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Joseph J. Donofrio, DCJoseph J. Donofrio, DC

Joseph J. Donofrio is Dean of Clinical Sciences, an associate professor and Chair of Technique Department. He has a D.C. from Sherman College (1994) and A.C.P. certification from the Academy of Chiropractic Philosophers. He has been part of the faculty since 1997. He teaches spinal biodynamics and palpation. He has been under regular chiropractic care since the day he was born and is a second generation chiropractor.

Dr. Donofrio has lectured internationally on spinal biodynamics, palpation, chiropractic history and education. What he really enjoys is studying the Bible and spending time with his wife and six children. "It is awesome to play a role in shaping the future of this great profession of chiropractic," he says.

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