Research Committee

Purpose: Ensure a robust research environment in chiropractic that is well funded, with a clear career pipeline for researchers to advance the body of work.

Interim Leadership

Dr. Heidi Haavik

Dr. Heidi Haavik

Interim Co-chair

Dr. Phil Facquet

Dr. Phil Facquet

Interim Co-Chair

Interim Committee

Dr. Kris Anderson

Dr. Erik Kirk

Dr. James Whedon

Dr. Joe Betz

Dr.  Dana Lawrence

Dr. Robert Butler

Dr. Cynthia Long

Dr. Alan Cook

Dr. Katie Pohlman

Dr. Paul Dougherty

Dr. Mohsen Radpasand

First 90-Days Tactical Plan

1. Create a Research Committee for year one outlining roles and responsibilities, meeting times, record keeping, etc. Champions: Dr. Heidi Haavik, Dr. Phil Facquet, Dr. Robbie Butler: Staff support, scheduling, minutes, technology

2. Engage National Chiropractic Mutual Insurance Company (NCMIC) about relaunching the Foundation for Chiropractic Education and Research (FCER) as the profession-focused research and scholarship body. Champions: Committee Co-chairs

3. Gather information from other committees on all research needs moving forward for all goals. Champions: Dr. Joe Betz and Dr. Robbie Butler

4. Develop a Practice Based Research Network (PBRN) task force to examine existing PBRN’s and feasibility studies. Champions: Dr. Katie Pohlman and Dr. Eric Kirk

5. Develop a job description for writers and estimates for costs. Champion: Dr. Dana Lawrence with support from ChiroCongress

Interim Sub-Committees

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