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Meet Dr. Elise Hewitt, Program Director for Master of Science in Integrative Pediatrics

In April 2021, Logan welcomed Elise Hewitt, DC, DICCP, FICC as founding program director for the university’s new Master of Science in Integrative Pediatrics. After earning her bachelor’s degree from University of Colorado and graduating summa cum laude from Western States Chiropractic College—now University of Western States (UWS)—Dr. Hewitt and her husband Randy Hewitt, DC, CCSP, CSCS opened Portland Chiropractic Group in Portland, Oregon, in 1989. To establish her practice, she provided chiropractic care to patients of all ages wherever and whenever they needed it, but she quickly developed an interest in treating children. “Moms would call on weekends because …

Logan University Introduces Master of Science in Strength & Conditioning

High-performing athletes deserve the most qualified, well-rounded athletic performance coaches. With a science-based, evidence-informed curriculum, Logan University will launch a Master of Science in Strength & Conditioning to its award-winning lineup of degree programs, beginning summer 2022. “As an established chiropractic and health sciences university paving the way for collaborative, holistic, integrated care, we’re proud to offer innovative, in-demand programs such as the new Master of Science in Strength and Conditioning,” said Logan University President Clay McDonald, DC (’82), MBA, JD. Logan’s program is industry-driven and developed and led by experienced, active leaders in athletic performance. Upon graduation from this …

Dental Hygienists Find Success with DHPE

DHPE students, Rachael Salamon and Joann Moulton

DHPE student Rachael Salamon, RDH, MSDH, is immersed in the world of dentistry. Rachael, a professor of dental hygiene at the University of New England and co-owner of a private practice, is also married to a dentist. “I have the unique ability to see dentistry from all sides, from having started as a dental assistant, to becoming a hygienist, to seeing my husband go through dental school,” Rachael said. “Now, I see it from the academic side, focusing on how to better educate the next generation of dental professionals.” Realizing a need to expand the industry and train more dental …

Meet the August 2021 Commencement Speakers

Logan University is thrilled to celebrate our graduates this weekend! An in-person commencement ceremony will be held for the August 2021 College of Chiropractic and College of Health Sciences graduates on Saturday, August 21, 2021, at 10 a.m. in the William D. Purser Center on Logan’s campus. Additionally, an in-person commencement ceremony will be held at 4 p.m. to recognize the achievements of our April, August and December 2020 graduates of both the College of Chiropractic and College of Health Sciences. Each ceremony will be streamed here. Featured speakers for the commencement ceremonies include Lauren Hendrix, DC (’10), MS (’13) and …

How to Become a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

Three students stand in a circle talking on Logan University's campus

If you are passionate about health, food and helping people make personalized, positive lifestyle changes, a career as a registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN) may be right for you. As one of the first in the country to offer a graduate program under the Future Education Model, Logan University’s competency-based Master of Science in Applied Nutrition & Dietetics (MS-AND) is a fast track to your RDN credential. What is a registered dietitian nutritionist? The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics states: “RDNs are the food and nutrition experts who can translate the science of nutrition into practical solutions for healthy living. RDNs …

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 …