Inaugural Dr. Normand Danis Award Presented to Dr. Grayden Bridge
By Maria DiDanieli
The Canadian Federation of Chiropractic
Regulatory and Educational Accrediting Boards presented its first ever Dr.
Normand Danis Award to Dr. Grayden Bridge.
The Danis Award is the
Federation’s highest individual honor, named for the past president of the Ordre
des chiropraticiens du Québec, Dr. Normand Danis.
Among his many accomplishments, Dr Danis, who served for 19 years on the
CFCREAB’s Board, chaired the Specialties Transition Committee – that had
the responsibility of overseeing the specialty colleges’ move from the CCA to
the CFCREAB – and served as an inaugural co-chair of
the Clinical Practice Guidelines Development Committee.
The Award recognizes integrity,
service, sacrifice, vision, and commitment in the arena of chiropractic
licensure, regulation and educational accreditation. As the initial recipient of the Award,
Dr. Grayden Bridge exemplifies the qualities it celebrates.
graduation from the Logan College of Chiropractic in St Louie, Missouri in 1976, Grayden has been in full time private
practice in Lethbridge, Alberta. He is a very active leader in the
profession having served as in the following roles:
Southern Alberta Chiropractic Society
President, College of Chiropractors of Alberta
Commission on Accreditation Council on Chiropractic Education of Canada
President, Council on Chiropractic Education of Canada
President, Councils on Chiropractic Education International
President, The Canadian Chiropractic Association
Chair, CCA/CFCREAB Clinical Practice Guidelines Task Force
has been married to his wife, Claudia, for over 30 years and has nine children
and six grand children. Several of his children have become chiropractors.