Logan College Appoints CIO and Clinical Assessment Director
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Friday, 18 May 2012 05:06 Read : 764 times

Logan College of Chiropractic/University Programs President George A. Goodman, DC, FICC, has announced the appointments of Brad Hough, PhD, to the newly created position of chief information officer at the school, and Martha Kaeser, DC as the director of clinical assessment.

 

DR. MARTHA KAESER NAMED DIRECTOR OF THE NEW ASSESSMENT CENTER AT LOGAN COLLEGE OF CHIROPRACTIC/UNIVERSITY PROGRAMS


drmarthakaeser(ST. LOUIS--) Logan College of Chiropractic/University Programs President George A. Goodman, DC, FICC, has announced the appointment of Martha Kaeser, DC as the director of clinical assessment.  In this new position, Dr. Kaeser will lead the clinical assessment in performed in Logan’s new Assessment Center on campus including creating case studies of physical and clinical circumstances and conditions, and collaborate with clinical and diagnostic on competencies such as examination, diagnosis and chiropractic treatment for which students will be evaluated  using standardized patients.  The position reports to the associate vice president of academic affairs.

Since her graduation from Logan College of Chiropractic in 2008, Dr. Kaeser has completed both her radiology residency and fellowship programs in diagnostic imaging.  Prior to beginning her chiropractic career, Dr. Kaeser earned her BA from Southeast Missouri State University and her MA from Antioch University in Seattle, Wash.  

In addition to her instructional responsibilities at Logan, Dr. Kaeser has teaching and administrative experience at both the middle school and high school levels.   

“Dr. Kaeser is well qualified to lead this new department,” said Dr. Goodman. “She has the academic, clinical and diagnostic knowledge and skills to make this assessment program a leader in the field of chiropractic.” 

Established in 1935, Logan has about 950 students, representing most states and several foreign countries, at its 112-acre campus in Chesterfield, Mo., a western suburb of St. Louis, and is one of the largest chiropractic colleges or universities in North America.   Logan University offers Master of Science degrees in Sports Science and Rehabilitation, and Nutrition and Human Performance and undergraduate degrees in Human Biology and Life Science with an Accelerated Science Program (ASP) option to complete pre-requisite coursework at an accelerated pace.    

Logan’s campus also houses the state-of-the-art BIOFREEZE® Sports & Rehabilitation Center, which is specifically designed to treat athletic injuries.  The college provides health and wellness care for patients in the St. Louis metropolitan area through seven local health centers in St. Louis, St. Louis County and St. Charles County.

 

DR. BRAD HOUGH APPOINTED CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER AT LOGAN COLLEGE OF CHIROPRACTIC/UNIVERSITY PROGRAMS


drbradhough(ST. LOUIS--) Logan College of Chiropractic/University Programs President George A. Goodman, DC, FICC, has announced the appointment of Brad Hough, PhD, to the newly created position of chief information officer at the school. In this position Dr.  Hough will be responsible for maintaining an integrated, efficient, sustainable and responsive program of information systems, technologies and services for Logan, including infrastructure support services for academic, research and administrative computing, distance education, intercampus communication services and security. He is also part of the President’s Cabinet.

Dr. Hough brings 18 years of professional experience in information technology, audiovisual services, institutional research, instructional design, distance learning, product development, sales and marketing and customer support. Dr. Hough most recently served as Vice President of Product Management at Three Rivers Systems, Inc, a leading provider of administrative software for higher education. From 2000 to 2006, he was CIO at Covenant Theological Seminary where he oversaw administrative and academic technology, and chaired the Distance Learning Faculty Oversight Committee. Prior to that time, he was a research and teaching assistant at Vanderbilt University’s Department of Teaching and Learning.

“Dr. Hough’s addition as chief information officer takes Logan to a higher level in information technology management,” said Dr. Goodman. “We welcome his leadership at Logan in this critically important area.”

“I am delighted to be a part of such a technologically sophisticated institution and have the opportunity to work closely with the Logan administration, staff and faculty to leverage technology to accelerate progress toward the institution’s goals,” Dr. Hough said.

As chief information officer, Dr. Hough’s other responsibilities include development and functional implementation of the institution’s IT security policy and standards across the system; anticipating advances in information technology (IT) in higher education; understanding the needs of a broad community of scholars and learners; leading the system in establishing appropriate IT responses to constantly changing needs; responsibility for the implementation of the IT Strategic Plan; and the implementation of best practices for policies regarding legal compliance and effective risk management. His direct reports include system-level IT/IS Directors for information technology, information services, help desk, distance education technology, assessment center technology, and electronic medical records technology.

Established in 1935, Logan has about 950 students, representing most states and several foreign countries, at its 112-acre campus in Chesterfield, Mo., a western suburb of St. Louis, and is one of the largest chiropractic colleges or universities in North America.   Logan University offers Master of Science degrees in Sports Science and Rehabilitation, and Nutrition and Human Performance and undergraduate degrees in Human Biology and Life Science with an Accelerated Science Program (ASP) option to complete pre-requisite coursework at an accelerated pace.   

Logan’s campus also houses the state-of-the-art BIOFREEZE® Sports & Rehabilitation Center, which is specifically designed to treat athletic injuries.  The college provides health and wellness care for patients in the St. Louis metropolitan area through seven local health centers in St. Louis, St. Louis County and St. Charles County.


 
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