Cultural Competence of Chiropractic Students

A study focusing on the cultural competency of chiropractic students was published in the Fall 2012 issue of The Journal of Chiropractic Education, a peer reviewed journal that is indexed in PubMed. The article titled “A Retrospective Analysis of the Cultural Competence of Chiropractic Students in a Public Health Course,” was written by Life West faculty members, Kim Khauv, D.C., M.P.H and Joel Alcantara, D.C.

Palmer Chiropractic students donate toys and time to Toys for Tots

Members of the Palmer Student Alumni Foundation (PSAF) spent the last several weeks collecting toys and monetary donations from students, faculty and staff at Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa, for this year’s Toys for Tots collection by the United States Marine Corps. Their efforts paid off as they donated nearly $2,000 worth of toys on Dec. 10. In addition, they teamed up with members of the Palmer Campus Guides to volunteer at the Toys for Tots warehouse on Dec. 10.

Parker University Presents Scholarships to Students

DALLAS — Parker University College of Chiropractic recently presented $23,000 in scholarships to 18 students. The scholarships committee comprised of Parker faculty, staff, students, and alumni, select recipients based on anonymous applications, the student’s financial need, academic achievements, character, extracurricular participation, leadership, and more. The students were presented one of six types of scholarships including corporate partner, leadership, alumni, memorial, Parker Alumni Association, and endowment scholarships.

Chiropractic Industry Leaders Award Chiropractic Students

Parker Seminars partnered with several of the chiropractic industry leaders to present Parker College of Chiropractic students with 10 scholarships totaling 37,250 dollars during the Dallas Parker Seminar. Scholarship recipients were chosen by the Parker College of Chiropractic scholarship committee. Students who applied for the scholarships were required to write an essay about what they have learned from speakers during Parker Seminars and Parker College assemblies.

National Senior Games a Golden Experience for Chiropractic Students

Members of the Sports Council chapter of Palmer College of Chiropractic’s West Campus in San Jose, California, provided chiropractic sports care services to more than 800 competitors in Augusts 2009 National Senior Games, the largest multi-sport event in the world for seniors. Competitors in the two-week National Senior Games, held primarily at Stanford University in Palo Alto, Calif., were able to enhance their performances through chiropractic care. There were more than 10,000 athletes participating in the August 1-15 competition.

Life West Chiropractic Students Fired up on Lyceum 2008

There is little that motivates me more than witnessing chiropractic students working a room at a chiropractic conference or seminar. This past Saturday while attending DCS California Jam I was approached a number of times by chiropractic students from Life West College of Chiropractic with information about an event coming up in May. Told them I’d see what I could do about spreading the word.