Dr. Anthony L. ROSNER, a 1972 graduate of Harvard University (PhD in biological chemistry/medical sciences), is the former director of research and education for the Foundation for Chiropractic Education and Research and former director of research initiatives at Parker College of Chiropractic. He is the new research director for the International College of Applied Kinesiology. A former DC columnist ("FCER Forum"), Dr. Rosner is again a columnist, writing on the topic of "Research Horizons."


Previous Articles

Power to the Patient
November 1, 2016 (Vol. 34, Issue 17)
Continuing Care: Are We There Yet?
August 1, 2016 (Vol. 34, Issue 14)
Is Integrative Medicine Being Approached With a Handshake or an Embrace?
June 1, 2016 (Vol. 34, Issue 11)
Drug Wars: Now It's Personal
February 15, 2016 (Vol. 34, Issue 04)
Your Data Is Showing: The Fight for Transparency in Research Is On
January 1, 2016 (Vol. 34, Issue 01)
Variation: Friend or Foe?
December 1, 2015 (Vol. 33, Issue 23)
Born to Energize the Human Spirit: Recollections of Sig Miller
November 15, 2015 (Vol. 33, Issue 22)
CTS: The Neglected Musculoskeletal Condition
November 1, 2015 (Vol. 33, Issue 21)
Getting Down to Brass Tacks: The Neurophysiology of Spinal Manipulation
September 1, 2015 (Vol. 33, Issue 17)
Chiropractic Care and Risk of Stroke: The Shoe Moves to the Other Foot
August 1, 2015 (Vol. 33, Issue 15)
Promoting the Pharma Team to the Majors: Research Bias and Deception
June 1, 2015 (Vol. 33, Issue 11)
Term Limits: What's in a Word?
April 15, 2015 (Vol. 33, Issue 08)
The X Factor in Clinical Research: The Patient
November 15, 2014 (Vol. 32, Issue 22)
Ringing in a Fiscal New Year With a Recommitment to Cost-Effectiveness
October 1, 2014 (Vol. 32, Issue 19)
Waste Disposal: An Errant Attack on the Chiropractic Profession
July 1, 2014 (Vol. 32, Issue 13)
Privatizing the Nervous System: Who Ever Said It Was for Sale?
May 15, 2014 (Vol. 32, Issue 10)
Waiter, There's a Bug in My Body
April 1, 2014 (Vol. 32, Issue 07)
Rephrasing the Subluxation: Capturing Lightning in a Bottle
February 1, 2014 (Vol. 32, Issue 03)
Going About Spine Care the Wrong Way
Spine care "bass-ackwards."
January 1, 2014 (Vol. 32, Issue 01)
Adverse Medical Events in Hospitals Worldwide
November 1, 2013 (Vol. 31, Issue 21)
NSAID: 'Nuff Said on the Issue of Toxicity
October 1, 2013 (Vol. 31, Issue 19)
Talkin' Technique Travails
July 15, 2013 (Vol. 31, Issue 14)
Correcting Kid Logic in Health Care and Research Design
May 15, 2013 (Vol. 31, Issue 10)
MD Primary Care for LBP: End of the Road?
April 1, 2013 (Vol. 31, Issue 07)
Society for Neuroscience Conference, 2012: A Key Chiropractic Gateway
February 1, 2013 (Vol. 31, Issue 03)
Pharma Fresh Adverse Events
December 2, 2012 (Vol. 30, Issue 25)
Levels of Evidence: I Heard It Through the Grapevine
October 7, 2012 (Vol. 30, Issue 21)
Worker's Comp Costs Call for Chiropractic
July 29, 2012 (Vol. 30, Issue 16)
Brother, Can You Spare a Paradigm?
