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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.

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September 14, 2021

Fall 2021

Upcoming Student PIE Events
September 14th - Dr. Amanda Stevens
  • Today from 12:00pm - 1:00pm 
  • Join HERE!
October 14th - Student PIE - Research Excellence Faculty Presentations 
  • 10:00am - 2:00pm in South Building Room 102/103
November 16th - Student PIE - Dr. Heidi Haavik
  • 5:00pm - 6:00pm - Live from Parker Studios
Upcoming Conferences
WFC Biennial Congress 2021 - Sept 23-25th
For more information and registration, please visit:
Contact Dr. Lawrence for information regarding registration.
Parker Presentations:
  • Dr. William Morgan
    • Panel discussion: Shared Values - Unifying Principles in Chiropractic
  • Dr. Katie Pohlman 
    • Plenary - Pediatric Care in Chiropractic: Evaluating the Evidence
    • Active versus passive surveillance adverse event reporting in a pediatric chiropractic care setting: a cluster randomized controlled trial - Platform
    • Supporting a culture of transparency and trust - results of an active surveillance reporting system from spinal manipulation therapy providers - Platform
    • Best practices recommendations for chiropractic care for pregnant and postpartum patients: results of a consensus process - Platform
    • Doing our best for patient safety: a qualitative analysis of provider perspectives from community-based settings offering spinal manipulative therapy - Platform
    • The impact and public health response of chiropractors to the COVID-19 pandemic: A survey across four
      continents - Platform
    • PROMs needed: results of a secondary data analysis of patient-reported outcomes measures (PROMs) used in manual therapy trials with children - Poster
  • Dr. Chris Malaya & Dr. Shannan Scheuren
    • Immediate effect of lower extremity joint manipulation on a lower extremity somatosensory illusion: a preliminary, randomized, crossover clinical trial
  • Ryan Muller (Student) & Dr. Katie Pohlman 
    • A literature review of HC-PAIRS as a measure of attitudes, beliefs, and recommendations for chronic back pain patients - Poster
  • Dr. Joe Lintz
    • Identification of Master Patient Index (MPI) Record Challenges from Healthcare Professionals' Perspectives
    • Adoption of Telemedicine During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Perspectives of Primary Healthcare Providers
CERF 2021 - Dec 4th
For more information and registration, please visit:
   ACC-RAC 2022
- March 17-19th, 2022 - 
28th Educational Conference and Research Agenda Conference 
"Wellness and Health Promotion: Impa
ct on Chiropractic Education, Clinical Practice and Research"
Location: San Diego, CA

For more information and registration, please visit:
Abstracts due: September 24, 2021
Faculty Research Highlights
Cho, J.C., Tollefson, L. & Reckelhoff, K. Sonographic evaluation of the degree of medial meniscal extrusion during Thessaly test in healthy knees. Chiropr Man Therap 29, 31 (2021). 
Recent Publications
  • Wells BM, Nightingale LM, Derby DC, Salsbury SA, Lawrence D. Aromatherapy for test anxiety in chiropractic students. J Chiropr Educ. 2021 Mar 1;35(1):50-58. doi: 10.7899/JCE-18-36. 
  • Odhwani AS, Sarkar PK, Giggleman GF, Holmes MM, Pohlman KA. Self-perceived evidence-based practice competencies: a survey of faculty and students at a chiropractic institution. J Chiropr Educ. 2021 Mar 1;35(1):22-27. doi: 10.7899/JCE-18-24. 
  • Liu Y, Sun Y, Ewaleifoh O, Wei J (student), Mi R, Zhu J, Hoke A, Polydefkis M. Ethoxyquin is neuroprotective and partially prevents somatic and autonomic neuropathy in db/db mouse model of type 2 diabetes. Sci Rep. 2021 May 24;11(1):10749. doi: 10.1038/s41598-021-89781-5.
  • Pohlman KA. Support of “A Fall From the Summit” by Goertz et al. J Manipulative Physiol Ther , 2021.
  • Morgan WE. Agenda-Driven Summit. J Manipulative Physiol Ther, 2021.
Parker Research Activities 
 Research Reminders
  • Parker University has switched to a new system (Cayuse) for submitting studies to the IRB. If you need access to the new Cayuse IRB system to submit a protocol, please email Dr. Dana Lawrence at
  • If you are conducting a study, make sure that it is registered here.
  • For ongoing studies, you will receive a registration update the week of Sept 20th —please complete by Oct 4th
  • When your publication is accepted… Apply for the Research Incentive Award! Here is the link.
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Katherine A. Pohlman, DC, MS, PhD
Director of Research


Chris Malaya, DC, PhD(c)
Clinician Scientist


Zak Monier, MS, RD, LD
Research Project Manager