Recognition Through Research

Sherman College of Chiropractic

Winter Spring 2012
Volume 9, Number 1

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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.

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

John Hart, D.C., MHS
Assistant Director of Research

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

Sherman college

Published or Accepted for Publication in Peer Review Journals

  • Lin, S.; Guo, Y.; You, Q.; Yin, Y.; Liu, J.; Luo, P.G. Effects of High-Intensity Pulsed Electric Field on Antioxidant Attributes of Hydrolysates Derived from Egg White Protein. Journal of Food Biochemistry. (Published online Dec 30, 2011).

  • Hart J. and Neely C. Allowing a Possible Margin of Error When Assessing Student Skills in Spinous Process Location, The Journal of Chiropractic Education 2011; 25: 182-185.

  • Hart J. Lung cancer in Oregon. Dose Response 2011; 9(3): 410-415.

Dr. Hart and Dr. HenryAbstracts presented or accepted for presentation in conferences

The following were accepted at the 8th Annual South Carolina Upstate Research Symposium (, held on Friday, April 20 at Milliken & Company in Spartanburg.

Dr. John Hart, in collaboration with Dr. Seunggeun Hyun, USC Upstate, Association between Cancer Mortality, Natural Background Radiation, and other Selected Predictors.
Dr. Lafayette Briggs

Dr. Lafayette Briggs, Comparison of Historical versus Recent Musculoskeletal Improvement Outcomes following Chiropractic Intervention: What the Future Holds

Dr. Lafayette Briggs, Geometry of Coplanar Stereoscopic Radiographic Pairs for Analysis of Lateral Cervical Radiographs: A Study using Mathematical Models

Dr. Pengju George Luo, Promotion of Cell Growth by Graphene Oxides

Dr. Amillah KenyaAssistant Director of Research John Hart presented his research: Analysis of the Patient’s Own Date: A Case Report Using Basic Statistics (poster presentation). ACC-RAC 2012, Las Vegas. March 15-17.

Sherman College faculty Amilliah Kenya presented her education research, entitled Correlation between Predictors of Entering GPA, Class Scores and Pre-test Scores on NBCE Part I Scores (Platform). ACC-RAC 2012, Las Vegas. March 15-17.


Sherman College faculty and students gave the following presentations on IRAPS 2011

  • Decken B., Santos M., Santos J. The Prevalence of Vertebral Subluxation in Children Ten Years of Age and Younger. IRAPS, Oct 22-23, 2011

  • Hart J. A Proposed Modified Test of Heart Rate Variability for Analyzing the Neurological Interference Component of the Vertebral Subluxation. IRAPS, Oct 22-23, 2011

  • Hart J. Detecting Outliers in Mastoid Fossa Readings: A Case Report. IRAPS, Oct 22-23, 2011

  • Decken B., Risser B., Schroeder G. An Analysis of Chiropractic Philosophy Courses in United States Chiropractic College Curriculums. IRAPS, Oct 22-23, 2011


IRAPS Call for Abstracts

The eighth annual International Research and Philosophy Symposium (IRAPS) on Vertebral Subluxation will be held on Sherman’s campus, October 22-23, 2011. 

Abstracts Due by June 8, 2012

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