CMCC to participate in Chiropractors Without Borders
By Maria DiDanieli
April 7, Toronto, ON –
The Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC) is very excited to
participate in its first Chiropractic
Without Borders (CWB) mission. Seven interns, graduate student Dr. Jaclyn
Durante, faculty member Dr. Carol Ann Weis and clinician Les Wiltshire will be in
the Dominican Republic
from April 18 to April 29, where they will have the opportunity to treat
individuals who have never had access to chiropractic.
According to Chiropractic Without Borders founder,
Dr. Christian Genest, who met with the CMCC team last week, these missions are
a life-changing experience for patients and interns alike. For many of the
patients, it will be their first contact with a health professional of any kind.
As with all CWB missions, treatment will be offered at no cost to patients.
Dr. Jaclyn Durante, a graduate
student in the Sports Sciences Program, is realizing a long-time goal by
participating in the mission.
“I have friends who have
participated in Engineers Without Borders
and in Nurses Without Borders,” she
says. “I jumped at the chance to do this kind of outreach. You can get so
focused, at school, that, at times, you lose your perspective. This is an
opportunity for each of us on the team, to step back and take stock of why we
The interns who will
participate on the CMCC Chiropractic
Without Borders team are year IV students. They are: Adam Armstrong, Kate Lingard,
Jackie Perron, Kim Pugh, Kim Richter, Katie Sellars and Heather Ulrichsen.
Canadian Chiropractor Magazine congratulates all members of the CMCC Chiropractors Without Borders team for taking part in this initiative, and wishes the team a safe and successful mission!