India. Advising local patient-based chiropractic clinic developments in Bangalore. Ongoing consultation with WHO affiliated NGOs on establishing chiropractic education in India. Visit this section of our website for more information and photos.
Philippines. Initiating grassroots development of a national Spinal Hygiene and Posture Screening program with Straighten Up concepts from America and Australia. Advising the first Chiropractic Patient Federation of Asia that has formed in the Philippines.
Vietnam. Advising local patient-based chiropractic clinic developments and promoting the formation of a representative body with the chiropractors in practice in Vietnam.
ASIA. Legitimizing the role of the APCDF (Asian Pacific Chiropractic Doctors Federation) with special focus on developing a regional plan for the development of chiropractic schools in each appropriate country, and interesting DCs to practice in the region.
United States. Over 15 years of actively assisting in creating chiropractic access within “America’s Health Care Safety Net” clinics that serve the poor and migrant farmer populations. Currently serving populations in excess of 500,000 patients in rural California FQHCs.
Coaching and advising individual DCs into starting their own foreign practice. Partnering with DCs who are interested in establishing clinic cooperatives in Asia and in Latin America. Recruiting culturally suitable DCs for foreign practices and safety-net clinic groups.
* Chiropractic Schools International LINK (http://www.chiropracticdiplomatic.com/current-activities/chiropractic-schools-international/)
Establishing a dialogue within the chiropractic education community to form a consortium (a think tank +) that is focused on the development of foreign schools. In the absence of a master strategic plan and adequate reserves of available qualified faculty and capital needed to respond to the growing need for DC schools we will continue to see compromised outcomes in new schools meeting International standards of the profession.Consulting with Chiropractic National Associations in “pioneer” countries with their organizational growth and planning.
Global Professional Strategy
Available only in Acrobat .pdf format, this manual on Chiropractic’s GLOBAL PROFESSIONAL STRATEGY (GPS) is our White Paper on the International development of chiropractic. It is a “work in progress” formulating progressive steps for each stage of chiropractic’s development in new countries and frank analyses of issues affecting this growth.
What can Chiropractic profession do to help the poorest people of this world? (.pdf)
Education Focus: “Globalizing Chiropractic Schools” (.pdf)
The ABC’s of a Foreign Practice (.doc) (.pdf)
“Acute LBP Research Moratorium”
“Legal requirements to practice abroad”
World Health Organization Focus: “Chiropractic in WHO”
“WHO Snapshot of CAM & Chiropractic”
For Students: “The New Pioneers”