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June 2020

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Considering Our
Alumni Board of Directors

Now may be your opportunity to serve on the Alumni Association Board of Directors! We are taking applications for 3-year terms that will begin on September 1st.

To obtain an application, please contact the Alumni Office at
Exciting News

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Dr. Nicky Kirk was on the news to tell us about how Parker students will be returning to the Parker University Clinic to help those in need of chiropractic care. 

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July 31-Aug 1

October 2-4
Dallas Seminars (Homecoming)

What You Missed


Parker Receives
Golden Heart Award

The “Golden Heart Award” is given to the Chiropractic College that raises the most funds for the Oklahaven Children’s Chiropractic Center. Oklahaven’s mission is assisting and treating children through chiropractic care, including neurologically disorganized children.
Nominate The Next
Parker University Alumni Association acknowledges a few of the noteworthy people who have made a difference professionally each year. We strongly encourage all physicians, staff, patients, or supporters of chiropractic care to submit names for consideration. Some awards are exclusive to the graduates of Parker University only. Interested in participating in the Alumni Awards?  Use this link to nominate the next Superstar!
Campus Corner

Assessing attitudes of patient-centred care among students in international chiropractic educational programs: a cross-sectional survey. Karin Hammerich, Kent Stuber, Sheilah Hogg-Johnson, Anser Abbas, Martin Harris, Henrik Hein Lauridsen, Nadège Lemeunier, Michele Maiers, Peter McCarthy, Vanessa Morales, Corrie Myburgh, Vanessa Petrini, Katherine Pohlman and Silvano Mior. Chiropractic & Manual Therapies (2019) 27:46.  READ MORE

Under Dr. Vanessa Morales’s leadership, Parker has continued this study independently to assess new cohorts and monitor the success of changes within the curriculum. This information is vital in ensuring Parker delivers an education that supports integrated and people-centered care defined and published by the World Health Organization in their 2015 “Global Strategy on People-centred Health Services 2016-2026”.


CCRF Grant Received: Dr. Katie Pohlman was awarded a grant from Canadian Chiropractic Research Foundation (CCRF) as a co-principle investigator on the study: Advancing Patient Safety for Special Populations: Active Surveillance Reporting to Identify Adverse Events Following Chiropractic Care in Older Adults.

Would you / your office be willing to help collect data in a study like this or others in the future? Is so, send your interest to us at:


Do you want to know more about the scientists in our field? You are in luck! Dr. Dean Smith was equally interested in knowing more about our scientists and turned his desire into a podcast for everyone to hear. These podcasts ask all the questions that you want to know. Check it out here.
Introducing the
GRAD Series

Parker University Alumni presented at the first virtual GRAD Series Lecture on May 28th. This series will occur monthly with a goal to educate & empower students on several post -graduation options. Check the Alumni Facebook Group for the next lecture. Interested in becoming apart of this series? Please contact email


Abundant Living Chiropractic
Flower Mound, TX
Associate Doctor Needed (salary based on 2 year contract)

Elite Healthcare
Chicago, Illinois
Massage Therapist Needed
Hands On Health Chiropractic
Grapevine, TX
1-2 Associates Needed 

Locum Tenens
Arlington, TX
Coverage Doctor Needed 
Velda Herrera (Class of ‘88) 682-552-5770
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