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News Archives For April 2011
Palmer Chiropractic N8k Charity Run to Benefit Juan Diez Rancheros
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Palmer College of Chiropractic's Student Council will hold its Palmer N8K charity run to benefit local horse therapy program Juan Diez Rancheros on Saturday May 21, at 9 a.m. This is the fourth year for the run, which will be eight kilometers, or roughly five miles. There also will be a two-mile walk for those who would like a more comfortably paced activity.
Prescription for Chiropractic
planetc1.com-news@10:12 pm PST
The viability of Chiropractic's future is as vulnerable today as it was back in 1895. The Chiropractic profession has been in a bit of a legislative upheaval over the last few months. Most of the uproar has been initiated by the push for prescription rights in New Mexico.
LIFE EVP & Provost Elected to ACC Executive Board
planetc1.com-news@9:57 pm PST
The Executive Board for the Association of Chiropractic Colleges announced its newly elected officers on Thursday, March 17, 2011, at the Association of Chiropractic Colleges/Research Agenda Conference (ACC/RAC) held in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Board, which consists of the presidents (or designees) of each chiropractic program in the U.S., Canada and New Zealand, elected incoming President Richard Brassard (Texas Chiropractic College), Vice President Mark Zeigler (Northwestern University of Health Sciences) and Dr. Brian McAulay, Life University Executive Vice President and Provost, as Secretary-Treasurer. The outgoing president is Frank Nicchi (New York Chiropractic College). McAulay will serve a two-year term, as will the other appointees, and will likely succeed Ziegler as vice president and then president, according to ACC custom.
Mexican University Dedicates New Library Honoring Fabrizio Mancini
planetc1.com-news@9:08 pm PST
A public university near Mexico City, the Universidad Estatal Del Valle de Ecatepec (UNEVE), the first institution in the world to offer a Spanish-taught chiropractic program, recently dedicated its new campus library to Dr. Fabrizio Mancini, president of Parker College of Chiropractic. The new building is the official library for the entire university and supports the education of five distinctive careers including acupuncture, chiropractic, gerontology, humanities, and multimedia communication.
Association of Chiropractic Colleges Honors LIFE EVP
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Dr. Brian McAulay, Executive Vice President and Provost of Life University in Marietta, Georgia was honored during the Annual Association of Chiropractic Colleges/Research Agenda Conference (ACC/RAC), held in Las Vegas, Nevada on March 18. The Presidential Service Citation was awarded by outgoing ACC President and President of New York Chiropractic College, Frank Nicchi, D.C.
Palmer College of Chiropractic makes strong showing at 2011 ACC-RAC
planetc1.com-news@9:20 am PST
Palmer College of Chiropractic Chancellor Dennis Marchiori, D.C., Ph.D., along with a number of College faculty, staff and administrators, attended the Association of Chiropractic Colleges-Research Agenda Conference (ACC-RAC) March 17-19, in Las Vegas. Employees from all three campuses attended sessions and made platform and poster presentations, and two Palmer presentations garnered awards. Additionally, staff members from Palmer's Continuing Education Department processed all state applications for CE credit at the conference.
Surgeon General Report on Chiropractic
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Effective, well-documented care exists for the most common spinal disorders, yet nearly 87% of all Americans who have subluxations fail to seek chiropractic care, according to the first ever Surgeon General's Report on Chiropractic. The report, commissioned by the Health and Human Services Secretary, focuses on the connection between spinal health and overall health, barriers to receiving chiropractic, and the specific issues of children, adults, and the elderly.
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