Faces of LIFE- Matthew Peterson
Growing up in the not-so-bustling metropolis of Milltown, Wisconsin, with a population estimated at fewer than 1,000 people, Matthew Peterson made a point to get involved. As an only child, his parents pushed him to make connections and pursue different passions in his childhood and adolescence.
Club Spotlight: NutriDyn Student Functional Medicine Club
The Institute for Functional Medicine defines functional medicine as “a systems biology-based approach that focuses on identifying and addressing the root cause of disease. Each symptom or differential diagnosis may be one of many contributing to an individual’s illness.” The ideals behind functional medicine are…
Faces of LIFE- Catherine Clement
Prior to attending Life University (Life U), Catherine Clement owned and operated Stabilize Studios, a Pilates and movement rehabilitation studio in Raleigh, North Carolina. Her primary concentration in that business revolved around providing support for individuals with movement issues, particularly those related to scoliosis. Many people might think of Pilates as a trendy exercise regiment, but Clement’s clients typically came to her to alleviate systemic health issues as opposed to simple aerobic enjoyment.
A Peek into the PEAK Clinical Program
PEAK stands for Practice, Excellence, Art and Knowledge, which are key attributes to success in any venture. The PEAK Clinical program is a crown jewel of chiropractic education at Life U, designed to allow senior interns to complete their clinic requirements under the direction of an off-campus doctor.
Faces of LIFE- Tavo Lemus
Texas-born and raised by Mexican immigrant parents that met stateside, Tavo Lemus knows what it is like to have a big family, as he grew up with two brothers and four sisters. It’s interesting how formative experiences in our youth can come into play later in life and shape our interests and passions. Lemus reflected on how his mom used to ask him to “crack her back” to relieve built up tension. She had noted that Lemus might do well in a profession that required working with his hands, though he initially resisted.
Faces of LIFE- Sherybel Berrios-Ramos
If you were to put a pin in a map that shows where all the students enrolled in Life U are from, the pins would dot all over as a colorful testament to our diverse campus culture. Many of those pins would land in Puerto Rico, like it would for Sherybel Berrios-Ramos, who is from the capital of San Juan.
Spring 2022 CareerFair4Life Overview
My First Quarter- Heather Garrison
I liked being able to come into such a close-knit program and community. Everyone was very like-minded. Everyone here is so passionate about chiropractic. It was a big shift coming, going from being at home in North Carolina versus being here where you’re surrounded by so many like-minded, passionate people.
Faces of LIFE- Rina Rice
Native to Bessemer, Alabama, Rina Rice is a returning student forging a new career path for herself in the D.C. program. She is the proud mom of three children and currently has two grandkids. Her undergraduate program was in Sociology and Psychology, and she worked as a counselor for at-risk youth and family intervention for about 12 years.