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Patricia Kuhta, DC, BSPatricia Kuhta, DC, BS

Patricia Kuhta is a professor of clinical sciences, Director of the X-ray Department, and a member of the health center faculty. She has a D.C. from Sherman College (1994) and a B.S. from Excelsior College (2001). She is certified in Atlas-Orthogonal technique, Cervical X-ray Positioning, and Thoracic-Lumbo-Pelvic X-ray Positioning. Her interests include radiology, radiography, upper cervical technique and chiropractic philosophy.

She teaches X-Ray Analysis, Applications of Clinical Radiology,  and Atlas Orthogonal and has been with the college since 1994. She enjoys working out and traveling. "If individuals want to learn dentistry, they should go to dental school," she says. "If individuals want to learn medicine, they should go to medical school. If individuals want to learn specific chiropractic, they should come to Sherman College. BJ Palmer once said, 'Chiropractic is specific, or it is nothing.' Sherman College is the home of specific chiropractic."


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