March 16, 2009 — Southern California University of Health Sciences (SCU) faculty member Garrett Thompson, PhD has been awarded first prize in the faculty division of the International Chiropractic Essay Competition offered by the ONE Research Foundation. To be eligible, contestants must have been engaged as a full-time, adjunct, or emeritus faculty member of a chiropractic college.
The essay competition was titled, “Should Chiropractic Academia Embrace the Biopsychosocial Model?” Thompson’s winning essay was titled, “The Biopsychosocial Model in Academia: Philosophy or Best Practices?” and is featured on the foundation Web site at, www.onefoundation.org.
Thompson is an assistant professor at SCU. He received his PhD in Biochemistry from Loma Linda University in California, and his BS from Reed College in Portland, Oregon.
The ONE Research Foundation is a charitable nonprofit organization that funds scientific research, and endeavors to bring Neuro Emotional Technique (NET) to the world. The foundation funds research published in peer-reviewed journals in an effort to support clinical data with scientific validation.
Source: Southern California University of Health Sciences, www.scuhs.edu