Logan University has announced that Kristina Petrocco-Napuli, DC, MS, FICC, FACC, has been named Logan’s dean for the college of chiropractic. Petrocco-Napuli has served as the interim dean for the past six months, and prior served as the assistant dean for the college of chiropractic.
Petrocco-Napuli completed her chiropractic degree from New York Chiropractic College (NYCC), and achieved a master’s degree in Instructional Design, Development and Evaluation from Syracuse University. She currently maintains adjunct status for helping co-develop the NYCC’s Master of Science in Human Anatomy and Physiology Instruction program. Petrocco-Napuli is the immediate past and founding president of the ACA Council on Women’s Health and was recently elected a fellow in the International College of Chiropractors. In January 2022 she was elected to a two-year term as chair of the Council on Chiropractic Education.
Women’s health has been Petrocco-Napuli’s focus for more than two decades. She has also focused on the integration of practitioners in the patient-centered model of care and evaluating methods of effectively working on a team of health care professionals.
“In her new role as dean of the college of chiropractic, Dr. Petrocco-Napuli will provide strong, effective, approachable, and communicative leadership consistent with the mission and values of Logan University and the Baldrige Quality Excellence Framework,” said the university in a media release. “Logan looks forward to continuing to tap Dr. Petrocco-Napuli’s knowledge and expertise as she focuses on strategic goals and objectives in a clear, measured way for current and future doctor of chiropractic students.”