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Dr. Lawrenz-Smith elected to CAAHP Board of Directors
Congratulations to Susan Lawrenz-Smith, PhD, who was elected to the board of directors for the Central Association for Advisors of Health Professionals (CAAHP).   The CAAHP is a regional branch of a national organization composed of professionals from colleges and... Read More ›
Celebrating Summer 2023 White Coat Recipients
This May, Northwestern Health Sciences welcomed the newest cohort of students into the clinical portion of their academic journey in the chiropractic program. It was a beautiful weekend filled with smiles and renewed energy with the spring season.   The T5... Read More ›
Chiropractic Student Ihotu Ali: Speaking at Whole Person Health Summit
Ihotu Ali, MPH, is women’s health researcher and consultant, doula, and mid-career change chiropractic student at NWHSU. Ihotu and chiropractic student Kit Harlow collaborated on this article.    Last month, chiropractic student Ihotu Ali spoke at the 2023 Inaugural Whole Person... Read More ›
NWHSU Sponsors Self Care Fair at 3rd Annual Rise and Remember Event
The George Floyd Global Memorial (GFGM) will host their 3rd annual Rise and Remember event May 25-27 at George Floyd Square in south Minneapolis and other various locations in Minnesota. This year's theme is Obuntu: Make the Impossible, Possible.   The celebration... Read More ›
Training for a Marathon? You Should be Lifting
Training for a Marathon? So, you’ve decided to run a marathon. Your first thought is probably “wow, I’m about to cover a lot of miles.” While a long, strong running plan is necessary when preparing for a marathon, it’s not... Read More ›
Dr. Oyelowo Weighs in on “Achieving Whole Health,” publication provides roadmap for improving healthcare in the U.S.  
At NWHSU, we believe the future of healthcare is integrative, whole-person care. In February, the National Academies of Sciences Engineering and Medicine published “Achieving Whole Health: A New Approach for Veterans and the Nation.”   The book, which was commissioned... Read More ›
Get Strong this Summer in the HPC
Three New Specialized Group Strength and Conditioning Classes Just in time to get strong this summer! The Human Performance Center (HPC) is rolling out three new specialized group strength and conditioning classes. No matter your goals, it’s time to train... Read More ›
Leaning into their Strengths in Thunder Bay
There’s nothing like a shared background in kinesiology to bring a couple together. Maybe that’s not a classic story anywhere else, but at NWHSU it makes sense, and it’s exactly what happened with Amanda Johnson, DC ‘17 and Lucas Migliazza,... Read More ›
Joining clients on their path to wellness in Bemidji
It’s never too late to start a new career. At least that’s how Polly Merhar, CNMT, BCTMB ‘21— a graduate of the massage therapy program—feels.    Polly, originally from Duluth, is a long-term resident of Bemidji, where she opened Trail... Read More ›
The Only Acupuncturist in Two Harbors
Lanna Schwab, LAc ‘16 does not have four generations of family history in Two Harbors, Minnesota. In fact, when she moved there to work as an x-ray tech in the hospital, she didn’t know anyone. Now, she runs Agate Acupuncture... Read More ›