Faculty

Beth Rubinstein Atlas, DC
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Clinical Sciences
Education
DC – National College of Chiropractic
Certified in Cox Flexion/Distraction, Graston Technique and Kineseo Taping
Courses
PT622L Physiological Therapeutics II: Rehabilitation
TE716L Technique Procedures IV: Intermediate Full Spine and Lower Extremity Technique
TE522L Upper Extremity Joint Assessment
TE819L Advanced Chiropractic Technique II
CS721 Clinical Service I
Personal interests
Philanthropic work
Board member of Alpha Community services
Westport Young Women’s League
Chair of Lion’s Heart Program supporting the Evergreen Network and Department of Human Services
Social Action Committee for Temple Israel
Other interests include exercise, spinning, tennis, and skiing

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Newsha Azizi, DC, DACBR
Assistant Professor of Clinical Sciences
Education
DC – Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College
Diplomate, American Board of Chiropractic Radiology
Courses
NS612 Neuroscience II
DI521 Diagnostic Imaging I: Normal Anatomy
DI623 Diagnostic Imaging III: Bone Pathology
DI725 Diagnostic Imaging V: Chest and Abdomen

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Joseph Bellisimo
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Clinical Sciences

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Albert A. Cantito, DC
Clinical Assistant Professor of Clinical Services
Education
BS – University of Connecticut
DC – New York Chiropractic College
Fellowship American Academy of Medical Acupuncture
Courses
CS721 Clinical Services I
Research interests
Sports Medicine
Recent Publications
Funk MF, Cantito AA. Laboratory pre-participation screening examination in a chiropractic college: development, implementation, and results. J Chiropr Educ. 2011;25(1):16-29.
Professional activities
Middlebury Chiropractic and Wellness Center, Middlebury CT
Personal interests
Professional Backgammon Player
Martial Arts
Kayaking
Hiking

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Beth Carr, DC
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Clinical Sciences
Education
DC – University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic

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Brett M. Carr
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Clinical Services
Education
MS, Human Nutrition, UB, 2000; DC, UBCC, 1999
Courses
CS 812, CS823, CS824 Clinical Services II, III, IV
Research interests
Effective methods in the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal pain.
Recent Publications
Co-wrote a chapter in: Advanced Treatment Techniques for the Manual Therapist, Neck; LWW, 2013, Chapter 12, Self-Care for the Therapist, page 251.
Professional activities
www.drbrettcarr.com
www.soundtigers.com
Beginning 3/1/12- www.osgpc.com
Personal interests
Cycling, climbing, ice hockey, and golf.

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Michael Carucci, DC
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Clinical Sciences
Education
DC – University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic

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John Cianciolo, DC
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Clinical Sciences

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Christopher M. Coulis, DC
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Clinical Sciences
Education
BS – Providence College
MS – University of Toronto
DC -University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
Courses
Clinical Services, VA Connecticut Healthcare System
Research interests
Postsurgical lumbar spine
Discogenic pain
Integrative management of spinal conditions
Recent publications
Murphy DR, Coulis CM, Gerrard JK. Cervical spondylosis with spinal cord encroachment: Should preventive surgery be recommended? Chiropr Osteopat. 2009 Aug 24:17:8
Schumacher C, Wang H, Honer C, Ding W, Koehn J, Lawrence Q, Coulis CM, Wang LL, Ballinger D, Bowen BR, Wagner S. The SCAN domain mediates selective oligomerization. J Biol Chem. 2000 Jun 2;275(22):17173-9.
Coulis CM, Lee C, Nardone V, Prokipcak RD. Inhibition of c-myc expression in cells by targeting an RNA-protein interaction using antisense oligonucleotides. Mol Pharmacol. 2000 Mar;57(3):485-94.
Professional Activities
American Chiropractic Association
North American Spine Society
West Hartford Group, Inc.
Post-graduate lecturing
Personal Interests
Marathons
Triathlons

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Douglas DeMassa, DC, MS
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Clinical Sciences
Education
BS – Springfield College
DC – University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
MS – University of Bridgeport
Courses
DX725 Special Populations: Maternal/Child Health
Research interests
Motor Development
Neurology
Professional activities
Instructor for ICA Council on Chiropractic Pediatrics Diplomate Program: Course Neurology
Creator of Neuron-Do® a Brain-Based Martial Arts program
Personal interests
4th Degree Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do
Working with children with Special Needs

