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Palmer People at the Health-Care Table

The following Palmer administrators, faculty and staff are affiliated with organizations or publications in the wider health-care arena. These and many other members of the Palmer community also serve chiropractic-specific organizations.

Christine Goertz, D.C., Ph.D., Vice Chancellor for Research and Health Policy

  • American Medical Association, Physician Consortium for Performance Improvement Measures Advisory Committee
  • National Institutes of Health, National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health – Member, National Advisory Council for Complementary and Integrative Health
  • Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) – Board of Governors, Science Oversight Committee Chair, Selection Committee Chair
  • Technical Expert Panel, #182 Functional Outcome Assessment (for PQRS reporting) – Chair
  • Technical Expert Panel, #131 Pain Assessment (for PQRS reporting) – Member

Peter Martin, D.C., Port Orange Campus President

  • Integrative Health Policy Consortium – Board of Directors

William Meeker, D.C., M.P.H., San Jose Campus President

  • Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine – Board of Directors, Education and Conference subcommittees
  • Academic Consortium for Complementary and Alternative Health Care – Board of Directors
  • Professional Affairs Healthcare Advisory Committee, American Specialty Health Networks and American Specialty Health Plans

Ramneek Bhogal, D.C., Associate Professor, Davenport campus

  • Institute of Functional Medicine
  • Council of Diagnosis and Internal Disorders

Ron Boesch, D.C., Dean of Clinics, Davenport campus

  • Academic Consortium for Complementary and Alternative Health Care
  • American Public Health Association
  • Iowa Public Health Association

James DeVocht, D.C., Ph.D., Associate Professor,

  • Research, Davenport campus
  • Applied Ergonomics
  • Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology
  • Journal of Medical Devices

Ram Gudavalli, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Research,

  • Davenport campus
  • Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology

Lisa Killinger, D.C., Director of Diagnosis and Radiology, Davenport campus

  • American Public Health Association

Dana Lawrence, D.C., M.Med.Ed., M.A., Senior Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning

  • Genesis Health Systems, Institutional Review Board – Vice-Chair
  • American Society of Bioethics and Humanities Annual Conference – Abstract review
  • BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Open Complementary Medical Journal
  • Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine

Cynthia Long, Ph.D., Director of Research

  • Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
  • Journal of Allied Health
  • Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine
  • Genesis Health Systems, Institutional Review Board

Stephen Onifer, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Research, Davenport campus

  • Brain Research
  • Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
  • Experimental Neurology
  • Journal of Neurotrauma
  • National Institutes of Health, Acute Neural Injury and Epilepsy Study Section

William Reed, D.C., Assistant Professor, Research, Davenport campus

  • Annals of Biomedical Engineering
  • Orthopedic and Muscular System: Current Research

John Stites, D.C., Director of Community Clinics

  • American Public Health Association – Governing Council
  • Community Health Care, Inc. – Medical staff privileges
  • American Specialty Health – Professional Affairs Health Care Advisory Committee
  • Iowa Department of Public Health – Prevention and Chronic Care Management Advisory Council
  • McMaster University –Tutor in evidence-based clinical practice

Alexis Vander Horn, Senior Director for Financial Affairs

  • Edgerton Women’s Health Center Board

Robert Vining, D.C., Assistant Professor, Research, Davenport campus

  • Military Medicine

Ting Xia, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Research, Davenport campus

  • International Journal of Human Factors Modeling and Simulation

J. Donald Dishman, D.C., Professor, Port Orange campus

  • International Board of Electrodiagnosis

Rod Floyd, D.C., Associate Professor, Port Orange campus

  • American Public Health Association – Chiropractic Health Care Section Councilor

Xiaohua He, Professor, Port Orange campus

  • American Association of Clinical Anatomists
  • Society on Scoliosis Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Treatment

Jeffrey Krabbe, D.C., Assistant Professor, Port Orange campus

  • National Strength and Conditioning Association

Christopher Varnum, D.C., Faculty Clinician, Port Orange campus

  • Kinesio Taping Association International

Luis C. Vera, D.C., Assistant Professor, Port Orange campus

  • University of Central Florida College of Medicine
  • International Board of Electrodiagnosis

Thomas Milus, D.C., Ph.D., Clinical Professor, San Jose campus

  • Senior Support Program –Tri Valley

Gregory Snow, D.C., Dean of Clinics, San Jose campus

  • University of California, Davis – American Medical Students Association
  • Academic Consortium for Complementary and Alternative Health Care
  • Integrated Medicine for the Underserved

Morgan Young, D.C., Associate Professor, San Jose campus

  • American Public Health Association – Chiropractic Section
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