Clinic Jumpstart Activity

January 31, 2014

Logan's Assessment Center will host a Clinic Jumpstart Activity on Friday, February 7th between 11:05am and 12:00pm. 

Activities include a history taking demo, a shoulder ultrasound and discussion of management.

All are invited to attend. 

Logan Will Attend Wheelchair Rugby Tournament

Dr. Connie Hayes and Logan interns will be attending the Lakeshore Demolition Derby Wheelchair Rugby Tournament on January 31st through February 2nd. 

Dr. Hayes and the students will provide triage and performance enhancement for the team.

Visit this link to learn more about the event

Hare in the Air Event Information - 2014

January 30, 2014

Hare in the Air Egg Hunt Information

Date: Saturday, March 29, 2014
Time: Registration at 10 a.m. - Bunny arrives at 11 a.m.
Location: Logan University Campus, 1851 Schoettler Road Chesterfield, MO 63017
Cost: Free and open to the public

Event Information:
  • The egg hunts are for children ages 2-8. 
  • Egg hunt areas are divided by age groups: 
    • 2 year olds 
    • 3 year olds 
    • 4-5 year olds 
    • 6-8 year olds 
    • Older children may attend the event and enjoy the other activities, but may not participate in egg hunts
  • Activities 
    • Petting zoo 
    • Costumed characters (DARE McGruff; Bunny; Super Chiro Man) 
    • Balloon Artists 
    • Fire Truck 
    • Temporary Tattoos
  • You will need to arrive prior to the Bunny arrival to register your child in the age appropriate hunt 
  • Bring a basket or bag for your child to collect eggs in 
  • No parents will be allowed in the hunt areas; there will be volunteers to assist children during the hunts
  • The Bunny will be available for photos 
  • The event is outside and will be held regardless of the weather, dress appropriately 

Clinical Research Study: Ankle Sprains

10 IRCIMH Scholarships – Apply by February 9

January 29, 2014

The Consortium of Academic Health Centers for Integrative Medicine (CAHCIM) is offering 10 complimentary registrations for students to attend the International Research Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health, May 13-16, 2014 in Miami.

What is and is not covered:  
This complimentary registration is for the 3-day Congress. Pre-Congress Workshops on Tuesday, May 13 and travel expenses incurred to attend the Congress are not covered by the registration and are the responsibility of the attendee.

How to apply:  
Interested parties should send a resume (if available) and up to 500 word application stating: 1) name, school, year in school; 2) description of past and future interests in research; 3) why they are interested in attending; and 4) contact information.

Applications must be received by February 9, 2014. Send to

All questions should be directed to:

John Weeks, Executive Director
Academic Consortium for Complementary
and Alternative Health Care (ACCAHC)
3345 59th Avenue SW
Seattle, Washington 98116
206-932-5799 (o)
206-851-1758 (c)

Celebrate Black History Month Through Film - February 3

You're invited to celebrate Black History Month through film. The Department of Student Services will be showing The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross - A More Perfect Union on Monday, February 3 at 11:00am in room G102. 

This event is free and open to all students, faculty and staff. 

VA Selects Logan University for Chiropractic Residency Program

January 27, 2014

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has selected Logan University as one of five schools which will participate in their Chiropractic Residency Program. 

The Chiropractic Care Residency Program will provide organized post graduate training to develop chiropractors prepared for advanced practice, capable of communicating and working in an interdisciplinary environment, with a firm understanding of the role of research and continuing education in clinical decision making.

Learn more and find out how to apply for the VA Residency program

New Office Assignments: January 24

January 24, 2014

Additional office changes beginning January 24:

Rick DeCaro:  Administration Building, 265
Adil Khan:  Administration Building, 247

Student Services Offers Study Skills Seminars

January 23, 2014

The Office of Student Services will sponsor a series of Study Skills Seminars each Friday morning between January 24, 2014 and February 21, 2014, from 11:00am until 11:30am in the Distance Learning Room, inside the Learning Resource Center. All current students are invited and encouraged to attend these important seminars which will address the following topics: 

January 24th         Note Taking 
January 31st         Test Taking Strategies  
February 7th         Time Management 
February 14th       Pitfalls of Procrastination
February 21st       The Top 10 Stress Busters

For additional information please contact:
Ms. Sandra Perriello, Associate Dean of Student Services, Office of Student Services at

Dr. Larry Hutti

It is with great sadness that we notify the Logan community of the passing of longtime faculty member, Dr. Larry Hutti.