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Matthew F. Funk, DC, FIAMA
Clinical Associate Professor of Clinical Services
Education
BS – University of Connecticut
DC – Logan College of Chiropractic
FIAMA (Fellow, International Academy of Medical Acupuncture)
Courses
TE511 Chiropractic Examination Skills I: Palpation and Biomechanics of the Spine and Pelvis
TE511 L Chiropractic Examination Skills I: Palpation and Biomechanics of the Spine and Pelvis – Laboratory
TE624 Technique Procedures II: Intermediate Full Spine and Upper Extremity Adjusting
TE624 L Technique Procedures II: Intermediate full Spine and Upper Extremity Adjusting Laboratory
CS812 Clinical Services II
CS823 Clinical Services III
CS824 Clinical Services IV
RS813 Evidence Based Practice III
RS824 Evidence Based Practice IV
Research interests
Clinical Education
Chiropractic Skills Assessment
Cervical spine disorders and management
Headache disorders and management
Recent Publications
Funk MF, Cantito A. Laboratory pre-participation screening examination in a chiropractic college: Development, implementation and results. J Chiropr Educ 2011;25(1):16-29.
Funk MF, Lisi AJ. Conflict of interest policies among institutions and organizations offering chiropractic continuing education. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2009 May;32(4):303-8.)00098-0/abstract
Duenas R, Carucci GM, Funk MF, Gurney MW. Chiropractic-Primary Care, Neuromusculoskeletal Care, or Musculoskeletal Care? Results of a Survey of Chiropractic Presidents, Chiropractic Organization Leaders, and Connecticut-Licensed Doctors of Chiropractic. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2003 Oct;26(8):510-23.)00098-0/abstract
Professional activities
Chair of UBCC Clinical Quality Assurance Committee
Member of UBCC Curriculum Committee
Member of UB Health Sciences Rank, Retention and Promotion Committee
Past Member, Secretary , Legislative Committee Co-Chair and Public Relations Committee Chair, Connecticut Chiropractic Association
Past Clinical Consultant and Medical Director, Triad Healthcare and Oxford Health Plans
Member of American Chiropractic Association
Peer Reviewer for Association of Chiropractic Colleges’ Research Agenda Conference
Member of American Specialty Health Networks’ Professional Affairs Healthcare Advisory Committee
Personal interests
Natural History
Gardening

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Alfred Furtado, DC
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Clinical Services
Education
DC – University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic

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Rose Bucsi Galiger PhD
Professor Emerita
Education
BA, MS, PhD – Rutgers University
Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship at Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Courses
PH 612: Systems Microscopic anatomy and Physiology II
PH 521- Immunology section of Systems Microscopic Anatomy and Physiology I
Professional activities
Teaching Awards
1993- Outstanding Faculty Award, Parents Association, UB
2000- Outstanding Faculty, College of Naturopathic, UBCNM
2007- John J. Nugent, Outstanding Faculty, UBCC
Honor Societies
Beta Beta Beta Biology Honor Society
Sigma Xi
Phi Kappa Phi
Personal interests
Important personal achievements: Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Stepmother
Community Service: Board of Directors-Guilford Community Fund, Steering Committee of Women Recreating Retirement
Favorite Nickname given by students at UBCC: “Dura Mater” (Tough Mother)
The most enjoyable part of my career has been to play a role in the academic and personal development of the many students that I have taught over the years. Nothing is more rewarding

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Christopher Good, DC, MA(Ed) Professor of Clinical Sciences
Education
BA – Thomas Edison State College
DC – Palmer College of Chiropractic
MA(Ed) – University of Southampton
Certified Chiropractic Sports Practitioner
Courses
TE522L Chiropractic Examination Skills II: Palpation and Biomechanics of the Extremities Lab
PP523 Principles and Practice III: Contemporary Chiropractic Studies
TE716 Technique Procedures IV: Intermediate Full Spine and Lower Extremity Technique Lecture
TE716L Technique Procedures IV: Intermediate Full Spine and Lower Extremity Technique Lab
TE728 Technique Procedures VI: Advanced Chiropractic Technique I Lecture
TE728L Technique Procedures VI: Advanced Chiropractic Technique I Lab
RE722 Evidenced Based Practice II
Research interests
Chiropractic Technique
Chiropractic Principles and Practice
Student Learning and Assessment
Patient Examination and Clinical Outcomes
Recent Publications
Good C. The great subluxation debate: a centrist?s perspective. J Chiropr Humanit. 2010; 17, 33-39.
Passmore SR, Burke J, Lyons J, Good C, Dunn A. Spinal manipulation impacts cervical spine movement and Fitts? task performance: a single?blind randomized before-after trial. J Manipulative Physiol Ther, 2010, Mar-Apr, 33(3): 189-92.
Good C. Student Generated Case Reports. J Chiropr Ed, Sep 2009, 23(2): 165-170.
Good C, Sherman P. AIR S+M: Transforming PARTS into a Systematic Vertebral Subluxation/Joint Dysfunction Analysis Method.. J Am Chiropr Assoc, 2008 Nov: 14-16.
Good C. Subluxation Syndromes: A Condition Whose Time Has Come? J Chiropr Humanit, 2004, 11:38-43.
Professional activities
External Examiner and Curriculum Consultant to the Barcelona College of Chiropractic
Post graduate lecturer in risk management in chiropractic practice
Council on Chiropractic Guidelines and Practice Parameters site of lesion literature synthesis team
College of Chiropractic Curriculum Committee Chairperson
UB Personnel Committee
UB Faculty Research Council
Personal interests
Avid golfer, tennis, racquetball and soccer player and referee

