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Chiropractic: A Profession Coming of Age ~ An Interview with David Chapman-Smith, LL.B.

By |January 6, 2011|Education, Health Care Reform|

Chiropractic: A Profession Coming of Age ~
An Interview with David Chapman-Smith, LL.B.

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SOURCE:   Health Insights Today

Interview by Carl S. Cleveland III, DC


David Chapman-Smith, the Secretary-General of the World Federation of Chiropractic (WFC), is a New Zealand-born attorney who now resides in Toronto, Canada. Chapman-Smith’s introduction to chiropractic came when he represented the New Zealand Chiropractic Association before that nation’s Commission on Inquiry into Chiropractic in the late 1970s. The Commission’s report was the world’s first major independent evaluation of chiropractic and set the stage for many later advances.

For Chapman-Smith, the whirlwind years of the New Zealand Commission were a prelude to what has become a career-long mission on behalf of chiropractic. He has served the WFC since its inception in the late 1980s and is widely recognized as the world’s leading non-chiropractor advocate for the profession. (more…)