Dr. Hutti was a graduate of Logan College of Chiropractic Class of 1951, ran a private practice for 30 years and later became a Professor at Logan College and President of the Alumni Association. He was a Permanent Deacon ordained in 1981 and served at Ascension Catholic Church in Chesterfield for 23 years. The College, its students, faculty, and staff held a special place in his heart as he did in all of ours. He will be missed.

Please keep Dr. Hutti’s family in your thoughts and prayers.

Condolences may be sent to : The Hutti Family, 15049 Claymoore CT., Chesterfield, MO 63017.

Announcement regarding the funeral arrangements:

Hutti, Lawrence J., D.C. January 21, 2014. Fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church. Beloved husband for over 50 years of the late Mary Jane Hutti (nee Quante). Devoted father of Stephen (Deb), Mark (Judy), David (Maurice), Daniel (Teresa) Hutti and Martha (Craig) Engler. Loving grandfather of Lisa Peters, Sean and Kevin (Cindy) Neary, Heather (Sean) Kelly, Ashley (Mark) Brusius, Matt, Tim (Emily), Pat (Kristen), Jonathan, Dan, Emily & Ellen Hutti; great-grandfather of Tyler and Abigail Peters, Max, and Cosette Hutti and Henry Lawrence Brusius. Dear brother of James (Betty) Hutti. Our dear brother-in-law, uncle, great-uncle cousin & friend.

Visitation will be Friday January 24, 2014 from 4 to 8 p.m. at O’SULLIVAN-MUCKLE MORTUARY, 13996 Olive Blvd., Chesterfield, MO 63017. Mass will be celebrated 10:00 a.m., Saturday, January 25, 2014 at St. Clare of Assisi Catholic Church, 15642 Clayton Rd., Ellisville, MO 63011. Donations to the Passionate Nuns, 15700 Clayton Rd., Ellisville MO 63011 preferred. Interment Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal Cemetery, Dardenne MO.

New Office Assignments: January 23

Additional office changes beginning January 23:

Stacey Till:  Educational Wing, 295
Mary Nagle:  Educational Wing, 294

New Office Assignments

January 22, 2014

In order to maximize departmental functions and the student experience, a series of office moves will be taking place over the next several months.  Here is a list of office changes during the week of January 21:

Dr. Ralph Barrale:  Alumni and Friends House, A106
Jamie Bass:  Alumni and Friends House, A112
Dr. Boyd Bradshaw:  Administration Building (First Floor), 109
Barb Cronin:  Alumni and Friends House, A103
Toby Hall:  Administration Building (First Floor), 110
Diane Schnurbusch:  Administration Building (Second Floor), 222
Patty Sierminski:  Alumni and Friends House, A109

Logan Scholarship Information Now Available

Logan Scholarship information is now available. To view all of the scholarships offered, criteria and applications, please visit

All applications must be submitted to Toby Hall by March 14th at 3:00pm. You can contact her by email ( or visit her in Office 110.

Welcome to the St. Louis Health Care Baldrige Community of Excellence Group!

On Thursday, January 23rd, health care leaders from around the St. Louis metropolitan area will attend the St. Louis Health Care Baldrige Community of Excellence LAUNCH Meeting here on the Logan campus.  The guest speaker will be Dean Kappel of Mid-America Transplant Services who is the current Chairman of the Excellence in Missouri Foundation.  In 2010, Mid-America Transplant Services received the Missouri Quality Award. 

Severe Weather False Alarm - January 21st

January 21, 2014

Despite clear and sunny skies, the St. Louis County severe weather sirens were activated on Tuesday afternoon. According to the St. Louis County Police Department, the sirens were triggered due to a computer glitch and there is no severe weather in the area.

Assistance Needed for a Research Study

Dr. Alicia M. Yochum is recruiting 25 participants for her research study investigating the relationship of altered biomechanics (pronation) to bone marrow edema and pain in the joints of the lower extremity, the sacroiliac joints and the joints of the lower lumbar spine.


Students will receive $100 for their time, extra credit in various classes and two educational DVDs at the completion of the study. A sign-up sheet is available in the Department of Radiology, and the first 12 females and 13 males to qualify will be included in the study. You must be between 20-30 years old, have a normal BMI and be willing to restrict running to 10 miles/week. This study will last a total of six weeks (four weeks in pronation and two weeks for follow up.  Please contact Dr. Yochum in the radiology department at 636-230-1834 or

Wellness Center Hours - January 20th, 2014

January 16, 2014

The Wellness Center will be open from 10:00am to 4:00pm on Monday, January 20th due to Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

Club Day - January 22nd

January 15, 2014

Club Day will be held on Wednesday, January 22nd between 11am and 1pm in the Purser Center Lobby. Come out and learn about all of the clubs and organizations Logan University has to offer.