July 15, 2012 (Vol. 30, Issue 15)
The Key May Be in the Muscles
May 6, 2012 (Vol. 30, Issue 10)
Understanding the Placebo Effect: Different Strokes for Different Folks
March 26, 2012 (Vol. 30, Issue 07)
Some Inflammatory Remarks About Manipulation
January 29, 2012 (Vol. 30, Issue 03)
Zen and the Art of Chiropractic Maintenance
An Inquiry Into Health Care Values
January 1, 2012 (Vol. 30, Issue 01)
Response to the Albuquerque Cervical Arterial Dissection Study
November 18, 2011 (Vol. 29, Issue 24)
When Pain Persists: Implications of a New Chronic Pain Report
October 21, 2011 (Vol. 29, Issue 22)
New Kids on the Research Block: Paradigms Lost and Gained
August 26, 2011 (Vol. 29, Issue 18)
Expanded Research Objectives: "You're Going to Need a Bigger Boat"
July 15, 2011 (Vol. 29, Issue 15)
The Safety of Cervical Manipulation: Putting Stroke Risk in Perspective, Part 2
June 3, 2011 (Vol. 29, Issue 12)
The Safety of Cervical Manipulation: Putting Stroke Risk in Perspective, Part 1
May 20, 2011 (Vol. 29, Issue 11)
Dual Icons in Health Care: Better Living Through Chemistry and the Holy Grail
April 9, 2011 (Vol. 29, Issue 08)
Cochrane Review of Chiropractic Interventions for LBP Misses the Mark
March 12, 2011 (Vol. 29, Issue 06)
Receptors and Neurotransmitters: Capturing Lightning in a Bottle
February 26, 2011 (Vol. 29, Issue 05)
A Blood Drive for Chiropractic
December 2, 2010 (Vol. 28, Issue 25)
A Closer Walk With Health Care Guidelines: Does the Shoe Always Fit?
November 4, 2010 (Vol. 28, Issue 23)
A New Crinkle in Clinical Decision-Making: Zeitgeist-Based Evidence
September 23, 2010 (Vol. 28, Issue 20)
Straw Men on Parade: When Research Findings Get Misrepresented
July 15, 2010 (Vol. 28, Issue 15)
Comparative Effectiveness Research: No Longer Stuck in Neutral
June 3, 2010 (Vol. 28, Issue 12)
Revisiting the S-Word: A Fresh Look at the Subluxation
April 9, 2010 (Vol. 28, Issue 08)
Applied Kinesiology: Health Care "Beyond Category"
January 29, 2010 (Vol. 28, Issue 03)
Protecting Internal Review Boards and the Subjects They Govern
December 16, 2009 (Vol. 27, Issue 26)
Where the Money Is
October 21, 2009 (Vol. 27, Issue 22)
Great Expectations in Randomization, or "I Was an RCT Dropout"
August 12, 2009 (Vol. 27, Issue 17)
Chiropractic Safety and Informed Consent
The Elephant in the Bedroom Walks
June 17, 2009 (Vol. 27, Issue 13)
Ask a Question, Extract an Answer
April 22, 2009 (Vol. 27, Issue 09)
It Ain't Over 'Til It's Over
Taking RCTs With a Grain of Salt
February 26, 2009 (Vol. 27, Issue 05)
Toward a Rainbow Coalition of Evidence in EBM
A Postmodern Approach
January 1, 2009 (Vol. 27, Issue 01)
Objectivity in the Sciences and the Embedded Researcher
October 21, 2008 (Vol. 26, Issue 22)
This Is Where We Come In
June 17, 2008 (Vol. 26, Issue 13)
EBM: Thinking Outside of the Pyramid
May 6, 2008 (Vol. 26, Issue 10)
The Shifting Sands of EBM
February 26, 2008 (Vol. 26, Issue 05)
It's the Homocysteine, Stupid!
January 1, 2008 (Vol. 26, Issue 01)
Power to the Patient
December 3, 2007 (Vol. 25, Issue 25)
Under the Radar - Or Is That "Boardwalk"?
October 22, 2007 (Vol. 25, Issue 22)
The Mouse That Roared: Connecting the Nervous System to Diabetes
July 16, 2007 (Vol. 25, Issue 15)
Scientific Rigor: Rock of Gibraltar or Sand Castle?
January 29, 2007 (Vol. 25, Issue 03)
Chiropractic Research: The Kid Stays in the Picture
December 3, 2006 (Vol. 24, Issue 25)
Is Off-Label Usage Off Limits?
