Jennifer Illes, DC, DAp, MS is a clinical science instructor at NUHS' Florida site. She teaches evaluation and management, business and medical genomics classes. Her academic interest lies in both chiropractic education, clinical symptomology and treatment of the TMD.
"With the Introduction to
Business class we start off with having students write a CV.
Then we talk about location of a practice, how to finance a practice, Florida state laws
and rules, different carreer options--associate, independent contractor, solo practitioner,
or working in a multi-disciplinary clinic."
Born and raised in Canada, Dr. Illes obtained a bachelor of
science degree with a minor in psychology at Brock University.
After graduation, she then crossed the border and attended New York
Chiropractic College. She was the class salutatorian, a member of
the Phi Chi Omega honors society for excellence in academic
standings, and the recipient of the Clinical Award of Excellence.
Her practice included a unique blend of contemporary techniques
such as electro-acupuncture, soft tissue manipulation, joint
manipulation and mobilization techniques. The majority of her
primary care clinical practice was working with amateur to
professional athletes and teams.
Dr. Illes a graduate of Hamilton's McMaster University Contemporary Medical Acupuncture course, and NUHS's Master of Advanced Clinical Practice Degree.
Dr. Illes holds active memberships with the ACA, ACA Sports Council, and Florida Chiropractic Association (FCA). She has been honored to speak at various conventions and symposiums around the world.
Her personal and academic goal is to continually publish both peer and non-peer reviewed literature for health care physicians.
Aside from work, her most favorite time is spent with her son Joshua, and husband Dave.