January 15, 2011 — Northwestern Health Sciences University named a new chief of staff in December. Jonathan Mulholland, DC, CCSP, CSCS, assistant professor and doctor of chiropractic is the new chief of staff at the Bloomington Natural Care Center.
In his new role, Mulholland is responsible for the leadership, planning, accountability and quality assurance for all faculty clinicians. Mulholland will also provide leadership in the day to day operations of the clinic in collaboration with the clinic manager.
According to Debbie Miller, associate vice president of clinical services at Northwestern, the chief of staff provides clinical leadership ensuring high quality, patient centered care is delivered and upholds an effective learning environment for students.
Mulholland says he’s excited about the new position and plans to focus on positive change for BNCC.
“I hope to increase the clinic’s profitability and continue to improve the educational and clinical experience for student interns,” he said.
The position was previously held by Katie Burns Ryan, DC, who is also chief of staff at University Health Services. Dr. Burns Ryan will continue to serve as chief of staff at UHS.
Mulholland is a 2000 graduate of Northwestern, and joined BNCC in September 2010. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in exercise science from Ithaca College in Ithaca, N.Y.
Mulholland is a Certified Chiropractic Sports Practitioner (CCSP) and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS). He is passionate about working with athletes and was the chiropractic consultant for the United States Olympic Training Center in Lake Placid, N.Y., treating dozens of Olympic and professional athletes.
He has traveled extensively as one of the chiropractors for the U.S. Bobsled and Skeleton teams; has been a sports medicine consultant for the New Zealand Cycling Teams; and was the chiropractor for the U.S. Paralympic Team at the 2010 Paralympic Winter Games.
Source: Northwestern Health Sciences University, www.nwhealth.edu/nwtoday/index.html