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Spring 2012

Palmer College

Palmer continues strong ACC-RAC presence

At this year’s Association of Chiropractic Colleges-Research Agenda Conference event March 14-17, Palmer’s presence was unmistakable, with faculty, staff and students from all three campuses providing 19 platform presentations and nine posters. Three presentations won awards, and Palmer faculty and staff members served as session moderators and workshop leaders.


* Manual Palpations Attenuate Immunochemical Reactivities of Pain Mediators in the Nervous System in Response to Adjuvant Knee Arthritis: An Animal Model—Xiaohua He, Veronica Dishman 

Developing an Introductory Workshop in Evidence Based Clinical Practice for Chiropractic Field Practitioners— Michael Tunning, Robert Rowell, John Stites, Barbara Mansholt, Ron Boesch, Ian McLean, Michelle Barber  

* Testing Test-Driven Learning and Self-Assessment Learning—Xiaohua He, Anne Canty 

* Effect of Sampling Rate on Capturing High-Velocity Low-Amplitude Spinal Manipulation Force-Time Characteristics— M. Ram Gudavalli, James DeVocht, Ting Xia, Ali Tayh  

X-ray Utilization and Demographics in a Chiropractic College Outpatient Clinic—Makani Lew, Gregory Snow 

An Interprofessional Education Model for Co-Management of Back Pain in Older Adults by Doctors of Chiropractic and Medical Doctors— Christine Goertz, Stacie Salsbury, Robert Vining, Cynthia Long, Andrew Andresen, Maria Hondras, Mark Jones, Lisa Killinger, Kevin Lyons  

Development of a Strategically Designed Patient Self-Administered Intake Questionnaire to Help Achieve Medicare Compliance— Albert Luce, Dale Rossi, David Seaman  

Introduction of a Class on Evidence Based Clinical Practice in the First Trimester of a Chiropractic Curriculum: Lessons Learned From Student Evaluations—Robert M. Rowell, Lia M. Nightingale 

Does Neuroanatomy Software Enhance Learning of Spinal Cord Tracts in a Laboratory Setting?— Steven Torgerud, Stephen Duray  

Pediatric Mentored Case Reports— Katherine A. Pohlman, Sharon A. Vallone, Lia M. Nightingale  

Planning for Success: Developing a Business Curriculum for Chiropractic Students— Rita Nafziger, Julie Johnson, Mary Frost, Alexis VanderHorn  

Self-Directed Algorithm Design: A Useful Tool in Learning the Differential Diagnosis Process—Makani Lew 

Reviewing the Literature and Creating an Evidence Based Exam for the Patho-Anatomic Diagnosis of Low Back Pain— Robert Vining, Eric Potocki, Michael Seidman, A. Paige Morgenthal  

Concurrent Validity in Range of Motion Measurement of Seated Versus Supine Active Cervical Rotation— Tammi Clark, Theresa Whitney, Robert Cooperstein 

Novel EMG Protocols for the Assessment of Neck Pain: A Pilot Study— James DeVocht, Kalyani Gudavalli, Ting Xia, M. Ram Gudavalli  

Using Computer-Assisted Learning to Engage Diverse Learning Styles in Understanding Business Management Principles— Mary Frost, Dustin Derby, Andrea Haan  

Knowledge of Accurate Blood Pressure Measurement Procedures in Chiropractic Students— Angela Miller, James LaRose  

The Effect of Audit and Feedback on Record-Keeping Compliance Within a Chiropractic Educational Clinic System— Nicole Homb, Shayan Sheybani, Dustin Derby, Kurt Wood  

Effects of Test Stress on Chiropractic Student Physical Examination Laboratory Testing: A Pilot Study— Niu Zhang, Kenneth Webber  


Chiropractic Management of Atypical Trigeminal Neuralgia—Casey Crisp, Kevin Turner, Eromata Ebwe 

Resolution of Cervical Radiculopathy Due to Cervical Disc Herniation Following Upper Cervical High- Velocity, Low-Amplitude Spinal Manipulation: A Case Study—Andy Gibson, Jim Countryman, Todd Hubbard 

Upper Cervical Chiropractic Care for a 7-Year-Old Child with Convergent Strabismus— Tod Cahill, Casey Crisp  

A Case Study Utilizing Spinal Manipulation and Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization Care to Enhance Function of a Post Cerebrovascular Accident Patient— Michael Oppelt, Dave Juehring, Glenn Sorgenfrey, Phyllis J. Harvey, Greg Ploeger, Susan M. Larkin-Thier  

Feasibility of Using Force Transducers to Measure Pressure Applied to Patients’ Feet During Prone Compressive Leg Length Checks— Eric Potocki, Todd Hubbard, Kyle Durieux  

Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia and Chiropractic Care: A Case Report— Scott Carpenter, Sarah Greene, Jim Countryman  

Is Understanding Diagnostic Utility Essential for Competent Patient Care? A Student Intern’s Perspective— Albert Luce, Dale Rossi, David Seaman, Steven Lint  

Student Intern Perception of a Mentorship Model in a Chiropractic Teaching Clinic—A Pilot Study— Kenice Morehouse, James LaRose, Stephen Grand  

ACC Educational Conference 1994-2011: Categorizing the Abstracts and their Trends— Robert Cooperstein, Morgan Young  

* Award-winning presentations.

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