September 5, 2014 — Peter Martin, DC, the president of Palmer College of Chiropractic’s Port Orange, Florida, campus, was presented with the 2014 Chiropractor of the Year award during the annual convention of the Florida Chiropractic Association (FCA) held August 22-24 in Orlando.
Martin (pictured, left) has been president of Palmer’s Port Orange campus since 2005, before serving as president of Palmer’s campus in San Jose, California. He was also president of the California Chiropractic Association from 1988-89 and was a member of the California State Board of Chiropractic Examiners.
FCA President Michael Chance, DC, (pictured, right) presented the award, citing Martin’s “outstanding service to the chiropractic profession in Florida, your community and fellow citizens.”
“It is amazing how far Peter Martin has been able to advance his and Palmer’s presence and prestige here in the state of Florida,” Chance added. “This could only be accomplished by his hard work and persistence.”
The award celebrates Martin’s 46 years of service to the chiropractic profession as a clinician, educator, administrator, and, finally, as president of Palmer’s Port Orange campus.
“He has overseen the graduation of over 2,000 doctors of chiropractic from the Port Orange campus,” Chance said. “His support of chiropractic and the FCA is seen not only at Palmer’s Port Orange campus but throughout the state. He participates in all five of the FCA conventions and lobbies for health issues in both Tallahassee and Washington, D.C.”
Martin accepted the award gratefully, also recognizing Palmer College’s efforts for the chiropractic profession.
“Coming from the FCA, this is truly an honor,” Martin said. “One reason chiropractic has flourished in Florida is because of all the FCA has done for the profession. It is an award also for Palmer College, for what we have done to represent chiropractic education and all of the doctors of chiropractic throughout Florida.”
Pictured: Peter Martin, DC, (left) accepts his award from FCA President Michael Chance, DC.
Source: Palmer College of Chiropractic