West alumnus David Paris, D.C., appointed to Calif. Board of Chiropractic Examiners

West alumnus David Paris, D.C., appointed to Calif. Board of Chiropractic Examiners

David Paris, D.C., a 2001 graduate of the Palmer College of Chiropractic West campus in San Jose, Calif., has been appointed to the California Board of Chiropractic Examiners, as announced this week by Governor Jerry Brown’s office in Sacramento.

The Board is comprised of five licensed doctors of chiropractic, plus two members who represent the public, and each serves a four-year term.

“I feel extremely grateful, humbled and honored to be appointed by Governor Brown,” said Dr. Paris of his appointment to the Calif. Board of Chiropractic Examiners.

After maintaining a private practice for five years, Dr. Paris has provided chiropractic care at the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) facility in Redding, Calif., since 2005.

A Palmer West adjunct faculty member since 2009, Dr. Paris has held officer positions at the district and statewide levels of the California Chiropractic Association, including CCA (now CalChiro) vice president in 2015.

Dr. Paris has earned postgraduate certification from the American Chiropractic Rehabilitation Board, and recently completed the Primary Spine Practitioner (PSP) certification program at the University of Pittsburgh.

“I feel extremely grateful, humbled and honored to be appointed by Governor Brown,” said Dr. Paris, who served on the VHA Chiropractic Advisory Committee for five years (2013-2018).

“I consider this a tremendous opportunity to serve the citizens and chiropractic patients of California, and I hope to serve them well.  I truly consider this one of the highest levels of professional service, and I’d like to thank everyone for their congratulations, well-wishes, and confidence in my ability to serve in this role.”

Created in 1922, the Board of Chiropractic Examiners regulates the chiropractic profession in California. Per the Board’s web site, “The mission of the Board of Chiropractic Examiners is to protect the health, welfare, and safety of the public through licensure, education, and enforcement in chiropractic care.”