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Canadian Chiropractic Examining Board, 1954 to 1985

July 07, 2014

This paper undertook to review the history of the Canadian Chiropractic Examining Board (CCEB) during the period from 1954 up to 1985. The issues of onset, purpose, and structure are outlined and an attempt to determine its effectiveness and examination validity are recounted. The contributions made by James and Lorraine Langford to the process and

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Donald Campbell Sutherland DC, LLD, FICC: chiropractic statesman and diplomat

July 04, 2014

This paper chronicles the 50 year career of Dr. Donald Sutherland DC. Described are his political, clinical, legislative and administrative achievements accomplished during that time period. The authors’ hope that this paper will foster more Canadian historic manuscripts recognizing and documenting the significant profession building contributions made by pioneering chiropractors of the 20th century. JCCA

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Early chiropractic education in Oregon

June 27, 2014

Chiropractic education in the northwestern United States has its origins in the Marsh School & Cure in 1904. Most of the early schools were located in Portland, Oregon, including the D.D. Palmer College of Chiropractic (1908–1910), and several of these had merged by 1912 or 1913 to form the Pacific Chiropractic College, forerunner of today’s

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The West family chiropractic dynasty: celebrating a century of accomplishment in Canada Part II: Samson J. West, David I. West, Neil A. West, Megan L. West, R. Ian Buchanan and James L. West

June 06, 2014

This historical paper documents the unbroken legacy of the West family of chiropractors which has flourished in Canada for over 100 years. Part I, unearthed the origins, development and careers of Archibald West, the founder of this dynasty, his son Samuel and grandson Stephen. Part II, delves into the life of Archie’s brother Samson, and

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Colin A. Greenshields, DC: the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College’s first graduate

June 03, 2014

This biographical study investigates the complex tribulations and impressive accomplishments of Dr. Colin Greenshields. Part I (the Formative Years) goes back to his ancestors in Great Britain and forward to his graduation from CMCC in 1948. Part II (the Professional Years) begins with the opening of Colin’s office in St. Catharines, ON, and proceeds through

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