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In light of opioid crisis, researchers find ways to treat pain without prescription drugs.
November 09, 201809/11/18
The City of Bloomington, MN and NWHSU hold event to thank 235 service members and hear their stories for Veterans Day.
November 08, 201808/11/18
Minneapolis.St.Paul Magazine discusses the pros and cons of exercising in the cold with an active care clinician at NWHSU.
November 08, 201808/11/18
Can nutritional powders and pills compensate for our dietary shortcomings? Two Twin Cities nutritionists from NWHSU weigh in.
October 25, 201825/10/18
NWHSU will be well represented at the 10th Education Conference of the World Federation of Chiropractic and the Association of Chiropractic this week in London.
October 24, 201824/10/18
Minneapolis.St.Paul Magazine discusses the benefits of massage therapy for marathon runners and athletes with NWHSU's Joanie Holst in the latest Be Well edition.
October 11, 201811/10/18
NWHSU's Osterbauer named to panel overseeing workers’ compensation, injury issues.
October 02, 201802/10/18
High-Tech Treatments: The Latest Tools Being Used by Chiropractors by Minneapolis.St.Paul Magazine in the newest edition of Be Well featuring NWHSU experts!
September 27, 201827/09/18
NWHSU recognized as integrative care leader as person-centered approach is highlighted in new film shown at the national AIHM conference.
September 25, 201825/09/18
Teamwork makes the dream work, and here’s how to get everyone on board with healthy eating and smart foods with Minneapolis.St.Paul Magazine's Be Well featuring NWHSU experts!
September 13, 201813/09/18
Northwestern Health Sciences University specialist explains how this Traditional Chinese Medicine technique can complement western medical treatments with Minneapolis.St.Paul Magazine's Be Well.
August 24, 201824/08/18
From stress relief to smoking cessation, there’s something in this ancient Chinese therapy for everyone. Check out the latest Be Well edition featuring NWHSU experts!
August 10, 201810/08/18
Minneapolis.St.Paul Magazine's Be Well examines how onsite health care like NWHSU's WorkSiteRight initiative helps employees and saves companies money.
July 25, 201825/07/18
Minneapolis.St.Paul Magazine's newest Be Well article, "Baby Steps: How Chiropractic Care Can Relieve Pregnancy-Related Issues" features experts from NWHSU!
July 12, 201812/07/18
Nikki Vanecek, NWHSU alum, talked with KARE TV news on how acupuncture can used to reduce pain and improve health.
July 09, 201809/07/18
Natural beauty products are big business these days—but this ancient Indian practice did it first. Learn how to revitalize your skin from the inside out with these expert tips.
June 28, 201828/06/18
Northwestern Health Sciences University and MSP Magazine team up to give expert tips for finding and storing the summer's produce bounty.
June 14, 201814/06/18
NWHSU President and CEO Chris Cassirer and Executive Director of Research and Innovation Michele Maiers are attending the 71st World Health Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland.
May 25, 201825/05/18
Former pro football players can receive pain relief and other care at Northwestern Health Sciences University.
May 22, 201822/05/18
Is runner’s high a luck-of-the-draw type of thing? And better yet, is it even a thing? Read the most recent Be Well article ft. NWHSU experts to find out
May 10, 201810/05/18
For the second consecutive year, students at Northwestern Health Sciences University won awards in the prestigious IMPACT Program competition at Mayo Clinic.
April 27, 201827/04/18
Northwestern Health Sciences University’s (NWHSU) College of Chiropractic is proud to offer students an opportunity to focus on clinical sports care as part of the Doctor of Chiropractic program.
April 24, 201824/04/18
Minneapolis.St.Paul Magazine discusses how massage therapy can be a game changer for self-care and healing with NWHSU experts.
April 25, 201825/04/18
The Lancet publishes three papers on low back pain which address the issues around the disorder and call for worldwide recognition of the disability associated with the disorder and the removal of harmful practices.
March 28, 201828/03/18
A call to action by one of the world’s leading medical journals is raising awareness and understanding about low back pain as a public health crisis.