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W. Scott Harrison DC
Assistant Clinical Professor of Clinical Services
Education
BA, DC – National University of Health Sciences
BA – Warren Wilson College Swannanoa
Courses
CS812 Clinical Services II
CS812 Clinical Services III
Research interests
Exploring therapeutic benefits derived from Qi gong type exercises used in conjunction with chiropractic care for pain management and stress reduction.
Professional activities
Director of Qi Acupuncture & Chiropractic LLC, Monroe, CT.
Personal Interests
Martial Arts: Karate, Judo , Kendo and Qi Gong

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Paul D. Hooper, DC, MPH
Visiting Assistant Professor of Clinical Sciences
Education
DC – Cleveland Chiropractic College, Kansas City
MPH – Tulane University
MS – University of Surrey
Courses
MB624 Public Health I
MB723 Public and Community Health II
DDX722 Differential Diagnosis
DDX 725 Special Populations (Geriatrics)
Research interests
Work related musculoskeletal disorders
Professional activities
Adjunct Professor – Fones School of Dental Hygiene, University of Bridgeport
Adjunct Professor of Mechanical Engineering – School of Engineering, University of Bridgeport
Personal interests
Gardening
Dog

Emmett Hughes DC, MS
Assistant Professor of Clinical Sciences
Education
BA – Dowling College
MS – Adelphi University
DC – University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
Courses
AN 511-Microscopic Anatomy & Physiology
PH 521-Endocrinology
CN 621-clinical Nutrition I
CN 712-ClinicalNutrition Ii
Research interests
Nutrition
Human performance
Chiropractic technique
Professional activities
Huntimgton Health and Healing Center
Personal interests
I play guitar and sing in my own band, Story Avenue. We play in the tri-state area.
Avid Sailor
Love to travel internationally
Love to learn new languages
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Kevin Robert Kelliher, PhD
Assistant Professor of Basic Sciences
Education
BS – SUNY Oswego
PhD – Boston University
Courses
NS521 Neuroscience I
AN525 General Anatomy II: Head and Neck
AN512 Functional Anatomy and Biomechanics I: Spine Laboratory
AN513 General Anatomy I: Viscera Laboratory
AN526 Functional Anatomy and Biomechanics II: Extremities Laboratory
Research interests
Behavioral Neuroscience
Olfaction and Social Behavior
Recent Publications
Spehr M, Kelliher KR, Li X-H, Boehm T, Lienders-Zufall T, Zufall F. CNGA2 mutant mice reveal an essential role of the main olfactory system in social recognition of MHC peptide ligands. J. Neurosci. 2006;26:1961-1970
Kelliher KR, Spehr M, Li X-H, Zufall F, Lienders-Zufall T. Pheromonal recognition memory induced by TRPC2-independent vomeronasal sensing. Eur. J. Neurosci. 2006;23:3385-90.
Kelliher KR The combined role of the main olfactory and vomeronasal systems in social communication in mammals. Horm Behav. 2007;52:561-70.
Baum MJ Kelliher KR. Complementary Roles of the Main and Accessory Olfactory Systems in Mammalian Mate Recognition. Ann Rev Phys. 2009;71-141-160.
Munger SD, Leinders-Zufall T, Heuvel L, Cockerham RE, Schmid A, Wandernoth, Wennemuth PG, Biel M, Zufall F, Kelliher KR An olfactory subsystem that mediates food-related social learning 2010;20:1438-44.
Professional activities
Society for Behavioral Endocrinology
Ad Hoc reviewer for numerous scientific journals including Endocrinology, Journal of Neuroendocrinology and Behavioral Brain Research
Personal interests
Wife Lynn and 11 year-old daughter Meghan
Can be found to be in a general bad mood in late September and early October when the Boston Red Sox are trying to avoid having to play in the playoffs.

