Editorial Review Board


Dr. Wayne M. Whalen

Dr. Whalen is a 1986 graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic-West, and a former emergency and medical helicopter nurse, with more than 40 years of clinical experience. He is Board certified in chiropractic neurology, and was elected a Fellow of the International College of Chiropractors by his peers. He has served as president of the California Chiropractic Association, and is Emeritus chair of the Council on Chiropractic Guidelines and Practice Parameters (CCGPP), the organization that evaluates and promotes science-based guidelines for the chiropractic profession. He has numerous publications in the scientific and professional literature, and co-authored the national low back chiropractic practice guideline. He is also widely regarded as an expert in workers compensation disability evaluation in California. Dr. Whalen is the co-founder of Empowering Health Network and Help What Hurts, and oversees content and ratings for the site. His goal is to help patients make better informed decisions based on relevant, science-based information.
Dr. Ronald J. Farabaugh

Dr. Ron Farabaugh

Dr. Farabaugh has been in practice since 1982. In 2014 he was elected to the Council on Chiropractic Education (CCE), as a Councilor-Category 2, representing clinicians. 2015-National Physical Medicine Director for Advanced Medical Integration Group, LP. Past Chairman 2009-Council on Chiropractic Guidelines and Practice Parameters (CCGPP) President: Ohio State Chiropractic Board 2012-2013; appointed by Governor Strickland Past President-Ohio State Chiropractic Association (OSCA) 1996-1997; served as treatment guideline chairman. Past President-Central Ohio Chiropractic Association. In 1994 he was appointed by Governor Voinovich to serve on the Healthcare Quality Advisory Council to help design managed care programs for the BWC, specifically QHP. He is also founder of the popular Chiropractic Bootcamp and Practice Revolution seminars, unique, fast-paced, exciting seminars that blend evidence with clinical decision-making and marketing, along with sound business systems. Dr. Farabaugh practiced in Ohio from 1982 to 2018. He sold his practice in 2018 and now serves the chiropractic profession in the capacity of the VP and National Physical Medicine Director for Advanced Medicine Integration, LLC (AMI), home office in Highland Park Illinois.
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