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NUHS Faculty Member Appointed to AAPCM Board

Christopher Arick photoNational University of Health Sciences (NUHS) is pleased to announce Christopher Arick, DC, MS, and Assistant Dean and Chief Academic Officer for Chiropractic Medicine has been appointed to serve on the Board of Directors of the Academy of Advanced Practice Chiropractic Medicine (AAPCM). The organization advocates for advanced practice throughout the U.S.

His role on the Board will include writing position papers on the subject; he also anticipates conducting studies and reviews on the benefits of advanced chiropractic medicine for the organization.

"It's really an exciting opportunity to help bring light to the movement," said Dr. Arick. "It's been my passion since I was a student, and one of my core beliefs within the profession. I'm looking forward to helping improve patient and public health, as well as advancing the field of chiropractic medicine."

Dr. Arick has been a teaching faculty member at National University since 2012, first at the school's Florida site, then in Illinois. He received his bachelor's degree from Indiana University-Bloomington in Kinesiology, and his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from the NUHS in 2005. Dr. Arick practiced for seven years as a chiropractic physician in Indiana, and earned a Master of Science in Advanced Clinical Practice in 2014.

Currently, he is in the Doctor of Education in Health Sciences program at A. T. Still University. Dr. Arick also serves on the Education Working Group for the Academic Collaborative for Integrative Health, and has published and presented numerous times on the broad scope and advanced practice of chiropractic medicine.

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