October 12, 2006 (Vol. 24, Issue 21)
Occam's Razor and Subluxation: A Close Shave
September 1, 2006 (Vol. 24, Issue 18)
The Primary Care Issue: Spine Doctor or Spin Doctor?
July 4, 2006 (Vol. 24, Issue 14)
Research for Sanity and Survival
May 8, 2006 (Vol. 24, Issue 10)
Back Pain Outcomes: Been There, Done That Not!
March 12, 2006 (Vol. 24, Issue 06)
Back to Basics: Taking the New Year's Plunge
February 13, 2006 (Vol. 24, Issue 04)
The Tao of Conscientious Research
January 1, 2006 (Vol. 24, Issue 01)
An Ounce of Prevention: Lessons From Katrina
November 7, 2005 (Vol. 23, Issue 23)
Special Interest and Research: Daubert or Dilbert?
October 10, 2005 (Vol. 23, Issue 21)
Chiropractic Identity: The Morning After
September 1, 2005 (Vol. 23, Issue 18)
Identity Crisis: A Profession at the Crossroads
June 4, 2005 (Vol. 23, Issue 12)
The Researcher's Toolbox: The Wrong Stuff
April 23, 2005 (Vol. 23, Issue 09)
Exit, Pursued by a Bear
March 12, 2005 (Vol. 23, Issue 06)
Toward a New Epistemology Through an Accessible Language
February 12, 2005 (Vol. 23, Issue 04)
Lumbar Disk Herniations: Another Dragon to Slay
November 4, 2004 (Vol. 22, Issue 23)
Cavitation Emptor: Tracking the Holy Grail of Manipulation
September 13, 2004 (Vol. 22, Issue 19)
Research Information: The Straight Poop
July 29, 2004 (Vol. 22, Issue 16)
Chiropractic Benefits: From I-Ching to "Ka-Ching!"
July 15, 2004 (Vol. 22, Issue 15)
More Different Strokes: Journal of Quality Health Care Lays an Egg
May 20, 2004 (Vol. 22, Issue 11)
Stroke Revisisted: The "Chinatown" Syndrome
March 25, 2004 (Vol. 22, Issue 07)
Informed Consent: If You Come to a Fork in the Road, Take It
January 29, 2004 (Vol. 22, Issue 03)
A Statistical Magical Mystery Tour
November 3, 2003 (Vol. 21, Issue 23)
Response to Evidence Review of Back Pain Therapies Published by Cherkin, et. al., in the Annals of Internal Medicine
October 6, 2003 (Vol. 21, Issue 21)
Response to Meta-Analysis Published by Assendelft, et al., in the Annals of Internal Medicine
September 13, 2003 (Vol. 21, Issue 19)
Through a Glass Darkly, or Different Strokes for Different Folks
August 16, 2003 (Vol. 21, Issue 17)
Health-Care Hayride, or "Trigon With the Wind"
May 19, 2003 (Vol. 21, Issue 11)
The Institute of Medicine: Committee on Use of CAM by the American Public
Testimony for Meeting, Feb. 27, 2003
May 5, 2003 (Vol. 21, Issue 10)
Arnold: A Tribute to Dr. Cianciulli
April 21, 2003 (Vol. 21, Issue 09)
Health Care "Bass-Ackwards"
March 24, 2003 (Vol. 21, Issue 07)
Sacred Cows: An Endangered Species
January 27, 2003 (Vol. 21, Issue 03)
Evidence or Eminence-Based Medicine? Leveling the Playing Field Instead of the Patient
November 30, 2002 (Vol. 20, Issue 25)
Warning to the Profession: The Ballad of Burnside Bridge
October 8, 2002 (Vol. 20, Issue 21)
Two, Four, Six, Eight - Let's All Integrate: Sitting at the Front of the Bus
August 16, 2002 (Vol. 20, Issue 17)
"A Petri Dish of Fetid Disinformation of the First Magnitude"
July 29, 2002 (Vol. 20, Issue 16)
The Researcher's Riddle: Why Did the Chicken Cross the Road?
June 17, 2002 (Vol. 20, Issue 13)
The Enduring Qualities of Looney Tunes
April 22, 2002 (Vol. 20, Issue 09)
Reality-Based Evidence: Prospecting for the Elusive Gold Standard
February 25, 2002 (Vol. 20, Issue 05)
Trash Talking in Science
January 1, 2002 (Vol. 20, Issue 01)
Do They "Get It"?
