National University Of Medical Sciences
National University of Medical Sciences (NUMSS) is a privately owned, English language online university, based in Sevilla, Spain. NUMSS (Spain) is registered as an online university with the Registero Mercantil Central Seccion de Denominociones department of the government of Spain (certification number 16167263).
Our degrees are officially legalized by the Spain Ministry of Justice and the Ministry of External Affairs and endorsed by embassies of most countries, including the embassies of Canada and the United States. Our degrees are also officially evaluated and approved by the California University Foreign Credential Evaluation and as such they are accepted across the United States, Canada and many other countries.
Our degree programs are offered online but optional hands-on practical technique classes and certain clinical internship programs are available at California Health University (Los Angeles), Pourgol Osteopathy Chronic Pain Hospital 9Panama), Seville University of Health & Medicine (Spain) and selected locations of Osteopathy Chronic Pain Clinics of Canada that operates over 378 clinics in 34 countries.
In-Campus classroom attendance is not required however we do offer optional practical week long on-site technique classes in Madrid, Los Angeles, Panama City, Seville and a number of other cities.
NUMSS (Spain) is designed to offer an excellent affordable online education and to graduate successful health professionals. We are an accredited university with professional faculty and staff who are experts in their fields.
Our osteopathy programs are accredited by the US Council on Manual Osteopathic Education and the Council on Manual Osteopathy Education of International Osteopathic Association. Alumni can join many professional associations including the American Association of Osteopathic Manual Practitioners, American Naprapathic Association, Canadian College of Osteopaths, ACMA, and Panama Association of Osteopathy.
Membership in American Association of Natural Wellness Practitioners permits our osteopathy & naprapathy graduates to work in the United States. Membership in College of Registered Manual Osteopaths (Canada) awards the title of Registered Manual Osteopath (RMO) to NUMSS alumni with the ability to bill most private health insurers. Membership in Canadian Naprapathic Association awards the title of Certified Naprapath (CNAP) to our alumni. In Canada most private health insurers pay for naprapathic care provided by NUMSS DN graduates.
National University of Medical Sciences (Spain, USA, Panama) is founded by Canadian registered manual osteopath & certified naprapath, Dr. Shawn Pourgol, MBA, DC, DO, DN, PhD. The University offers a number of online health related degree programs. We are the largest provider of manual osteopathic education in the world with alumni in 72 countries.
Dr Pourgol is also founder of National Academy of Osteopathy (Canada), Seville University of Health & Medicine (Spain), California Health University (Los Angeles), Pourgol Osteopathy Chronic Pain Hospital (Panama), Pourgol Osteopathy Chronic Pain Research Center (Spain), Canadian Union of Osteopathic Manual Practitioners, Coalition for Regulation of Manual Osteopathy in Ontario, World Osteopathy Day, Panama Association of Osteopathy, and Osteopathy Chronic Pain Clinics of Canada that has 378 clinics in 34 countries. Many of the osteopaths working at OCPCC clinics are NUMSS DO alumni who have taken the Fellowship in Osteopathy Chronic Pain Management.
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National University of Medical Sciences (Spain, USA, Panama) is made of three universities registered independently in Madrid (2012), Florida (2016) and Panama City (2018). The founder of the three universities is Canadian osteopath & naprapath, Dr. Shawn Pourgol, MBA, DC, DO, DN, PhD (who serves as the president and one of the professors). Dr. Pourgol is also founder of the National Academy of Osteopathy (Canada), Seville University of Health & Medicine (Spain), California Health University (Los Angeles), Pourgol Osteopathy Chronic Pain Hospital (Panama), Pourgol Osteopathy Chronic Pain Research Center (Spain), Canadian Union of Osteopathic Manual Practitioners, Coalition for the Regulation of Manual Osteopathy in Ontario, World Osteopathy Day, Panama Association of Osteopathy and Osteopathy Chronic Pain Clinics of Canada that has 378 clinics in 34 countries.
Dr Pourgol has worked tirelessly to promote the profession of manual osteopathy. He has met with a number of politicians to promote osteopathy including the prime minister of Canada.
Dr. Pourgol’s outstanding education and accomplishments began in 1989 when he attended Eastern High School of Commerce Canada, and became the Ontario scholar of 1989. In his continuous pre-doctoral education at Ryerson University (now the Toronto Metropolitan University) in Applied Chemistry and Biology, he managed to obtain the highest academic average of 97% (A+) between 11,000 university students, for which he was rewarded with the Merit Award, by Honorable David Peterson, the premier of Province of Ontario in Canada. Subsequently, Dr. Pourgol was accepted in 1991 to the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC) where he finished with a Doctor of Chiropractic (DC) Degree in 1995 (Dr Pourgol resigned as a chiropractor on March 06, 2014). Dr. Pourgol has post graduate training in osteopathy, naprapathy, physical rehabilitation, sports medicine, clinical ergonomics, business management, and work related injuries.
Dr. Pourgol is a member of major organizations such as the College of Registered Manual Osteopaths, Canadian Naprapathic Association, College of Canadian Osteopaths, American Association of Osteopathic Manual Practitioners, International Osteopathic Association, Panama Association of Osteopathy, and Association of MBAs in Canada. Dr. Pourgol is a Diplomate of the following organizations, the Canadian Chiropractic Examining Board, National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Canadian Manual Osteopathy Examining Board, American Osteopathic Manual practice Examining Board, and the International Osteopathy Examining Board.
Most manual osteopaths in Canada, the United States and many other countries are Dr. Pourgol’s students. He offers over 250 business management lectures to NUMSS osteopathy students. These lectures in addition to the ability of our graduates in treating chronic pain is the reason why Dr. Pourgol’s students make $150,000 per year as manual osteopaths which is $60,000 more than what other manual osteopaths make (Canadian statistic).
When practicing, Dr. Pourgol was a well-known sports specialist in Canada and Portugal. He served as a doctor of Football Club of Porto (FCP) in Portugal and Iftin Football Club and Arya Football Club in Canada. Dr. Pourgol established himself as an editor, health spokesperson, and as a well-known international and local author. He is a past founder and editor of the Chiropractic Medicine Journal and past president and founder of the Iranian Chiropractic Association. Currently Dr Pourgol serves as president of Canadian Union of Osteopathic Manual Practitioners and Panama Association of Osteopathy. Dr. Pourgol is author of numerous published clinical articles. He has also published a poetry book “The Burgeoning Songs of Rain”. Dr. Pourgol regularly appeared as a health spokesperson on radio and live on TV health shows. Dr. Pourgol’s continuous involvement with many charities has led him to become a regularly invited spokesperson for seminars presented to seniors, workers and students while also being invited by politicians including the Prime Minister of Canada, Premier of Ontario and Mayor of Toronto.