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

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Daniel M. Côté, D.C.cote

Chair, 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.bellin

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.Borges

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

David Chapman-Smith


Representing Fédération Internationale de Chiropratique du Sport
Toronto, Canada
  • Secretary-General, World Federation of Chiropractic
  • Editor/Publisher, The Chiropractic Report
  • Author, The Chiropractic Profession published by NCMIC

Gerard Clum, D.C.clum

California, USA
  • Graduate, Palmer College of Chiropractic
  • Director, The Octagon at Life University
  • Former president, Life Chiropractic College West
  • Treasurer, Integrated Health Care Policy Consortium (IHPC)
  • Board of Directors, Foundation for Chiropractic Education

Hussein Elsangak, D.C.elsangak

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.fujikawa

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

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

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

Susan King, D.C.king

Auckland, New Zealand
  • Graduate, Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College
  • Former Head, Welsh Institute of Chiropractic, University of Glamorgan
  • Chair, U.K. General Chiropractic Council Test of Competence
  • Convenor of Board Registration Examinations, New Zealand Chiropractic Board
  • Recipient, Outstanding Contribution to the Chiropractic Profession Award, British Chiropractic Association

Salvatore D. LaRusso, D.C.

President, 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

Phil McMaster, D.C.mcmaster

Auckland, New Zealand
  • Graduate, Sherman College of Straight Chiropractic
  • Chairman of Board of Trustees – New Zealand College of Chiropractic
  • Former executive councillor, second vice president and first vice president, New Zealand Chiropractors’ Association

Caroline Mwendwa, D.C.Dr Mwendwa photo


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.ouzts

Executive Vice President
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.Papadopoulos

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

Philip T. Santiago, D.C.santiago

Representing Fédération Internationale de Chiropratique du Sport
New Jersey, USA
  • Graduate, New York Chiropractic College
  • Chairman, Department of Sports Medicine, New York Chiropractic College
  • American Chiropractic Association, Sports Chiropractor of the Year, 1993

Kei Takeyachi, D.C.kei

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