Month: November 2012

Palmer West President receives APHA Lifetime Achievement Award

The Chiropractic Health Care (CHC) Section of the American Public Health Association (APHA) honored Palmer College of Chiropractic’s West Campus President William Meeker, D.C., M.P.H., for more than 20 years of “outstanding service and leadership” to the CHC by presenting him with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2012 APHA Annual Meeting & Exposition, held Oct. 27-31 in San Francisco, California.

Palmer College Develops Clear Identity For Doctors of Chiropractic

There is growing value and acceptance for conservative approaches to health care. Given chiropractic’s conservative, vitalistic and patient-centered approach, chiropractors are well positioned to assist patients in improving their spinal health and overall well-being. Unfortunately, too many people are not aware of what chiropractic can do to improve their health. At least some of the public’s poor understanding of chiropractic stems from the lack of a clear identity for the profession and description of what chiropractors do.

Parker University Holds Homecoming Event Celebrating 30 Years

Parker University held Parker Homecoming 2012 on its campus in Dallas, Texas, on October 26 – 28. Doctors of chiropractic and massage therapists attended customized education tracks while earning continuing education credits. Classes covered numerous topics, including combining nutrition and chiropractic, multiple causes of vertebral subluxation and disease, decompression, Medicare, treating sports injuries, the neurology of stress, orthopedic testing for upper extremity injuries, and much more.