DR. EDWARDS ELECTED BOARD CHAIRMAN
OF THE AMERICAN CHIROPRACTIC ASSOCIATION
(News Release from the ACA - Sept., 2001)

ARLINGTON, VA - The American Chiropractic Association (ACA) - the nation's largest professional association for doctors of chiropractic - has elected Emporia doctor of chiropractic, James D. Edwards, DC, as chairman of its Board of Governors.

Dr. Edwards, a 1977 graduate of the Logan College of Chiropractic has practiced chiropractic in Emporia for 24 years. He was elected chairman of the Board of Governors during ACA's 38th Annual Business Meeting in St. Petersburg, FL, September 1, 2001.

Dr. Edwards has been extremely involved in the chiropractic profession for many years. He previously served on the ACA's Executive Committee for two years, as the Kansas ACA delegate and as chairman of the ACA Political Action Committee. In addition, Dr. Edwards has served as delegate to the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, delegate to the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, and is a Fellow of the Federation of Medical Licensing Boards.

On the state level, Dr. Edwards serves as a member of the Kansas State Board of Healing Arts, and is the current treasurer of the Kansas Chiropractic Political Action Committee.

Dr. Edwards has been recognized for his service and significant contributions to the chiropractic profession. In 1991, he was named "Doctor of the Year" by the Kansas Chiropractic Association, was elected a Fellow of the International College of Chiropractors in 1996 and was named national "Doctor of the Year" by Dynamic Chiropractic magazine in 2000.

The ACA, based in Arlington, VA, is the largest chiropractic organization in the country. The ACA provides lobbying, public relations, professional and educational opportunities for doctors of chiropractic, funds research regarding chiropractic and health issues, and offers leadership for the advancement of the profession. The ACA promotes the highest standards of ethics and patient care, contributing to the health and well-being of millions of chiropractic patients.

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