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Webinar: Career Development at Logan & Resources for Students, Tuesday, July 12 at 5:00 PM CST

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Live From Logan

Logan University is proud to host speakers and thought leaders on topics that educate and engage our community of students, faculty, staff and alumni. From our campus to you, hear the latest presentations and dialogues that help further our University’s mission.

Live From Logan

Logan University is proud to host speakers and thought leaders on topics that educate and engage our community of students, faculty, staff and alumni. From our campus to you, hear the latest presentations and dialogues that help further our University’s mission.

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Past Orations

Dr. Matthew Gornet as the keynote speaker for the 14th Annual Joseph W. Howe Oration in Diagnostic Imaging.

Dr. Matthew Gornet is a Board Certified Spine Surgeon who specializes in the treatment of patients with low back and neck pain.  Dr. Gornet received his Medical Degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, General Surgery Residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital, Orthopedic surgery residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital and his Spinal Surgery fellowship, Johns Hopkins Hospital with world-renowned Spine Surgeon, John Kostuik, MD.  He is a leader in spinal care and currently a Spine Surgeon at The Orthopedic Center of St. Louis in St. Louis, Missouri.

Additionally, Dr. Gornet is the author of several published book chapters and research papers and his sub-specialty interests involve treating patients with continued pain after failed spine surgery.  He accepts referrals of difficult revision cases from physicians throughout the nation and is a national leader in the development of dynamic stabilization, disc replacement, and “non-fusion” technology.

Magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS) can identify painful lumbar discs and may facilitate improved clinical outcomes of lumbar surgeries for discogenic pain.

Gornet MG, Peacock J, Claude J, Schranck FW, Copay AG, Eastlack RK, Benz R, Olshen A, Lotz JC.Eur Spine J. 2019 Apr;28(4):674-687. doi: 10.1007/s00586-018-05873-3. Epub 2019 Jan 4.

Vitaly Napadow, PhD, LicAc as the keynote speaker for the 13th Annual Joseph W. Howe Oration in Diagnostic Imaging.

Joseph W. Howe, DC, DACBR and Fellow ACCR was instrumental in the evolution of chiropractic radiology as a specialty and helped implement and maintain the highest standards in education, clinical practice and research throughout his long and productive career. Chiropractic radiology helped catalyze chiropractic integration into the modern health care system.

Dr. Napadow’s presentation is titled “Neuroimaging the pain experience and brain mechanisms of acupuncture efficacy: A 20-year Logan-Martinos collaboration.” In it, Dr. Napadow will detail Logan’s successful 20-year collaboration with researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital, the largest teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, to explore the neuroscience underlying integrative approaches to health care. Norman Kettner, DC, DACBR, FICC, dean of research and professor emeritus of Logan’s Department of Radiology, leads the collaboration for Logan.

Dr. Napadow is an associate professor at the Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School. He is also the director of the Center for Integrative Pain NeuroImaging, a division of the Martinos Center.

Since 2005, Dr. Napadow has been an adjunct faculty member in radiology at Logan. His relationship with Logan began in 2001 as the first postdoctoral research fellow funded by the Logan-Massachusetts General research collaboration. Dr. Nadadow has more than 140 publications in leading peer-reviewed scientific journals and serves on numerous conference, journal and National Institutes of Health review panels.