April 03, 201803/04/18
Dr. Christopher Jo knows that supporting chiropractic interns is good for his profession. But the benefits, he is quick to point out, flow many ways. Yes, to the interns. Yes to the profession. But also to him and his practicing colleagues.
April 11, 201811/04/18
MSP Magazine on how coping with nausea, abdominal discomfort, and breathing issues is as simple as putting on a necklace or ring - featuring items from NWHSU's bookstore.
April 11, 201811/04/18
Around 400 acupuncturists, Chinese medicine practitioners and massage therapists gathered on campus for continuing education, networking and a celebration.
March 26, 201826/03/18
MSP Mag launches Be Well, a content hub that aggregates all of your health, wellness, and fitness coverage in one destination. For the inaugural digital publication, they take a look at acupuncture featuring NWHSU's own Christian Jovanovic.
January 11, 201811/01/18
Mpls.St.Paul Magazine features NWHSU’s President & CEO Dr. Cassirer as “The Face of Integrative Health Care in the Twin Cities" alongside local professionals in "Faces of Minneapolis/St. Paul 2017".
December 05, 201705/12/17
NWHSU alumnus Dr. Jerod Ochsendorf helps Gopher men's hockey players and USA wrestling training staff members feel healthier on a regular basis through chiropractic adjustments and the trust-based relationships he forms with them.
August 25, 201725/08/17
2016 NWHSU graduate Dr. Crevier has opened his own chiropractic clinic, Champion Health Chiropractic, in Brookings, South Dakota.
August 21, 201721/08/17
NWHSU University Commencement We will be honoring our graduates
August 12, 201712/08/17
The Foundation for Chiropractic Progress wants to empower cabinet members to take bold steps against the opioid epidemic. Did you know? One in three Americans used prescription painkillers like OxyContin or Vicodin.
August 01, 201701/08/17
The American College of Physicians came out with new guidelines for the treatment of low back pain based on a review of more than 150 studies. The big news? Avoid opioids and try acupuncture, massage or chiropractic instead.
July 21, 201721/07/17
Northwestern Health Sciences University welcomed more than 100 guests to Bloomington, Minnesota, for the 2017 Process of Integrating Evidence for the Complementary and Integrative Health Educators (PIE) conference.
July 18, 201718/07/17
More than 200 students, faculty and staff are expected to donate about 800 hours of service work at 21 locations throughout the Twin Cities on Thursday as part of Northwestern Health Sciences University’s Service & Appreciation Day.
June 28, 201728/06/17
The health and get-in-shape goals of adults are the focus of a new series of Fitness Over 40 classes offered by Northwestern’s Sweere Clinic for Clinical Biomechanics and Applied Ergonomics.
June 06, 201706/06/17
The new clinic at an Indiana manufactured homes plant will help the company and workers reduce injuries and costs. A similar clinic in Minnesota has saved $8 for every $1 invested.
April 24, 201724/04/17
In the first year that Northwestern took part in the IMPACT Symposium at the Mayo Clinic, seven student teams competed and one team won for its presentation on links between Type 2 diabetes, obesity and pancreatic cancer.
April 19, 201719/04/17
Resilience in health care is a focus at the 2017 Health and Wellness Symposium at Northwestern Health Sciences University, an annual gathering of professionals practicing acupuncture, massage therapy and Chinese medicine.
March 29, 201729/03/17
Already named one of the nation’s top Military Friendly® universities, Northwestern Health Sciences University has achieved the additional designation as a top 100 school for military spouses.
February 21, 201721/02/17
Health professionals from across the country and around the world came to Northwestern Health Sciences University Feb. 2-4 to discuss the future of health care at the Chiropractic Homecoming and Winter Gathering 2017.
February 01, 201701/02/17
Students can earn a Master of Exercise Science Degree in half the time through a new partnership between Northwestern Health Sciences University and Concordia University St. Paul.
January 26, 201726/01/17
A Northwestern graduate and chiropractor is in a leadership role as the Minnesota Legislature seeks to improve health care across the state.
