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Christopher Good, ChiroProfessor of Clinical Sciences, Clinical Sciences, College of Chiropractic

International Certification as Chiropractic Sports Practitioner, FICS, 2013
Certificate Chiropractic Sports Physician (CCSP), NYCC, 1998
M.A. (Ed) (Distinction), Science and Technology, Southampton University, England, 1994
Post-graduate studies in Cell and Developmental Biology, Rutgers University, 1987
B.A., Thomas Edison State College, 1983
D.C. (summa cum laude), Palmer College of Chiropractic, Davenport, 1982

Office Location: Chiropractic College, Room 312
Telephone: (203) 576-4339
Email:

Dr. Good accepted an appointment as a visiting professor of clinical sciences at the College of Chiropractic in the spring of 2006, became a full time faculty member later that fall, and was promoted to full professor in 2009. He is a member of the University Personnel Committee and previously served on the Faculty Council, University Senate, Faculty Research Council and the NEASC Steering Committee and Finance Subcommittee. At the College of Chiropractic he has been the chair of the Curriculum Committee, and served on the UBCC Technique, Community Service, and Planning Committees, among others. He is advisor to the Golf Club and Racquetball Club. Currently he is also the external examiner and curriculum consultant at the Barcelona College of Chiropractic. He is a test writer for the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, an editorial board member for the Journal of Chiropractic Humanities, and a peer reviewer for the Journal of Chiropractic Education, Chiropractic and Manual Therapies and Association of Chiropractic Colleges annual conference.

Prior to coming to UB, Dr. Good was a full professor at New York Chiropractic College (94-2006) and established a rural chiropractic practice which cared primarily for Amish, Mennonite, and farming families throughout the Fingerlakes region. Previous to that he was a Senior Lecturer at the Anglo-European College of Chiropractic (89-94) after establishing a private practice in Ocean Grove, New Jersey (1984-88) and associating for a year in the Woodbridge Chiropractic Center (1983).

Dr. Good is advisor to the UBCC Golf Club and UBCC Sports Council, and was the external examiner and curriculum consultant at the Barcelona College of Chiropractic (2008-14).

Intermediate Technique Procedures: Full Spine and Lower Extremity Lecture and Lab (5th semester)
Chiropractic Examination Skills II: Palpation and Biomechanics of the Extremities Lab (2nd semester)
Contemporary Chiropractic Studies (2nd semester)
Introduction to Evidence Based Practice and Professional Communication Skills (1st semester)
Advanced Technique Procedures: Spine and Extremities Lab (6th semester)

Chiropractic Technique, Principles and Practice, Philosophy of Chiropractic, Clinical Biomechanics, Sports Medicine, Chiropractic Education, Curriculum Development, Psychomotor Skill Training

Review of methods used by chiropractors to determine the site for applying manipulation. JJ Triano, B Budgell, A Bagnulo, B Roffey, T Bergmann, R Cooperstein, B Gleberzon, C Good, J Perron and R Tepe. Chiropractic & Manual Therapies, 21:36 (21 Oct 2013)

Adjustment vs Manipulation: Yes, Language Really Matters to the Future of the Chiropractic, American Chiropractor, Feb 2012, 16-18.

The great subluxation debate: a centrist’s perspective. Good C. Journal of Chiropractic Humanities (2010) 17, 33-39.

Comment: A criticism of an epidemiological examination of the subluxation construct using Hill’s criteria of causation: limitations, suspect conclusions and an opportunity missed. Chiro and Ostop, 06May2010. www. Chiroandosteo.com/content/17/1/13/comments.

Spinal manipulation impacts cervical spine movement and Fitts’ task performance: a single–blind randomized before-after trial. Passmore, S.R., Burke, J., Lyons, J., Good, C. Dunn, A. J Manipulative Physiol Ther, 2010, Mar-Apr, 33(3): 189-92.

Student Generated Case Reports. C Good. J Chiro Ed, Sep 2009, 23(2): 165-170.

AIR S+M: Transforming PARTS into a Systematic Vertebral Subluxation/Joint Dysfunction Analysis Method. C Good and P Sherman. JACA, 2008 Nov: 14-16.

Cervical spine movement and Fitts’ task performance after spinal manipulation (abstract). Passmore, S.R., Burke, J., Lyons, J., Good, C. Dunn, A. Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, Supplement, June 2008, Vol 30, pS119-S120.

Subluxation Syndromes: A Condition Whose Time Has Come? Good C, J of Chiropractic Humanities, 2004, 11:38-43.

UBCC certificate for dedication, UBCC graduating class of Spring 2011 (Nov, 2009)
UBCC Faculty of the Year (2007-08)
UBCC Faculty of the Year nomination (2006-07)
NYCC Merit Award for Committee Work, NYCC (2003)
Teaching Excellence Award nomination, NYCC (2002, 2003)
Research and Scholarly Activity Excellence Award nomination, NYCC (2003)