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Eric F Kelly, DC
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Basic Sciences
Education
BS – Purdue University
DC – University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
Courses
AN-512 Functional Anatomy and Biomechanics I: Spine
AN-513 General Anatomy I:Viscera
AN-525 General Anatomy II:Head and Neck
AN-526 Functional Anatomy and Biomechanics II:Extremities
Professional activities
Private Practice, Cheshire CT
Teaches anatomy in UB’s Physician Assistant program
Personal interests
Photography

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Barry Kendler, PhD
Professor Of Nutrition
Education
BA – City College of New York
MS, PhD – Pennsylvania State University
Courses
BC511 Biochemistry, Metabolism and Nutrition: I
Research Interests
Conditionally essential nutrients
Recent Publications
Kendler B. Chromium: A Mini-Review Of Its Role In Human Nutrition, Nutritional Perspectives: Journal Of The Council On Nutrition Of The American Chiropractic Association, 2011, 34 (3) 15.
Santhanam, B, Kendler B. Nutritional Factors In The Etiology And Management Of Autism. Integrative Medicine: A Clinician’s Journal 2012 In Press
Kendler B, Glade MJ. A Critical Evaluation Of Dietary Recommendations In The Edgar Cayce Readings. Townsend Letters. 2011.
Kendler B, Siclare K, Brady DM. The American Diet And The Need For Dietary Supplementation, Nutritional Perspectives: Journal Of The Council On Nutrition Of The American Chiropractic Association. 2010,33 (5) 37.
Professional Activities
Two Books On Nutrition In Preparation, One Coauthored By A.Morris.
Personal Interests
Classical Music
Bicycle Riding
Aramaic translation Of Judeo-Christian Scriptures

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James J. Lehman, DC, MBA
Assistant Professor of Clinical Sciences
Education
DC – Logan College of Chiropractic
MBA – Anderson School of Management, University of New Mexico
Diplomate of the American Board of Chiropractic Orthopedists
Courses
BP722 Business Procedures and Marketing
PP715 Principles and Practices V: Ethics
DX623L Diagnostic Skill III: Orthopedics and Neurology
DX612 and DX 612L Diagnostic Skills II: Orthopedics and Neurology
Research interests
Evaluation and management of spinal disc and joint disease
Evaluation and management of coccygodynia
Integrative Medicine
Recent Publications
Lehman JJ, Suozzi PJ, Simmons GR, and Jegtvig SK. Patient perceptions in New Mexico about doctors of chiropractic functioning as primary care providers with limited prescriptive authority. J Chiropr Med. 2011;10:12-17.
Lehman JJ, Morley JM, Doonan DM. Coccygodynia: A Case Report of Post-Traumatic Pelvic Floor Pain Due to Myofascial Trigger Points,. J Amer Chiropr Assoc 2010; 47(5):20-28.
Lehman JJ, Conwell TD, and Sherman PS. Should the chiropractic profession embrace the Doctrine of Informed Consent? J Chiropr Med. 2008; 7, 107-114.
Lehman JJ, Suozzi PJ. Founding Integrative Medicine Centers of Excellence: One Strategy for Chiropractic Medicine to Build Higher Cultural Authority. J Chiropr Ed. 2008; 22(1)
Sherman PR, Lehman JJ. Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm: Evaluation and Management by a Doctor of Chiropractic. J Amer Chiropr Assoc 2008; 45(4):12-18
Professional activities
Bridgeport Bluefish professional baseball team chiropractor
Community Health Center adjunct faculty
University of New Mexico School of Medicine advisory committee for the Section of Integrative Medicine
Personal interests
Avid fan of the St. Louis Cardinal Major League Baseball team
Downhill skiing in the western mountains on powder and packed powder (no ice)
Hiking mountains in New Mexico

