Research Series- Surveying Chiropractic Benefits Over Time with Samantha Long – Podcast
How much of a difference does it truly make to receive chiropractic care from a young age? That is a fascinating question that has gone largely unexplored from a research perspective, but a determined young student in Life U’s chiropractic research track seeks to change that.
Get with the Programming! Defining Computer Information Systems & Technology with Sailaja Pydimarri – Podcast
The exciting world of Computer Information Systems & Technology is constantly changing, so let’s try to clear the path a bit. Sailaja Pydimarri is an Assistant Professor of Computer Information Systems for Life University, as well as an accomplished software developer, web designer, database designer and data analyst. She is Sigma Beta Delta Chapter Officer at the University. Pydimarri discusses the growing demand in stem careers, as well as what it looks like as a woman in an often male-dominated landscape.
Showing love to Pediatric Chiropractic with Dr. Shannon Good – Podcast
Dr. Shannon Good is a D.C. alumna and now an Associate Professor of Chiropractic Sciences at Life University. Dr. Good is a specialist in pediatric and perinatal chiropractic care and serves as an advisor to Life U’s ICPA (International Chiropractic Pediatric Association) student club. In this podcast, she points to some of the joys and challenges associated with these specialties.
Turning varied passions into community service, with Dr. Thomas Wuerth – Podcast
Dr. Thomas Wuerth is a very busy and very active person. Not only is he an Assistant Professor of Clinical Sciences for Life University (Life U), but he also owns Woodstock Jiu Jitsu and serves as its head instructor. Dr. Wuerth speaks on the joys of his job at Life U, as well as how it intersects with his work at the Jiu Jitsu studio. Dr. Wuerth is also holding quarterly situational awareness self-defense seminars for Life U students and staff to gain hands-on knowledge about how to stay safe and be aware of surroundings.
Observing Nutritional Health through a Clinical Lens, with Alma Ayala Diaz – Podcast
You may have heard the moniker ‘Food is Medicine’, but what does that really look like? How can we take a nutrient-rich diet and use it to fuel good health? Alma Ayala Diaz is one of our enterprising M.S in Clinical Nutrition students who already has a fair amount of experience working in the field of nutrition. She is also President of the Food and Nutrition Club at Life University. She and our host Dr. Veronica Garcia-Chapparo discuss what steps have to be taken to pursue an education and career in Clinical Nutrition.
Converting Passion for Sports and Athletics Into a Career Path, with Riley Dalrymple – Podcast
B.S in Exercise Student and Life University (Life U) Women’s Wrestler Riley Dalrymple discusses the recruitment process that led her to come to Life U as a student-athlete, as well as her opportunities to learn how to apply her interests in sports and athletics through her degree program, her favorite courses, as well as various work opportunities on and off campus to hone her skills.
Making Chiropractic Education Work for You, with Dr. Eric Parada – Podcast
Dr. Eric Parada, Associate Professor for Chiropractic Sciences, gets into the nitty gritty of what it takes to get chiropractic students prepared to take on chiropractic practice. He talks at length about the technological phenomenon that is lovingly referred to as PAT, which stands for Palpation and Adjustment Trainer.
How an emotional personal health journey led to empathy, with Phenix Cowart- Podcast
Phenix Cowart is a young lady that excudes optimism and positivity, which is an admirable outlook given her personal health battles related to a leukemia diagnosis. Cowart is a B.S in Dietetics student at Life U who has a profound interest in how proper nutrition can improve health outcomes. In the midst of hardships related to her health, Cowart has noted that she has learned a fair amount about patient emotions and the need to be empathetic which she will carry with her in her desired career as a Registered Dietitian.
Staying on Track: Track & Field, Physical Therapy Career Goals and more with Brianna Florvilus- Podcast
Brianna Florvilus is always on the move. As an M.S. in Sport Health Science student and a member of the Life U Women’s Track and Field team, Florvilus is working hard to make her career goals to become a physical therapist a reality. She discusses her interest in Injury prevention and the aspects of the physical therapy profession that she enjoys in this podcast.
Helping students find their Life U vision, with Keith Jordan- Podcast
Keith Jordan, Executive Director of Enrollment Management, peels back the behind-the-scenes curtain so prospective Life U students can get a better idea of the value that Life U offers, as well as touching on some of Life U’s goals in terms of encouraging a diverse student body.