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Jerrilyn Cambron, DC, MPH, PhD, LMT

Dean, College of Allied Health Sciences & Distance Education
Professor, Research

Cambron _9471_1x1Jerrilyn 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 editor-in-chief of the Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, a peer-reviewed journal focused on providing evidence about manual therapies and movement techniques. She is also the immediate past-president of the Massage Therapy Foundation, where she served as president for four years and continues to serve on the Board of Trustees.

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