Palmer Enjoys Record Enrollment
Palmer College of Chiropractic reports record enrollment at its Florida campus for the fall 2022 class – its highest since Palmer Florida opened its doors 20 years ago; with the main campus in Davenport, Iowa, boasting its highest enrollment since 2007.Observed Michael Norris, PhD, vice chancellor for admissions: "Applications to Palmer have been increasing over the past two years. Palmer College has invested heavily in the student learning experience over the past several years, and I believe we're seeing the positive impact of those strategic investments."
More than 2,100 students are currently enrolled across Palmer College's three campuses (Palmer, Palmer Florida and Palmer West): one in five chiropractic students in the U.S.
Dr. Michele Maiers Joins RAND
Northwestern Health Sciences University's Executive Director of Research and Innovation, Dr. Michele Maiers, has joined the RAND Corporation. As the co-director of the RAND Center for Collaborative Research in Complementary and Integrative Health (CIH), Dr. Maiers will "[leverage] RAND Corporation's research infrastructure to support collaborative research across CIH institutions, including NWHSU, which has been a member since 2020."
"Our organizations' visions are closely aligned, and NWHSU has deeply valued our partnership with the Center over the last two years," said Deb Bushway, PhD, president and CEO of NWHSU. "We are thrilled that Dr. Maiers is joining the RAND Corporation in a leadership role to further enhance evidence-based solutions of CIH. While continuing to advance research, policy, and innovation here at the university, Dr. Maiers will bring great expertise to the Center."
ACA Annual Meeting Returns to D.C.
ACA Engage, the 2023 annual meeting of the American Chiropractic Association, returns to Washington, D.C., this month – the first time the event has been held on location since the start of the COVID pandemic. The Jan. 25-28 meeting offers up to 20 CE credits via a wide range of educational sessions; while the meeting's location provides the perfect opportunity to lobby for pro-chiropractic legislation.
For complete meeting details including schedule, registration rates and more, visit www.acatoday.org/Engage.
Logan University's 2023 symposium, "Honoring Tradition, Shaping Our Future," is scheduled for April 13-16 on Logan's campus and at the St. Louis Union Station Hotel. The 2023 event marks the eighth year the symposium has been held.
"We are so excited to host another great event this year, with so many new things for participants to enjoy," said Amber Henry, MEd, EdS, EdD, director of continuing education at the university. "Aside from the new location – which is close to many fantastic downtown attractions and much more conducive to networking – there will be a new alumni event for Logan grads, new ways to interact with exhibitors and so much more."
WFC Call for Research Abstracts
The World Federation of Chiropractic (WFC) has issued a call for abstracts in advance of its 17th Biennial Congress in Queensland, Australia. Abstracts based on new or previously published research can be submitted until June 1, with the event taking place Oct. 11-14. For complete details regarding submission criteria, judging and selection, and key dates, visit www.wfc.org/congress2023/abstracts.
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