James Boysen, D.C., M.S.
Dr. Boysen has over 17 years of clinical experience and holds a Master's degree in clinical research. Dr. Boysen assists in refining and standardizing clinical management protocols, performs examinations, provides care to research participants and is a member of theeligibility determination panel.
Elissa Twist, D.C., M.S.
Dr. Twist recently joined the research clinic team. She holds a Master's in Clinical Research and a Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic. Dr. Twist conducts eligibility screens, describes studies to participants and obtains informed consent. She also performs eligibility assessments and data collection, ensuring data integrity and panel participation for eligibility determination.
Robert D. Vining, D.C.
Senior Research Clinician, Associate Professor
Dr. Vining has over 22 years of clinical experience in private practice, academic and research settings. He has directed Palmer's Research Clinic since 2008. His role includes oversight of staff training, development and implementation of clinical and diagnostic protocols, case management, and eligibility determination for all research participants. He also performs examinations and provides care in clinical studies.