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Women's Health Symposium: October 30-31, 2021

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New Full-Body Radiology Phantom Enhances Student Learning

Three people stand behind a full-body radiology phantom lying on a table.

Students in Logan University’s Radiographic Positioning and Foundations of Diagnostic Imaging courses are now able to practice patient positioning and exposure techniques using a new Erler-Zimmer radiology phantom that was delivered in October. A highly specialized object used in medical imaging for education, the new phantom contains a human skeleton as well as outlines of the larynx, lungs, heart and kidneys, which enables students to take real X-ray images. With moveable joints, the phantom can also be arranged into many different imaging positions. “When students set up positions on each other, they are not making exposures; therefore, they do not …

MSHI Student Spotlight: Kassandra Costin

My name is Kassandra Costin and I am from upstate New York. I have two Bachelor of Science degrees in Biology and Medical Technology. Following the completion of these degrees, I started working as a medical laboratory scientist for a hospital in western Massachusetts. After a year in that role, I spent five years working as a clinical laboratory analyst. As a clinical laboratory analyst, I was involved with optimizing the laboratory information system (LIS), integrating laboratory instrumentation with the LIS, integrating physician practices with the LIS, and working with the local Department of Health. A few months ago, I …

DHPE Student Spotlight: Lora Timmons

Logan University Doctorate of Health Professions Education Student Lora Timmons

Lora Timmons has been a higher education professional for 27 years, holding a variety of different roles from faculty, academic advisor and director of education to dean at two mid-sized, private universities in Chicago. She currently serves as the dean for nursing and health care at GateWay Community College in Phoenix, Arizona, a huge move she made in the middle of COVID (since she has lived in the Chicago area her whole life)! Working with first-year students has consistently been a passion for Lora, so this career choice seemed to be the right move in a much larger educational system. …

Summer 2021 Dean’s List

The Dean’s List for Summer 2021 has been published for trimester 3, 6 and 9 students. Congratulations to all! Olivia Petrey Clay Anderson Grace Burden Walker Byers McKinsey Cummings Bryce Gallagher Celina Gutierrez Justin Heidemann Sonia Margarita Henriquez Gunnar James Elaina Kamienski Leealison Korniak Chase Lightfoot Mallory Makeever Taylor Martin Christopher McDaniel Robert Minlionica Paul Parrish Dhruval Patel Corrado Pitari Carly Post Gina Potts Mason Pratt Michael Sherrill Maggie Sopic Hayden Sovar Isaac Strole Rebecca Timko Madisyn Walter Alianna Warich Zachary Watts Nicholas Westenberger Samuel Wetherell Matthew Williams William Adkisson Jordyn  Alford Alexandra Chism Marlee Coleman Timothy Cooper Dylan Dix …

New Logan Partnerships Provide Student Support

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Logan University is committed to providing the best possible atmosphere and experiences for students, faculty and staff. Sometimes, this comes in the form of partnerships with outside organizations, whether it’s joining forces with another university to create 3+3 agreements that allow students to fast-track their graduation, teaming up with unique and innovative organizations to offer incredible preceptorship opportunities, or implementing relevant on-campus services. Recently, Logan partnered with two new organizations to offer student support. The Higher Education Consortium (HEC) provides assistance and direction for people interested in pursuing higher education. One service the HEC offers is the TRIO Educational Opportunity …

COC Summer 2021 Scholarships Now Open

Logan University is offering two scholarships for College of Chiropractic students for summer 2021: Standard Process, Inc. Scholarship – $2,000 Toftness Clinical Excellence Grant – $1,200 Criteria for these scholarships can be found here. Applications opened today, Tuesday, May 4 and will close at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, June 1. Scholarships help reduce overall student loan debt while connecting students to alumni and potential employers. Applications go through a blind selection process, meaning those who review the scholarship applications are not provided with information about the applicant, ensuring a fair selection process. All students are encouraged to check out the …