International Research and Philosophy Symposium

2015 – 12th annual IRAPS

More than just a Historical Term.

12th Annual International Research And Philosophy Symposium
October 10-11, 2015

Sherman College of Chiropractic will host the 12th annual International Research and Philosophy Symposium (IRAPS), the only peer-reviewed conference on vertebral subluxation research and the philosophy of chiropractic. The conference will be held on the campus of Sherman College of Chiropractic in Spartanburg, South Carolina.

Contact Dr. John Hart,, 800-849-8771, x. 232 or Dr. Jillian Kersh,, 800-849-8771 x. 229 for more information

Keynote speaker

Simon Senzon, D.C.: History of subluxation concepts and practice

Platform Presenters

Matt McCoy, D.C. and Christie Kwon, D.C.: Teaching students how to conduct research in a chiropractic program
Luke Henry, D.C.: Comparing definitions of subluxation: Medicare versus classical
Dan Tuttle, LCSW: Brain activity changes after a chiropractic adjustment
Charmaine Herman, D.C.: Changes in anxiety and depression following Blair upper cervical chiropractic care
Charles Woodfield, D.C.: Establishing reliable analysis software for digital orthogonal radiographs

Panel discussions

  • Philosophy – the importance of LACVS in chiropractic practice
  • Subluxation as taught at other schools
  • Analysis of the subluxation’s neurological component

Complete List of Presentations

Registration and Fees

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Fee Schedule

Hotel Information

Motels near Sherman College:

Spartanburg Marriott – Sherman Room Block $125/Night
299 N Church St.
Spartanburg, SC
Phone: 864-596-1211
Web: Click Here for Reservations

Comfort Inn & Suites – Westgate Mall
458 W. Blackstock Road
Spartanburg, SC
Phone: 864-699-6700


Email for more information or contact Director of Continuing Education Dr. Jillian Kersh, 864-578-8770 x 229

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Platinum sponsor
of IRAPS 2014

Chiropractic Fellowship of Pennsylvania, Platinum Sponsor or IRAPS 2014

Chiropractic Fellowship of Pennsylvania, Platinum Sponsor or IRAPS 2014

Gold Sponsor 2014

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Silver Sponsors 2014

Foundation for Vertebral Subluxation

foundation for Vertebral Subluxation

Foundation for Vertebral -Subluxation

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