The IBCE understands that the model for chiropractic testing in one country may not be appropriate for other regions or countries. The IBCE therefore enlists the aid of advisors throughout the world to guide the development of locally-appropriate and adaptable services.

IBCE Advisors Map

Daniel M. Côté, D.C.

President, International Board of Chiropractic Examiners
Oregon, USA


  • Graduate of Parker College of Chiropractic
  • President, Oregon Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • Former vice president, Oregon Board of Chiropractic Examiners

David Bellin, D.C.

Beijing, China
  • Graduate, Life University
  • Director, Life University Chiropractic Research Center Director, Beijing
  • Executive Director/Distinguished Clinical Professor for International Affairs, Life University/Greater China
  • Education Chairman, Chiropractor’s Association of China

Sira Borges, M.D., D.C.

Representing Federación Latino Americana De Quiropractica (FLAQ)
Toronto, Canada
  • Graduate, Palmer College of Chiropractic
  • Executive Director, Federación Latino Americana de Quiropráctica
  • Founder, Brazilian Chiropractic Association
  • Former president, Brazilian Chiropractic Association

Hussein Elsangak, D.C.

Georgia, USA
  • Graduate, Life University, College of Chiropractic
  • Graduate, Alazhar University Medical School
  • Department Head of Clinical Proficiency and Division Chair of Clinical Sciences, Life University

Ricardo Fujikawa, M.D., D.C.

Madrid, Spain
  • Graduate, Palmer College of Chiropractic
  • Programme Director, Madrid College of Chiropractic
  • Former Clinic Coordinator and Assistant Professor, Universidade Feevale, Brazil
  • Former President, Associação Brasileira de Quiropraxia
  • Former Council Representative for Latin American Region, World Federation of Chiropractic

Igor Himelfarb, Ph.D.

Director of Psychometrics and Research
Colorado, USA
  • Graduate, UC Santa Barbara: Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Educational Statistics and Research Methods; Quantitative Methods in Social Sciences & Master’s Degree in Statistics
  • Graduate, California State University: Master’s Degree in Educational Psychology and Counseling & Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology

HanSuk Jung, D.C., Ph.D.

Seoul, Republic of Korea
  • Graduate, Logan College of Chiropractic
  • Head, Chiropractic Department, Hanseo University
  • Interim President, Korean Association of Chiropractors
  • Member, Board of Directors, Association of Chiropractic Colleges

Salvatore D. LaRusso, D.C.

Senior Advisor, International Board of Chiropractic Examiners
Florida, USA
  • Graduate, New York Chiropractic College
  • Treasurer, National Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • Former chair, Florida Board of Chiropractic Medicine
  • Recipient, 1994 Chiropractor of the Year, Florida Chiropractic Society

Caroline Mwendwa, D.C.


Nairobi, Kenya

  • Graduate, Sherman Chiropractic College
  • Secretary, Chiropractic Association of Kenya
  • Doctor of Chiropractic/Director, Chiropractic & Physiotherapy Health Centre, Nairobi, Kenya

Norman E. Ouzts, Jr., D.C.

Chief Executive Officer
Colorado, USA
  • Graduate, Life University, College of Chiropractic
  • Former District V Director and former president, National Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • Former chair, South Carolina Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • Recipient, Chiropractor of the Decade 2000-2010, South Carolina Chiropractic Association

Stathis Papadopoulos, D.C.

Representing Eastern Mediterranean & Middle East Chiropractic Federation (EMME Chiro Fed)
Lefkosia, Cyprus
  • Graduate, Palmer College of Chiropractic
  • Former president and secretary/treasurer, World Federation of Chiropractic (WFC)
  • President, Cyprus Chiropractic Association
  • Member and former 1st vice president, General Council of the European Chiropractors Union

Kei Takeyachi, D.C.

Representing Asia Pacific Chiropractic Doctors’ Federation
Tokyo, Japan
  • Graduate, RMIT University School of Chiropractic
  • Vice President, Asia Pacific Chiropractic Doctors Federation
  • Executive Director, Japanese Association of Chiropractors
  • President, Japanese Association of Chiropractors