Keiser University’s College of Chiropractic Medicine Appoints New Vice President

Keiser University announced that Jennifer Illes, DC, MS ACP, has been named vice president of the Keiser University College of Chiropractic Medicine (KUCCM).

In this role, reporting to the campus president, Illes will be responsible for the academic, financial, and clinical oversight of the Keiser University College of Chiropractic Medicine and Spine Care Clinic.

“With some of her prior roles including Associate Dean, Clinical Outpatient Manager, Lead Clinician, and Program Chair, I am confident that Dr. Illes’ knowledge, experience, and skill coupled with her passion for the chiropractic program will prove to serve our students well,” said Keiser University’s West Palm Beach Campus President Lisa Nucci.

For the past five years Illes has served as a full-time faculty member for the KUCCM and has been instrumental in the development and growth of the chiropractic program. In addition, she serves as the president of the Faculty American Chiropractic Association (FACA) and holds a seat on the House of Delegates for the American Chiropractic Association (ACA).

Illes holds a Doctor of Chiropractic Medicine (DC) degree from New York Chiropractic College, a Master of Science degree in Advanced Clinical Practice (MS ACP) from the National University of Health Sciences, a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Brock University, and both an Associate of Science degree in Nursing, and Master of Nursing degree (family practice) from International College of Health Sciences.

With the mission of graduating caring and critically thinking healthcare professionals who are focused on spinecare, the Spine Care Clinic at Keiser University’s College of Chiropractic Medicine is now celebrating its 3rd Anniversary, and provides a variety of treatments including chiropractic spinal manipulation, Cox Flexion-Distraction, Class II Laser Therapy, physiotherapy modalities, and therapeutic exercises, and more. All care is administered by senior students under the direct supervision of attending faculty clinicians. To make an appointment, please call 561-273-0099 or visit the Keiser University Spine Care Clinic’s website.

The Doctor of Chiropractic program at Keiser University is a rigorous professional program consisting of 10 semesters of study which are completed over 40 months.  It combines traditional lectures with small group learning, weekly conferences and seminars, laboratory and experiential sessions, and clinical training opportunities at a number of sites.  All coursework includes case-based relevancy for chiropractic practice as a portal-of-entry profession dedicated to excellence in spine care.

About Keiser University

Keiser University is a private, independent, non-profit university serving nearly 20,000 students at 21 Florida campuses, online, and two international sites. Co-founded in 1977 by Chancellor Arthur Keiser, Ph.D., and Evelyn Keiser, Keiser University currently offers more than 100 degrees from associates to the doctoral level. Keiser University is a member of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities and was ranked No. 11 in the U.S. in Social Mobility by U.S. News and World Reports in 2021.

 



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