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Sports Science & Rehab Student Sets Sights on Opening Training Gym

Master of Science in Sports Science & Rehabilitation student Victoriano Mesa has always been an active person, but it wasn’t until just a few years ago that he started his journey in powerlifting. “Sophomore year of college, I was working out at the rec center and someone asked me if I was on the powerlifting team. I had no idea what that even was,” said Victoriano. “I went to the powerlifting gym for a few weeks and really enjoyed it, so I decided to stick with it and see what I could do.” He didn’t originally plan to lift competitively …

#LeadersMade: Dr. Marcus De Geer

Marcus De Geer

Being a student or an educator for most of his life, Marcus De Geer, DC (’01), MD is passionate about learning and teaching. “I’ve always been curious, which is an important aspect of learning,” Dr. De Geer said. “I want to instill a passion for perpetual learning within my students.” A professor in Logan’s Doctor of Chiropractic program, Dr. De Geer said that surprisingly, he aspired to be a classical musician before deciding to become a medical doctor. Growing up in Stockholm, Sweden, Dr. De Geer took up piano at a young age. He dreamed of becoming a professional pianist, …

Pre-Health Club Supports Students Around the Globe as they Pursue Diverse Health Careers

Deciding to pursue a terminal degree can cause stress, anxiety and loneliness. A few Logan students experienced these emotions when applying for medical school. They founded the Pre-Health Club after realizing they could benefit from leaning on one another during this strenuous process. Logan’s first fully virtual organization, the Pre-Health Club was founded in the summer of 2021 to assist students interested in furthering their education after graduating. Emily Hoffman, founding member and current club president, is passionate about helping her fellow students near and far. “Online learning in such rigorous programs can get really lonely since you don’t get …

Logan University Partners with Ivy Tech Community College

Logan University has partnered with Ivy Tech Community College in Indiana on an articulation agreement that establishes a 2+2 dual-degree between the two institutions. The program makes it possible for qualified students to earn both an Associate of Science degree in Biology from Ivy Tech and a Bachelor of Science in Human Biology from Logan’s College of Health Sciences seamlessly in four years. Logan’s nationally recognized Human Biology degree prepares students for a rewarding career in the health care or science workforce or to enter a graduate program in chiropractic, medicine, osteopathy, podiatry, pharmacy, optometry or dentistry. “This agreement with …

Logan Clinicians Contribute to White Paper Addressing Chronic Pain

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More than 20 percent of adults in the United States suffer from chronic pain. Further, research has shown that chronic pain disproportionally affects low-income adults, women and adults over 65 years old. As chronic pain may affect one’s biological, psychological, social and economic state of being, its impact is widespread throughout entire communities. The Saint Louis Regional Health Commission (RHC) is fighting back against this public health epidemic, and Logan clinicians have aided their efforts. “Addressing Chronic Pain: Integrating Physical Function Services into Community Health Centers” provides a blueprint for community health centers to implement physical function services. These services …

Logan Named No. 17 in Fastest Growing Universities

Close up of the Logan Tower on campus.

A Business Journal analysis of more than 1,500 primarily campus-based, four-year colleges and universities with at least 1,000 students found that while average total enrollment fell 5% between fall 2016 and 2020, roughly one-third of the schools reported enrollment growth during that period—including Logan University. With a 59% growth in enrollment (from 1,136 students in 2016 to 1,806 students in 2020), Logan ranked No. 17 on the list. “Our growth over the past five years truly speaks to the demand for careers in chiropractic and health sciences. This fall, we have 930 Doctor of Chiropractic students on campus and 900 …