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From the cutting edge of chiropractic research, we have a presentation from Dr. Christine Goertz and Dr. Eugene Lewis from Duke University.
|Goertz - Slides (1.8 MB)||Available after Purchase|
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|Chiropractors on the Spine Care Team (841 KB)||Available after Purchase|
Christine Goertz, D.C., Ph.D. is a Professor in Musculoskeletal Research at the Duke Clinical Research Institute and Director of System Development and Coordination for Spine Health in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Duke University. She is also the Chief Executive Officer of the Spine Institute for Quality and an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health at the University of Iowa. Formerly she was Vice Chancellor of Research and Health Policy at Palmer College of Chiropractic for eleven years. Dr. Goertz received her Doctor of Chiropractic (D.C.) degree from Northwestern Health Sciences University in 1991 and her Ph.D. in Health Services Research, Policy and Administration from the School of Public Health at the University of Minnesota in 1999. Her 30-year research career has focused on working with multi-disciplinary teams to design and implement clinical and health services research studies designed to increase knowledge regarding the effectiveness and cost of patient-centered, non-pharmacological treatments for spine-related disorders. Dr. Goertz has received nearly $32M in federal funding as either principal investigator or co-principal investigator, primarily from NIH and the Department of Defense, and co-authored over 100 peer-reviewed papers. Dr. Goertz currently serves as a Member of the Interagency Pain Research Coordinating Committee (IPRCC), the Bone and Joint Initiative Low Back Pain Task Force, the CDC Opioid Workgroup and is Chairperson of the Board of Governors for the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI).
Dr. Eugene Lewis is a chiropractic physician and assistant professor of orthopedics in the Duke University School of Medicine. He holds a masters degree in public health and is a Fellow of the International College of Chiropractors. Dr. Lewis has a background in the development of clinical guidelines and best practices for spine care and was a member of the Commission for the Establishment of Guidelines for Chiropractic Quality Assurance and Standards of Practice ("Mercy Conference Commission") and was a member and chair of the Council on Chiropractic Guidelines and Practice Parameters. He is a past president of the North Carolina Chiropractic Association and was a member of the North Carolina State Board of Chiropractic Examiners. Dr. Lewis has been a member and chair of the North Carolina State Radiation Protection Commission and an advisor to the North Carolina State Health Planning Commission. He is an educator in regard to the technical aspects of diagnostic imaging for several chiropractic colleges. He is also a councilor (board member) of the Council on Chiropractic Education. His publications include topics related to best practices and cost studies for spine care. Dr. Lewis is a member of the North Carolina Chiropractic Association, American Chiropractic Association, American Public Health Association, North Carolina Public Health Association and the North American Spine Society.