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About Dr Keating....
Born and raised in the Hudson River Valley, Dr. Keating took his
training in clinical psychology and clinical research methods at the State University
of New York at Albany, where the Ph.D. was awarded in 1981. His
post-doctoral clinical residency was completed at a physical medicine and rehabilitation
specialty hospital in Schenectady. Dr. Keating maintained a collaborative
private practice with a urologist during 1984-86, and specialized in the
conservative care of lower urinary tract dysfunctions. He practiced as a clinical
psychologist in California for 16 years. Since 1981 he has worked as a
clinical researcher, faculty member, administrator and historian at several
institutions, including the University of the Pacific (Department of Psychology,
Behavioral Medicine Program), Palmer College of Chiropractic-West (Professor),
Northwestern College of Chiropractic (where he served as Director of Research) and
Western States Chiropractic College. He was Professor at Los Angeles College
of Chiropractic (1994-2000), where he taught “Clinical Research Methods,” “
History of Chiropractic” and “Philosophy & Reasoning.” Since 1988 he has been
a member of the board of directors of the National Institute of Chiropractic
Research (NICR), a non-profit corporation whose mission involves fund-raising,
grant-making and the conduct of research in chiropractic. He also served on
the editorial board of several peer-reviewed, scholarly periodicals, including
Clinical Chiropractic, the Chiropractic Journal of Australia, Journal of the
Canadian Chiropractic Association and the Journal of Manipulative &
Physiological Therapeutics. Dr. Keating is a former president (1994-95) of the
Association for the History of Chiropractic (AHC) and currently serves on the board of
directors. He has authored several hundred professional papers and several
books, including: A History of Los Angeles College of Chiropractic; a
biography, B.J. of Davenport: the Early Years of Chiropractic, published by the AHC; A
History of Chiropractic Education in North America (also published by AHC)
and a 1992 volume concerning clinical research for practitioners, Toward a
Philosophy of the Science of Chiropractic: a Primer for Clinicians. His most
recent book, co-authored with Drs. Louis Sportelli and Lawrence Siordia, is: We
Take Care of Our Own: NCMIC & the Story of Malpractice Insurance in Chiropractic
. Dr. Keating was Homewood Professor of the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic
College during 1999-2002.
Individuals interested in the history of the chiropractic profession may want to join the non-profit Association for the History of Chiropractic (AHC). Membership is $100/year ($50/year students) and includes a newsletter and a subscription to Chiropractic History, the bi-annual scholarly journal. For more info contact: Exec. Director, 4430 8th Street, Rock Island, IL 61201 USA
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