January 23, 2011 — Texas Chiropractic College (TCC) welcomed Dr. Barry C. Wiese, DC, MSHA, as the school’s new dean of clinics, TCC President Dr. Richard G. Brassard announced.
“I’m excited to have Barry join the TCC faculty and administration,” said Dr. Brassard. “He is a proven leader, not just in directing the student clinical experience, but also in helping programs to expand beyond the campus environment. He has the background we need to lead our students and faculty at both of our clinics.”
At TCC, Wiese will be responsible for overseeing the quality of patient care and student education at the Moody Health Center and the Campus Health Clinic. He will work on developing additional clinic opportunities for TCC while enhancing marketing efforts for the MHC.
Wiese will additionally be planning faculty and staff development while working closely with the dean of academic affairs to coordinate the clinic experience with the pre-clinical experience.
“It’s great to be here, and to have the opportunity to be involved with TCC,” said Wiese. “The college has tremendous vision, and a strong desire to be the best chiropractic college anywhere — it was a simple decision to be a part of what I consider the future of chiropractic clinical education. In addition, we are blessed with a phenomenal faculty and staff — I’m very excited about the possibilities.”
Wiese received his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 1994 and his Master’s of Science in Healthcare Administration and Management from Rosalind Franklin University in 2009. He additionally holds a diplomate in chiropractic neurology and is both a certified chiropractic sports physician and certified strength and conditioning specialist.
With almost 16 years of clinical and teaching experience, Wiese has been a valued member of the clinics at both New York Chiropractic College (NYCC) and Palmer and has also been successful in private practice. His teaching career began at Palmer, where he was an assistant professor and engaged in a three-year appointment as Clinical Resident in Neurology. At the end of his residency, Wiese was promoted to the position of Coordinator of Clinical Academics and Director of Clinical Residencies.
Wiese left Palmer in 2001 to establish a private practice in Colorado. After three years of successful practice, which included providing care for Olympic, world championship, and professional level athletes, he was drawn back to academia. He joined the faculty at NYCC in October 2004 and was responsible for directing multiple teaching clinics in the Rochester, N.Y. area. In 2009, he returned to private practice while working closely with the Lifetime Care Home Health and Hospice Agency, also based in Rochester.
In addition to his clinical, teaching, and practical experience, Wiese is currently a member of the editorial board for the Journal of Chiropractic Medicine. He has presented a several symposiums on the topics of geriatrics and integrative healthcare as well as rehabilitation and clinical education.
Source: Texas Chiropractic College, www.txchiro.edu