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Elissa Twist, DC, MS, CCRP

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Elissa Twist, D.C., M.S., FIAMA, CCRP

Clinical Research Specialist
Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research - Davenport, Iowa
Research Clinic

Research Interests

  • Master of Science, Clinical Research (M.S.), Palmer College of Chiropractic
  • Doctor of Chiropractic (D.C.), Palmer College of Chiropractic
  • Bachelor of Science. Basic Science (B.S.), Palmer College of Chiropractic


  • Certified Clinical Research Professional (C.C.R.P.)

Recent Awards/Key Committees

  • Co-Chair, Institutional Review Board, Palmer College of Chiropractic
  • Thelma Fordyce-Mack Award, Palmer College of Chiropractic - 2018-2019
  • Thelma Fordyce-Mack Award, Palmer College of Chiropractic - 2016-2017
  • Thelma Fordyce-Mack Award, Palmer College of Chiropractic - 2015-2016

Courses Taught
  • PHCH72346
    Clinical Nutrition
  • PHYS53132
    Renal Physiology
Funded Grants/Projects, 2011-Present

Visit our Grants and Projects page for additional information.

Collaborative Care for Veterans with Spine Pain and Mental Health Conditions (COCOV) Phase 3
Research Assistant

Palmer Clinics Registry
Co-Investigator, Lead Study Coordinator

Chiropractic Management of Temporomandibular Joint Disorders: A Practice-Based Research Study
Project Manager

Chiropractic Integration into Multidisciplinary Healthcare Systems
Project Manager

Assessment of Chiropractic Treatment (ACT) for Low Back Pain and Smoking Cessation in Military Active Duty Personnel
Site Project Manager, Study Coordinator

Selected Publications

Do informed consent documents for chiropractic clinical research studies meet readability level recommendations and contain required elements: a descriptive study

Author(s): Twist E, Lawrence DJ, Salsbury SA, Hawk C
Publication: Chiropr Man Therap
Volume: 22
Issue: 1
Page(s): 40
Year: 2014

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