Pizza will be served courtesy of the Student Doctors' Council.

Ellen Dickman, MLS, Elected to Executive Board of the St. Louis Metro Area Chapter of the Special Libraries Association

January 14, 2014

Congratulations to Ellen Dickman, MLS, director of the learning resources center at Logan. She was elected to the Executive Board of the St. Louis Metro Area Chapter of the Special Libraries Association (SLA) and will serve as Treasurer. SLA has more than 100 members locally and supports corporate, academic and government librarians through learning, advocacy and networking initiatives.

2013 Graduate Dr. Mark Elam Wins Graduate Package at Parker Seminars Vegas

January 13, 2014

Dr. Mark Elam, a 2013 Logan University graduate, won the Graduate Package at the Parker Seminars held in Las Vegas between January 9th and 11th. Dr. Elam was selected from a drawing of thousands of recent chiropractic graduates. He'll receive $12,000 worth of chiropractic essentials from four of the largest companies in the industry: Foot Levelers Inc, Lloyd Table Company, Activator Methods International and Multi Radiance Medical Laser Longevity.

Dr. Elam commented on the award, saying:
"I'm humbled and honored to receive this gift from these four great companies. It takes some of the fear out of going into the 'real world.' With these four companies offering their guidance, I feel a lot more secure."
Congratulations Dr. Elam!

Health Center Lab Services Update

January 09, 2014

In order to maximize health center efficiency, laboratory services provided in-house at Logan University's Montgomery Health Center will be suspended indefinitely after January 31st.

It is possible that these services will resume at some point in the future. Logan Chiropractic Health Center patients requiring lab services will be sent to one of the many LabCorp draw stations located in the St. Louis area, with results sent to our respective clinics.

Congratulations to Jennifer Reed

Congratulations to Jennifer Reed, director of marketing and public relations.  Jennifer has been nominated to serve on the Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce’s Board of Directors beginning in January 2014.  This is an exciting opportunity for Logan to have a representative, as the Chesterfield Chamber has great influence on the city and region.

Logan University is Attending the International Wheelchair Rugby Tournament

Dr. Hayes and interns will represent Logan University’s BIOFREEZE® Sports and Rehabilitation Center at the International Wheelchair Rugby Tournament in Tampa Bay, FL January 10-12. Dr. Hayes and interns will provide triage and performance enhancement for the team. Visit the United States Quad Rugby Association for more information.

InTouch - January, 2014

January 08, 2014

The January, 2014 issue of InTouch has been posted on the Logan website.

In Touch is a bibliography of citations of interest that is produced four times a year by the Logan University Library. This bibliography contains the reference for 40-60 journal articles published recently in various health related journals. Some of the journals frequently referenced include: Spine, JMPT, Journal of Musculoskeletal Medicine, American Journal of Orthopedics, Neurology, Radiology, Lancet, Nutritional Perspectives, and Clinical Biomechanics. 

Parking Announcement

Parking lots 9 East and 9 West are now designated for Faculty and Staff between the hours of 6:00am and 3:00pm.

Students are welcome to park in these locations outside of the posted times.

Reduced LRC Hours on January 7th, 2014

January 07, 2014

The Learning Resource Center will have reduced hours on Tuesday, January 7th.

The library will close at 4 PM and the computer lab will close at 7 PM.

The LRC will open at 6:30am on Wednesday, the 8th.

ABCA Central Regional Conference - Register by 1/10

The American Black Chiropractic Association's Central Regional Conference will be hosted by Logan University and the Student American Black Chiropractic Association (SABCA) on January 17th and 18th. Held on the Logan campus, the event will feature numerous guest speakers such as Dr. Michael Wittmer, Dr. Edgar Everett, Dr. Brian Snyder, Dr. John Artis, Dr. Frank Vaught and Dr. Connie Hayes.

Registration is due by January 10th. Please visit the event page for more information and instructions on how to register.

