Master’s in Athletic Training program, this interactive panel discussion will feature athletic trainers with experience working for collegiate athletics programs, performing arts groups, Boeing and the U.S. Army. What’s it like to keep elite athletes and artists …

Dr. Jessica Randolph: Making a Case for Logan’s Master’s in Sports Science & Rehabilitation

Logan’s Master of Science in Sports Science & Rehabilitation degree program was barely off the ground when Jessica Randolph, EdD, MS decided to enroll. Having just earned her undergraduate degree in biology from Carthage College in Kenosha, Wisconsin, and unsure of whether to pursue a master’s degree in nutrition or sports performance, Dr. Randolph came across the new degree offered at Logan. “I was intrigued and willing to take a risk coming into a newly developed program,” she said. “The program seemed to fill the educational gaps that I needed and would offer me the most versatility in my career.” …

Dr. Chris Williams, Team Chiropractor for Tampa Bay Buccaneers & Tampa Bay Rays

Back in the mid-90s when Chris Williams, DC (’98) was still a student at Logan, he wrote down three goals: Open two chiropractic offices Work with a professional sports team Retire by age 50 Dr. Williams proudly accomplished those goals at the end of 2020. But 2021 would bring one more life experience that Dr. Williams never could have imagined: being a part of the team that won the Super Bowl. Leading up to that, he recalls a single moment during halftime at the Buccaneers vs. Giants Monday night game on November 2, 2020. “It was super cold and we …

An Athlete Training Athletes: Dr. Joel Dekanich

Whether competing as an Ironman himself or treating high-level and professional athletes on and off the field, Joel Dekanich, DC, FNP-C, MSN, MS (’13), DACBSP, CSCS has a deep love for sports―a passion he found at a young age as a competitive athlete and then years later propelled into a successful career as a sports chiropractor. A 1994 graduate of Palmer College, Dr. Dekanich is the founder and director of Vail Integrative Medical Group (VMG) in Vail, Colorado, a nationally renowned clinic specializing in a comprehensive ‘team’ approach to sports and spinal injuries. The multidisciplinary clinic offers chiropractic, physical therapy, …