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Anthony J. Lisi, DC
Clinical Associate Professor of Clinical Services
Education
DC – Palmer College of Chiropractic West
BA – Fordham University
Courses
Clinical Services, VA Connecticut Healthcare System
Research interests
Integration of chiropractic services with healthcare systems
Veterans’ healthcare
Management of musculoskeletal spine conditions.
Recent Publications
Carucci MJ, Lisi AJ. CAM Services Provided at Select Integrative Medicine Centers: What Do Their Websites Tell Us? Topics in Integrative Health Care 2010, Vol. 1(1)     ID: 1.1004
Lisi AJ. Management of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom Veterans in a Veterans Health Administration chiropractic clinic: A case series. J Rehabil Res Dev 2010;47(1):1-6.
Lisi AJ, Goertz C, Lawrence DJ, Satyanarayana P. Characteristics of veterans health administration chiropractors and chiropractic clinics. J Rehabil Res Dev 2009;46(8):997-1002.
Green BN, Johnson CD, Lisi AJ. Chiropractic in US military and veterans’ health care. Military Medicine 2009;174:vi-vii.
Khorsan R, Hawk C, Lisi AJ, Kizhakkeveettil A. Spinal Manipulative Therapy for Pregnancy and Related Conditions A Systematic Review. Obstet Gynecol Surv. 2009 Jun;64(6):416-427.
Professional activities
Director, Chiropractic Program, Veterans Health Administration, Washington, DC
Chief, Chiropractic Service, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, CT
Member, Integrative Medicine Committee, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
Member, Evidence-Based Guideline Development Committee, North American Spine Society, Burr Ridge, IL
Member, Clinical Care Working Group, Academic Consortium for Complementary and Alternative Health Care, Seattle, WA
Member, Committee on Graduate Education, Council on Chiropractic Education, Scottsdale, AZ
Member, Integrated Practice Committee, American Chiropractic Association, Arlington, VA
Member, Military/Veterans Affairs Committee, American Chiropractic Association, Arlington, VA
Personal interests
Blues guitar
Hiking
Parkour

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George J. Muhs, DC, DACNB, CCN
Clinical Assistant Professor of Clinical Services
Education
AASSUNY at Farmingdale
BFA – School of Visual Arts
DC – Los Angeles College of Chiropractic
DACNB – Diplomate of the American Chiropractic Neurology Board
CCN- Certified Clinical Nutritionist
Courses
CS-812 Outpatient Clinic
CS-823 Outpatient Clinic
CS-824 Outpatient Clinic
RS-813 Clinically Appraised Topics
RS-824 Clinically Appraised Topics
Recent Publications
Eingorn AM, Muhs GJ. Rationale for Assessing the Effects of Manipulative Therapy on Autonomic Tone by Analysis of Heart Rate Variability. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 1999 Apr;22(3):161-5.
Professional activities
Scientific advisory board for the Scoliosis Care Foundation.
Personal interests
My Internet Movie Database (IMDb) listing
I still continue to keep current in special visual effects and film making technology and methodology. From 2007 to 2010 I was the Special Visual Effects Supervisor on a Star Wars fan film titled “Star Wars: The Forgotten”. On that project I supervised up to 80 artists worldwide. I am currently producing and assisting on an amateur project for Amazon Studios. I am working with the open source film making software Blender and am currently teaching myself Python scripting language which is used for both visual effects and non-film programming.
I am a computer enthusiast and have been using computers professionally since 1980. I have been building my own computer systems since 1990 and I use the Linux operating system in these home-brew boxes.

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Anthony Onorato, DC, MBA
Associate Dean of Clinical Services
Education
DC – National Chiropractic College
MBA – University of Bridgeport

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Keith Overland, DC
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Clinical Services
Education
BS – Excelsior College
DC – New York Chiropractic College
Professional activities
President – American Chiropractic College