New Student Orientation Agenda Changes

January 06, 2014

Due to Logan University running on a Snow Schedule on Tuesday, January 7th, New Student Orientation has an adjusted schedule. Incoming students can view the new agendas here.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact your admissions counselor:
Mary Nagle: 
Amanda Sunila:
Josh Myers:
Caitlin Mueller:

Logan Will Be On Snow Schedule on Tuesday, January 7

Due to weather conditions, Logan University will be on a Snow Schedule on Tuesday, January 7.  Work hours will begin at 9am and classes will begin with the third hour at 9:15am.

Logan Will Be Closed on Monday, January 6

January 05, 2014

Due to the weather conditions, Logan University will be closed on Monday, January 6.  In addition, the Logan University Chiropractic Health Centers will also be closed on Monday.

Week One Schedule

January 03, 2014


Administrative Faculty Meeting, 7:30 am – 12:00 pm, Room 156B.
No class meetings for any program. 

All interns meet assigned clinic responsibilities.

Clinician In-service Workshop: 7:30 am – 4:00 pm, Room G134. 

All clinics closed for the entire day. 
All faculty with student health center or outpatient clinic responsibilities required to attend.

All New Students: 8:30 am, New Student Orientation in Purser Center
UG/ASP/Tri 1 Students: No class meetings for the day.

Trimester 2-10 Students: All classes meet as scheduled except as noted below.
Tri 2: Neuroanatomy: No laboratories conducted.
Tri 2: Microbiology I: No laboratories conducted.
Tri 4: Neuromusculoskeletal Diagnosis: Class canceled.
Tri 7: Student Health Center: Closed.
Tri 7: Patient Communication: Class canceled.
Tri 9: Clinical Psychology: Class canceled.
Tri 10: Billing and Documentation: Meet in G48, not G134.
Tris 8-10: Outpatient Clinics: Closed.

All classes meet as scheduled except as noted below.

Trimester 1 Students
Biochemistry I: No laboratories conducted.
Spinal Analysis Lab: All students meet in 142A, not in labs.
Spinal Anatomy: No laboratories conducted.

Trimester 3 Students   
Microbiology II: No laboratories conducted.

UG-ASP Students    All classes meet as scheduled except as noted below.
General Chemistry: No laboratory conducted.

Trimester 1 Students        
All classes meet as scheduled except as noted below.
Anatomy I: All students meet in 142A at 8:15 am.
Biochemistry I: No laboratories conducted.

Trimester 2 Students   
All classes meet as scheduled except as noted below.
Neuroanatomy: All students meet in 142B at 12:00 pm.
Microbiology I: No laboratories conducted.

Trimester 3-10 Students    All classes meet as scheduled.

All classes in all programs meet as scheduled.

Martin Luther King Jr. Recess. Monday, January 20.
Trimester 7 Proficiency Examinations. Week of January 27-31.
Trimester 7 Card Ceremony Luncheon. Tuesday, February 11, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm. 

      Student Health Center closed for these hours so SHC students and faculty may 
      attend the ceremony.
President’s Day Recess. Monday, February 17.
Dean’s List/BS Recognition Program. Tuesday, March 4, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm. 

      Students invited to participate in the program are excused from class during these
Spring Break. Week of March 17-21.
National Board Parts I-III and PT. Friday – Sunday, March 21-23.
Hare in the Air/Slice of Logan. Saturday, March 29.
Trimester 9 Proficiency Examinations. Week of March 31-April 4.
Spring Symposium. Thursday – Sunday, April 10-13. 

     No classes in any programs Thursday after 11:00 am and all day Friday. 
     Outpatient clinics remain open for patient care.
Scholarship Recognitions. Friday, April 11, during noon luncheon.
Reading Day. Thursday, April 17. No class meetings or examinations except for ASP 

Final Examinations. Friday – Thursday, April 18-24.
Make-up examinations, Awards Program, Commencement Rehearsal. Friday, April 25.
Commencement. Saturday, April 26.

Select Logan Health Centers Closed January 7th

January 02, 2014

Montgomery Health Center, BIOFREEZE® Sports & Rehabilitation Center, Southfield Health Center, Bogey Hills Health Center, 79 Crossing Health Center, St. Patrick Center and Paraquad will be closed on Tuesday, January 7th for Clinicians Training Day.

These clinics will reopen on Wednesday, January 8th. Please contact your physician if you have any questions.

December 2013 Graduation Video

Did you miss the December 21st, 2013 commencement? You can watch the entire ceremony by clicking here.

Snow Schedule for Thursday, January 2, 2014.

January 01, 2014

Due to the expected snowfall, Logan is on a snow schedule for Thursday, January 2, 2014 and will open at 9am.