CBP NonProfit Board Members

Dr Deed Harrison, DC

President | Eagle, Idaho

deed-harrisonGraduated from Life-West Chiropractic College in 1996. He is a world renown chiropractic researcher, educator, and clinician. Dr. Harrison has developed and researched original spinal rehabilitation procedures and has lectured to thousands of Chiropractors and other Physicians in over 400 educational conferences around the world. He has authored approximately 100 peer-reviewed spine related publications, 4 spine textbooks, and presented at numerous peer-reviewed conference proceedings. He is a highly respected chiropractor, researcher, and educator in today’s profession.

Dr. Harrison is or has been a manuscript reviewer for several peer-reviewed Spine journals including: Spine, Clinical Biomechanics, Clinical Anatomy, Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, the European Spine Journal, BMC Complimentary Alternative Medicine, and BMC Musculo-Skeletal Disorders.

Additionally, Dr. Harrison is a member to the International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine (ISSLS), is a former International Chiropractors Association’s (ICA) Nevada State Assembly Representative member, and he formerly held a position on the Chiropractic Physicians Board of Nevada.

Dr. Harrison the acting Chair of the PCCRP Chiropractic Radiography Guidelines, and is a panel contributing member to two Chiropractic treatment guidelines (ICA Best Practices and ICAC Whiplash Guidelines). He is the President / CEO of Chiropractic BioPhysics® (CBP®)Technique & Seminars, is the President of CBP NonProfit, Inc.–a spinal research foundation, and is the Editor-In-Chief of the American Journal of Clinical Chiropractic.

Dr. Harrison is the supervising / senior Chiropractor at the ‘Ideal Spine Health Center’ in Eagle, Idaho.

Joe Betz, DC

Vice President | Meridian, Idaho

joe-betz-e1341252061314In addition to practicing full-time, Dr. Betz is active in chiropractic politics as a member of the board of directors for the International Chiropractors Association (ICA) and the Foundation for the Advancement of Chiropractic Tenets and Science (FACTS). He is also the current Vice President of both the Idaho Association of Chiropractic Physicians (IACP) and Chiropractic BioPhysics® Non-Profit.

He has co-authored many papers in the peer-reviewed literature in journals such as The Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics, European Spine Journal, The Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development and The Journal of Vertebral Subluxation Research. He is Chairman of the ICA’s Guidelines Committee and is one of the principal investigators for the PCCRP X-Ray Guidelines, the ICA Best Practice Guidelines and the ICA of California Whiplash Guidelines. He also co-authored several chapters for a chiropractic textbook on “Structural Rehabilitation” of the lumbar spine.

Dr. Joe Betz has received many awards including Researcher of the Year for CBP NonProfit and Chiropractor of the Year for both CBP NonProfit as well as the Idaho Association of Chiropractic Physicians.

Lenny Siskin, BS, DC

Secretary | Green Brook, New Jersey

lenny-siskinDr. Leonard Siskin graduated Suma cum laude from Life University in 1998 and has been in private practice in Green Brook, NJ since 1999. Dr. Siskin is the current secretary of Chiropractic Biophysics Nonprofit. Dr. Siskin held a board seat for the Council of NJ Chiropractor region of the Association of NJ Chiropractors (ANJC) from its inception through 2011 where he participated in various committees. From 2000-2013 He was co-owner of Promote Chiropractic, Inc., which is now affiliated with Posture Correction Tools and is a certified CBP® fellow. Dr. Siskin has been published in the American Journal of Clinical Chiropractic as well as in the European Journal of Spine. From 2006-present, Dr. Siskin has served as the Vice-Chair and database engineer for the Best Practices and Practice Guidelines of the International Chiropractors Association. He is a contributing author for the Practicing Chiropractors Committee on Radiologic Protocols and was co-awarded CBP chiropractor of the year in 2007. Dr. Siskin has been certified by several chiropractic colleges to teach continuing education in chiropractic seminars on subjects of clinical biomechanics, posture, chiropractic research, and chiropractic risk management.

