LIFE UNIVERSITY’S RECENTLY OPENED CHIROPRACTIC CLINIC IN SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO SERVES AS COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER AND CENTER FOR RECRUITMENT
January 25, 2023 – When Dr. Luis Torres was working toward his undergraduate degree in his native Puerto Rico (PR), he would have never guessed that a dinner invite would change his path in life.
Faces of LIFE – Dr. Véronica García Chaparro
Dr. Véronica Andrea Garcia Chaparro graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Life University (Life U) in the 2018 Spring Quarter and graduated from the Life U Doctor of Chiropractic Program in the 2019 Winter Quarter. When she was not studying or in classes as a D.C. student, Dr. Chaparro planned more than 25 weddings a year as an event planner to pay her bills.
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.
Lola Rodriguez, from Jayuya, Puerto Rico, is a Bilingual Academic Support Professional in the Student Success Center. Not long ago, a new division called Global Voices was created under the umbrella of Academic Support, and that is specifically where Lola works. She adds, “I work with undergraduate and graduate students and provide helpful resources to LIFE’s international students. We help with a little bit of everything because our students are certainly not alike and do not have the same needs.”
“I wanted to be a doctor or maybe a veterinarian – something in the traditional medical field – but I wasn’t entirely sure what I wanted to do.” This was Yesenia Ostolaza’s sentiment from a very young age. Ever since she can remember, she was intrigued by science and math. Her mother always wanted to nurture Ostolaza’s interests and made sure to find the right schools for her that specialized in those two subjects.