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  • Animal Health Institute Hosts Local Scout Troops

    May 09, 2023

    Members of local Boy Scouts of America (BSA) troops visited the Midwestern University Animal Health Institute (AHI) recently as part of their Veterinary Medicine Merit Badge requirements.

    Glendale, AZ
  • Career Fair Puts Future in Focus for Optometry Students

    May 08, 2023

    Students from Midwestern University’s Chicago College of Optometry (CCO) focused on their future at an inaugural Career Fair on the Downers Grove Campus. More than 20 different future employers and sponsors traveled to campus to speak with CCO students.

    Downers Grove, IL
  • Empowering the Next Generation of Female Healthcare Providers

    May 04, 2023

    On April 17, MWU student mentors from the Midwestern University Women in Medicine and Science (WIMS) Mentorship Program invited their undergraduate mentees to the Glendale Campus for an exciting, hands-on evening in the brand-new Clinical Skills and Simulation Center.

    Glendale, AZ
  • CCOM Students Lobby U.S. Lawmakers on Healthcare Issues

    May 04, 2023

    Students and faculty members from Midwestern University’s Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine (CCOM) participated in a national event in Washington, D.C. to inform lawmakers about the importance of osteopathic medicine and encourage action on vital healthcare issues.

    Downers Grove, IL
  • Parkinson’s Health Fair at Midwestern’s Multispecialty Clinic Benefits Community

    April 28, 2023

    The Midwestern University Physical Therapy and Speech-Language Institutes co-hosted a Parkinson’s World Health Fair on April 20th at the University’s Multispecialty Clinic in Downers Grove, Illinois for community members living with Parkinson’s Disease and their caregivers. Parkinson’s Disease (PD) is a neurodegenerative disorder that affects movement with symptoms that generally develop slowly over years. Nearly one million people in the U.S. are living with PD, according to the Parkinson’s Foundation.

    Downers Grove, IL
  • OT Students Shoot for Understanding with Wheelchair Basketball Tournament

    April 21, 2023

    Midwestern University’s Student Occupational Therapy Association (SOTA) coordinated the successful return of the Wheelchair Basketball Tournament on the Downers Grove Campus. This year marked the first tip-off of the tournament since 2019 and provides Occupational Therapy (OT) students and other Midwestern University students with valuable insight into the lives of future clients. All proceeds from the event benefit Synergy Adaptive Athletics, a local nonprofit organization that provides recreational sports opportunities for individuals with physical disabilities in DuPage County.

    Downers Grove, IL
  • AZCOM Holds Third Annual UltraFest for Ultrasound Education

    April 06, 2023

    This spring, the Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine hosted another successful UltraFest event on the Glendale Campus. Led by AZCOM’s Ultrasound Interest Group, this student-driven event is an educational ultrasound symposium where healthcare students and physicians from all over Arizona come together to further their knowledge of and appreciation for sonography.

    Glendale, AZ
  • CCOM Inducts New Members into Gold Humanism Honor Society

    March 31, 2023

    Midwestern University’s Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine (CCOM) recently held a ceremony to honor 28 medical students who demonstrate the highest forms of compassion and caring. Nominated by their peers, the future doctors were selected to be a member of the Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS).

    Downers Grove, IL

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