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Webinar: Putting Your Health Sciences Degree to Work with Career Strategist Erika Fitzgibbon

Putting Your Health Sciences Degree to Work with Career Strategist Erika Fitzgibbon 5 p.m. CST, Wednesday, June 23 Session led by: Erika Fitzgibbon, Career Strategist Whether you’re pursuing a Bachelor’s in Human Biology, a Master’s in Sports Science, Athletic Training, or Nutrition, or a Doctorate of Health Professions Education, Logan Career Services is here to help you succeed before, during and well-after you earn your degree. Offering a level of sophistication and support few universities can match, Logan Career Services provides a robust range of career training and transition services for students, new grads and practicing alumni. Led by the …

Alumni from Advanced Care Specialists Visit Logan for Recruitment

Emma Minx, DC (’14), CCSP, MS (’15), Nicholas Kampfer, DC (’14) and Jonathan Saigh, DC (’15) of Advanced Care Specialists (ACS) visited Logan’s campus earlier this week to recruit future Logan graduates for chiropractic positions within their multidisciplinary clinic. “At our clinic, there are multiple medical providers working in one location, meaning chiropractors have a unique opportunity to co-treat with other medical providers,” said Dr. Minx, who serves as clinic director at ACS in Racine, Wisconsin. “We are growing as a clinic and looking to expand. We are working to change health care by creating a comprehensive and efficient patient …

Choosing a Program that’s Right for You: DHPE vs EdD vs PhD

Melissa Engelson, Doctor of Health Professions Education; Stephen Nickell, EdD; Jason Goodman, PhD

Making the decision to pursue a terminal degree is a tremendous commitment, and choosing a specific program to enroll in provides another set of challenges with much to consider. Below, three Logan faculty members share their experiences in their respective terminal degree programs and how each has impacted their current careers in academia. Melissa Engelson, DHPE (’20), DC, MS, CCSP, DACBSP graduated from Logan’s Doctor of Health Professions Education program, Stephen Nickell, EdD, LAT, ATC earned his Doctor of Education at the University of Missouri and Jason Goodman, PhD, DC (’98) pursued his Doctor of Philosophy at St. Louis University. …

Logan Faculty Member Makes Strides in Athletic Training Career

Curtis Wildes PhD, ATC, CSCS, DO(EU)

According to the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA), over half of working certified athletic trainers choose to enter the field as athletic trainers in secondary or higher education. This is the result of many students now knowing there are currently endless possibilities for the profession, which is growing to become an integral part of several different industries. “Athletic trainers have an opportunity to expand the profession as a whole,” Curtis M. Wildes, PhD, ATC, CSCS, DO(EU)  said. “I hope Logan students see that they can dive into the non-traditional settings available and gain a lot more from those experiences.” As …

New Tracks and Career Opportunities with MS in Health Informatics

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Melissa Warren, assistant director of strategic performance at Logan University, never thought she would pursue a master’s degree after earning her undergraduate degree in data analytics. When she heard that Logan added a specialized track in data analytics to its Master of Science in Health Informatics program, however, Melissa knew it was the right choice for her. “I work in the health care education industry, so I need to understand the ins and outs of health informatics and data analytics to be successful,” Melissa said. The Master of Science in Health Informatics (MSHI) is an interdisciplinary, comprehensive graduate degree program …

DHPE Advances Dr. Karen Manitsas’ Career as Assistant Professor and PA

Karen Manitsas, DHPE (’19), MS was among Logan’s first graduating class in the Doctorate of Health Professions Education (DHPE) degree program. Currently a physician assistant (PA) at Stanford Health Care in Palo Alto, California, Dr. Manitsas also serves as an assistant professor at her alma mater, Samuel Merritt University (SMU), in the PA program. There, she teaches medical ethics and evidence-based practice courses and assists students in preparing for their national board exams. After being hired as an assistant professor at SMU, Dr. Manitsas realized her desire to further her own education. She knew she wanted to pursue a doctorate …