MEET OUR DOCTORS

Dr. Cynthia Vaughn is a 1984 Summa Cum Laude graduate of the Southern California University of Health Sciences and has practiced in Austin since 1988. She was appointed to the Texas Board of Chiropractic Examiners by Governor George W. Bush in 1997 and was appointed president of the board by Governor Bush in 2000.  She has also served as Texas State Delegate to the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners and the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards.

Dr. Vaughn currently serves on the Legislative Committee of the International Chiropractors Association and previously served as the Secretary-Treasurer of the Texas Chiropractic Association, East Texas Delegate to the American Chiropractic Association (ACA), Vice President of the ACA Council of Delegates and Chairman of the ACA Clinical Documentation Committee.

She was elected to the Parker University Board of Trustees in 2009, elected Secretary of the Parker University Board of Trustees in 2010, and was elected Chairman of the Board of Trustees in 2012.

In 2002, U. S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary Anthony Principi appointed Dr. Vaughn to the Department of VA Chiropractic Advisory Committee and in March 2005, VA Secretary R. James Nicholson appointed her to the VA Advisory Committee on Chiropractic Care Implementation.

In 2005, Dr. Vaughn received the ACA "Dr. John Flynn & Dr. Robert Lynch Memorial Award" for outstanding service and leadership. In 2007, she received the "Keeler Plaque Award" recognizing the Texas Doctor of the Year and in 2008, Dr. Vaughn received the American Chiropractic Association "Delegate of the Year" award.

Dr. James Edwards is a 1977 graduate of Logan College of Chiropractic in St. Louis, Missouri.  

He currently serves as the International Chiropractors Association (ICA) Representative Assemblyman for the State of Texas.

Dr. Edwards served as Chairman of the Board of Governors of the American Chiropractic Association (ACA) and President of the American Chiropractic Foundation from 2001-2003.  He also served as ACA Treasurer from 2003-2005 and represented 9 states as the ACA District VI Governor from 1998-2005. From 1995-1998, Dr. Edwards served as Treasurer and then Chairman of the ACA-PAC. In 2005, he was named Chairman of the National Chiropractic Legal Action Fund.

Dr. Edwards was appointed to the Kansas State Board of Healing Arts by two different Kansas governors where he served 8 years.  He has also served as Kansas State Delegate to the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners and the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards.

Dr. Edwards was named Kansas Chiropractic Association "Doctor of the Year" in 1991, national "Doctor of the Year" by Dynamic Chiropractic in 2000 and American Chiropractic Association "Chiropractor of the Year" in 2004.

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