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 Recognition Through Research
 
 
 Sherman College of Straight Chiropractic
  Spring 2007
Volume 2, Number 4
  IN THIS ISSUE
 
  • Conferences
  • Publications
  • Student Scholarship
  • Other Scholarship
  • SCHOLAR update
  • Brain Teasers
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    Published quarterly, Recognition Through Research is designed to enhance awareness and foster participation from Sherman College faculty, staff, and students in research and other scholarly activities.

    William R. Boone, PhD, DC
    Director of Research
    rboone@sherman.edu
     
    John Hart, DC, MHS
    Assistant Director of Research
    jhart@sherman.edu

     
    Thank you for inviting us onto your screen. We seek to provide a newsletter that will be an effective tool of communication regarding activities in the area of research and other scholarly activities at Sherman. Should you have any questions, or need any help from us with your projects, please do not hesitate to ask. In this issue, we have news regarding: (a) the 2007 RAC/ACC conference, (b) recent publications and submissions, (c) 2007 IRAPS, and our (d) next SCHOLAR. Sit back and relax as you discover the latest in research and other scholarly activities at Sherman. 
     

    RAC/ACC Conference
     
    The following abstracts were presented at the 2007 RAC/ACC * conference held in Phoenix, Arizona, March 15-17, 2007:
     
    1. Prenitzer R. Avascular Necrosis and Clinical Documentation: A Case Study

    2. Kuhta P, Owens EF. The effect of Lateral Cranial Translation on the Appearance of the Atlanto-
        Occipital Joint

    3. Weeks L, Schwartzbauer J, Hart J. Needs Assessment Survey of Leadership and Practice
        Management: A Case Study

    4. Orndorff L, Hart J. Correlation of GPA and Diagnostic Imaging Scores on the NBCE Exam

    5. Hart J, Boone R, Omolo B. Thermal Patterns and Health.
       
    6. Hart J. Structure Doesn’t Necessarily Dictate Function
     
     * Research Agenda Conference / Association of Chiropractic Colleges 
     
    Other Conference Presentations
     
    1. Hart J. Position of Mississippi River states and their health rank. [Poster]. Earth Science and Public Health. Second National Conference on USGS Health-Related Research. Sponsored by the U.S. Geological Survey. February 28-March 1, 2007. Reston, VA.  
    2. Hart J. Mississippi River states and their health rank. [Platform]. Mississippi River Research Consortium, 39th annual meeting. April 12-13, 2007. La Crosse, WI. 
     

    Publications

    The following have been recently submitted for publication, accepted for publication, or

    published in peer-reviewed journals: 
     
    1. Boone WR, Strange M, Wills J, and Hawkins C. Quality control in the chiropractic clinical setting
       (under review).

    2. Briggs L., Hart J., and Boone WR. Measurements of the atlas superior articulating facet and
       occipital condyle (under review).

    3. Fisher A, Boone WR. Line analysis of radiographs demonstrating lumbarization or sacralization
       (under review).

    4. Gibbon C. Seay, C., and Hart J. Reliability of a temporal artery thermometer used for obtaining
       mastoid fossa readings. Journal of Chiropractic Medicine.

    5. Hart J, Boone R. Thermal patterns and health. Journal of Chiropractic Education 2007;
       21(1):107 [Abstract].

    6. Hart J. Structure doesn’t necessarily dictate function. Journal of Chiropractic Education 2007; 21
       (1): 106 [Abstract].

    7. Hart J. Structural problems of the spine (SPOTS) do not necessarily require intervention. Journal
       of the Canadian Chiropractic Association. March 2007, pp. 8-13.

    8. Hart J. 5 minute thermal pattern analysis and health. JVSR 2007 (May 3): 1-6.

    9. Hart J. Mississipi River states and their health rank. Mississippi River Research Consortium, 39th
       annual meeting. April 12-13, 2007. La Crosse, WI. [Abstract].
       http://www.umesc.usgs.gov/mrrc.html

    10. Hart J. Position of states along the Mississippi River and their health rank (under review).

    11. Kuhta P, Owens EF. The effect of lateral cranial translation on the appearance of the atlanto-
         occipital joint. Journal of Chiropractic Education 2007; 21(1): 112 [Abstract].

    12. Kuhta P, Owens EF. The effect of lateral cranial translation on the appearance of the atlanto-
         occipital joint (under review).

    13. McAllister W, and Boone WR. The relationship of chiropractic care to demonstrable
         improvements in physical state and self-perceptions of health and well-being among public
         safety personnel (under review).

    14. Orndorff L, Hart J Correlation of GPA and diagnostic imaging scores on the NBCE exam. Journal
         of Chiropractic Education 2007; 21(1): 102 [Abstract].

    15. Prenitzer R. Avascular necrosis and clinical documentation: A case study. ACC-RAC 2007
         conference in Phoenix, AZ. March 15-17, 2007. Journal of Chiropractic Education 2007; 21(1):
         118 [Abstract].

    16. Weeks L, Schwartzbauer J, Hart J. Needs assessment survey of leadership and practice
         management: A case study. Journal of Chiropractic Education 2007; 21(1): 122 [Abstract].

     

     Student Scholarship
     
           Strange M, Trimpi J, Wills J, Hawkins C, Brickey P. Repeatability of the TyTron
           C-3000 from room-to-room in the Sherman College Health Center. 
     

    The Different Faces of Scholarship:

    1.  Irwin R. and Seay C. Peer-reviewers for the text "Orthospinology Procedures," authored by Drs.
        Eriksen and Rochester.
     
    2. Luo G. a) invited to be a reviewer of two scientific journals, and b) inducted as Full Member of
        Sigma Xi, the scientific research society.
      
    3. Seay C. Peer-reviewer for the text "Chiropractic Management of Spine Related Disorders (2nd
        edition)," authored by Dr. M. Gatterman.
     

     
    International Research and Philosophy Symposium (IRAPS)
     
    Plans for the 2007 IRAPS are well underway. The conference theme pertains to the mental impulse. Details, as well as the Call for Abstracts is available at: 
    http://www.sherman.edu/edu/continued/iraps.html
     
    There will be two $250 cash awards for the best philosophy and research presentations. Best presentations for the 2006 Conference can be found at: 
    http://www.sherman.edu/edu/continued/iraps2006.html
     

    Sherman College Helping Other Learn About Research (SCHOLAR) Update
     
    The next SCHOLAR is currently scheduled for June 7th during the 10:00 break in Room 38. This Scholar will feature the following presentations:
     
    1. Dr. John Hart: Thermal patterns and health
    2. Dr. Renee Prenitzer: Avascular Necrosis and Clinical Documentation: A Case Study
    3. Dr. John Hart: Mississippi River states and their health rank
     

     
    Brain Teasers
    • If the antarctic is a continent, why is the artic not a continent?
    • What weighs more, a gallon of water or a gallon of ice?
    • Do termites digest wood?
    • Why is the sky blue?
    First person to email rboone@sherman.edu with all correct answers wins a $25.00 gift certificate for lunch at Abby's Grill in downtown Spartanburg.

     

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