Sherman College Gives Service to the Profession Award:

Jay Komarek, D.C.

Service to the ProfessionService to the Profession Award

Renowned animal chiropractor and chiropractic lecturer Jay Komarek, D.C., of Boulder, CO, recently received the Service to the Profession Award from Sherman College of Chiropractic in Spartanburg, SC, in recognition of his contributions, time and commitment to the profession, the public and the college. The Service to the Profession Award is given to an individual who has demonstrated extraordinary, unselfish and noteworthy service to the chiropractic profession.

Dr. Komarek, a 1977 graduate of Western States Chiropractic College (now known as University of Western States), has dedicated the past 40 years of his practice to caring for thousands of humans and animals. He has traveled the country lecturing on the philosophy, science, art, and benefits of chiropractic.

Dr. Komarek’s work has been featured on the “Today Show,” on various radio shows, and in numerous magazine articles. He is a founding member of the American Veterinary Chiropractic Association. His work with animals has been most recently chronicled in the award-winning documentary, “Life, Adjusted.”  He speaks across the country on chiropractic for animals and has led several seminars at Sherman College, including two sessions in 2013 and 2015 where he donated all the proceeds to the college.

Sherman College named its 2017 award recipients May 4-6 as part of Lyceum, an annual continuing education and homecoming event attended by hundreds of chiropractors and students throughout the U.S. and internationally. Lyceum is held on the college’s campus in Spartanburg, SC, and involves three days of seminars, special events, and other programs.


Sherman College of Chiropractic provides students with a comprehensive chiropractic education, preparing them to enter the field as doctors of chiropractic who are highly skilled, compassionate, ethical and successful. On its 80-acre campus in South Carolina, Sherman offers a first professional degree program unique in its approach to health care and known globally for the skill and art of chiropractic delivered by graduates. For more information, visit or call 800-849-8771.

For more information, please contact:

Karen Rhodes
Director of Public Relations

Sherman College of Chiropractic
Phone: 800-849-8771, ext. 242