January 18, 201718/01/17
As our nation struggles to find an affordable, effective future for health care, answers are coming from Northwestern's work with a midsize employer, university President Chris Cassirer writes in the Star Tribune.
January 02, 201702/01/17
Watch the Commencement Video from 12/17/2016
December 20, 201620/12/16
A record number of students helped Northwestern turn in strong performances at the 25th annual Chiropractic Games, a popular competition among chiropractic schools from the U.S. and Canada.
December 07, 201607/12/16
Accepted by Dr. Kashif Ahmad and John Pirog on behalf of a collaborative team of researchers from Northwestern Health Sciences University and Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences.
September 26, 201426/09/14
The nationwide project with local connections is an extension of the university’s commitment to veterans on campus and in the community.
November 21, 201621/11/16
Northwestern Health Sciences University has been recognized as a Military Friendly® university for exhibiting leading practices in recruiting and supporting student veterans.
November 10, 201610/11/16
Medical students from the University of Minnesota came to Northwestern to learn about acupuncture and Oriental medicine.
November 06, 201606/11/16
Northwestern students, motivated by a desire to raise funds and awareness for hunger-prevention efforts locally and worldwide, have organized the first Empty Bowls event on campus Oct. 16.
October 07, 201607/10/16
Mentoring is vital to success in all professions. Northwestern's Massage Program Director Michele J. Renee recently wrote a story for Massage Magazine about the importance of mentors in her field.
September 28, 201628/09/16
Northwestern President and CEO Chris Cassirer was named one of the 100 most influential health care leaders in the state by Minnesota Physician magazine.
September 06, 201606/09/16
Northwestern President Chris Cassirer has been named Chair of the Public Health Committee of the World Federation of Chiropractic, which promotes global health and wellness.
August 31, 201631/08/16
The technique is centuries old. But after swimmer Michael Phelps and other Olympians used cupping to enhance performance, the world was abuzz about a skill taught at Northwestern.
August 08, 201608/08/16
What is "tech neck" and how can we avoid the pain that comes with it? Northwestern's Joseph Sweere discussed this modern malady on Twin Cities Wellness Radio.
August 05, 201605/08/16
Two dozen Northwestern students developed leadership skills as part of the university's Student Leadership Boot Camp. It's one way we help our students learn to lead in healthy ways.
August 04, 201604/08/16
The Director of Northwestern’s Human Performance Center is in Rio de Janeiro to work with Olympic athletes on performance enhancement and injury issues through sports chiropractic.
July 27, 201627/07/16
An integrated health partnership between Northwestern and the Minnesota Vixen helped the Twin Cities-based women's tackle football team to its best season ever.
July 15, 201615/07/16
The winner of "Survivor: Africa," who also is a two-time cancer survivor, shares an important message of hope and healing with students and prospective students.
July 07, 201607/07/16
The university's clinical training options were praised in the new independent ranking by TheBestSchools.org.
July 06, 201606/07/16
A record number of students, faculty and staff donated a record number of volunteer hours during Northwestern's annual Service & Appreciation Day.
June 29, 201629/06/16
A scientific approach is helping Northwestern’s Sweere Center for Biomechanics & Applied Ergonomics understand why people struggle with movement and how they can prevent pain and injury.
June 27, 201627/06/16
A car accident as a teenager led Matt Thronson to his Doctor of Chiropractic Degree. Now he has achieved a higher level of expertise to help patients get better faster.
June 02, 201602/06/16
Northwestern's Michele Maiers published a commentary piece in the Star Tribune explaining the university's support for a bill establishing voluntary registration for massage therapists.
May 03, 201603/05/16
The university continues to invest in technology improvements. On April 25, Microsoft Office 365 replaced GroupWise as the campus email, calendar, instant messaging, and more.
April 28, 201628/04/16
Northwestern's Higher Health Symposium drew hundreds of participants as well as coverage from Twin Cities TV stations for coach Jerry Kill's speech.
April 23, 201623/04/16
Acupuncturists, massage therapists and Oriental medicine practitioners are on Northwestern's campus this weekend discussing their professions.