Scope of Practice Evidence and the Veterans' Administration
December 1, 2001 (Vol. 19, Issue 25)
Gone Fishin' for Whoppers
October 8, 2001 (Vol. 19, Issue 21)
Waiting for Science -The VBA Argument
August 13, 2001 (Vol. 19, Issue 17)
Headache Relief: Overcoming a Major Information Barrier
June 18, 2001 (Vol. 19, Issue 13)
Frogmarching to a Different Drummer in Eminence-Based Medicine
April 23, 2001 (Vol. 19, Issue 09)
Karaoke Research: Singing along with the Juggernaut
February 26, 2001 (Vol. 19, Issue 05)
FCER Funds Multisite Clinical Trial in Australia
Will Assess How Asthmatics Respond to Chiropractic
January 15, 2001 (Vol. 19, Issue 02)
A Story Goes with It: Otitis Media and the Sanctity of Medical Guidelines
January 1, 2001 (Vol. 19, Issue 01)
Obstacles and Barriers to CAM Research
November 30, 2000 (Vol. 18, Issue 25)
Gilding the Gold Standard Lily: The Limits of Evidence-Based Medicine
October 31, 2000 (Vol. 18, Issue 23)
Hot and Shrill EVIDENCE in Health Care
September 4, 2000 (Vol. 18, Issue 19)
Evidence-Based Prejudice: A Confederacy of Brickbats
July 10, 2000 (Vol. 18, Issue 15)
Creating a World According to Hoyle Instead of Garp
May 15, 2000 (Vol. 18, Issue 11)
Matthies v. Mastromonaco,DO: The Right to Be Informed, or Research Findings Come Home to Roost.
March 20, 2000 (Vol. 18, Issue 07)
Tales from the Crypt: Fables of Foibles, or RCTs That Go Bump in the Night
January 25, 2000 (Vol. 18, Issue 03)
"Gentlemen, Let's Work the Problem!"
December 1, 1999 (Vol. 17, Issue 25)
Stalking the "S" Word: A Response to the Sludge Report
October 4, 1999 (Vol. 17, Issue 21)
Synopsis of Research Agenda Conference IV: Arlington Heights, IL, July 23-25, 1999
September 20, 1999 (Vol. 17, Issue 20)
The Big Picture of Research: The Limitations and Politics of Randomized Clinical Trials
August 9, 1999 (Vol. 17, Issue 17)
Unmasking an "Exposť" of Chiropractic: An Error-Ridden and Misguided Missive
June 14, 1999 (Vol. 17, Issue 13)
Design Flaws and Inconsistencies in Dysmenorrhea Study Published in Pain
June 14, 1999 (Vol. 17, Issue 13)
A Walk on the Wild Side of Allopathic Medicine: Going Ballistic Instead of Holistic
April 19, 1999 (Vol. 17, Issue 09)
A Walk on the Wild Side of Allopathic Medicine: Going Ballistic Instead of Holistic
April 19, 1999 (Vol. 17, Issue 09)
One-Dimensional Chiropractic: Thinking Outside of the Box
February 22, 1999 (Vol. 17, Issue 05)
Scratching Where It Itches: Core Issues in Chiropractic Research
January 1, 1999 (Vol. 17, Issue 01)
The Backlash against Alternative Medicine
November 2, 1998 (Vol. 16, Issue 23)
Taking the Helm in Today's Health Care
September 7, 1998 (Vol. 16, Issue 19)
Is Chiropractic an Alternative or Mainstream Form of Health Care?
August 11, 1997 (Vol. 15, Issue 17)
More Holistic than Thou: The Relationship of Chiropractic to Alternative Medicine
September 1, 1995 (Vol. 13, Issue 18)
A Response to Dr. Craig Nelson
May 6, 1994 (Vol. 12, Issue 10)
The Rationale and Scope of Chiropractic Research
January 1, 1994 (Vol. 12, Issue 01)
Introduction
June 18, 1993 (Vol. 11, Issue 13)

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