A Leader in Research

The Parker University Research Center coordinates and facilitates the development and execution of a research agenda consistent with the overall mission of Parker University. That agenda has led to the advancement of the University within the scientific/professional community and contributed sound scientific evidence that supports public health and the chiropractic profession, education, business and technology.







Research Center Newsletter!
Summer 2024 Edition

Faculty Research Spotlight
Upcoming Conferences
Recent Publications
Research Reminders



Roadmap to a Publication

Butterfly Garden


Central Research Training (CRT) Courses

Don't forget about the Central Research Training (CRT) series, now available on Blackboard under the course code RSCHT-0000. This invaluable resource covers essential research topics and is accessible to all faculty members. Take advantage of this opportunity to enhance your research skills and stay ahead of the game!

Parker University Research Data Repository

The Parker Research Center is hard at work developing an institutional research repository to collect, manage, and provide open access to our groundbreaking research. This repository will showcase our achievements and ensure compliance with regulations and funders' requirements. Keep an eye out for an email from Amanda Watkins, Asst. Director of Research Administration, regarding project information. Stay tuned for updates as we integrate the repository into Parker University's research process. Thank you for your support in this exciting endeavor!

Faculty Research Incentive

Parker University offers cash awards through our research incentive program to non-research faculty, staff, and students, encouraging active participation in research. Open to all university members, simply submit your application to be considered.
Learn More


The Research Center's MyParker webpage has resources available for faculty and students. Find more information on the following topics:
  • Research Registry
  • Faculty Release Time Application
  • Research Center Events
  • Research Honors for Students
  • Protecting Human Research Participants Training
  • Knowledge Translation Subscriptions
Learn More


Research Center Awarded Two New Grants

Canadian Chiropractic Research Foundation (CCRF)
  • Chiropractic care in older adults with spinal conditions: a scoping review
  • Principal Investigator: Kent Stuber, DC, MS, PhD

RAND Pilot Research Grant (RPRG)
  • Implementation of clinical practice guidelines for the management of chronic low back pain within the VA North Texas Health Care System: A pilot study
  • Principal Investigators: Michael Moore, DC, MHA, PhD (cand), Gary Tam, DC
  • Investigator: Kent Stuber, DC, MS, PhD

Currently the Parker Research Center is managing thirteen grants and has one pending review.

Parker Seminars ACE Program

The Abstract for Clinical Evidence (ACE) program, hosted by the Research Center at Parker Seminars Vegas in February showcased 48 posters and had 14 early-career chiropractors participating in the Peer-Review Mentorship Program. The Research Center looks forward to the upcoming 2025 Parker Seminars Las Vegas event with ACE’s theme being ‘Older Adults’.

Parker Faculty Research Showcased at ACCRAC Conference

Parker University's faculty showcased their research at the 30th annual Educational and Research Agenda Conference, organized by the Association of Chiropractic Colleges in San Diego, from March 21-23. The university's participation involved two posters, three platforms, and two moderators. The event was marked by Dr. Katherine Pohlman receiving the NCMIC Foundation McAndrews Award and co-authoring the paper that won one of the NBCE Educational Research Award.

Parker Representatives Attend the International Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health

Parker University's faculty and research center staff attended the 2024 International Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health in Cleveland, OH April 10th-13th.  Hosting a workshop and presenting four posters gave them a platform to highlight the innovative research being conducted at Parker. These interactions not only enhance the visibility of their work but also facilitate critical exchanges of knowledge and ideas with other experts in the field.


Writing Celebration Workshop
Wednesday, June 26th
Research Center Space- HS 100 A&B
(SW corner of the Nuero/Sports pod)
The Writing Celebration Workshop offers Parker faculty:
  • A friendly, creative environment
  • Write alongside your colleagues – know that you aren’t alone
  • Access to an experienced editor and other scientific writers to brainstorm and problem solve
  • Plus, indulge in some Canadian snacks!!!
Don't forget to bring your current manuscript to write, even if it is a blank document, we'll help you bring it to life!

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2024 Research Excellence Event
Thursday, June 27th
S102/103 & Virtual

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