April 01, 201601/04/16
Hundreds of health professionals from across the country will attend the 2016 Health and Wellness Symposium this weekend at Northwestern.
March 31, 201631/03/16
A Northwestern student's poster on field testing related to concussions has won two national awards.
March 14, 201614/03/16
New Northwestern Chief Financial Officer Kathy Panciera says she likes to work with others to understand the best application of resources to accomplish goals.
February 29, 201629/02/16
As 2016 begins, Northwestern's Michele Maiers and her work made the Top 10 list for health policy initiatives in the year just passed.
January 05, 201605/01/16
Northwestern Health Sciences University is featured in a news segment running on cable TV in the region.
February 25, 201625/02/16
Northwestern President Christopher Cassirer has been appointed to the Board of Directors of Way to Grow, a nonprofit that supports early childhood education.
February 10, 201610/02/16
Deb Bushway sees great opportunity for Northwestern Health Sciences University, where she has been named Provost, the chief academic officer.
January 11, 201611/01/16
For someone who has made his career in information technology, Chad Johnson has an interesting line on his resume: Filmmaker.
December 16, 201516/12/15
Find out how it's helping our students succeed.
December 03, 201503/12/15
30 students from Northwestern travel to Cocoa Beach, FL to participate in the 24th annual Chiropractic Games.
October 29, 201529/10/15
Northwestern Creates New Veterans Support Center
October 26, 201526/10/15
Educators and students discuss social and cultural considerations in health education, research and community partnerships
October 19, 201519/10/15
Students are the focus of partnerships with colleges across the country.
August 14, 201514/08/15
Dr. David Taylor retired from the Board of Trustees in June after a decade of service.
August 04, 201504/08/15
A Star Tribune article put Pain Free Patriots in the spotlight for offering free treatments in church parking lots and shopping malls.
July 31, 201531/07/15
The article highlighted how chiropractic, acupuncture and massage treatments are more cost-effective and accessible treatments than traditional medical care for those in poverty who suffer from chronic pain.
July 27, 201527/07/15
The two-part special report, "A Battle with Pain," relays the shift from prescription painkillers to treating the root causes of pain.
July 14, 201514/07/15
Vaccination panel guides students to prepare for patient discussions on challenging topics
June 19, 201519/06/15
More than 100 Northwestern chiropractic students were presented with coats symbolizing responsibility, compassion and an oath to professionalism.
June 15, 201515/06/15
Childhood values and upbringing shaped Gale into an impressive leader.
June 01, 201501/06/15
Seven years in the making, their work to update Minnesota’s chiropractic scope of practice reaches far
May 18, 201518/05/15
Dr. Renée M. DeVries was named 2015 Educator of the Year by the Minnesota Chiropractic Association
May 12, 201512/05/15
Engaging the University community in leading students to Northwestern.
July 01, 201301/07/13
Acupuncture and Oriental medicine, massage therapy and undergraduate students will graduate together this weekend.
December 10, 201310/12/13
The first stand alone B.S. degrees will be awarded.
April 15, 201415/04/14
Students received degrees in massage therapy, human biology, acupuncture and Oriental medicine.
January 06, 201506/01/15
Students received degrees in chiropractic, acupuncture, Oriental medicine, human biology and massage therapy.
May 04, 201504/05/15
The College of Chiropractic at Northwestern Health Sciences University presents doctor of chiropractic degrees to 106 students.
January 06, 201506/01/15
Nearly 50 students graduated from Northwestern Health Sciences University on August 11.
August 13, 201213/08/12
42 chiropractic students receive degrees at April 13 graduation ceremony.
April 16, 201216/04/12
Trevor H. Foshang joined Northwestern Health Sciences University April 1 from Parker University in Dallas
April 30, 201530/04/15
The 26th annual Student Leadership Awards Recognition Dinner held March 9 honors outstanding faculty and student leaders
April 14, 201514/04/15
The executive leader began her new role at Northwestern March 9 and prides herself on transforming processes through focusing on people
April 10, 201510/04/15
Northwestern Health Sciences University is entering the field on game day one step ahead of helmets and protective gear
March 19, 201519/03/15
Dr. Cassirer will join Northwestern in late July.
