Contributors and Panel Members
Dr. Christopher Kent, President Dr. Matthew McCoy, Vice President Dr. Terry Rondberg, Treasurer Barbara Bigham, Secretary
CCP Board of Directors
Christopher Kent, D.C., F.C.C.I. President, Council on Chiropractic Practice Post-graduate Faculty Life University, Marietta, Georgia Ramsey, New Jersey
Dr. Kent is currently the World Chiropractic Alliance representative to the United Nations Department of Public Information and Chairs the United Nations NGO Health Committee. Named Chiropractic Researcher of the Year in 1994 by the World Chiropractic Alliance, and in 1991 by the International Chiropractors Association, Dr. Kent was one of only 16 chiropractors worldwide selected as a participant of the 1975 NINCDS workshop sponsored by the National Institutes of Health. He was a principal investigator in the Palmer College research department, where he served as assistant professor of diagnosis and x-ray. He has presented papers at scientific symposia including the PCCR CORE Conference, the Reviews of the Literature Conference, and the ICA Scientific Symposium on Spinal Biomechanics.
Matthew McCoy, D.C., D.A.C.S. (Cand.) Vice President, Council on Chiropractic Practice Director of Research, Life University Marietta, Georgia
Dr. McCoy is presently the Director of Research at Life University College of Chiropractic with additional responsibilities including instruction in clinical and chiropractic sciences. Prior to this he was in private practice in Kirkland, Washington and was the past owner and Clinical Director for four chiropractic centers in South Florida. Dr. McCoy is a consultant for Vostok 1 and The Regional Center for Chiropractic "Spine" involved in developing a chiropractic spine treatment, teaching & research center in Vladivostok, Russia. Dr. McCoy is the World Chiropractic Alliance Liason to the Institute of Medicine’s Committee on Complimentary and Alternative Medicine and is a member of the Post Graduate Faculty of Life University School of Chiropractic. Dr. McCoy is presently Editor of the Journal of Vertebral Subluxation Research.
_________________________________________________________ Council on Chiropractic Practice Clinical Practice Guideline Number 1 Vertebral Subluxation in Chiropractic Practice – 2003 Update & Revision