New York Chiropractic College Graduates Doctors of Chiropractic and Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Professionals

Seneca Falls: On July 28 and 29, New York Chiropractic College held commencement exercises, conferring upon candidates the Doctor of Chiropractic, and Master of Science in Acupuncture, or Master of Science in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine degree. On Saturday, July 28, at 10 AM, 27 candidates for the degree of Doctor of Chiropractic were awarded their diplomas in a ceremony held in the campus’s Delavan Theater. The commencement address was delivered by Serge Nerli, D.C., a 1983 NYCC alumnus. Nerli earned a Master of Science in Nutrition from the University of Bridgeport in 1999, has a private practice in Fresh Meadows, N.Y., and currently serves on the NYCC Board of Trustees. Valedictorian Rachel A. Streit had the honor of addressing her classmates and the assembled audience. Christa Marie Whiteman was named Salutatorian for the Spring 2007 graduating class. On Sunday, July 29, at 10 AM, the NYCC School of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (AOM) graduated 31 master’s candidates. The commencement address was delivered by Dainel Seitz, chair of the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine and executive director of the Council on Naturopathic Medical Education. Former president of New England School of AOM and former chief of the Acupuncture Unit for the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine, Seitz earned his Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts for Teachers from the University of Chicago and holds a law degree from Boston University Law School. He served as founding dean of the AOM master’s degree programs at NYCC and currently serves on NYCC’s Oriental Medicine Advisory Committee. For further information about New York Chiropractic College’s degree programs in chiropractic, acupuncture and Oriental medicine, and applied clinical nutrition, please visit our Web site at:

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