NYCC President Dr. Frank Nicchi Named ACC President

SENECA FALLS – New York Chiropractic College president Frank J. Nicchi, DC, MS, was recently elected president of the Association of Chiropractic Colleges, (ACC) a consortium of some nineteen chiropractic colleges located in the United States, Canada and New Zealand. According to David O’Bryon, JD, the association’s executive director since 1996, the organization assists its member institutions by providing leadership in chiropractic education, research and service. Nicchi’s election took place during the 2009 Association of Chiropractic Colleges-Research Agenda Conference (ACC-RAC) held in Las Vegas on March 12th. Nicchi has been a member of the ACC Board of Directors since September, 2000 and was previously the organization’s vice president, treasurer and chair of the institutional statistics committee. “I am honored to be the president of the ACC,” Nicchi said. “It’s a vital organization that advances scholarly activity within the chiropractic academic community and promotes high standards throughout the profession.” Dr. Nicchi also serves on the Board of the Academic Consortium for Complementary and Alternative Health Care (ACCAHC) as the ACC representative. This year’s conference also saw the election of Fabrizio Mancini, DC, president of Parker College of Chiropractic in Dallas, as vice president and Richard G. Brassard, DC, president of Texas Chiropractic College in Pasadena, TX, as secretary/treasurer. The fourth member of the executive committee is ACC past-president Carl Cleveland III, DC, of Cleveland Chiropractic Colleges–Kansas City and Los Angeles.


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