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Amy Minkalis, DC, MS, CCRP

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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:


  • 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

Manual interventions of musculoskeletal factors in infants with suboptimal breastfeeding: a scoping review

Author(s): Hawk C, Minkalis A, Webb C, Hogan O, Vallone S
Publication: J Evid Based Integr Med
Volume: 23
Page(s): 1-12
Year: 2018

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Assessment of chiropractic care on strength, balance, and endurance in active-duty US military personnel with low back pain: a protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Author(s): Vining R, Minkalis A, Long CR, Franklin C, Gudavalli MR, Goertz CM
Publication: Trials
Volume: 19
Issue: 1
Page(s): 671
Year: 2018

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A systematic review of thrust manipulation combined with one conservative intervention for rotator cuff and related non-surgical shoulder conditions

Author(s): Minkalis AL, Vining RD, Long CR, Hawk C, de Luca K
Publication: J Can Chiropr Assoc
Volume: 62
Issue: 1
Page(s): 5-17
Year: 2018

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Systematic review of nondrug, nonsurgical treatment of shoulder conditions

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

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