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.
My First Quarter: Christian M. Figueroa Hidalgo
10th quarter DC student from San Juan, Puerto Rico. What has been your most memorable quarter at Life U? My most memorable quarter has been 10th quarter. I started serving at the Outpatient clinic. Being able to serve the public and the Chiropractic profession has…
Faces of LIFE: Dr. Edgardo Salas and Dr. Natalia Vega
Everybody loves a good romance story, and a Life University (Life U) romance story often seems especially unique and heartwarming. Drs. Edgardo Salas and Natalia Vega both met as students enrolled in the Life U D.C. program.
Faces of LIFE: Yalitzaly Ramos
In a roundabout way, it makes sense why health care became a field of interest for Ramos. From an early age, she had an interest in the “structural point of view of things, things about construction,” spending days in the garage with her dad.
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.”