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Graduate Aspires to ‘Serve Those Who Serve’ with Clinic for First Responders

Burning building. Car accident. Seizure. Respiratory distress. Stroke. Cardiac arrest. These are just a handful of emergencies that EMTs, paramedics, firefighters and police officers respond to every day. They are trained to save lives, but sometimes doing so comes at a cost to their own health and wellbeing. “First responders work a minimum shift of 12 hours and can go up to 24 hours. Many of them are experiencing aches and pains but have to work through it,” said Taylor Graham, DC (’21), licensed EMT and aspiring firefighter. “Generally, first responders are not compensated well, and they don’t often have …

#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, …

Logan to Host WFC ACC Global Education Conference this November

WFC Secretary-General Dr. Richard Brown

Logan University and the World Federation of Chiropractic (WFC) maintain a long-standing partnership built upon a shared mission to advance the chiropractic profession across the globe. The organizations’ relationship recently evolved when Logan was invited to host the 11th WFC Association of Chiropractic Colleges (ACC) Global Education Conference November 2-5, 2022. Logan’s affiliation with the WFC, which currently represents national associations of chiropractors in more than 90 countries, grew from a connection between Logan President Clay McDonald, DC (’82), MBA, JD and WFC Secretary-General Richard Brown, DC, LLM, FEAC, FRCC. After getting to know each other at meetings and conferences, …

Alumna Dr. Holly Tucker Reappointed to WFC Council

Dr. Holly Tucker

Holly Tucker, DC (’11), MPH, CHES, FASA was recently reappointed to the World Federation of Chiropractic (WFC) Board of Directors as a representative for North America. “My primary role is to represent our region by being involved in the promotion and advancement of the chiropractic profession globally,” Dr. Tucker said. “My goal is to serve as a bridge of communication between chiropractors here and around the world. I share health care developments and trends happening in the U.S. with representatives from other regions, and I report on what’s happening around the globe to the chiropractic community here.” First appointed to …

From Classmates to Friends: MS-HI Students Bond Throughout Online Program

Delphine Nchako, Dr. Deshae Redden, Melissa Warren, Nancy Kirkland

After Melissa Warren, Nancy Kirkland and Delphine Nchako began Logan University’s online Master of Science in Health Informatics (MS-HI) program in January 2020, it didn’t take long for them to realize they needed to lean on one another for support. They started a group text message to ask questions about assignments, coordinated Zoom meetings so they could talk through challenges, and bounced ideas off one another through a discussion board. They included Nafisat Bale in their collaborations when she joined their cohort several months later. “The texts, Zooms and discussion board posts not only motivated us to stay on track …

The Tower & Annual Report of Giving – Spring 2022

The spring 2022 issue of The Tower introduces Logan University’s Advancing Education, Transforming Lives campaign to renovate the Fuhr Science Center and Administration Building on campus, previews the 11th WFC ACC Global Education Conference taking place at Logan November 2-5, shares student and alumni stories, and recaps the 2020-2021 fiscal year with our Annual Report of Giving. Read the digital issue below: