Jun 17, 2020
5:00pm – 6:00pm
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Session 1: Women in Chiropractic Live Online Event
Wednesday June 17th at 5pm CST
Session led by: Kristina Petrocco-Napuli, DC, MS, FICC, FACC
Featuring: Kelley Humphries, DC, MS, EMT-P, CSCS, ICCSP, CCSP and Allison Harvey, DC
From the playing fields of NCAA Division 1 athletics to the halls of the Veteran’s Administration, women are breaking barriers and making a difference in chiropractic care. Find your place in chiropractic, and explore the roles for women in natural health care. Join current and future students and practicing clinicians for a free, live session on Women in Chiropractic.
Session 1 Details
Join Drs. Petrocco-Napuli, Humphries and Harvey as they discuss the importance of chiropractic care and women’s health. This panel will review and answers questions around a number of topics, including: sports chiropractic, treating active-duty military, pediatric chiropractic, evidence-based study and more!
Dr. Petrocco-Napuli is Logan University’s Director of Assessment and Accreditation and was recently named the 2020 Academician of the Year by the American Chiropractic Association (ACA), recognizing her 16 years as an chiropractor educator. She also serves as President of the ACA Council on Women’s Health and was recently elected to the Council on Chiropractic Education’s Executive Committee as a Councilor-At-Large.
As featured in the March 2019 issue of The American Chiropractor, Dr. Petrocco-Napuli is dedicated to helping women achieve the health they deserve. “Today, Dr. Petrocco-Napuli is an advocate for changing the way society looks at the health care of women and special populations, traveling extensively to educate fellow practitioners …” See the full feature on page 34 of the magazine.
Dr. Humphries is the Executive Director of Paralympic Operations for Logan. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Biology Pre-Medical from Texas Woman’s University in 2007 where she played four years of college basketball. She earned her Master’s of Science in Kinesiology with an emphasis on Adapted Physical Education and Sport from Texas Woman’s University in 2008 and her Master’s of Science in Human Performance and Exercise from the University of Houston Clearlake in 2014. In 2014, Dr. Humphries earned her Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Texas Chiropractic College. She is a licensed paramedic in the State of Texas and has specialty certifications, including Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), and Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS). She has also acquired her Internationally Certified Chiropractic Sports Practitioner (ICCSP) recognition.
Dr. Harvey is a Senior Clinician and Associate Professor, as well as the Faculty Senate President at Logan. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology from Illinois State University in 2001 and graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic’s Doctor of Chiropractic program in 2006. Dr. Harvey’s goal is to have every patient experience his or her optimal health. She strives to educate the patient on what is causing their pain and then form a plan on how they can help and what they can do to be proactive in their health.