October 13, 2010 — George A. Goodman, DC, FICC, president of Logan College of Chiropractic/University Programs, has announced the appointment of nationally known researcher Cheryl Hawk, DC, PhD, CHES, FICC, as director of clinical research.
Hawk joins Logan from Cleveland Chiropractic College in Kansas City, Mo., where she served as vice president of research and scholarship.
Hawk received her Doctor of Chiropractic degree in 1976 from National University of Health Sciences and practiced full-time for 12 years. In 1991, she earned a PhD in Preventive Medicine from the University of Iowa and also became a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES). Since 1990, she has been an author on more than 75 articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals. She has been named “Researcher of the Year” by both the American Chiropractic Association (2003) and the Foundation for
Chiropractic Education and Research (2005).
Currently, she serves as the chair of the Scientific Commission of the Council on Chiropractic Guidelines and Practice Parameters, as well as the team lead for non-musculoskeletal conditions, health promotion, and special populations.
Before joining Cleveland Chiropractic College in 2005, Hawk was a professor and dean of research at Southern California University of Health Sciences and professor and senior researcher for the Parker Research Institute at Parker College of Chiropractic. Over a period of 10 years, she served in a number of key academic and administrative roles at Palmer College of Chiropractic.
Hawk has served as principal investigator in numerous research studies and has been a panel participant in a numbers of conference workshops in the U.S., Canada, and Great Britain. She is a member of the American Chiropractic Association, the American Public Health Association, and the Kansas Health Association.
Source: Logan College of Chiropractic, www.acatoday.org