Members in the News
Terry Yochum, D.C. During
June of 2003, Dr. Terry Yochum, chiropractic radiologist and member of
the AASP Academy Council was awarded Radiology Teacher of the Year by
residents of the University of Colorado, School of Medicine, Department
of Radiology. Each year graduating residents have the opportunity to
honor the instructor who has provided the highest level of academic and
clinical instruction. This is the seventh time Dr. Yochum has received
this distinquished recognition. No other radiologist has achieved this acclamation more than twice.
Scott Haldemann, D.C., M.D., Ph.D.,
The Foundation of Chiropractic Research and Education (FCER) named Dr.
Haldemann 2002 Researcher of the year. Dr. Haldemann has been one of
most influential physicians and researchers in the advancement and
acceptance of chiropractic research. The award will be presented to Dr.
Haldemann on May 3, 2003 at the World Federation of Chiropractic's Congress in Orlando, Florida.
George P. McClelland, D.C. During March of 2003 George P. McClelland, D.C. provided testimony to the Chiropractic Advisory Committee of the Department of Veterans Affairs, Also in Washington. His testimony cited support for benchmarks with which to judge the effectiveness of chiropractic care.
David Durrant, D.C. and George Dohrmann, M.D., Ph.D.,
were recently interviewed for a feature (Focus) article titled Surgery
Versus Conservative Care to be published in the Journal of the American
Chiropractic Association (JACA) in February of 2003
Edward Benzel, M.D., is serving as the Chairman of the Council of Spine Societies.
George Dohrmann, M.D., PhD.,
a previous recipient of the Bucy Award, presented the 2003 Bucy Award
to Madjid Samii, M.D., President of the International Neuroscience
Institute, Hannover, Germany.
The award honors the late Dr. Paul Bucy, a national and internationally
renowned neurosurgeon. The award is given annually to a person who has
made outstanding contributions to neurosurgical education.
David Durrant, D.C. and Jerome True, D.C.,
board certified chiropractic neurologists, recently received the
highest peer review rating available "10 out of 10" for their benchmark
neurology textbook titled Myelopathy, Radiculopathy and Peripheral
Entrapment Syndromes. The book summary and rating was recently published
in Dynamic Chiropractic and book remains on their preferred reading
list. The textbook represents one of the most concise treatises on the
evaluation of myelopathy and radiculopathy. It also represents one of
the first neuroscience textbooks authored by chiropractic physicians.
Barth Green, M.D., continues
to direct the multimillion-dollar Miami Project to Cure Paralysis.
Significant information about spinal cord injury and repair of such
injury has gained international recognition and has been presented
around the world. Dr. Green is a member of the Academy Council of the
George Dohrmann, M.D., Ph.D., is
serving as quest editor of the journal, Neurological Research, and is
working on a special issue devoted to spine/spinal cord injury as well
as head/brain injury.
George McClelland, D.C.,
former President of the American Association of Spine Physicians and
current member is presently serving as the Board Liaison to the
Editorial Review Committee of the Journal of the American Chiropractic
John Triano D.C., Ph.D.
The Council on Chiropractic Guidelines and Practice Parameters (CCGPP) announced the appointment of John Triano, D.C., Ph.D. as the new chairmen of its research commission. The CCGPP was formed in 1995 by the Congress of Chiropractic State Association (COCSA) member organizations. Dr. Triano is a graduate of Logan College of Chiropractic and is presently an instructor and clinician at the renowned Texas Back Institute (TBI). Also to Dr. Triano's credit he recently co-sponsored the North American Spine Societies conference on spinal manipulation along with fellow research Scott Haldemann, D.C., Ph.D., M.D. who is an AASP member and a Scientific Consultant to the AASP.