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Dr. Roger Hynes and Dr. Alana Callender attain AHC posts

8/30/2013 (Archived)

Association of Chiropractic HistoryRoger Hynes, D.C., D.Ph.C.S., F.I.C.A., associate professor of Technique/History for Palmer College of Chiropractic’s Davenport Campus, was elected president of the Association for the History of Chiropractic (AHC) during its 33rd annual conference June 21-22 in Greeley, Colo. This year’s AHC conference was held at the headquarters of the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners.

Dr. Hynes succeeds former AHC president Kenneth Padgett, D.C., Seneca Falls, N.Y. Dr. Padgett is the current chancellor and past president of New York Chiropractic College. In addition to Dr. Hynes’ appointment, Palmer College of Chiropractic’s Senior Director for Palmer History Alana Callender, Ed.D., was appointed as executive director of the AHC. Other elections included:
 

  • Patrick Montgomery, D.C., St. Louis, Mo., first vice-president
  • Frank C. Bemis, D.C. (1965 Palmer College of Chiropractic Davenport Campus graduate), Alton, Ill., second vice-president
  • Ed McKenzie, D.C., Holton, Kan., secretary
  • Reed Phillips, D.C., Pocatello, Idaho, new board member
  • Rachelle Hynes, D.C., L.C.P. (Hon.), (1997 Palmer College of Chiropractic Davenport Campus graduate), Davenport, Iowa, new board member
  • Steve Agocs, D.C. (2000 Palmer College of Chiropractic Davenport Campus graduate), Kansas City, Kan., new board member
  • James Dubel, D.C. (1980 Palmer College of Chiropractic Davenport Campus graduate), Red Bank, N.J., new board member
  • Steve Troyanovich, D.C. (1987 Palmer College of Chiropractic Davenport Campus graduate), Normal, Ill., editor

“I am truly honored to be chosen president of this great organization and this is a responsibility that I do not take lightly,” Dr. Hynes said. “I have received congratulations and expressions of envy from leaders of other organizations based on the team that has been assembled. I thank Dr. Padgett for his years of leadership of the AHC. We are a stronger organization due to his efforts. We are fortunate to have our executive director Dr. Callender who can take on any logistical nightmare without hesitation. I will state that we have the most professional academic journal in chiropractic for which our editor Dr. Troyanovich deserves much praise. We also have a diverse board consisting of devoted professionals who bring their experience, expertise and a love of this organization.”
 

 

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