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Stephen M. Perle, DC, MS, FICC
Professor of Clinical Sciences
Education
BS – Excelsior College
DC – Texas Chiropractic College
MS – Southern Connecticut State University (Exercise Science)
Courses
PP624 – Evidence Based Practice
TE6225 – Soft tissue technique
TE625L – Soft tissue technique lab
TE717 – Soft tissue technique lab II
CS721 – Clinical Services I
Research interests
Biomechanics of manipulation
Measurement of quality of chiropractic practice
Ethics and professionalism
Human performance effects of chiropractic care
Recent Publications
Murphy DR, Schneider MJ, Seaman DR, Perle SM, Nelson CF. How can chiropractic become a respected mainstream profession? The example of podiatry. Chiropr Osteopat. 2008;16:10.
Kawchuk GN, Perle SM. The relation between the application angle of spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) and resultant vertebral accelerations in an in situ porcine model. Man Ther. 2009 Oct;14(5):480-3.
Evans MW, Jr., Perle SM, Ndetan H. Chiropractic wellness on the web: the content and quality of information related to wellness and primary prevention on the Internet. Chiropr Man Therap. 2011;19(1):4.
Mirtz TA, Perle SM. The prevalence of the term subluxation in North American English-Language Doctor of chiropractic programs. Chiropr Man Therap. 2011;19:14.
Murphy DR, Justice BD, Paskowski IC, Perle SM, Schneider MJ. The establishment of a primary spine care practitioner and its benefits to health care reform in the United States. Chiropr Man Therap. 2011;19(1):17.
Professional activities
FICC – Fellow International College of Chiropractors
Adjunct Associate Professor, School of Chiropractic and Sports Science, Faculty of Health Sciences, 
Murdoch University
Associate Editor – Chiropractic & Manual Therapies
Editorial Board Member – Journal of the Canadian Chiropractic Association, Journal of Chiropractic Humanities, Training & Conditioning
Consultant On Chiropractic Practice – State of Connecticut, Department of Public Health, Division of Health Systems Regulation
Expert Panel – Council on Chiropractic Guidelines and Practice Parameters
Chair – Research Review and Advisory Committee – American Chiropractic Association
Chair – Research Commission – Fédération Internationale de Chiropratique du Sport
American Chiropractic Association – Member: Strategic Planning Committee, Subcommittee on Ethical Practice, Military/Veterans Affairs Committee, Publications Committee, Student American Chiropractic Association Committee
West Hartford Group, Inc.
Faculty American Chiropractic Association
Connecticut Chiropractic Association
American Public Health Association – Chiropractic Health Care Section
Personal interests
Incurable shutterbug
Travel (working on the last 5 states to visit and 2 more continents)
Sailing (a power boat is used to get somewhere, when you are sailing, you are there)
Cooking and then eating
Biking to work
Family family family…

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Terence A. Perrault, DC, DACBR
Professor of Clinical Sciences
Director of Radiology
Education
BS – Iona College
DC – Western States Chiropractic College
Diplomate, American Chiropractic Board of Radiology
Courses
DI612 Normal Radiographic Anatomy 2
DI714 Diagnostic Imaging 2
DI726 X-ray Physics
DI827 Radiographic Review/Advanced Imaging
Recent Publications
Morely J, Perrault T. Chiropractic Management of Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome: A Case Report, J Am Chiropr Assoc, 2010, pgs 6-15.
Iyer M, Perrault T, Gupta N. Automated Estimation of Neck Movement Angles Using Image Processing Techniques, Int J Adv Res Comp Sci. 2010; 1(1): May-June.
Iyer M, Gupta N, Perrault T. Application of Image Processing Techniques to Estimate Neck Flexion Angle, International Conference of IP, Comp.Vision and Pattern Recognition (IPVC) 2010
Wessely M, Perrault T, Azizi N: Recurrent buttock pain in a young male: Case discussion, Clinical Chiropr. 2010;13, 289-292.
Azizi N, Perrault T, Gregory R. Cleidocranial Dysplasia: A Case Report Clin Chiropr: Dec 2010(13:4): 275-279
Professional activities
Radiographic online courses with HanSeo University.
Director of Radiology, N.E. Radiological Consultants, Inc.

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John Planas
Adjunct Instructor Clinical Sciences

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Jeffrey Pracella, DC, CCSP
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Basic Sciences
Education
DC – National Chiropractic College
Diplomate, American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians
Courses
AN-512 Functional Anatomy and Biomechanics I: Spine
AN-513 General Anatomy I:Viscera
AN-525 General Anatomy II:Head and Neck
AN-526 Functional Anatomy and Biomechanics II:Extremities
Professional activities
Private practice 25 years
Team doctor for Brewster HS Football Program
Personal interests
Plays hockey 3-4 times per week
Weight lifting
Family

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Michael Rebman
Adjunct Instructor Clinical Sciences

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Michael Reife, DC
Adjunct Associate Professor of Basic Sciences
Education
DC – National College of Chiropractic
Courses
AN512 Functional Anatomy and Biomechanics of the Spine
DX623 Clinical Neurology
Research interests
Conservative treatment of low back pain
Professional activities
Private Chiropractic Practice
American Chiropractic Association
Connecticut Chiropractic Association
Personal interests
Travel and hiking

