The Academy of Chiropractic...
...Is an organization dedicated to the expansion and vision of chiropractic graduate education worldwide working to attain the goal of 95% of the public accessing chiropractic care as clinically indicated. Its clinical director, Mark Edward Studin (born January 20, 1956) is an American chiropractor, educator, consultant, and business owner. He is the co-founder of the Academy of Chiropractic and its Online university, the US Chiropractic Directory and its research portal and consults doctors worldwide on clinical and business strategies related to healthcare in multiple disciplines.
Academic and Professional Career
Studin did his undergraduate work at Boston University and finished with a Bachelors of Science in Natural Science at St. Peter’s College in Jersey City, NJ in 1978. He has been a practicing chiropractor since 1981, graduating from New York Chiropractic College who honored him with the Vinton F. Logan and Distinguished Service Awards. As a practicing chiropractor, he initially was a family practitioner, then focused on the field of personal injury, trauma and primary spine care.
Dr. Studin is also the past Executive Director and Co-Founder of the New York Chiropractic Council, Past President of the Suffolk County Chapter and served as the chairperson for the legislative, litigation, scientific advisory, Workers’ Compensation, Convention Exhibitor, PPO-HMO and C-Pac committees of the New York Chiropractic Council. He also served as the Chairman of the Board of the American Academy of Medical Legal Professionals. As a result of his organizational experiences, he was instrumental in helping guide pro-chiropractic legislation and was responsible for creating many of the largest chiropractic public events ever held, worldwide. This background helped in understanding how state regulatory agencies function with professionals and also how to bring the chiropractic message to the masses. With extensive knowledge in Spinal Biomechanical Engineering through formal education, the legal profession has sought Dr. Studin's advice, and through the years, he has become expert in working in the field of personal injury and crash metrics.
Dr. Studin began educating lawyers in 1989, teaching the "medical" in medical"-legal" to attorneys who seek to increase their knowledge in "trauma-related issues." Since then, he has personally lectured to and educated over 200,000 personal injury plaintiff and defense lawyers nationwide including being one of the first chiropractors to be granted "CLE Status" in many states to educate lawyers. He has also been the keynote speaker for many state's bench bar's, bar and trial lawyer associations and private and in-house defense counsel. It is through these interactions and Dr. Studin's personal team of lawyers researching state and national rulings, which has laid the foundation for what is taught in the Academy of Chiropractic’s Programs.
Dr. Studin is credentialed by numerous licensure boards nationally to teach chiropractic continuing education in diagnosis, MRI Spine Interpretation, electrodiagnostics, spinal biomechanical engineering, accident reconstruction, impairment rating, head trauma, stroke analysis, and other various topics. He is also recognized by the Accrediting Council for Continuing Medical Education in conjunction with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences to render AMA Category 1 continuing education credits in the field of Spinal MRI Interpretation, Spinal Biomechanical Engineering, Spinal Trauma Pathology, Orthopedics, and Impairment Rating to both chiropractors and medical doctors.
Dr. Studin is currently an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Chiropractic at the University of Bridgeport Chiropractic College teaching the basics of MRI Spine Interpretation, and triaging patients and coordinates a clinical rotation for chiropractic senior interns at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, School of Medicine Department of Radiology. He is also an Adjunct Professor at both Cleveland University Kansas City, Chiropractic and Health Sciences, Texas Chiropractic College in Clinical Sciences. He is a former Adjunct Professor at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, Department of Health Science and Technology teaching medical coding.
Currently, his vision has expanded to positioning the chiropractic profession as "Primary Spine Care Provider" for lawyers, medical specialists, medical primary care providers, urgent care centers, emergency departments, hospitals, and the public. His primary spine care vision or the first referral choice for everything spine as contemporary scientific literature has verified what chiropractic has known for decades has realized over 800,000 referral for spine patients into the chiropractic profession.