Shirlene Harrison, DC

Treasurer | Eagle, Idaho

shirlene-harrisonGraduated from Life Chiropractic College West in 1996 and completed her pre-Chiropractic under-graduate course work at the University of San Francisco. Prior to pursing Chiropractic, she completed a 750 hour Massage Therapy program at the McKinnon Institute. From 1997-2011, she owned and operated Ruby Mtn. Chiropractic Clinic in Elko, NV with her husband.

Dr. Shirlene decided to become a Chiropractor after a personal experience of improvement under Chiropractic care. She suffered from Migraine headaches for years starting as a young child. After MRI’s, nerve testing, and drug therapy, her headaches were no better. Finally, she sought out Chiropractic care and to her surprise her Migraines were gone.

Dr. Shirlene is an Advanced Trained CBP Chiropractor and a CBP instructor. She is the mother of two rambunctious boys – Aden and Damien.

Joseph Ferrantelli, BS, DC

New Port Richey, Florida

joe-ferrantelliDr. Joe Ferrantelli is the Chief Technology Officer for Chiropractic BioPhysics Technique and CEO of PostureCo; a company that develops proprietary technology-software for radiographic and postural analysis.

Dr. Ferrantelli is a Certified Instructor for CBP® Seminars and has co-authored manuscripts published in numerous journals. He is contributing author and executive committee member for the ICA Best Practices and Practice Guidelines, and the Practicing Chiropractors’ Committee on Radiology Protocols document.

Tom Green, DC

Lincoln, Nebraska

tom-greenThomas L. Green, DC graduated from Logan College in 1984. He has owned and operated a private practice in Lincoln, Nebraska since 1985 and began implementing CBP principles in 1990.

Dr. Green is an Advanced Distinguished Fellow of CBP and has had the privilege of seeing the CBP Technique continue to advance and improve to better serve humanity. He is a Lifetime Member of both the International Chiropractors Association and the Nebraska Chiropractic Physicians Association.

Cynthia Boyd, DC

Alameda, California

cindy-boydDr. Boyd was inspired by local CBP® practitioners in her home state of NJ to follow her calling and become a chiropractor. She quickly changed her career direction, leaving her undergraduate studies in nursing and psychology, and went on to obtain a bachelor’s degree in Biology with a concentration in pre-chiropractic studies from Bloomfield College in 2001. After completion, she moved to California to begin studies at Life Chiropractic College West, where CBP® was officially offered in the curriculum. During her time there, she maintained all seats on the CBP® club officers’ panel, successfully running the club while practicing CBP principles throughout her internship at the college. With this degree of experience, Dr. Boyd began to develop Symmetry Health Center in Alameda, CA, which has been successfully operating since June of 2006. Dr. Boyd is a Certified CBP® Instructor for CBP® Seminars, and has served as an adjunct instructor in CBP® at Life Chiropractic College West in Hayward, CA. She regularly trains chiropractic interns at her facilities, which provides an environment for students to practice and learn skills that are not standard teachings in chiropractic institutions. She was honored for her work and contributions in CBP® education and received the prestigious Chiropractic BioPhysics® Chiropractor of the Year Award in 2009 at The 31st Annual CBP® Convention.

In 2014, Dr. Boyd bought an existing CBP® practice in Oakland, CA, expanding her model to a two location operation. In 2015, she expanded and moved her Alameda facility to a location which includes a fully functioning Yoga Studio. This space also doubles as a classroom for educational seminars on nutrition, weight loss and other topics related to cutting-edge healthcare. Dr. Boyd is a mother, avid yogi and self-taught chef.

Jason Haas, DC

Windsor, Colorado

jason-haasDr. Haas is a Greeley, CO native and co-owner of Windsor Spine Center has 15 years experience in the research and treatment of spinal disorders. He is a graduate of Life Chiropractic West.

In addition to their extensive undergraduate and doctoral education, Dr. Jason and Dr. Sandy received specialized training in CBP though an intensive series of post graduate seminars. Dr. Jason also possesses an extensive knowledge of nutrition and teaches on the topic weekly. Dr. Jason is a CBP® Non-Profit clinical researcher and, spinal research institute Board Member. He was awarded CBP® Chiropractor and Chiropractic Researcher of the Year.

