With 103 students starting the DC degree program this fall, Cleveland University-Kansas City boasts its largest entering class of chiropractic students in 38 years.According to the university, the students represent a broad cross-section of the U.S., from California to West Virginia.
"Students are beginning to realize that the Doctor of Chiropractic degree is attractive to those seeking to help others stay healthy," said Melissa Denton, CUKC director of admissions, in a press release announcing the enrollment news. "People want to be proactive in maintaining proper health, and chiropractic is an affordable healthcare option that is essential in achieving that goal."
Palmer College of Chiropractic's Florida campus is expanding with the addition of a new academic building set to be completed in 2022. According to the college, the building "will help the college meet the demands of rising student enrollment."
"The building will address both the immediate and long-term needs of the College's expanding student population," said President Peter Martin, DC. More than 800 students are currently enrolled at Palmer Florida.
As of late October, Logan University is offering COVID-19 PCR and antibody testing to the public through its in-clinic lab, Lab Test Diagnostics. While the tests are not free at the point of contact (but can potentially be reimbursed via insurance), the service allows members of the community to confidentially determine whether they are currently infected with the virus (PCR) or have developed antibodies due to prior infection. Testing is available on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at specific times.
Dr. Casey Rogers, a member of the first graduating class of Keiser University's College of Chiropractic Medicine degree program, wasted no time in becoming an advocate for the profession, requesting and obtaining a gubernatorial proclamation for National Chiropractic Health Month from Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis.
Dr. Rogers is a January 2020 graduate of the program, which launched in September 2016. To learn more, read "Sunshine State Adds DC Degree Program" in our March 1,2016 issue.
Standard Process Renews Partnership Agreement
Standard Process has renewed a 10-year partnership agreement with Integria Healthcare, allowing the Wisconsin-based whole-food supplement company to continue as the exclusive U.S. distributor of MediHerb — an Integria Healthcare practitioner brand.
"My congratulations to MediHerb and Standard Process on the signing of this new 10-year agreement," said Professor Kerry Bone, MediHerb co-founder. "I am so proud of what we have achieved together over the last 20 years, and to see this continue is inspiring. The ongoing commitment, focus and support of health care professionals in the U.S. by both companies is what makes this partnership both important and meaningful."
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