Robert Blanks, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences Florida Atlantic University Boca Raton, Florida
Dr. Blanks is presently a Professor in the Department of Biomedical Sciences at Florida Atlantic University and is a past Professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology at the University of California, Irvine. Prior to this he spent 10 years at the National Institutes of Health, two years at the Max Planck Institute for Brain Research in Frankfurt, Germany and two years in the Department of Anatomy at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Blanks is on the Advisory Board of the International Spinal Health Institute, is a Board Member of the Council on Chiropractic Practice and is actively involved in chiropractic research. His list of publishing credits include 56 manuscripts, 11 books or book chapters, and 82 abstracts.
Madeline Behrendt, D.C. Associate Editor, Journal of Vertebral Subluxation Research Chair, World Chiropractic Alliance Council on Women's Health
Dr. Madeline Behrendt is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Vertebral Subluxation Research and specializes in developing research that documents the impact of chiropractic care on women's health. In addition, she is developing content centers for a number of topics, including Infertility, Wellness, Chiropractic's Creative Class, and Chiropractic's Impact in Society. Dr. Behrendt also serves as the Chair of the Council on Women's Health for the World Chiropractic Alliance, and works on projects with this community to connect women to chiropractic and chiropractors to women. As an author and speaker, Dr. Behrendt has contributed to numerous print and electronic publications, including JVSR, www.planetchiropractic.com, and WebMd, as well as developing a chiropractic practice manual on women's health and she is columnist for The Chiropractic Journal. She presented as part of a chiropractic panel at the United Nations Conference on Women in 2001, and visits Congress regularly to meet with policy makers. Dr. Behrendt is in private practice in Boise, Idaho.
_________________________________________________________ Council on Chiropractic Practice Clinical Practice Guideline Number 1 Vertebral Subluxation in Chiropractic Practice – 2003 Update & Revision