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Dr. Lonnie Jackson receives award from TCA

9/23/2013 (Archived)

Lonnie Jackson, D.C. (Davenport '74), of Johnson City, Tennessee was honored by the Tennessee Chiropractic Association (TCA) with the Keith D. Bailey Chiropractic Service Award. This award was established in honor of Dr. Keith D. Bailey who has spent his life mentoring field doctors and students in an effort to help them reach their full potential in both their practices and in their personal lives.

“Nominees for this award are members of the chiropractic profession who have distinguished themselves by meritorious participation in chiropractic endeavors or exemplified acts of service in a humanitarian nature,” Tiffany Stevens, executive director of the Tennessee Chiropractic Association, said. “Our recipient, Dr. Lonnie Jackson, has shown a life-long commitment to the chiropractic profession and is a shining example of how one can overcome adversity to follow their passion and in turn, help others find success.”

Dr. Jackson has served the Upper East Tennessee area for almost 40 years. He is very active in his area, supporting other doctors and promoting the profession. In addition, he has given back to chiropractic through his over 15 years as a TCA Member and has been recognized by his peers with the 1997 Heritage Award and as the 2002 TCA Convention Honoree. He not only gives of his time, but has contributed above and beyond through the TCA Eagle Society, actively communicating with state legislators on chiropractic issues, and by his presence at TCA events.