Faces of LIFE: Dr. Denise Pickett-Bernard
Today, we shine a spotlight on one of the innovative minds in our Nutrition Department, Dr. Denise Pickett-Bernard. As an Associate Professor at Life University’s (Life U) Department of Nutrition, Dr. Pickett-Bernard brings a wealth of experience and passion to her work, shaped by her diverse background and profound commitment to holistic health.
Opening up to new career paths, transitioning from journalism to Chiropractic- with Elijah Voyles- Podcast
Elijah Voyles is like many modern students, in that he has had a few career pivots in the course of his life. He originally studied journalism, then went into Medicaid sales, which ignited an interest in healthcare and eventually led him to pursue a chiropractic degree at Life University. Now as a D.C. student and Student Ambassador, he helps other students figure out their next steps.
Life University Gratitude Garden Featuring Heartfelt Signage
A little gratitude goes a long way. In anticipation of Life University’s (Life U) Life U Day coming up on Thursday, February 22, 2024, the Office of Advancement organized a fun and exciting Gratitude Garden Signing Event. The event took place on Monday, February 19 from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., simultaneously in Socrates Café and The Commons lobby.
Answering a calling toward Pediatric Chiropractic, with Melanie Reyes-Margolla- Podcast
It’s truly amazing how Chiropractic can change the trajectory of a person’s life. Puerto Rican native Melanie Reyes- Margolla had a long-standing desire to pursue a chiropractic education after attending a Life Leadership Weekend at Life University, but Hurricane Maria delayed her plans for a year. While working as a teacher in the meantime, she saw firsthand the tremendous healing that a student of hers experienced from chiropractic care and that renewed her resolve. Today she is President of Student LIFEforce, encouraging other prospective and future D.C. students to take that leap of faith. Her goal is to become a Pediatric Chiropractor.
Faces of LIFE: Christy Shepherd
In every institution, there are individuals whose dedication and passion shine through, illuminating the path for others. At Life University (Life U), Christy Shepherd embodies this spirit of unwavering commitment and enthusiasm.
The Diversity Dish: Cultivating Inclusivity for a Healthy Campus Culture, with Dr. Harrison Davis- Podcast
As Chief Diversity Officer and Director of the Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (ODEI), Dr. Harrison Davis has quite the responsibility to implement and promote campus policies that are fair and equitable, taking into account the needs of an increasingly complex student body. Dr. Davis details his early efforts to survey the cultural climate at play at Life University, before seeking to improve upon it. His department has since assisted in facilitating numerous cultural events and educational opportunities related to Black History Month, Hispanic Heritage Month, Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month and countless other efforts where appropriate.
50 Reasons to Love Life U, for Life U’s 50th Anniversary
Big things are on the horizon for the illustrious Life University (Life U), chief among them our celebration in 2024 of Life U’s 50th anniversary. Imagine it … 50 whole years progressing the cause of Chiropractic, Vitalism and health sciences in higher education. And we only continue to strive more intentionally toward a revitalized healthcare paradigm as agents of positive change.
Faces of LIFE: Nigar Gafarzada
In the bustling world of higher education, where institutions often focus on academic excellence and research prowess, there lies a gem of compassion and dedication – Nigar Gafarzada, the International Admissions Counselor at Life University (Life U).
How a training Physician’s Assistant came to Chiropractic, with Kathleen Kim – Podcast
It’s not uncommon for some individuals originally pursuing a traditional medical profession end up instead being inspired to a chiropractic career instead. That is exactly how it was for Kathleen Kim, a D.C. student and Student Ambassador who pursued a physician’s assistant path but after working in a few chiropractic offices, soon enough she realized that Chiropractic was her best way to help people in a holistic manner. Since then, she has come a long way in her studies, becoming a leader in the student community and mentoring students as a Student Ambassador and Peer Assisted Learning (PAL) tutor.