The American Chiropractic Association (ACA) has a successor for Dr. Michele Maiers nominated, who will step down from the Board of Directors of the World Federation of Chiropractic (WFC) on May 5th to focus on her role as ACA President.

Dr. Dana Lawrence is the Associate Provost of Education and Research at Parker University, where he is also the director of their Quality Improvement Plan. Previously, he was Senior Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning and Interim Senior Director of Education and Events at the Palmer College of Chiropractic. He was previously a member of the research department.

Lawrence began his career at the National University of Health Sciences. He has previously edited several scientific journals for the chiropractic profession, including the Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics, the Journal of Chiropractic Medicine, the Journal of Chiropractic Humanities, the Journal of Sports Chiropractic and Rehabilitation, and the Chiropractic Journal of Australia. He is currently the editor of the Journal of Contemporary Chiropractic.

He has published a number of textbooks including Fundamentals of Chiropractic Diagnosis and Management and the first edition of the Chiropractic Technique (with Dr. Tom Bergmann and David Peterson). He is a member of more than 20 editorial offices and is co-editor of several.

WFC President Dr. Carlos Ayres said: “We are delighted to have Dr. Lawrence to the board of directors. He brings a wealth of experience and critical skills with him as we pursue our mission and vision. We know he is a strong supporter of the WFC’s # BeEPIC campaign and we look forward to benefiting from his wisdom and expertise. “

The WFC Board of Directors consists of 13 representatives appointed or elected from each of the seven world regions of the WFC.