Chiropractic
Palmer Professor Elected First-Vice President at COCSA Annual Meeting
Written by Eitor   
Wednesday, December 31, 2014 03:15 PM

Don M. Cross, D.CThe Congress of Chiropractic State Associations held its annual business meeting and conference in New Orleans, in November. Almost fifty state chiropractic associations were in attendance for the conference. With fifty-six state association members, representing more than 32,000 chiropractors across the country, the conference is a high point for the leadership of the profession. The ACA, ICA, CCGPP, the Summit, and other national groups gave their annual reports to the members.

Dr. Regina Benjamin, the Eighteenth Surgeon General of the US, was one of the keynote speakers during the three-and-a-half-day event.

During the Annual Business meeting, Don M. Cross, D.C., assistant professor at Palmer’s Port Orange, Florida, campus, was elected to the First-Vice President position. Dr. Cross has been active in the COCSA leadership for almost 10 years.

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TCC Names Dr. Stephen A. Foster As Provost
Wednesday, December 31, 2014 03:07 PM

Dr. Stephen A. FosterBrad McKechnie, DC, DACAN, president of Texas Chiropractic College (TCC), is pleased to announce the promotion of Stephen A. Foster, DC, FICC, to the position of provost, effective December 8, 2014.

According to Dr. McKechnie, “Dr. Foster’s responsibilities as provost include coordinating TCC’s academic programming, infrastructure and budgetary matters with the president’s office. Dr. Foster will work methodically to administer the resources, training and services that students, faculty and staff need to promote excellence in the education of doctors of chiropractic.”

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Life University’s Community Outreach Clinic has New, Bigger Facility
Wednesday, December 31, 2014 03:05 PM

Construction is nearing completion on a new 3,200 square foot facility in Marietta, Georgia that will house Life University’s (LIFE’s) new Community Outreach Chiropractic Clinic. LIFE’s current facility has had difficulty meeting size demands because of its booming patient base and more interested Doctor of Chiropractic students at LIFE who want to complete their Level III Clinic Experience at the Outreach clinic. Thirteenth and 14th quarter chiropractic students at LIFE have three choices for fulfilling their program requirements—the International program, P.E.A.K. program, or the Outreach program.

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TCA 2015 Mid-Winter Conference
Written by Editor   
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 04:11 PM

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Join chiropractic doctors from the Texas Panhandle and across the state on March 13-15 in Lubbock for the Texas Chiropractic Association’s annual Mid-Winter Conference.

It’s a prime opportunity to enhance your knowledge, mingle with your peers in the Texas chiropractic community and earn coveted TCBE required continuing education hours.

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Undoctored
Written by Editor   
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 02:02 PM

The movie Doctored is being edited into a completely new movie to be called Undoctored. We’re going to re-edit Doctored into a new film that we’re calling Undoctored. "We’ll get rid of everything that isn’t chiropractic, shoot new footage, add footage from the 100’s of hours we have and make the film that the profession really wanted us to make. Shorter, chiropractic-centric, and riveting. Plus, we’ll include a lot more of the profession, people that deserve some spotlightBut most importantly:  Once it is done, we’re going to give it away for free the producers report. 

George McAndrews, the Attorney that took on the AMA on behalf of the chiropractic profession in the Wilk case has sent a letter of support for the project and a sizable donation to make this new chiropractic-centric film.  The Wilk case found that the American Medical Association was guilty of antitrust violations in trying to eliminate an entire profession.  Refused consideration by the US Supreme Court the AMA was guilty of violating antitrust laws when it unlawfully sought to eliminate the chiropractic profession.

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