Life Chiropractic College West New Philosophy Department Chair

Hayward, California — Dr. Brian Flannery has been named the new philosophy department chair at Life Chiropractic College West starting September 2012.  A graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa, Dr. Flannery started his practice in 1998.  In addition to earning his Doctor of Chiropractic degree, he has a Master’s of Business Administration from Kennesaw State University and a Diplomate in Philosophical Chiropractic Standards from Palmer and the ICA.   As a faculty member at Life University between 2005 and 2010, Dr. Flannery was responsible for the development, implementation, and management of a 120+ hour business curriculum in the chiropractic program.

Dr. Flannery is recognized as a Distinguished Fellow in the ICA, has served on the board of directors of the ICA as the Central Regional Director, was ICA Representative Assemblyman of the Year in 2003, served as a board member of the ICA Council on Chiropractic Philosophy from 2005 to 2010, and was a founding member of the ICA Council on Chiropractic Philosophy.

Dr. Kelly, president of Life West, states, “Dr. Flannery has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to chiropractic philosophy and a passion that resonates deeply with us here at Life West.  We welcome his expertise and insight as we continue to develop our curriculum and program”.

Life West, established in 1976, is an accredited non-profit institution of higher learning.  Over 4,500 graduates of Life West are now providing chiropractic care worldwide. The college’s vision is to create a brighter future for humanity.   The college’s Health Center, a public outpatient facility staffed by approximately 150 senior interns who are guided by licensed doctors of chiropractic, provides affordable health care to more than 1,000 patients per week in the city of Hayward, California.