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2014-02-13 23:04:11

SF Custom Chiropractic has consistently placed in the Top 5 for the Bay Area A-List’s Best Chiropractor category since opening in 2011. This year, with a thriving and expanding patient base, SF Custom Chiropractic reaches for # 1. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 Established in 2011, SF Custom Chiropractic has been an innovative chiropractic practice thriving under the leadership of Dr. Adam Jacobs. A fast growing practice, SF Custom Chiropractic has expanded the original...

2014-01-02 23:02:29

SF Custom Chiropractic invites the San Francisco community to put a healthy lifestyle and personal wellness at the top of their resolution list this year. During the month of January, SF Custom Chiropractic encourages the San Francisco community to join discussions on health every week on Facebook to be added to a drawing for a free deep tissue massage. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) January 02, 2014 The New Year is a time for envisioning desired changes in life and setting resolutions to put...

2013-10-08 23:20:34

Michael Haneline, DC, MPH, has been named director of the University of Western States' Master of Science degree program in human nutrition and functional medicine. He will be responsible for overseeing the program’s curriculum, development, operations, budget and personnel. Portland, OR (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 The University of Western States (UWS), a leader in the education of health care professionals, announced that Michael Haneline, DC, MPH, has joined the administration as...

2013-09-19 23:23:55

The University of Western States’ (UWS) board of trustees names new executive committee members: Patricia G. Conners-Allen, DC (chair); Richard Branson, DC (vice chair); Robert C. Jones, DC (secretary); Richard Cole, DC, DACNB, DAAPM, FIACN, FICC (treasurer); and Alice Jacobson, EdD (member at large). Portland, Oredon (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 The University of Western States’ (UWS) board of trustees recently named five trustees to its executive committee. The new committee members...

2013-09-17 23:21:30

University of Western States’ massage therapy students were recognized last week in a certification ceremony celebrating their completion of the program. Portland, OR (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 Students in the University of Western States’ (UWS) massage therapy program were recognized last week in a certification ceremony celebrating their completion of the program. UWS is the only Oregon university accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities that offers a...

2013-09-09 23:17:52

San Francisco Chiropractors, Dr. Adam Jacobs and Dr. Anthony Gustin Seek to Promote Posture and Health through Scoliosis and Posture Screenings for the 2013-2014 School Year San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 09, 2013 To honor National School Backpack Awareness Day, celebrated on September 18, SF Custom Chiropractic will be offering their services to perform posture and scoliosis checks for San Francisco students at schools and their offices located in the Financial District and the...

2013-08-27 23:18:38

Eric Polgar, University of Western States assistant director of massage therapy, is elected to the Alliance for Massage Therapy Education’s (AFMTE) board of directors and serve on the AFMTE executive committee as treasurer. PORTLAND, Ore (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 The University of Western States (UWS), a leader in the education of health care professionals, announced that its assistant director of massage therapy, Eric Polgar, has been elected to the Alliance for Massage Therapy...

2013-08-20 23:18:27

University of Western States hosts conference for educators who develop and manage programs for evidence-informed chiropractic care to help chiropractic colleges teach students how to use the latest research to deliver the best possible care to their patients. Portland, Ore. (PRWEB) August 20, 2013 The University of Western States (UWS), a leader in the education of health care professionals, hosted an inaugural conference for teachers, curriculum planners and clinical supervisors who...

2013-08-06 23:18:34

Joseph Brimhall, University of Western States president, has been elected chair of the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. Portland, OR (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 The University of Western States (UWS), a leader in the education of health care professionals, announced that its president, Joseph Brimhall, DC, has been elected chair of the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU). As chair, Dr. Brimhall will exercise the executive powers of the office, set the...

2013-07-30 23:18:36

The University of Western States (UWS) has been granted initial programmatic accreditation for its massage therapy program by the Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation (COMTA). COMTA is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as a specialized accrediting agency to ensure quality education in massage therapy programs. Portland, OR (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 The University of Western States (UWS), a leader in the education of health care professionals, has been granted initial...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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