February 1, 2008
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Dr. Christine Goertz Choate

Distinguished speaker Choate discusses manual therapy and research

Dr. Christine Goertz Choate will discuss translational research and manual therapies at the fourth Health Science Center Distinguished Speaker Series event. Dr. Choate is the president executive director of the Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research at the Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa.

Dr. Choate has a PhD in Health Services research from University of Minnesota’s School of Public Health and a Doctor of Chiropracty from Northwestern Health Sciences University in Minneapolis. She is also a recipient of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) National Research Service Award.

She has served as an adjunct assistant professor of preventative medicine and biometrics at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Md.; a consultant and a health sciences administrator and program official for the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine at the National Institutes of Health; and a scientific advisor for the American Chiropractic Association.

Dr. Choate’s presentation is in conjunction with Delineating the Evidence Base for Somato-Visceral Interactions and Autonomic Mechanisms of Manual Therapy – an international, interdisciplinary symposium, which features leading researchers in the areas of somato-visceral reflexes and autonomic mechanisms of manual therapy from the U.S., Japan, Germany and Canada.

Topic: “Translational Research and Manual Therapies – How Do We Get There From Here?”
March 31
Time: 5:15 – 7:15 pm
Location: Luibel Hall & Atrium. Open to the public.



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