Dr. Melinda Novak, Head Sonographer of the Imaging Center of UWS

The Imaging Center of UWS provides state-of-the-art digital imaging to patients and chiropractic physicians alike, offering expert interpretation by board certified chiropractic radiologists. Services provided include consultation services on studies taken at another facility for second opinions, on-site bone density screening, musculoskeletal (MSK) diagnostic ultrasound (on-site and portable capabilities) and digital plain film imaging at […]

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The UWS Downtown Clinic: A Passion for Caring for the Underserved

At University of Western States, students, faculty, staff and alumni all know the university motto, “For the good of the patient.” But how does the motto translate into real-life practice? At UWS, students are educated in a whole-person approach to health care, which includes diagnosis, adjusting skills, psychological therapeutics, rehabilitation, nutrition and lifestyle management, but […]

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UWS Serves Community Veterans’ Needs through Returning Veterans Project Partnership

In May 2015, University of Western States (UWS) launched a partnership with the Returning Veterans Project (RVP), a nonprofit organization that connects local post-9/11 war zone veterans who took part in Operation Iraqi Freedom, the Iraq War and Operation Enduring Freedom or the Afghanistan War, as well as their families, to free health and wellness […]

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Health Centers of UWS honored for their work with Compassion Connect clinic system

The Health Centers of UWS was recently honored for their commitment to providing free chiropractic and massage therapy services to Portland-area underserved and underinsured populations through the Compassion Connect clinic network. Compassion Connect, a local non-profit that unites Portland churches to provide integrated services to low-income populations in the area, recently celebrated the 10-year anniversary […]

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Concerts in the Park 2016

Concerts in the Park

University of Western States (UWS) is returning as a sponsor of the Portland Parks and Recreation Concerts in the Park Series. This year UWS has expanded their sponsorship to three East Portland parks including Ventura, Berrydale and Mt. Tabor. Come out to Berrydale Park on August 18. The Libertine Bells will be playing vintage swing […]

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Northwest Center for Lifestyle and Functional Medicine News: Community members weigh in on health concerns

When the executive director for the Northwest Center for Lifestyle and Functional Medicine (NWCLFM), Cheryl Hawk, DC, PhD, CHES, began her role, her aim was clear – listen to the community and find out what they wanted from the center. “We didn’t want to just start a bunch of initiatives that we thought would be […]

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October is Chiropractic Health Month

UWS celebrates and promotes awareness October is National Chiropractic Health Month, and as part of this national push to promote awareness of and celebrate the profession, University of Western States is participating in a number of ways. Throughout the month of October, UWS will join thousands of chiropractic physicians and institutions nationwide in promoting #PainFreeNation […]

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