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Summer 2024 A.C.E.S. Workshop, July 15 – 19, 2024.

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Versatile MS-HI Student Hopes to Harness Power of Data Science for Global Charity

As the director of communications for multinational nonprofit World Spine Care, a podcaster, a father of two, a professional ballroom dancer, and trail runner, Nathan Cashion, DC is a man of many talents. To further expand his horizons, Dr. Cashion is currently pursuing his Master of Science in Health Informatics (MS-HI) at Logan University. He earned a bachelor’s degree in exercise science—along with a minor in ballroom dance—from Brigham Young University in 2010. He received his Doctor of Chiropractic (DC) as well as his master’s degree in exercise and sports science from the University of Western States in 2016. After …

Blazing Trails in Puerto Rico: Jake Halverson Brings Chiropractic Radiology to the Islands

Jake Halverson, DC, DACBR, RMSK has blazed a trail by combining a passion for teaching with a dedication to advancing chiropractic care. Raised in Utah, Dr. Halverson knew he wanted to be a chiropractor from an early age. His path began with a degree in zoology with a minor in chemistry from Weber State University in Ogden, Utah, laying the foundation for his future. He then earned his Doctor of Chiropractic (DC) from Palmer College of Chiropractic West Campus in California, where he graduated as valedictorian in 2018. Eager to expand his expertise, he came to Logan University for a …

How Chiropractic Care Can Help Throughout Pregnancy

Pregnancy is certainly a transformative journey for women and some of the physical changes can bring about some discomfort. As the body undergoes the various stages of pregnancy, some women may experience back pain, pelvic discomfort, postural changes and many other issues. Chiropractic care can help alleviate some of the discomforts and can help women thrive during pregnancy. At Logan University’s new Foot Levelers Women’s Health Clinic, led by Emily Kliethermes, DC, many patients are seen who are pregnant and are planning on becoming pregnant. Before pregnancy, clinicians work with women to get their bodies ready by making sure the …

The Furtados: Married Logan Faculty Members Receive Back-to-Back Awards

Jennifer Furtado, PT, DPT, CNT and Michael Furtado, PT, DPT, Ed.D., NCS were both honored with the College of Health Sciences Outstanding Faculty Award in the December 2023 and April 2024 commencement ceremonies respectively. This award is given to a faculty member who excels in meeting the educational needs of students through high levels of classroom engagement, outstanding responsiveness outside class time, quality feedback, and positive attitude. “The most rewarding part of this award is that it is voted on by students,” said Dr. Jennifer Furtado. “To be recognized in my first semester teaching is humbling and very motivating.” Dr. …

Dominique Roberts: A Veteran’s Journey into Biotechnology

Dominique Roberts came to Logan University to obtain her bachelor’s degree in human biology with the goal of working in the biotechnology field. “At the time, my goal was to integrate knowledge of 3D printing with creating prosthetics specifically for the veteran community,” said Dominique. “Being a disabled veteran myself, this mission was deeply personal. However, as I progressed in my work, I realized I could approach this from a different angle, and it led me to regenerative medicine and stem cell research.” She graduated from Logan’s Bachelor of Science in Human Biology program in December of 2023 and wasted …

MS-SSR Student’s Journey From Pre-Med to Pro Baseball

Chase Gibson

“You hear stories about people changing their career path in the final semester and I always thought they were crazy, but that ended up being me.” Chase Gibson spent his whole life wanting to be a doctor and go to medical school, but when the time came, he wasn’t so sure. “I started to come to terms with what it meant to go to medical school and wasn’t sure I really wanted to do it,”  Chase said. “So, I went a different route.” A collegiate baseball player at both William Woods University in Fulton, Missouri and Carthage College in Kenosha, …