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Deborah Kopansky-Giles receives McAndrews Award

Maria DiDanieli   


April 12, Clive, Iowa  – On March 19, 2010, at the Association of
Chiropractic Colleges Educational Conference and Research Agenda Conference
(ACC-RAC), the NCMIC Foundation awarded Deborah Kopansky-Giles,
the Jerome F. McAndrews, D.C.,
Memorial Research Fund NCMIC Group, Inc. Award.

As a recipient of the McAndrews Award,
Dr. Kopansky-Giles was recognized for her long-standing efforts to advance
chiropractic research, including bridging the gap between the chiropractic
profession and traditional medical organizations. Her scientific studies are
pragmatic and help others understand how chiropractic benefits the healthcare
system, especially in providing care to the underserved.



The Jerome F. McAndrews, D.C., Memorial Research Fund was created
by the NCMIC Foundation to honor Dr. McAndrews’ longtime support of the
scientific and practical advancement of the study of chiropractic. Each year, it
provides an award to a worthy research recipient. This award recognizes an
individual or a group who has demonstrated exceptional ability to:

  1. advance research and the
    exchange of scientific information
  2. promote high ethical
    standards in research and/or practice
  3. contribute to practical applications
    to chiropractic practice
  4. interact professionally with
    other individuals and groups involved in relevant research and application.

For more information about the NCMIC Foundation and/or the McAndrews Award, please visit



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