John Weeks January 2013 Integrator Round-up covering the topics of Integratve Healthcare Policy; Integrative Clinical Care; Academics & Education; International; Philanthropy; People

Former US Army Surgeon General Schoomaker “coordinates his work” with Samueli Institute

A close collaborator with the Samueli Institute in its integrative health initiatives in the military in recent years, Eric Schoomaker, MD, PhD currently “coordinates his work with Samueli Institute” according to a recent notice from the Institute. Schoomaker, the former U.S. Army Surgeon General, also serves as a scholar-in-residence at Uniformed Services University. Schoomaker is credited with turning the military’s attention to exploring non-pharmacological, less-invasive health care approaches in various arenas, from battlefield readiness to pain management and the care of wounded and returning soldiers.


Bryan McAuley, DC, PhD appointed president of Parker University

Parker University and Parker Seminars has appointed Brian McAulay, PhD, DC, as its next president. According to a release from the chiropractic institution based in Dallas, Texas, McAulay’s education and experience includes a PhD from Temple University and a doctor of chiropractic degree from Pennsylvania College of Chiropractic. Most recently an executive vice president and provost for Life University, he also served in a similar capacity for Sherman College and was vice-president for academic affairs at Palmer College. McAuley will replace Fabrizio Mancini, DC, who retired after serving as president for just under 14 years.