Kristina Petrocco-Napuli, DC, MS, FICC, FACC
As an energetic international speaker, educator and practitioner Dr. Petrocco-Napuli’s lectures correlate everyday practice with cutting-edge, evidence-based information. By sharing her passion as a provider and incorporating learner-centered strategies, her lectures inform, challenge and enlighten.
After completing her chiropractic degree from Northeast College of Health Sciences (formerly known as New York Chiropractic College), Dr. Petrocco-Napuli began a postdoctoral fellowship in technique. She also achieved a master’s degree in Instructional Design, Development and Evaluation from Syracuse University. She is currently the Dean for the College of Chiropractic at Logan University. Dr. Petrocco-Napuli was the immediate past and founding president of the ACA Women’s Health Council. Recently, in recognition of her service to the profession, she was elected a Fellow in the International College of Chiropractors.
Women’s health, especially related to natural healthcare plans, has been Dr. Petrocco-Napuli’s focus for more than two decades. She has been actively involved in research related to pelvic pain in females and has authored both clinical and educational articles on this topic. Her practice and research centers on chronic pain in the female population, lower extremity amputees and gait, and integrative collaborative practices.
For many years, Dr.Petrocco-Napuli has focused on the integration of practitioners in the patient centered model of care and evaluating methods of effectively working on a team of healthcare professionals. This interest began many years ago while on an internship at the Camp Lejeune Naval Hospital Chiropractic Clinic and has been reinforced by her involvement on multiple grant projects regarding the training of healthcare providers in inter-collaborative care.
During her lectures, Dr. Petrocco-Napuli focuses on the physiological journey related to female health and special populations. As an educator on a variety of topics related to chiropractic practice, she enjoys working and meeting with practitioners from around the globe.
In January 2022, Dr. Petrocco was elected to a two-year term as Chair of the Council on Chiropractic Education.Back