Council

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

Clum Cote Hyland Bellin Takeyachi Jung Tripp McMaster King Borges Fujikawa Papadopoulos LaRusso Elsangak Ouzts Chapman-Smith Santiago Mwendwa

Salvatore D. LaRusso, D.C.larusso

Chair, International Board of Chiropractic Examiners
Florida, USA
E-mail: slarusso@bellsouth.net
  • 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

David Bellin, D.C.bellin

Advisor
Beijing, China
E-mail: drbellin@yahoo.com
  • 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

Advisor
Representing Federación Latino Americana De Quiropractica (FLAQ)
Toronto, Canada
E-mail: siraborges@hotmail.com
  • Graduate, Palmer College of Chiropractic
  • Executive Director, Federación Latino Americana de Quiropráctica
  • Founder, Brazilian Chiropractic Association
  • Former president, Brazilian Chiropractic Association

David Chapman-Smith

Chapman-Smith

Advisor
Representing Fédération Internationale de Chiropratique du Sport
Toronto, Canada
E-mail: dchapman-smith@wfc.org
  • Secretary-General, World Federation of Chiropractic
  • Editor/Publisher, The Chiropractic Report
  • Author, The Chiropractic Profession published by NCMIC

Gerard Clum, D.C.clum

Advisor
California, USA
E-mail: Gerard.Clum@life.edu
  • 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

Daniel M. Côté, D.C.cote

International Affairs Committee Member
Oregon, USA

E-mail: dcote@nbce.org

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

Hussein Elsangak, D.C.elsangak

Advisor
Georgia, USA
E-mail: hussein@life.edu
  • 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

Advisor
Madrid, Spain
E-mail: rfujikawa@rcumariacristina.com
  • 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

Advisor
Seoul, Republic of Korea
E-mail: hsjung@hanseo.ac.kr
  • 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

Advisor
Auckland, New Zealand
E-mail: susankingdc@gmail.com
  • 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

Phil McMaster, D.C.mcmaster

Advisor
Auckland, New Zealand
E-mail: Phil.McMaster@nzchiro.co.nz
  • 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

Advisor

Nairobi, Kenya

E-mail: drmwendwa@chirophysic.co.ke
  • 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

International Affairs Committee Member
South Carolina, USA
E-mail: nouztsdc@gmail.com
  • Graduate, Life University, College of Chiropractic
  • 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

Advisor
Representing Eastern Mediterranean & Middle East Chiropractic Federation (EMME Chiro Fed)
Lefkosia, Cyprus
E-mail: epeco@spidernet.com.cy
  • 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

Advisor
Representing Fédération Internationale de Chiropratique du Sport
New Jersey, USA
E-mail: drsantiago@aol.com
  • 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

Advisor
Representing Asia Pacific Chiropractic Doctors’ Federation
Tokyo, Japan
E-mail: chiropracs@hotmail.com
  • Graduate, RMIT University School of Chiropractic
  • Vice President, Asia Pacific Chiropractic Doctors Federation
  • Executive Director, Japanese Association of Chiropractors
  • President, Japanese Association of Chiropractors

Ronald B. Tripp, Jr., D.C.tripp

International Affairs Committee Member
Oklahoma, USA
E-mail: DrRonTripp@aol.com
  • Graduate, Palmer College of Chiropractic
  • President, Oklahoma Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • Former chairman, Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards
  • Recipient, 2010 George W. Arvidson Award, FCLB

John K. Hyland, D.C., M.P.H.hyland

Director, IBCE

Colorado, USA
E-mail: jhyland@ibce.org
  • Graduate, Logan College of Chiropractic
  • Chief Technical Advisor, NBCE
  • M.P.H., University of Washington, Seattle
  • Immediate Past Chair, Chiropractic Healthcare Section, American Public Health Association