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Selected Occupational History

Chiropractor, Clinic Director, Chiropractic Fitness, New York, NY, 2002-2004

Chiropractor, Clinic Director, Chiropractic Fitness, Charlotte, NC, 2005- Present

Education and Licensure

Hunter College, Bachelor of Science in Physical Education, New York, NY, 1994

Life Chiropractic University, Doctorate of Chiropractic, Marietta, GA, 2001

Doctor of Chiropractic, Licensed in the state of New York 2002-2005

Doctor of Chiropractic, Licensed in the state of North Carolina #3299 2004-Present

Board Certified Part I, Includes subject examinations in each of six basic science areas: general anatomy, spinal anatomy, physiology, chemistry, pathology, and microbiology and public health. National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Marietta, GA 1999

Board Certified Part II, Includes subject examinations in each of six clinical science areas: general diagnosis, neuromusculoskeletal diagnosis, diagnostic imaging, principles of chiropractic, chiropractic practice and associated clinical sciences. National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Marietta, GA 2000

Board Certified Part III, Includes questions that address nine clinical areas: case history, physical examination, neuromusculoskeletal examination, roentgenologic examination, clinical laboratory and special studies examination, diagnosis or clinical impression, chiropractic techniques, supportive techniques, and case management. National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Marietta, GA 2001

Board Certified Part IV, Examination tests individuals in three major areas: x-ray interpretation and diagnosis, chiropractic technique and case management. National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Marietta, GA 2001

Board Certified Physiotherapy Examination, National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Marietta, GA 2001


Post-Graduate Education and Certifications

Advanced Certification in Cervical Acceleration Deceleration Trauma, Completed the prescribed course of study and comprehensive examination. Spine Research Institute, San Diego, CA 2011

DOT Examination Training, Trained in performing DOT Physicals for truck and bus drivers piloting a commercial motor vehicle. NRCME Plus Training Program, Chicago, IL 2010

Head Trauma, Brain Injury and Concussion, Brain and head physiology, brain mapping and pathology as a sequella to trauma. Traumatic brain injury, mild traumatic brain injury, axonal shearing, diffuse axonal injury and concussion are detailed in etiology and clinically. Clinical presentation, advanced diagnostic imaging and electrodiagnostics are detailed in analysis to create a differential diagnosis. Balance disorders that often occur as a result of trauma are also explored from clinical presentation to advanced imaging and differential diagnosis. CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2010

Chiropractic MRI, Spine MRI interpretation. North Carolina Diagnostic Imaging, Charlotte, NC 2010

Certificate in Whiplash and Brain Injury Traumatology, Completed the prescribed course of study. Spine Research Institute, Baltimore, MD 2009

Whiplash and Brain Injury Traumatology Module 4: Medical legal issues, arbitration, deposition, and testifying in court. Spine Research Institute, Baltimore, MD 2009

Whiplash and Brain Injury Traumatology Module 3: Narrative report writing, independent medical examination and application of AMA guidelines in personal injury and forensic practice. Spine Research Institute, Baltimore, MD 2009

Whiplash and Brain Injury Traumatology Module 2: Comprehensive auto crash reconstruction and advanced diagnostics and case management of whiplash and related disorders. Spine Research Institute, Baltimore, MD 2009

Whiplash and Brain Injury Traumatology, Advanced Topics Module 1: In depth review of our current state of knowledge of the whiplash phenomenon, including all factors affecting injury risk and outcome. In-depth biomechanics, traumatology, epidemiology, review of outcome studies, and common sequelae of whiplash, including brain injuries, pain syndromes, thoracic outlet syndrome, carpal tunnel syndrome, and chronic pain disorder, Spine Research Institute, Baltimore, MD 2009

Neurodiagnostics, Imaging Protocols and Pathology of the Trauma Patient, An in-depth understanding of the protocols in triaging and reporting the clinical findings of the trauma patient. Maintaining ethical relationships with the medical-legal community, CMCS Management Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education Board for Chiropractic, Long Island NY 2008

Diagnostics, Risk Factors, Clinical Presentation and Triaging the Trauma Patient, An extensive understanding of the injured with clinically coordinating the history, physical findings and when to integrate neurodiagnostics. An understanding on how to utilize emergency room records in creating an accurate diagnosis and the significance of “risk factors” in spinal injury, CMCS Management Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Education Department Board for Chiropractic, Long Island NY, 2008

