Dean, College of Allied Health Sciences & Distance
Jerrilyn Cambron received her DC degree from National University of Health Sciences (then National College of Chiropractic) in 1991, and received her MPH and PhD degrees from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 1999 and 2005. She then completed a certification program in massage therapy at NUHS in 2006.
Dr. Cambron is currently the Dean of the College of Allied Health Sciences and Distance Education and a professor in the department of research at NUHS. She is also a faculty member in the Epidemiology and Biostatistics Division of the School of Public Health at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She has taught numerous research-related courses including introduction to research and biostatistics, epidemiology, public health, practice-based research, critical appraisal of the literature, and writing case studies.
She served as a principal investigator on research studies
focused on massage therapy and chiropractic care for 20+ years and
has received funding for several research projects from federal
agencies such as NIH and HRSA, as well as private foundations such
as the Massage Therapy Foundation and the Foundation for
Chiropractic Education and Research.
Dr. Cambron is the founder and principal investigator of MassageNet.org (a practice-based research network for massage therapists) and is a strong supporter of massage therapy research in the clinical practice setting. She was involved with the Massage Therapy Research Consortium and is currently president-elect of the Massage Therapy Foundation.