March 1, 2010 — Dr. Dale Johnson, director of research at Life Chiropractic College West, was elected to serve as a councilor for the Council on Chiropractic Education (CCE) starting January 2010.
As councilor, he is one of a 24 person decision-making body that is responsible for all matters pertaining to the accreditation of the 17 chiropractic programs and institutions in the United States.
In 2002, Dr. Johnson came to Life West with an extensive background in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical physics, health sciences and nanotechnology, having earned a Masters of Science from the University of Central Florida and a PhD. from the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, California. He was promoted to Director of Research in July 2006.
Dr. Johnson has contributed to and led numerous studies conveying and improving the effectiveness of chiropractic care and ergonomic intervention. He provides strategic planning for the Research Department to grow its impact and integrate its mission with the course of instruction of the doctor of chiropractic program at Life West.
Dr. Joseph Ferguson, Dean of the College, at Life West is also a Councilor of the CCE.
Source: Life Chiropractic College West, www.lifewest.edu.