Dr. Susan Wenberg, Chiropractic Physician

Curriculum Vitae
Susan Wenberg, M.A., D.C.

Chiropractic Physician

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Clinical Experience
2012-present Las Vegas, Nevada. Staff Chiropractor for the Veterans Administration Southern Nevada Healthcare System..
 
1990- 2012 Tucson, Arizona. Self employed in private practice offering health care services for patients of all ages with neuro-musculo-skeletal conditions.
 

Professional Leadership
2012-present Councilor - Council on Chiropractic Education
 
2007- 2012 Arizona Board of Chiropractic Examiners - Professional Member, retired as Chairperson.
Appointed by Arizona Governor Janet Napolitano in 2007. Served a five year term.
 
1990-2012 Professional Advisory Board Member for Polio Epic, Tucson’s Post-Polio support group
 
2002-2010 Board Member - Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Association, International, Inc.
 
2006-2009 Speaker Coordinator - Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Association, International, Inc.
 
1995-2001 Education Committee Chair - Arizona Association of Chiropractic
 
1999-2001 Board Member - Arizona Association of Chiropractic
 

Publications
Wenberg S & Thomas JA 2000 The Role of Vision in the Rehabilitation of the Musculoskeletal System: Part 1 Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies 4(4): 242-245

Wenberg S & Thomas JA 2001 Post Traumatic Vision Syndrome and the Locomotor System:
Part 2 Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies 5(1): 2-10

Wenberg S Chapter 3 in the book Health and Healing after Traumatic Brain Injury: Understanding the Power of Family, Friends, Community, and Other Support Systems, Praeger Press, one book in a series entitled Disability Insights and Issues, Editor: Heidi Muenchberger, PhD, May 2013
 

Education
2004-2006 Completed 300+ hours of postgraduate education in Chiropractic Neurology and am thus eligible to sit for the Board Examination of the American Chiropractic Neurology Board. The program is offered by the Carrick Institute (www.carrickinstitute.edu).
 
1995-2000 Course Chairperson for the 120 hour post graduate Rehabilitation Program offered by Los Angeles College of Chiropractic. Completed in December 1995. I completed an additional 100+ hours of training through the same program from 1995-2000.
 
1992 Logan Chiropractic College. Completed a 120 hour post graduate course and an exam leading to credentialing as a Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician.
 
1985-1988 Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, Whittier, CA 90601. Magna Cum Laude - Doctor of Chiropractic.
 
1983-1985 University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90024. Master of Arts degree in Biology.
 
1977-1981 Linfield College, McMinnville, OR 97128. Cum Laude - Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology.
 

Additional Training
2011 Participating in a research study, Project Reach, with the University of Arizona. Project Reach, funded by the National Cancer Institute, focuses on learning new ways for chiropractic patients to adopt healthier lifestyles and health habits.
 
Nov 2011 Served as an examiner for the November 2011 National Board of Chiropractic Examiners Part IV practical clinical examination, which tests chiropractic students competency levels for x-ray interpretation and diagnosis, chiropractic technique, and case management. Results of the Part IV Examination are used by many state licensing authorities in lieu of other practical examinations for licensure.
 
1995- present Completed courses in Advanced Manual Medicine in Europe in 1995, 1996, 1998, 1999, and 2009 under the direction of Czech Professors Vladimir Janda MD, Karl Lewit MD, and Pavel Kolar, PT, PhD, as well as affiliated training in the USA. Study in this program led to certification as a Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization (DNS) Practitioner in 2009 (www.rehabps.com).
 
1990-Present Topics in other post-graduate seminars included women's health, nutrition, pediatrics, orthopedics, developmental reflex therapy, whiplash trauma, neurological and musculoskeletal rehabilitation, and acupuncture.
 

Licenses and Affiliations
Arizona Chiropractic License #4643, since June 1989
Arizona Chiropractic Physiotherapy Certification #2513, since October 1989
Arizona Chiropractic Acupuncture Certification #193, since May 1990
Nevada Chiropractic License #B-425 (inactive), since April 1990
Colorado Chiropractic License #2959, since March 1989


Teaching Experience
2005- present Co-instructor for the annual 12 hour course: “The Role of Optometry in the Rehabilitation of Neurological Impairments”, a course hosted by the Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Association, International, Inc. in conjunction with the Annual General Conference. It is the first level in a 3 Level program of Clinical Skills development for professionals of all disciplines. The emphasis is on patient-centered multidisciplinary treatment of neurologically challenged individuals.
 
1999-2002 Occasional Lecturer and Teaching Assistant on the postgraduate faculty of the Southern California University of Health Sciences, Whittier, CA 90601. Assisting the lead instructors at weekend Postgraduate Rehabilitation courses in Chicago and Los Angeles.
 
2000 Teaching Assistant for course taught by Professor Vladimir Janda, MD for Northeast Seminars, Inc. March 2000
 
1988 Part-time Teaching Assistant in the Technique and Anatomy Departments, Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, Whittier, CA 90601.
 
1983-1985 University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90024. Part-time position as Teaching Associate and Teaching Assistant in the Biology Department.
 

Lecture Presentations
2010-2012 “Chiropractic Care”, a three hour lecture, delivered annually, as part of the Survey of Western Clinical Medicine Course for Acupuncture students at the Asian Institute of Medical Studies, Tucson, AZ.
 
April 8, 2010 “Using the Balance Board in Therapy”, 6th International Congress of Behavioral Optometry. Ontario, California
 
April 13, 2008 “Primitive and Developmental Reflexes: Applications for Treating the TBI Patient to Increase Successful Rehabilitation Outcomes (Reflex Patterns and Their Role in Rehabilitation)” 17th Annual Multi-Disciplinary Conference of the Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Association, International, Inc. San Antonio, Texas
 
April 5, 2003 Manual Treatment in the Management of TBI 12th Annual Multi-Disciplinary Conference of the Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Association, International, Inc. Long Beach, California
 
March 26, 2000 Manual Manipulation in Rehabilitation 9th Annual Multi-Disciplinary Conference of the Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Association, International, Inc. Seattle, Washington
 

Volunteer Participation
1991-2001 Volunteer Naturalist at the Sabino Canyon Recreation Area in the Coronado National Forest, Tucson, AZ (www.scvntucson.org)
 
1994 & 1995 Chiropractor and crew member for a cyclist in the Race Across America (RAAM).
 

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