June 20, 201420/06/14
We are planning an on-campus observance on Friday, Nov. 1. More information will follow next week.
October 25, 201325/10/13
Student opportunities abound at Northwestern.
January 18, 201318/01/13
Northwestern gears up to host the 2013 Chiropractic Homecoming and Winter Gathering February 7-9.
February 04, 201304/02/13
Second-generation chiropractor has a long list of awards, community service and service to the chiropractic profession.
February 20, 201320/02/13
Dr. Cara Borggren is on a mission to help the elderly understand how they can age gracefully.
March 21, 201321/03/13
Visit us at the KS95 State Fair booth on August 29.
August 16, 201316/08/13
Northwestern alumnus Representative Jim Abeler, DC, (‘79) will give the commencement address.
April 09, 201309/04/13
Leadership program is part of the U of M Humphrey School of Public Affairs.
April 19, 201319/04/13
VEAP food drive on campus April 29-May 3.
April 26, 201326/04/13
Career Fair and Vendor Day is May 9.
May 08, 201308/05/13
Two local news stories mention Northwestern this week.
May 21, 201321/05/13
Sign up to volunteer today!
May 24, 201324/05/13
Team Northwestern participates in St. Paul's Dragon Boat Festival over the weekend.
July 16, 201316/07/13
Be on the lookout for MTC bus wraps featuring Northwestern students.
July 26, 201326/07/13
Massage therapy, acupuncture and Oriental medicine students will graduate August 10.
August 02, 201302/08/13
Join Northwestern at the Bloomington Heritage Days Parade!
September 11, 201311/09/13
Statement from leadership of Northwestern Health Sciences University
October 22, 201322/10/13
Two dozen Northwestern students will spend a day cleaning up a local beach.
October 31, 201331/10/13
Campaign aims to change the face of men's health.
November 12, 201312/11/13
Thirty-two students will graduate with honors.
November 20, 201320/11/13
Specialty clinic will focus on sports injuries and rehabilitation.
September 03, 201303/09/13
Burnsville closing prompts UHS expansion.
December 13, 201313/12/13
You’re invited to celebrate Founder’s Week June 2-6, 2014.
May 29, 201429/05/14
Chiropractic student Madeline Gail was selected for prized Walter Reed internship.
May 19, 201419/05/14
Kate Craig, DC, a 2014 graduate, was selected for one of the five newly-created VA Chiropractic Care Residencies.
May 02, 201402/05/14
Dr. DeVries is named Academic of the Year.
March 19, 201419/03/14
Chiropractic Homecoming is February 6-8, 2014.
January 31, 201431/01/14
Designation as military-friendly school is part of expanded enrollment strategy.
July 19, 201319/07/13
A campus reception will be held Friday, May 10.
May 08, 201308/05/13
Dr. Cheryl Hawk visited Northwestern Feb. 25 to present the University’s survey results against students from other colleges in a North American chiropractic student survey.
March 14, 201514/03/15
Professors find student-captured videos are valuable learning tools.
December 10, 201310/12/13
30 volunteers are needed for March 2 class.
February 11, 201411/02/14
The tech resource gets rave reviews from students.
February 28, 201428/02/14
Feed 'Em and Treat 'Em event will offer free meal and health care.
March 05, 201405/03/14
SACA students lobby at legislative conference.
March 25, 201425/03/14
63 students will graduate in April 4 commencement ceremony.
April 01, 201401/04/14
Northwestern is sponsoring clinical support for runners.
April 11, 201411/04/14
Northwestern's latest clinical trial published in Annals of Internal Medicine
September 22, 201422/09/14
The term wraps up with final exams and graduation ceremonies.
December 11, 201211/12/12
The position profile is finalized and distributed by the search firm.
