National University has joined in an articulation agreement with University of Western States (UWS). The collaborative program enables DC students and graduates from UWS to complete an ND degree at NUHS, and saves both time and expense for students seeking both degrees.
More students are enrolling in multiple degree programs at National University. Students earning multiple credentials save months or years, as well as several thousand dollars by taking two programs at NUHS, versus taking the programs separately or at two different institutions. Multiple degrees can expand career options and may increase future earning potential.
The United States has a shortage of students completing science, technology, engineering and math degrees. Women are severely underrepresented in STEM majors. Yet NUHS is graduating a higher proportion of females – an impressive 58% ‑ in its BS completion program in biomedical sciences.
13 NUHS students recently won institutional scholarships ranging from $1125 - $3025. The university is fortunate to have many memorial and sponsored scholarships for qualified students, and makes several awards each trimester.
National University conferred certificates and degrees on 70 graduates in December commencement ceremonies, and welcomed former trustee, Dr. Suzanne M. Garszczynski as commencement speaker.
Fluid Motion Tools, Inc. has donated 12 sets of soft tissue mobilization tools to National University for use in the classroom and its clinics. The tools' special design allow them to be used on all surfaces of the body.
February 19th is the start of the Chinese New Year. To celebrate, the NUHS Whole Health Center in Lombard is offering free oriental medical consultations to new patients from 2/17 - 2/21.
The NUHS Whole Health Center-Lombard received a new Metascan™ system for use in clinical research, clinical education and patient care. The new technology provides dynamic gait scans of the foot in motion.
Less sunlight in the winter, coupled with more time indoors, can trigger what is known as "Seasonal Affective Disorder" in many people. Evidence shows massage therapy can help with symptoms of SAD.
NUHS features Dr. Janet Lintala ('94), in an exciting new CE course: "Overview of Autism Spectrum Disorders and Natural Treatments for Supporting Vibrant Health on the Spectrum." The one-day course, held on Sunday, March 1, 2015 from 8am to 6pm, offers 8 hours of CE credit.
National University grad ('05) Dr. Joshua Little, is currently an assistant professor at the Saint Louis University School of Medicine. His most recent research is being heralded as "discovering the 'off-switch' for chronic pain" by science and news media around the world.
Margaret Thompson-Choi, MSOM, is a 2009 graduate of National University's MSOM program. She and her husband have a private clinic in Oak Brook, IL, where she is finding success specializing in acupuncture for fertility and women's health.
This winter, Dr. Guadagno from NUHS Florida worked with elite athletes during a sports medicine rotation at the US Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, California.
NUHS Florida faculty member and sports medicine expert, Dr. Carlo Guadagno, treated athletes at the XXII Central American and Caribbean Games in Veracruz, Mexico in November, 2014.
NUHS welcomes Dr. Xiaojing Zhou to its AOM faculty. Dr. Zhou has extensive hospital experience in integrative medicine and research, and is an expert on nephrology and internal medicine.