SCU Stories / 06.26.18

SCU Resident Spotlight: Dr. Hiwot Melka

Primary Spine Care Resident, Dr. Melka Discusses the Future of Chiropractic Care in the U.S. and Beyond Dr. Hiwot Melka came from her home country of Ethiopia to the United States with the idea that she would obtain a quality education and pursue a career in the healthcare industry. After re ... Read More
SCU Stories / 03.26.18

From Part-Time Employee to Associate Dean

Dean Carla Skorin discusses how her career at SCU inspires her to continuously pursue excellence In celebration of Women’s History Month, we interviewed Carla Skorin, Associate Dean, School of Professional Studies. Dean Skorin discusses her greatest achievements, and offers advice to young ... Read More
SCU Stories / 02.08.18

SCU Alums on the Front Lines at the Winter Games

The 2018 Winter Olympics will kick off at the PyeongChang Olympic Stadium Feb. 9. While athletes from 92 nations will take center stage, dedicated doctors will be behind the scenes — playing a pivotal role in keeping their teams in elite shape. Leading the sports medicine team for the ... Read More
SCU Stories / 02.08.18

An SCU Alum Gears Up for His Fourth Olympics Trip

The dark red spots that dotted the body of Michael Phelps during the Rio Olympics raised eyebrows in 2016. But Kevin Pierce, DC, DACBSP, ‘09 (LACC), was no stranger to the traditional Chinese medical practice—called cupping—which is a popular form of therapy for many professiona ... Read More
SCU Stories / 02.08.18

Alumna Spotlight: Jennifer Watters

Jennifer Watters, DC, LAc, DACBSP ‘08 Dr. Jennifer Watters ’08 (LACC, CEM) is a full-time clinician with Southern California University of Health Sciences (SCU) Sports Medicine Department. Since February 2017, she has worked with the USOC Chula Vista facility representing SCU. Begi ... Read More
SCU Stories / 02.08.18

Staff/Alumna Spotlight: Annie R. Babikian

Annie R. Babikian, DC, DACBSP, ’13 (LACC) Dr. Babikian ’13 (LACC) is a Diplomate of the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians and completed a two-year residency in Primary Spine Care. She served as an attending clinician for interns. She has experience through several rotat ... Read More
SCU Stories / 02.08.18

From Salt Lake City to South Korea

SCU Alum at the Winter Games For lifelong athlete Jason Reynolds, DC, DACBSP ’08 (LACC) having a role in the Olympics is a dream come true. “I love Olympic sport. I love the amateurism that’s involved,” he says. Reynolds is a Senior High Performance Health C ... Read More
SCU Stories / 07.12.17

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Anupama Kizhakkeveettil

Dr. Anupama Kizhakkeveettil, affectionately known around campus as Dr. Anu, has been part of SCU since 2004. Dr. Anu’s diverse educational background as a doctor of Ayurvedic Medicine, Licensed Acupuncturist, Yoga teacher, and a Ph.D. in Public Health, has allowed her to play an integral ... Read More
SCU Stories / 06.23.17

A Collaborative Approach to Patient Care

SCU Prepares Students to Work With All Healthcare Professionals Students at the Southern California University of Health Sciences will graduate knowing they may not be able to help every patient that comes to them in practice. And that’s okay because healthcare providers today don’t ... Read More

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