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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, …

From College Athlete to NFL Strength and Conditioning Coach: Zane Fakes

Photo courtesy of the Indianapolis Colts.

A lifelong athlete, Zane Fakes played high school and college football and knows the importance of injury prevention and strength and conditioning in sports. While in high school, he played football in his hometown of Plainfield, Indiana. As an undergraduate student at Ball State University, he majored in exercise science and played as a tight end on the university’s football team. After earning his undergraduate degree, Zane returned to Ball State for his master’s degree in sports administration. During that time he also worked as a graduate assistant in strength and conditioning with the university’s football team. In 2018, Zane …

From Athletic Trainer to MS-SSR Student: Jensen Radley

In a small town in northern Nevada, Jensen Radley, LAT, ATC grew up playing multiple sports, with basketball being her favorite. Fast-forward to today, she is making an impact in the sports health care field. Jensen attended the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and earned her bachelor’s degree in athletic training. While there, she immersed herself in a variety of experiences, including working with collegiate soccer players, multiple local high school sports teams, and in an orthopedic surgeon’s office. “The reason I chose the degree in athletic training was because I saw a huge need for injured athletes to receive …

Logan DC Student Demonstrates Leadership in Action

Tyler Snodgrass, trimester 8 Doctor of Chiropractic (DC) student at Logan, was nominated as a student leader in honor of National Leadership Day. Growing up in Butler, Pennsylvania, Tyler attended Westminster College nearby, where he earned his Bachelor of Science in neuroscience on a premed track. Initially, his plan was to go into medicine. But as graduation neared, Tyler reconsidered his career goals and began assessing other professions in healthcare. “Once I began getting ready to study for the MCAT and apply for medical school, I realized it wasn’t the model that I wanted to follow,” Tyler said. “So, I …

Ed.D. Program Faculty Member Shares Experience with Online Learning

Sarah Carter, PhD, joined Logan as an assistant professor in 2014 when she began teaching courses for the university’s online Doctor of Health Professions Education degree, which is now the Doctor of Education in Health Professions Education (Ed.D.) program. She worked closely with Ed.D. program director Laura Rauscher, PhD, LPC, NCC, ACS, CTMH, CCATP to grow the program and the courses she was teaching. Dr. Carter teaches a variety of statistics and dissertation courses, among other online classes. She recently earned Logan’s Outstanding Faculty Award for the College of Health Sciences for her dedication to students and commitment to their …

Logan DC Student Shines in Disney+ Original Series

Delynel N. Carmona Torres’ resume currently reads, “bachelor’s degree in natural sciences from the University of Puerto Rico at Cayey, trimester 4 Doctor of Chiropractic student at Logan University, and Disney+ actress.” Delynel had done a few modeling jobs while growing up, but working in the entertainment industry never crossed her mind. However, when the opportunity to appear in a Disney+ original series arose, she jumped at the chance. “I never thought about acting on a television show, let alone on a platform that is viewed worldwide,” Delynel said. “But when a contact I had reached out to said they …