Nearly 100 chiropractic students graduate in Northwestern Health Sciences University commencement ceremony

November 26, 2013

The College of Chiropractic at Northwestern Health Sciences University presented Doctor of Chiropractic degrees to 95 students at a commencement ceremony on November 22, 2013. Of the graduates, 20 also received a Bachelor of Science degree, and 32 of the students graduated with honors.

Adam Perlman, MD, MPH, FACP, Associate Vice President of Duke University Health and Wellness, delivered the commencement address. Class valedictorians are Erica Parrish and Marc Sylvestre, and graduating student Erik W. Reis delivered the student address. Graduates hail from 11 states and two Canadian provinces.

About Northwestern Health Sciences University

Northwestern, based in Bloomington, provides world-class professional education and research, as well as comprehensive integrated health and wellness services, to people across the United States and around the world. The university's more than 130 faculty members annually teach approximately 6,500 students and professionals pursuing degrees in accredited programs and continuing education in chiropractic, acupuncture, therapeutic massage and other integrative health treatments. The university, which will celebrate its 75th anniversary in 2016, has more than 7,500 graduates throughout the U.S. and in 21 countries worldwide.


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