Joint Issue Summer/Fall 2012
Recognition Through Research

Summer/Fall 2012
Volume 9, Number 2


Pengju (George) Luo,
M.D., M.S., Ph.D.
Director of Research

Charlotte Babb, M.A., M.Ed.
Technical Editor,


John Hart,
D.C., M.H.S.
Assistant Director of Research

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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

Publication in Peer Review Journals

  • Hart J., Association of Heart Disease Mortality Rates with Concentrations of Chiropractors and Medical Doctors in the U.S., 2007. The Internet Journal of Chiropractic 2012; 1 (2): doi:10.5580/2bb3 .
  • Hart J. & Hyun S., Cancer Mortality, State Mean Elevations, and Other Selected Predictors. Dose Response 2012; 10:58-65.
  • Hart J., Association Between Heart Rate Variability and Novel Pulse Rate Variability Methods.
    Annals of Vertebral Subluxation Research
    2012 (Jul 9): 65-71.
  • Briggs L., Comparison of Historical versus Recent Musculoskeletal Improvements. Annals of Vertebral Subluxation Research. 2012, 82-87.
  • Hart J., Using Basic Statistics on the Individual Patient's Own Numeric Data. Journal of Chiropractic Medicine. .
  • Hart J. Does Chiropractic "Add Years to Life"? A Second Look. The Internet Journal of Chiropractic 2012; 1 (2). DOI: 10.5580/2c7f.
  • Castellucci R., Resolution of Colic in an Eight Week Old Infant Undergoing Chiropractic Care: A Case Study. Journal of Pediatric, Maternal & Family Health Chiropractic

Abstracts presented or accepted for presentation in conferences

  • Dr. Pengju G. Luo, Growth Promoting Effect of Graphene Oxides Films for Escherichia coli. 112th General Meeting of ASM. San Francisco, June 16 - 19, 2012. 
  • Dr. Bill Decken, Presenting Subluxation Communication Research Project, IRAPS, 2012.
  • Dr. John Hart, User-Friendly Analysis of the Neurological Interference Component of the Vertebral Subluxation: A Case Study, IRAPS, 2012.
  • Dr. John Hart, Correlation between Heart Rate Variability and Novel, User-Friendly Pulse Rate Variability Methods, IRAPS, 2012.
  • Jasen Van Dyke, Chiropractic and Epilepsy IRAPS, 2012.
  • Karen Lumb, The Effects of Network Spinal Analysis on Children Diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder with Accompanying Speech and Language Deficits IRAPS, 2012.
  • Dr. Ron Castellucci, Resolution of Colic in an Eight Week Old Infant Undergoing Chiropractic Care: A Case Study, IRAPS, 2012.
  • Dr. Joe J. Donofrio,  Incorporating Salutogenesis in a New Chiropractic Paradigm IRAPS, 2012.

Other research news:

  • Dr. Hart serves as Editor-in-Chief for The Internet Journal of Chiropractic. For more information, please see

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