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Amy L. Minkalis, D.C., M.S., C.C.R.P.

Amy L. Minkalis, D.C., M.S., C.C.R.P.

Amy L. Minkalis, D.C., M.S., C.C.R.P.

Clinical Project Manager II
Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research - Davenport, Iowa
Research Clinic

Research Interests

My research interests mostly involve the concept of evidence-based practice, including its integration into academic/educational programs.

ResearchGate profile:  https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Amy_Minkalis


  • Master of Science in Clinical Research (M.S.), Palmer College of Chiropractic - 2016
  • Doctor of Chiropractic (D.C.), Palmer College of Chiropractic - 2008
  • Bachelor of Arts, Education (B.A.), University of Iowa - 1998


  • Certified Clinical Research Professional (C.C.R.P.), Society of Clinical Research Associates - 2016

Recent Awards/Key Committees

  • Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Scholar, Palmer College of Chiropractic - 2014-2016
  • Board Member, Clinical Compass (formerly Council on Chiropractic Guidelines and Practice Parameters) - 2017

Courses Taught

  • RSCH91542: Evidence Based Chiropractic

Funded Grants/Projects, 2011 - present

Visit our Grants and Projects page for additional information.

Chiropractic Care for Veterans: A Pragmatic Randomized Trial Addressing Dose Effects for cLBP
Project Manager

Assessment of Chiropractic Treatment for Low Back Pain, Military Readiness, and Smoking Cessation in Military Active Duty Personnel, ACT III: Assessment of Chiropractic Treatment: Strength and Balance
Project Manager

Selected Publications

Systematic Review of Nondrug, Nonsurgical Treatment of Shoulder Conditions

Author(s): Hawk C, Minkalis AL, Khorsan R, Daniels CJ, Homack D, Gliedt JA, et al
Publication: J Manipulative Physiol Ther
Volume: June
Issue: 40(5)
Page(s): 293-319
Year: 2017

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A systematic review of thrust manipulation for non-surgical shoulder conditions

Author(s): Minkalis AL, Vining RD, Long CR, Hawk C, de Luca K
Publication: Chiropr Man Therap
Volume: January
Issue: 25(1)
Year: 2017

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What is the pain source? A case report of a patient with low back pain and bilateral hip osteonecrosis

Author(s): Minkalis A, Vining R.
Publication: Journal of Canadian Chiropractic Association
Volume: September
Issue: 59(3)
Page(s): 300-310
Year: 2015

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Treatment dose decisions for patients with chronic low back pain

Author(s): Vining R, Minkalis, A.
Publication: American Chiropractic Association News - JACA Pages: Evidence in Action
Volume: June/July
Year: 2014

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