November 26, 201226/11/12
103 Doctor of Chiropractic degrees will be presented.
November 13, 201213/11/12
Join the festivities November 9 at The Saint Paul Hotel.
October 22, 201222/10/12
Key focus is preparing students to be vital contributors in the new health care environment
October 16, 201216/10/12
A major initiative is designed to improve the efficiency of clinical care and drive the introduction of a new model of collaborative, integrative patient care.
October 04, 201204/10/12
University Provides $84,000 in New Student Scholarships This Term
September 13, 201213/09/12
Chiropractic students receive white coat as they begin clinical experience.
July 09, 201209/07/12
Drs. Bronfort and Evans author top-ranked article.
June 15, 201215/06/12
Appreciation and Service Day Slated for July 19, 2012
May 25, 201225/05/12
News segment aired May 14 on WCCO News at 10.
May 15, 201215/05/12
Newly elected Student Senate officers begin their term.
May 08, 201208/05/12
Grant from the Carolyn Foundation to help fund the Summer Science Academy
February 21, 201221/02/12
Northwestern will be represented by a group of students, administrators and doctors of chiropractic at the National Chiropractic Legislative Conference
February 13, 201213/02/12
Chiropractic alumni will reunite at Northwestern next week for the annual College of Chiropractic Winter Homecoming and Gathering.
January 27, 201227/01/12
New research indicates that spinal manipulation and exercise are more effective at relieving neck pain in the long term than medications.
January 05, 201205/01/12
The findings of a research study on neck pain conducted at Northwestern made the national news this week.
January 05, 201205/01/12
The grant from the Seward Community Fund to purchase supplies and equipment
December 21, 201121/12/11
Northwestern awarded its first Associate of Applied Sciences degrees in Massage Therapy at a commencement on Dec. 17.
December 19, 201119/12/11
The College of Chiropractic at Northwestern Health Sciences University presents degrees to 102 students in a commencement ceremony
November 18, 201118/11/11
Russell Sawyer, Jr., DC, a longtime chiropractic advocate and former president of the American Chiropractic Association honored at the Gala
November 11, 201111/11/11
The Patriot Award - presented to employers for the support of their employees or students who are serving in the Armed Forces.
October 24, 201124/10/11
The Undergraduate Studies Program at Northwestern Health Sciences University has been consolidated into the newly formed College of Undergraduate Health Sciences.
October 07, 201107/10/11
Russell Sawyer, Jr., DC to be honored with the Brilliant Star Award.
October 03, 201103/10/11
The research team received $850,000 for CAM Education Research Project.
August 16, 201116/08/11
NWHSU in Bloomington to be conditioning base for unique a national team!
July 13, 201813/07/18
New on-site health initiative attracts business interest, creating jobs, internships.
July 03, 201803/07/18
KSTP-TV news station featured Northwestern Health Sciences University's Service & Appreciation Day 2018.
June 28, 201828/06/18
Dale Healey, Dean of the College of Health & Wellness at NWHSU, is part of a national team developing universally accepted competency standards for massage in hospitals.
May 23, 201823/05/18
Dr. Tolu Oyelowo of NWHSU corrects some of the most common misconceptions about Chiropractic with Minneapolis.St.Paul Magazine's Be Well.
May 25, 201825/05/18
Dr. Michele Maiers, Executive Director of Research & Innovation at Northwestern Health Sciences University discusses recent findings on low back pain and treatment.
May 18, 201818/05/18
Christine Goertz, DC, PhD blog: What I Wish My Commencement Speaker Had Told Me 30 Years Ago
April 26, 201826/04/18
They may be smart but they're weighing us down, says a leading chiropractor from Northwestern Health Sciences University.
March 22, 201822/03/18
Minnesota chiropractors honor Northwestern Health Sciences President and CEO, Dr. Chris Cassirer, and three others from the university for professional contributions.
March 19, 201819/03/18
Specialists at Northwestern Health Sciences University explain how chiropractic care can ease your winter pain.
February 26, 201826/02/18
Everything you need to know about probiotics and gut health from Minneapolis.St.Paul Magazine and experts at NWHSU.