By Michael Dorausch, D.C.

I am very happy to announce that the 2019 Planet Chiropractic Veteran Chiropractor of the Year award goes to Dr. Jay Holder.

Veteran Chiropractor of the Year 2019 – Dr. Jay Holder

Jay Holder DC

Jay M. Holder, D.C., CAP, CASAP, DACACD, FICA has been practicing chiropractic in Miami, Florida since 1976.

Dr. Holder is the first American to receive the Albert Schweitzer Prize in Medicine from the Albert Schweitzer-Gesellschaft, Austria. No stranger to awards, Dr. Jay has been named Chiropractor of the Year by the Florida Chiropractic Association and Researcher of the Year by the Florida Chiropractic Society.

Dr. Holder is Adjunct Faculty at Sherman College; Adjunct Professor at St. Martin’s College, Milwaukee and Postgraduate Faculty at Life University in Marietta, Georgia.

Dr. Holder held appointment to the faculty at the University of Miami, Center for Addiction Studies & Education and Nova Southeastern University, and held appointment as Postgraduate Faculty at numerous chiropractic colleges including National College, Life College, Parker College and Life West.

Dr. Holder is a board member of the International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium; Former Executive Board Member of the Council on Chiropractic Practice, and is the Chairman of the Israel Certification Board of Addiction Professionals in Jerusalem, Israel. He is the Co-Founder/Director of the Japan Certification Board of Addiction Professionals in Kawasaki, Japan.

To date, Dr. Holder has earned 4 degrees, holds several licenses in various health care disciplines and maintains multiple board certifications. Dr. Holder has been honored by the 103rd Congress of the United States, and by many state governments, as well as by several foreign governments for his research and treatment strategies.

He is the creator of Torque Release Technique® and the Integrator™ the first chiropractic adjusting instrument to receive an FDA 510K. Chiropractic’s first positive documentary by a major television network was on Torque Release Technique. He conducted the first government funded study on Cranial Nerve Augmentation (CNA) in the U.S. establishing the Foundation Point System, Limbic System and the Addiction Axis Line in CNA, often referred to as Cranial Nerve Auriculotherapy.

At the age of 14, Dr. Holder began his experience in research in neurotoxins at the University of Miami School of Medicine. He established the Brain Reward Cascade and Reward Deficiency Syndrome relationship that supports the role of the subluxation in “State of well-being and human potential”. The 1993 U.S. Senate compared Dr. Holder’s success in research to Michael Jordan’s performance in basketball.

Dr. Holder is the author of 2 texts (Reward Deficiency Syndrome & Handbook of Abusable Drugs) and author of many published scientific papers and research studies. He also holds many patents as inventor of medical and chiropractic devices.

Thank you for your many years of dedication and service!