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Balasubramanian Santhanam, MBBS, MS (Ophthalmology)
Assistant Professor of Basic Sciences
Education
MBBS – Stanley Medical College, Madras University, India
MS (Ophthalmology) – Madurai Medical College, Madurai Kamaraj University,
India
Courses
AN513 General Anatomy I viscera
AN514 Embryology
MB612 Infectious diseases
MB521 Clinical Microbiology I
PH713 Toxicology & Pharmacology
Research interest
Role of Chondroitin sulfate in prevention of cardiovascular diseases
Recent Publications
Santhanam, B, Kendler B. Nutritional Factors In The Etiology And Management Of Autism. Integrative Medicine: A Clinician’s Journal 2012 In Press
Professional activities
Teaching Medical Microbiology & Clinical Genetics to students of Physician
Assistant program
American Chiropractic Association
American Society for Microbiology
Participation in Medscape Ophthalmology
Personal interests
Music

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Richard Saporito, DC, DACBO
Assistant Professor of Clinical Sciences
Education
BA, BA – New York University
DC – New York Chiropractic College
Courses

Research interest
Proprioception
Biomechanics
Chiropractic education
Professional activities
Consultant On Chiropractic Practice – State of Connecticut, Department of Public Health, Division of Health Systems Regulation
Private Practice, Bristol, CT
Insurance Utilization Reviewer MES Consultants
Personal interests
Running
Local politics
Family

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Sharon Sawitzke, PhD
Associate Professor Basic Sciences
Education
BS – Marymount Manhattan College
MA – City College, division of City University of NY
PhD – City University of NY
Courses
AN513 – Visceral Anatomy, Lecture and Lead Instructor in Lab
AN526 – Anatomy of the Extremities, Lecture and Lead Instructor in Lab

David Shaver
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Clinical Sciences

Paul R. Sherman, D.C.
Associate Professor of Clinical Sciences
Education
BS – Park College
DC – Cleveland Chiropractic College Kansas City
Courses
TE613 Technique Procedures I: Introduction to Full Spine Technique lecture
TE613 Lab Technique Procedures I: Introduction to Full Spine Technique Laboratory
DX611 Diagnostic Skills I: Physical Examination Lecture
DX611 Diagnostic Skills I: Physical Examination Laboratory
TE624 Technique Procedures II: Intermediate full Spine and Upper Extremity Adjusting Laboratory
TE728 Technique Procedures VI: Advanced Chiropractic Technique I Laboratory
TE819 Technique Procedures VII: Advanced Chiropractic Technique II Laboratory
BP721 Documentation and Insurance Protocols (Billing and Coding)Lecture
BP813 Starting a Chiropractic Practice and Office Management Lecture
Research interests
Musculoskeletal system
Recent Publications
Good C, Sherman PR, AIR S & M: Transforming PARTS into a systematic vertebral subluxation/joint dysfunction analysis method J Amer Chiropr Assoc 2008 Nov;45(8):14-17
Lehman JJ, Conwell TD, Sherman PR. Should the chiropractic profession embrace the doctrine of informed consent? J Chiropr Med. 2008;7:107-14.
Sherman PR, Lehman JJ, Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) evaluation and management by a doctor of chiropractic J Amer Chiropr Assoc 2008 May-June;45(4):12-18
Professional activities
Member of the American Chiropractic Association
Author, writer and instructor for www.Chirocredit.com a continuing education website providing post graduate training for chiropractic physicians throughout the country
Personal interests
Writing post grad courses
Exercising
Spending time with family

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Mark Studin DC, FASBE, DAAPM, DAAMLP
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Clinical Services
Education
BS – St. Peter’s College, Jersey City NJ, 1978
DC – New York Chiropractic College
Courses
Workshop on MRI Spine Interpretation and Triaging the Injured
Research interests
Cost effectiveness of chiropractic care
Effects of chiropractic care on mechanical function, organs and systems
Personal interests
Working with schools, doctors and politicians on creating “No More Hunger” programs
Web/Social Networking technology

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Peter Szynkowicz, BS, DC, DACBSP
Clinical Assistant Professor of Clinical Services
Education
BS – Fordham University
DC – New York Chiropractic College
Diplomate, American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians
Certified personal trainer by AFAA
Certified to perform MUA (manipulation under anesthesia)
Courses
CS812 Clinical Services II
RS813 Evidence Based Practice III
CS823 Clinical Services III
RS824 Evidence Based Practice IV
Research interests
Case reports detailing patient responses
Botanical medicine
Injury predictability/prevention
Scoliosis
Recent Publications
Green RA, Szynkowicz, P. A Comparison Study Of The Injuries And Sports-Medical Coverage At The 1995 Connecticut Nutmeg State Games With ’96/‘97/‘98 Connecticut Nutmeg State Games. J Sports Chiropr & Rehabil. 1999 Dec;13(4):155-159
Professional activities
UB Sports Medicine Staff
Staff privileges at St. Mary’s Hospital, Waterbury CT
American Chiropractic Association (ACA)
Connecticut Chiropractic Association (CCA)
Connecticut Chiropractic Network Credentialing Committee
American Academy of Hospital Chiropractors
American Academy of Pain Management
American Academy of Manual and Physical Medicine
American Public Health Association
Personal interests
Antique furniture/glassware
Gardening
Landscaping
Photography
Golf

