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  • Students Explore One Health Connection at Lyman Woods

    April 06, 2022

    Midwestern University embraces a One Health philosophy as a core component of healthcare which emphasizes that the health of humans is connected to the health of animals and the environment. Recently, two student organizations partnered with the Lyman Woods nature preserve, located next to the Downers Grove Campus, to further explore the One Health concept.

  • Midwestern University Students Match to Postgraduate Residencies in March

    March 31, 2022

    Members of the Class of 2022 from Midwestern University’s osteopathic and podiatric programs, as well as select students from pharmacy, optometry, veterinary medicine, and clinical psychology, participated in the annual nationwide graduate residency match which paired them with postdoctoral specialty programs.

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  • Midwestern University Community Raises Funds to Support Cancer Research

    March 16, 2022

    Midwestern University students, faculty members, and community residents raised more than $42,000 to battle childhood cancer as part of an annual “St. Baldrick’s Shave for a Change” fundraiser held at Ballydoyle Irish Pub in downtown Downers Grove in March. Students from the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine (CCOM) organized the event where 35 people had their heads shaved in solidarity with children who are experiencing the effects of cancer treatments.

    Downers Grove, IL
  • Faculty at Midwestern University Contribute to Cancer Research

    March 14, 2022

    According to the American Cancer Society, approximately 1.9 million new cancer cases will be diagnosed and there will be an estimated 609,360 cancer deaths this year in the United States. In light of these statistics, the National Cancer Moonshot Initiative has recently gained new interest and new goals are being set to cut or reduce the death rate from cancer by at least 50 percent over the next 25 years and to improve the lives of people impacted by cancer. As a University committed to providing healthcare education and excellent care to the community, Midwestern University values the contributions our faculty and students make to the advancement of scientific knowledge through clinical research.

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  • Midwestern University Celebrates College of Pharmacy Commencement

    March 10, 2022

    Students from the College of Pharmacy, Downers Grove celebrated the beginning of their professional careers with a commencement ceremony on Thursday, March 3, 2022. A total of 126 students received a Doctor of Pharmacy degree (Pharm.D.) and will begin their professional pharmacy careers or participate in postgraduate residency programs.

    Downers Grove, IL
  • Online, Dual-Degree Master of Public Health (M.P.H)

    March 04, 2022

    In May 2022, Midwestern University celebrates its first graduates to complete both a health profession doctoral degree program and the concurrent, online Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) program.

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  • Midwestern University Students Encourage Interest in Healthcare Careers

    March 04, 2022

    Students at Midwestern University’s Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine (CCOM) presented a unique learning opportunity designed to introduce 70 undergraduate and high school students from under-represented and minority communities to the many aspects of health science careers through virtual lectures, interactive demonstrations, and scientific exploration.

    Downers Grove, IL

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