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

For more than 75 years, Northwestern Health Sciences University, based in Bloomington, Minn., has provided world-class professional education and research as well as comprehensive health and wellness services. Its more than 130 faculty members annually teach about 6,500 students pursuing degrees and continuing education in accredited programs in chiropractic, acupuncture, therapeutic massage, Chinese medicine, nutrition and other health treatments. Northwestern has more than 7,500 graduates throughout the U.S. and in 21 countries. For more information, please visit

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