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Encyclopedia > Midwestern University
Midwestern University
Established 1900
Type Private
President Kathleen H. Goeppinger, Ph.D.
Location Downers Grove, Illinois and
Glendale, Arizona, United States
Campus Suburban:
Downers Grove, 105 acres;
Glendale, 140 acres
Website www.midwestern.edu

Midwestern University (MWU) is a non-profit, private, graduate school of medicine with two campuses: Midwestern University Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine (MWU/CCOM) in Downers Grove, Illinois and Midwestern University Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine(MWU/AzCOM) in Glendale, Arizona. Some of the degrees offered include Physician's Assistant (P.A.), Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.), and Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm D.). Image File history File links MWU.gif Logo of Midwestern University This is a logo of a college, university, or other institution of higher learning, and is protected by copyright and/or trademark. ... The date of establishment or date of founding of an institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point. ... University President is the title of the highest ranking officer within a university, within university systems that prefer that appellation over other variations such as Chancellor or rector. ... Downers Grove, Illinois Downers Grove is a suburb located 19 miles west of Chicago, Illinois in DuPage County, Illinois. ... Glendale is a city located in Maricopa County, Arizona. ... This page as shown in the aol 9. ... A non-profit organization (often called non-profit org or simply non-profit or not-for-profit) can be seen as an organization that doesnt have a goal to make a profit. ... A private university is a university that is run without the control of any government entity. ... A graduate school or grad school is a school that awards advanced degrees, with the general requirement that students must have earned an undergraduate (bachelors) degree. ... Medicine is the branch of health science and the sector of public life concerned with maintaining or restoring human health through the study, diagnosis and treatment of disease and injury. ... Downers Grove, Illinois Downers Grove is a suburb located 19 miles west of Chicago, Illinois in DuPage County, Illinois. ... Glendale is a city located in Maricopa County, Arizona. ... A degree is any of a wide range of status levels conferred by institutions of higher education, such as universities, normally as the result of successfully completing a program of study. ... In the United States, Physician Assistants (PAs) are non-physicians licensed to practice medicine with a physicians supervision. ... Osteopathy is the body of medicine that originally used strictly manipulative techniques for correcting somatic abnormalities thought to cause disease and inhibit recovery. ... In the United States the Pharm. ...

The P.A. Program is a 2-year program that starts in the summer. The D.O. and Pharm D. are 4-year programs. The D.O. degree is the legal and professional equivalent of the M.D. degree and that those holding it practice in all specialties from cardiothoracic surgery to family medicine. The pharmacy's comprehensive curriculum includes Physiology and Biochemistry for the first year. After the first year, the courses are more pharmacy-oriented. For example, Midwestern University offers a 5-quarter course called Pharmacotherapeutics, in which the students learn about every drug on the market. The course sequence starts off with an introduction to over-the-counter medications. This article is about law in society. ... A professional provides a service in exchange for payment in accordance with established protocols for licensing, ethics, procedures, standards of service and training/certification. ... In medicine, the field of (cardio)thoracic surgery or cardiovascular surgery is involved in the surgical treatment of diseases affecting organs inside the thorax, i. ... A general practitioner (GP) or family physician (FP) is a physician/medical doctor who provides primary care. ... Physiology (in Greek physis = nature and logos = word) is the study of the mechanical, physical, and biochemical functions of living organisms. ... Biochemistry is the study of the chemistry of life, a bridge between biology and chemistry that studies how complex chemical reactions give rise to life. ... Bowl of Hygeia Pharmacy (from the Greek φάρμακον = drug) is the profession charged with ensuring the safe use of medication. ...

In the final quarter of the third year, the pharmacy students start rotations. This allows students to gain experience in actual pharmacy settings, receiving instruction from pharmacists.

The D.O. program is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association. American Osteopathic Association Founded in 1898 in Kirksville, MO, the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) is the representative organization for osteopathic physicians in the United States. ...


The school was founded in 1900 in Chicago, Illinois as the American College of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery. In 1986 the school moved from its location in Hyde Park, Chicago to the western suburb of Downers Grove. From its new location the college expanded its programs, adding pharmacy in 1991 and health sciences in 1992. In 1993 the school's Board of Trustees approved turning the school into Midwestern University. The school later purchased land in Glendale, Arizona in 1995, founding the AzCOM campus. 1900 (MCM) was an exceptional common year starting on Monday. ... Nickname The Windy City Motto Urbs In Horto (Latin: City in a Garden), I Will Location Location in Chicagoland Government Country State Counties United States Illinois Cook, DuPage Mayor Richard M. Daley (D) Geographical characteristics Area  - City    - Land    - Water  - Urban  - Metro 606. ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Hyde Park is a neighborhood on the south side of Chicago, located seven miles south of the Loop; it is home to the Museum of Science and Industry and the University of Chicago. ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Board of directors. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

External links and references

  • Official website
  • Campus map

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Midwestern State University is an accredited 4-year college, located in Wichita Falls, Texas with an estimated enrollment of 6480.
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Any violation of university traffic and vehicle regulations may, however, as an alternative, be enforced by the university in accordance with the procedures, fees, and penalties stated for specific violations as enumerated in the following sections of this article.
All students, faculty, staff, and employees of the university who operate a motor vehicle on the campus must register the vehicle on campus and obtain a university registration decal before such persons are allowed to park their vehicle on university property.
University police officers are duly sworn and bonded peace officers with the same authority and responsibility of any other state police officer.
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