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Dynamic Chiropractic – September 15, 2015, Vol. 33, Issue 18

News in Brief

By Editorial Staff

Call for Abstracts Announced – Parker Las Vegas 2016

Parker Seminars' Las Vegas event will feature a scientific exposition in January 2016 themed "Advancing the Clinical Chiropractor." The deadline for abstract submission is Nov. 1, 2015, with peer review and notification of winners completed by Dec. 1. Submission criteria include:

"Submissions should be original empirical scientific research in any area (basic, translational and clinical sciences, education, health service research, etc.) that advances the chiropractic profession. This may include the author's recently presented or published work. The abstract is limited to 250 words (with no appendices: figures or tables) and structured with sections on purpose, methods, results, discussion / conclusion."

Email Associate Professor / Director of Research Harrison T. Ndetan, MSc, MPH, DrPH at to learn more, or submit an abstract for consideration online by clicking here. The top three abstracts receive cash awards of $2,500, $1,000 and $500, respectively.

Logan Adds Doctorate Degree

Logan University has added a Doctorate of Health Professions Education, with initial candidates set to begin online study in January 2016. The degree program focuses on knowledge in academic leadership, education technology, research, statistics, curriculum development, delivery and assessment.

"The demand for more formal health education among clinicians and other health professions educators to improve outcomes is driving the need for more specialty clinical educators – a profession that's expected to grow over the next decade," said Kimberly Paddock-O'Reilly, DHEd, MSW, VP of academic affairs.

New Role for Dr. James Edwards

The Joint Corp. has appointed Dr. James Edwards as chief chiropractic and compliance officer. According to a company press release, "Dr. Edwards will play a key role in D.C. training and in creating content that helps educate patients on the value of ongoing maintenance care."

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