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The Midwestern Alumni Network | Alumni Senate

The Midwestern Alumni Network provides opportunities for collaboration and interaction among graduates from all of MWU's colleges and programs. All graduates of Midwestern University share the same values of holistic healthcare, student-focused teaching, and patient-centered practice. The Midwestern University Alumni Network promotes collegiality, interdisciplinary learning, cross-professional collaboration, and mutual support of the University.

Stay Connected to Your College

While the Midwestern University Alumni Network represents the entire academic family, your college alumni associations and councils remain strong and vital organizations. At the college level, our alumni leaders organize events, host student/alumni networking opportunities, enjoy receptions at professional conferences, and support student scholarships and programs. Both the Midwestern University Alumni Network and the College Alumni Associations/Councils play important roles in keeping you connected to your alma mater.

Benefits of Being Involved in the Midwestern University Alumni Network Include:

  • Lifetime membership upon graduation
  • No dues affiliated with participation
  • Special event invitations and exclusive publications
  • Access to the Alumni Directory so you can stay in touch with classmates and other Midwestern University practitioners
  • Access to the Alumni Job Finder, where you can post openings or search for other career opportunities
  • Continued access to your University email account
  • Library resources and services listed below:

Walk-in library assistance | Reference help while librarians are on duty | Library access during all library hours at both the Downers Grove and Glendale campuses | Access to computer resources and databases within the library | Reserve items for in-library use | Self-service photocopy, scan, and print services

Midwestern University Alumni Senate

The mission of the Midwestern University (MWU) Alumni Senate is to create a sense of connection to and pride in Midwestern University among all of its alumni. The MWU Alumni Senate provides opportunities for networking and collaboration between alumni of the many colleges and programs within the university.   The MWU Senate will serve as a resource for, and the voice of, all alumni of the university. 

Alumni Senators

  • Laura Addy, O.D. `14
  • Shylah Gabriel, D.M.D. `14
  • Jason Kayce, D.P.M. `11
  • Charlotte Milas, M.O.T., OTR-L `13
  • Joy Reese, Pharm.D. `06 - Vice Chair
  • Phillip Sauls, D.P.T. `13
  • Henry Sargent, CRNA `12
  • Tiffany Tapia, M.M.S., PA-C `04
  • Gordon Barkley III, D.M.D. `15
  • Mark A. Dobbertien, D.O. ’87 - Chair
  • Bridget Fowler, PT, DPT, NCS, CBIS `11
  • Bryce A. Larson, D.M.D. `15
  • Laura Licari, Pharm.D., R.Ph `06
  • Daniel M. Provencher, M.S., PA-C `02
  • Mary Spengler, MOT, OTR/L `11

How to Stay Involved with Midwestern University as an Alumnus:

  • Visit for alumni related resources and benefits at your fingertips
  • Use your student login/password on  MWUNET to search for former classmates in theA lumni Directory, and access the Alumni Job Finder to post positions or search for job openings
  • Update us with your latest professionaland personal news by visiting 
  • Attend alumni events, receptions, and programs
  • Visit us on Social Media
  • Connect with your college
    • learn ways to mentor current students, participate inadmissions interviews, volunteer with theHealth Outreach through Medicine and Education (H.O.M.E.) Program, become a preceptor, or make a gift

Office of Development and Alumni Relations

555 31st Street
Downers Grove, IL 60515
630/515-6123 |

19555 North 59th Avenue 
Glendale, AZ 85308
623/572-3780 |

Alumni Associations & Councils

Midwestern University alumni stay connected to each other and the University through events held during the year and across the country. Why not join us at future MWU alumni receptions, fundraisers, and continuing education programs?

CMDA Alumni Council
CPG Alumni Council
CCP Alumni Association
CCOM Alumni Association
AZCOM Alumni Council

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