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Dynamic Chiropractic – May 20, 2008, Vol. 26, Issue 11

Reed Phillips Accepts New FCER Position

By Editorial Staff

Reed B. Phillips, DC, PhD, and Dynamic Chiropractic columnist, will serve as the new director of international programs and research development for the Foundation for Chiropractic Education and Research (FCER).

Dr. Phillips will have direct oversight of FCER's global education and research programs and collaborations, including the new Evidence-Based Resource Center (EB-RC). He assumed this new role April 1, 2008.

Dr. Phillips also will be responsible for seeking funding for the foundation through grants and contributions, as well as representing the foundation at various venues. He has been a key advisor in the foundation's efforts to bring online the worldwide information resource center, DCConsultSM, part of the EB-RC. DCConsultSM is now available by subscription at

"Over the past two years, Dr. Phillips has worked tirelessly as a volunteer for FCER. He has been responsible for many new developments in the new direction the foundation has taken. The FCER Board of Trustees unanimously approved Dr. Phillips for this new position. His knowledge, experience and integrity are well recognized by the chiropractic profession. We feel privileged to have a professional of his caliber associated with FCER," said FCER President Charles R. Herring, DC.

Dr. Phillips currently serves as executive editor of the Publications Advisory Board of the American Chiropractic Association. He previously served as president of Southern California University of Health Sciences, as well as vice president of the FCER Board of Trustees and chairman of the FCER Research Committee.

His board position will be filled by Ronald C. Evans, DC, FACO, FICC. Dr. Evans has lectured worldwide in orthopedics and neurology for more than 20 years. He is a former FCER trustee and past chairman of the Iowa Board of Chiropractic Examiners. Dr. Evans also was appointed by the U.S. Secretary of Defense to the Oversight Advisory Committee of the Chiropractic Health Care Demonstration Project, Department of Defense.

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