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Megan Tabor, DC, DCBCN, FIAMA
Adjunct Associate Professor of Clinical Sciences
Education
BA – Boston University
DC – University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
MS – University of Bridgeport, 1996
DCBCN – Diplomate, Chiropractic Board of Clinical Nutritionists
FIAMA – Fellowship, Medical Acupuncture
Course
BP811 – Chiropractic Practice in Mainstream Medicine
Research Interests
Integrative/Complementary Medicine
Spinal Stenosis
Chronic Back Pain
Professional Activities
Primary author of the 2-year collaboration between the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners and the Chiropractic Board of Clinical Nutrition to create the Diplomate certification examination in Clinical Nutrition (DCBCN).
Past and Current participant in NIH-sponsored studies on acute and chronic lower back pain, including the following:
“Use and Effectiveness of a Model Integrative Care Clinic in an Academic Hospital”.
The Osher Center for Integrative and Complementary Medical Therapies, at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
Personal Interests
Anything fun, anything outside!
Travel, cooking, eating, reading, the arts, sports.

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Diane Terlaga
Radiological Technician

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Deborah Terry DC
Assistant Professor of Clinical Sciences
Education
DC – National University of Health Sciences
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Anthony Tortorella, DC
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Basic Sciences
Education
DC – University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic

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Pamela W. Tunnell, DC
Adjunct Associate Professor of Clinical Sciences
Education
BS – Florida State University
DC – New York Chiropractic College
Diplomate, American Chiropractic Rehabilitation Board (DACRB)
Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician (CCSP)
Courses
PT722 Rehabilitation
PT722L Rehabilitation Laboratory
Recent Publications
Bullock-Saxton J, Murphy D, Norris C, Richardson C, Tunnell PW. The muscle designation debate: the experts respond. J Bodywork Move Ther. 2000;4(4): 225-227.
Tunnell PW. Muscle Length Assessment of Tightness Prone Muscles. J Bodywork Move Ther. 1998;2(1): 21-27.
Tunnell PW. Postural Evaluation of the Muscular System Through Visual Assessment. J Bodywork Move Ther. 1996;1(1): 21-27.
Liebenson C, Tunnell P, Murphy DR, Gluck-Bergman N, Manual Resistance Techniques in Rehabilitation of the Spine: A Practitioners Manual, 2nd ed., Liebenson, CL (ed.). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, 2007.
Professional activities
Site Team Member, The Council on Chiropractic Education Academy of Site Team Visitors
Board Member, American Chiropractic Rehabilitation Board
International Advisory Board, Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies
Member, American Chiropractic Association
Member, ACA Rehabilitation Council

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Michelle Widmeier, DC
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Clinical Sciences
Education
DC – University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
Courses
TE511 Chiropractic Examination Skills I: Palpation and Biomechanics of the Spine and Pelvis
TE522L Chiropractic Examination Skills II: Palpation and Biomechanics of the Extremities Lab
TE624 L Technique Procedures II: Intermediate full Spine and Upper Extremity Adjusting Laboratory
TE613 Lab Technique Procedures I: Introduction to Full Spine Technique Laboratory
TE819L Advanced Chiropractic Technique II
Professional activities
Chiropractor with the WTA Women’s Professional Tennis Team, The New Haven Open at Yale, New Haven CT
Widmeier Chiropractic

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Peter Zilahy, DC
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Clinical Sciences
Education
DC – Palmer College of Chiropractic
Professional activities
Board of Directors: Waterbury Chamber of Commerce Health Care Council
Board of Directors: Lotus Medical
Hospital privileges: St. Mary’s Hospital Waterbury, CT

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Frank Zolli, DC, EdD
Education
DC – New York Chiropractic College
EdD – University of Bridgeport, School of Education
Hanseo University – Doctor of Health Sciences (honoris causa)
Courses
PP511 – History and Philosophy of Chiropractic
Professional activities
President, New England Chiropractic Council
Board Member – Association of Chiropractic Colleges
Council on Chiropractic Education