Parker College of Chiropractic announced it has achieved university status and will rebrand as Parker University. The Dallas-based school cites the name change as part of an expansion of current graduate degree offerings and programs with a focused long-term strategy of educating the world’s top health care and wellness practitioners for today’s changing health care landscape.
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 recently provided feedback and took an official position on the proposed revision of the CCE standards. The college found the process constructive and insightful. Parker thoroughly and carefully read the standards and found some revisions that they feel will be beneficial to the profession and some areas of concern that they felt needed further clarity.
Parker College of Chiropractic has awarded three chiropractic research grants of $4,000 each. The grant recipients include Cleveland Chiropractic College, University of Kansas Medical Center, Southern California University of Health Sciences, and Osher Clinical Center at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.