Crash Dynamics and its Relationship to Causality, An extensive understanding of the physcis involved in the transferrence of energy from the bullet car to the target car. This includes G's of force, Newtons, gravity, energy, skid marks, crumple zones, spring factors, event data recorder and the graphing of the movement of the vehicle before, during and after the crash. Determining the clinical correlation of forces and bodily injury. CMCS Management Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Education Department Board for Chiropractic, Long Island NY, 2008

MRI, Bone Scan & X-Ray Protocols, Physiology and Indications for the Trauma Patient, MRI interpretation, physiology, history and clinical indications, Bone Scan interpretation, physiology and clincal indications, x-ray clinical indications for the trauma patient, CMCS Management Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Education Department Board for Chiropractic, Long Island NY, 2008

Neurodiagnostic Testing Protocols, Physiology and Indications for the Trauma Patient, Electromyography (EMG,) Nerve Conduction Velocity (NCV,) Somato Sensory Evoked Potential (SSEP,) Visual Evoked Potential (VEP,) Brain Stem Auditory Evoked Potential (BAER) and Visual-Electronystagmosgraphy (V-ENG) interpretation, protcols and clinical indications for the trauma patient, CMCS Management Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Education Department, Board for Chiropractic, Long Island NY, 2008

Documentation and Reporting for the Trauma Victim, Understanding the necessity for accurate documentation and diagnosis utilizing the ICD-9 and the CPT to accurately describe the injury through diagnosis. Understanding and utilizing state regulations on reimbursement issues pertaining to healthcare, CMCS Management Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Education Department, Board for Chiropractic, Long Island NY, 2008

Documenting Clinically Correlated Bodily Injury to Causality, Understanding the necessity for accurate documentation, diagnosis and clinical correlation to the injury when reporting injuries in the medical-legal community. Documenting the kinesiopathology, myopathology, neuropathology, pathophysiology in both a functional and structural paradigm, CMCS Management Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Education Department, Board for Chiropractic, Long Island NY, 2008

Clinical Posture Assessment Therapy and Exercise, Evaluation of posture, balance, and strength and treatment protocols, New York Chiropractic College, Charlotte, NC, 2008

Evaluation of the Shoulder and Knee, Protocols in analysis and treatment of various injuries of the shoulder and knee, New York Chiropractic College, Winston-Salem, NC, 2008

Advanced Kinesio Taping (KT3), Advanced evaluation of human anatomy and proper application of Kinesio Tape, Kinesio Taping Association, Easley, SC, 2008

Certified Kinesiotape Practitioner, Certification program in the analysis of the body and the proper technique and application of Kinesio Tape, Kinesio Taping Association, Easley, SC, 2008

Fundamental and Advanced Kinesio Taping Whole Body, Training in evaluating the body and proper application of Kinesio Tape, Kinesio Taping Association, Easley, SC, 2008

Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician, Certification program in treating and diagnosising sports injuries, University of Bridgeport, College of Chiropractic, 2007

Extremity Adjusting, Protocols in analysis and adjusting techniques for the extremities, Logan College of Chiropractic, GMI Seminar, Mt. Horeb, WI, 2007

Soft Tissue Techniques, Protocols in analysis and treatment of various soft tissue injuries, Texas Chiropractic College, Division of Postgraduate Studies, Charlotte, NC, 2007

MRI and Chiropractic, Spine MRI interpretation and treatment protocols, RJM Consulting, Charlotte, NC, 2005

Diplomate - National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, 2001

Gonstead Chiropractic Technique, Certification program in the analysis and adjusting techniques in the Gonstead Chiropractic system, Life Chiropractic College, Marietta, GA 2001

Selected Lecturing

Lecturer, “Shoulder Impingement Syndrome”, Bally’s Fitness Club, Charlotte, NC, 2005, 2007, 2008

Lecturer, “Advanced Stretching Techniques”, Bally’s Fitness Club, Charlotte, NC, 2005, 2007, 2008

Lecturer, “Shoulder Impingement Syndrome”, Equinox Fitness Club, New York, NY, 1995

Lecturer, “Advanced Stretching Techniques”, Bally’s Fitness Club, New York, NY, 2003

Selected Memberships

American Chiropractic Association, Member, 2000-Present

American College of Sports Medicine, Member, 2001-Present

Society of Automotive Engineers, Member, 2009

Selected Community Service

Charlotte Chamber of Commerce, Member, Charlotte, NC, 2005-2007

 
 
 
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