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Logan MS-AND Graduate Helps Elite Athletes Maximize Performance

Originally from Southern California, Geoffrey Samson, MS-AND (‘23) attended Arizona State University online where he earned a bachelor’s degree in nutrition communications. He graduated in December of 2017 and began work as a personal trainer. “After graduation I decided to go the personal training route, and my nutrition background was very impactful for my clients,” said Geoffrey. He also started an internship at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) where he worked closely with athletes in the school’s Division I football program. “While I was interning at UCLA, I learned a lot about performance nutrition,” said Geoffrey. “These athletes …

Logan Alumnus Blazes Trail for Chiropractors in Integrative Medicine

Timothy “TJ” Williamson, DC (’19), attended the University of Arkansas for his bachelor’s degree in exercise science. While there he worked as a personal trainer and at a physical therapy practice helping a variety of patients from CrossFit athletes to Razorback football players. “The chiropractors I worked with while at Arkansas were Active Release Technique (ART) specialists who worked closely with athletes on myofascial release,” said Dr. Williamson. “At the time I knew I wanted to get into the medical field but wasn’t sure which path to take. I then saw the high demand for treating back pain and helping …

From South Side Skeptic to Global Lifestyle Architect: The Transformative Journey of Dr. Glenn T. Miller

Born and raised on the South Side of Chicago, Glenn Miller’s, DC (’19), path to becoming a wellness expert was far from predictable. His childhood was marked by frequent illnesses, fostering skepticism toward health care. However, Logan’s Doctor of Chiropractic program changed the trajectory of his life. After attending Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville. Dr. Miller transferred to Logan University in 2011, where he received his Bachelor of Science in Life Science before earning his Doctor of Chiropractic (DC) degree. Balancing two jobs while pursuing his degree, he had the added responsibility of impending fatherhood. The will to be a role model …

Career Paths for Chiropractors

Once you graduate, finding a fulfilling job that you love may seems like a challenge but for Logan University Doctor of Chiropractic (DC) graduates, there are endless career opportunities. Take a look at a few places our Logan graduates have been making an impact after receiving their DC degrees – some of these career paths may be unexpected. Mike Murphy, DC (’95) has been serving as the official chiropractor for the St. Louis Blues for nearly 25 years. In this position, he works with the athletes on an integrated approach to prevent and treat injuries. “During my time treating Kelly …

How to Decide if Teaching is the Next Step in Your Health Care Career

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Tomorrow’s nurses, dentists, nutritionists and other professionals need expert educators to teach and guide them. For health care professionals interested in a career in education, entering a doctorate program could be the right step forward. Laura Rauscher, PhD, LPC, NCC, ACS, CTMH, program director for Logan University’s Doctor of Health Professions Education (DHPE), shares who is a good fit for a doctorate in education program, how to choose one that aligns with your career goals and more. Why might someone working in health care consider pivoting to teaching? Many people in health care consider it a privilege to teach future …

Logan Staff Member & MSHI Student Graduates This Winter

With a thirst for knowledge and a desire to help others, Sara Thoele found her place at Logan University as both a staff member and student. Following her graduation from Cornell College in 2013, Sara’s plans of being a social worker changed after having to move home to help take care of her grandmother. “After moving home, I wasn’t sure what to do,” Sara said. “Finding the position as a patient service representative at Logan University’s Southfield Health Center – and at the Stephen A. Orthwein Center – was serendipitous.” Saras responsibilities at the Orthwein Center include welcoming patients for …