Logan’s Return-to-Campus Plan + COVID-19 Updates

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Logan University Partners with World Federation of Chiropractic

Logan is proud to be named a corporate partner of the World Federation of Chiropractic (WFC), which represents the interests of the chiropractic profession in over 90 countries worldwide. “The World Federation of Chiropractic is a valued partner in our shared mission of improving access to chiropractic across the globe. For many years, the WFC has served Logan well as resource, supporter and champion of our students, faculty and graduates, and our recent commitment to this organization is a just one example of our gratitude,” said Logan University President Clay McDonald. DC, MBA, JD. “We are truly honored to be …

Logan University Partners with Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System

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Starting this fall, chiropractic students at Logan University will be able to complete their clinical rotations at Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System (CAVHS). The opportunity comes by way of an agreement between Logan and CAVHS. A recent law change in Arkansas now allows Chiropractic students to gain hands-on educational experience, as Arkansas had historically been an “observation-only” state. Michael DuPriest DC, PT, DPT, FACO, (’87) has worked hard to make this opportunity possible. Dr. DuPriest, lead chiropractor at CAVHS, began working towards his goal to change chiropractic laws in Arkansas when he met Jason Goodman, DC, PhD, Director of Clinical …

Dr. Melissa Engelson Appointed to ACA’s Sports Council Bylaws Task Force

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Melissa Engelson, DC, DHPE, MS, CSCS, DACBSP®, ICCSP, assistant professor and clinical assessor at Logan, was recently appointed to the American Chiropractic Association’s (ACA) Sports Council Bylaws Task Force. The ACA Sports Council was established to help provide advanced educational programs to engage chiropractors who are committed to improving and promoting chiropractic treatment of athletes. Dr. Engelson will be working to review and update the council’s bylaws. This term will culminate at the ACA Engage in 2022. This conference is part of ongoing efforts to educate members and provide networking and leadership-development opportunities. “I have been waiting and watching for …

Logan Inducts Next Class of Chiropractic Students into the University Health Center

Logan faculty and staff are excited to induct the next class of Doctor of Chiropractic students into the Logan University Health Centers. The Health Center Induction Ceremony will be presented on our website Monday, June 8 at 11:30 am CST. Tune into https://www.logan.edu/health-center-induction-ceremony/ to watch at that time. Please note, the link will not be live until Monday, June 8.

Your Whole Health: Tips for Healthy Stay-at-Home Posture

With most Americans working and studying from home during the COVID-19 crisis, activity is limited, and our at-home-office situation may be hurting our posture. Our bodies are, in part, made of muscles and various connective tissues that help us move, and these tissues can start to weaken as the body adapts to the “21st century posture,” said Logan Instructor and Health Center Clinician Michael Jula, DC. So why worry about posture? A healthy posture can prevent a multitude of back, neck and shoulder pains. As the month of May is recognized as National Posture Month, and to help us all …

Logan University Names Dr. Frank Diaz as New Associate Provost and Dean

Frank Diaz, Ed.D, has been named Associate Provost and Dean at Logan University, overseeing the Department of Curriculum and Distance Learning. In Dr. Diaz’s new role, he will work with content experts, faculty support coordinators, academic technology and other senior academic affairs leaders to establish a clear vision and strategy for curriculum design, development and delivery for Logan’s online, hybrid and campus-based programs. He will also implement and manage the new program development process and provide leadership and mentoring to the online program directors. This role is an integral part of accomplishing the strategic priorities of the Department of Academic …