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 & 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 Health Sciences University is a leader in education, research and health care. With an emphasis on collaborative and integrative care, we offer degrees and programs in acupuncture, Oriental medicine, chiropractic, therapeutic massage and human biology. Northwestern serves nearly 900 graduate and undergraduate students on a 25-acre campus in Bloomington, Minn. We care for patients at our five clinics, and many community clinics throughout the Twin Cities area.


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