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Dynamic Chiropractic – June 21, 1991, Vol. 09, Issue 13

Dr. John Triano Speaks at New England Spine Seminar

By Editorial Staff
The National College of Chiropractic (NCC)'s John J. Triano, M.A., D.C., chief of the clinical staff, director of ergonomics, and joint research laboratory, was recently the featured speaker at the Second Annual New England Spine Seminar in Burlington, Vermont, June 3rd and 4th.

Dr. Triano, the only chiropractor speaking at the seminar, discussed the topic of manipulative treatment in a session called "Multidisciplinary Approaches to the Treatment of Low Back Pain."

DCs Participate in International Children's Fair

A group of Miami, Florida chiropractors participated in the recent First Annual Miami International Children's Fair. DCs gave over 500 American and foreign children spinal checkups, referred them to chiropractors in their particular area, distributed educational literature, and featured an ongoing informational chiropractic video. "Celebrities" such as Raphael of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, and Smokey the Bear underwent spinal examinations.

Chiropractic Students Lobby Legislators

Students from Life West, Northwestern, National, and Logan recently returned from a lobbying trip in Washington, D.C.

Life West students Darrick S. Lawson and Linda Roth met with the aides to California legislators Senator Cranston, Senator Seymore, and Congressmen Dreier, Stark, Campbell, Dannemeyer, Dellums, Waxman, and Dooley.

CCCKC to Host World Chiropractic Conference

Cleveland College of Chiropractic at Kansas City (CCCKC) will host the 12th annual meeting of the World Congress of Chiropractic Students (WCCS) from September 23-27, 1991. The international gathering will involve more than 150 student leaders from 22 chiropractic colleges. These students represent 11,000 future doctors of chiropractic from around the world. The CCCKC chapter of WCCS has been preparing for the 1991 conference for over two years.

Said Teresa Groves, chairperson for the college's chapter of WCCS, "This is a chance to show the worldwide chiropractic community what Cleveland College and Kansas City have to offer."

CCCLA Is Awarded Research Grant

The Consortium for Chiropractic Research (CCR) awarded Cleveland Chiropractic College of Los Angeles (CCCLA) a grant for $3,947, for participation in the Multi-site Outcomes Assessment Project for the Consortium. A total fund of $35,756 is available for this project, which evaluates the effectiveness of two testing questionnaires on lower back pain as a measurement tool for assessing clinical outcomes in chiropractic offices.

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