A study focusing on the cultural competency of chiropractic students was published in the Fall 2012 issue of The Journal of Chiropractic Education, a peer reviewed journal that is indexed in PubMed. The article titled “A Retrospective Analysis of the Cultural Competence of Chiropractic Students in a Public Health Course,” was written by Life West faculty members, Kim Khauv, D.C., M.P.H and Joel Alcantara, D.C.
Members of the Palmer Student Alumni Foundation (PSAF) spent the last several weeks collecting toys and monetary donations from students, faculty and staff at Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa, for this year’s Toys for Tots collection by the United States Marine Corps. Their efforts paid off as they donated nearly $2,000 worth of toys on Dec. 10. In addition, they teamed up with members of the Palmer Campus Guides to volunteer at the Toys for Tots warehouse on Dec. 10.
Parker College of Chiropractic presented sponsor scholarships to four students during an all-school assembly. The student recipients were awarded for their leadership and contributions to the college.
Dr. Fabrizio Mancini, president of Parker College of Chiropractic, recently invited Dr. Gary Walsemann, president of the International Chiropractors Association (ICA) and Dr. Rick McMichael, president of the American Chiropractic Association (ACA) to speak to Parker students.
Parker College of Chiropractic student, Logan Sherman placed first in the annual Cowtown Marathon. The marathon consisted of 20,000 runners this year. Sherman established himself as an elite leader of the pack early on in the 32nd annual 26.2-mile run through the streets of Fort Worth, Texas.
Parker Seminars partnered with several of the chiropractic industry leaders to present Parker College of Chiropractic students with 10 scholarships totaling 37,250 dollars during the Dallas Parker Seminar. Scholarship recipients were chosen by the Parker College of Chiropractic scholarship committee. Students who applied for the scholarships were required to write an essay about what they have learned from speakers during Parker Seminars and Parker College assemblies.
Members of the Sports Council chapter of Palmer College of Chiropractic’s West Campus in San Jose, California, provided chiropractic sports care services to more than 800 competitors in Augusts 2009 National Senior Games, the largest multi-sport event in the world for seniors. Competitors in the two-week National Senior Games, held primarily at Stanford University in Palo Alto, Calif., were able to enhance their performances through chiropractic care. There were more than 10,000 athletes participating in the August 1-15 competition.
Questions about functions on the Planet Chiropractic website and concerns regarding the future of healthcare reimbursement in the United States, something I received via e-mail and I thought would be good to share on the site. A visitor writes… “I found your site via Google. First, To bring to your attention, there is a problem with your site when I click on “chiropractic schools”. When I click on it, a FATAL ERROR screen appears. I’ve attempted to click on that link on numerous computers and have gotten the same FATAL ERROR screen numerous times. So I’m thinking the problem may be on your end.”
There is little that motivates me more than witnessing chiropractic students working a room at a chiropractic conference or seminar. This past Saturday while attending DCS California Jam I was approached a number of times by chiropractic students from Life West College of Chiropractic with information about an event coming up in May. Told them I’d see what I could do about spreading the word.
Dr. Darrel Crain has been a contributing author to planet chiropractic news for the past few years. He’s done an…