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  • CDMI Students Earn Delta Dental of Illinois Scholarship

    October 18, 2022

    Midwestern University in cooperation with the Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation is pleased to announce the recipients of a scholarship intended to foster student body diversity and extend opportunities for healthcare students from underrepresented minority groups. Two dental medicine students — Azha Scott-Leblanc of Houma, Louisiana, and Emma Tello of Cudahy, California — were each awarded a $50,000 Delta Dental of Illinois Diversity Admissions Scholarship to attend Midwestern University’s College of Dental Medicine-Illinois (CDMI).

    Downers Grove, IL
  • CareerxPO Highlights Pharmacy Job Opportunities

    October 11, 2022

    A prescription for success was found at this year’s CAREERxPO fair held on September 30th, on the Downers Grove Campus. More than 70 pharmacy recruiters representing diverse organizations such as retail chains, hospitals, pharmacy staffing companies, and several residency programs visited campus for the chance to talk with College of Pharmacy, Downers Grove students.

    Downers Grove, IL
  • Optometry Students Earn VSP Vision Diversity Scholarship

    October 07, 2022

    Two optometry students at Midwestern University are the first beneficiaries of a generous scholarship from VSP Vision, the only national not-for-profit vision benefits company and leader in health-focused vision care. Khalilah Brooks of Villa Park, Illinois, attends the Chicago College of Optometry (CCO) on the Downers Grove Campus, and Rachel Piña of San Antonio, Texas, is enrolled at the Arizona College of Optometry (AZCOPT) on the Glendale Campus. They each were awarded a $10,000 VSP Vision Diversity Admissions Scholarship to pursue a Doctor of Optometry (O.D.) degree from Midwestern University.

    Midwestern University
  • Learn about Risk of Falling at Midwestern University Health Fair

    September 15, 2022

    Midwestern University’s interprofessional healthcare team is offering a free health fair for community members to highlight the importance of decreasing the risk of falling in adult populations on Friday, October 7, from 1:00 to 4:00 PM at the Multispecialty Clinic, located at 3450 Lacey Road, Downers Grove, IL 60515. According to the National Council on Aging, falls are the leading cause of fatal and nonfatal injuries for older Americans. While falls can threaten older adults’ safety and independence, and generate significant costs, there are steps people can take to reduce their likelihood of falling.

    Downers Grove, IL

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