Compassion Clinics

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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UWS hires new functional medicine doctor for clinic system

Dr. Rachel Fischer will also teach, serving as the Integrative Therapeutics distinguished professor in functional medicine PORTLAND, Ore., March 11, 2015 – University of Western States (UWS), a leader in the education of health care professionals, recently added Rachel Fischer, MD, MPH to the UWS clinic system. Dr. Fischer’s background in preventive and functional medicine […]

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UWS Launches Northwest Center for Lifestyle and Functional Medicine

New center focuses on promoting healthy behaviors and positive lifestyle changes PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 24, 2015 – University of Western States (UWS), an independent health sciences university founded in 1904, has launched a new center of excellence to promote healthy behaviors and positive lifestyle changes. The Northwest Center for Lifestyle and Functional Medicine aim is […]

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