Dr. Haas has coauthored three textbooks publications on spinal rehabilitation and spinal biomechanics (CBP Structural Rehabilitation of the Cervical Spine, Spinal Biomechanics for Clinicians, Vol. 1, and CBP Structural Rehabilitation of the Lumbar Spine. ), and has had 16 index-medicus articles published in prestigious journals such as Spine™ the Journal of Rehabilitation Research, Development and European Spine Journal and others.Dr. Jason enjoys time with his two children, Dylan and Sierra and goes fishing when he gets the chance. He is a lifelong musician and submits blogs to this website several times per week.

Paul Oakley, MSc, DC

Canada

paul-oakleyPaul Oakley received his B.Sc. (Hons) in kinesiology from Laurentian University (Sudbury, Ontario) in 1997, his M.Sc. in Biomechanics from Queen’s University (Kingston, Ontario) in 2000, and his D.C. degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic (Davenport, Iowa) in 2003. He has served eight years for the Canadian Forces Reserves, has been an ergonomic consultant, as well as held research assistant positions as a student.

Dr. Oakley has presented numerous platform and poster research presentations at various biomechanics and chiropractic scientific conferences and continues to be involved with research projects related to biomechanics, posture, radiation exposure, and ergonomics. He is in private practice in Newmarket, Ontario.

Pete Lope, DC

Manalapan, New Jersey

peter-lopesPeter Lope, DC, graduated from Sherman College of Straight Chiropractic Magnum Cum Laude in 1981. He has been practicing CBP since 1984 and teaching CBP training stations. In 1992, Dr. Lope was named “CBP Chiropractor of the Year.”

Dr. Lope is a certified CBP instructor, a board member of CBP Non- Profit, and manages the CBP Case Consultation on call service for Chiropractors needing case management advice. Dr. Lope maintains a private practice in Manalapan, NJ.

Sandy Haas, DC

Windsor, Colorado

sandy-haasDr. Sandra Valdes Haas, co-owner of the Windsor Spine Center, has a BA in Psychology with a minor in Biology from the prestigious Rollins College in Central Florida.

She was President of the CBP® Club and graduated Summa Cum Lauda from Life University in 2002. She has over 20 years experience in healthcare and fitness training as well as over 8 years experience in the treatment of spinal disorders. Dr. Sandy was awarded Chiropractor of the Year for 2005 and she and Dr. Jason are the only two state of Colorado Advanced Certified Distinguished Fellows of CBP®, a fellowship of the best chiropractic physicians in the country.

Dr. Sandy has a passion for fitness and nutrition and teaches on both topics. Dr. Sandy is an instructor for CBP Non-Profit and also develops software. She is an exceptional leader in her field and has tremendous respect amongst her colleagues. Dr. Sandy has two beautiful children. She enjoys running outdoors and is an exceptional athlete. She loves spending time with her family and has fallen in love with Colorado’s weather.

Jason Jaeger, DC

Las Vegas, Nevada

jason-jaegerDr. Jaeger has practiced since 1999 and has been chiropractor in Las Vegas since 2001 where he has brought his passion for health and wellness to the community that he and his family have called home since the late 1940’s.

Dr. Jaeger attended UNLV during his undergraduate program and graduate school at Southern California University of Health Sciences. As class representative and Student American Chiropractic Association Vice President SCUHS chapter, he successfully lobbied in Washington DC for such issues as Medicare and HMO reform.

Dr. Jaeger participated in a rotation through Cal State Northridge’s prestigious Physical Therapy program where he successfully integrated neuro-musculoskelatal therapies on paralysis and stroke victims. He is a Certified Fellow and Instructor in the technique of Chiropractic Biophysics and developer of the Universal Tractioning System.

Dr. Jaeger served as the Southern Nevada Representative to the Nevada Chiropractic Association 2008-2009 where he successfully lobbied for Nevada’s acceptance the PCCRP (Practicing Chiropractors Committee on Radiology Protocols). He has served as the Nevada State Delegate to the ICA (International Chiropractic Association) since 2010. Dr. Jaeger spoke at the 2011 European Chiropractic Union Annual Conference in Zurich on, “Cooperative Methods between Neuro-Surgeons and Chiropractors”.

Dr. Jaeger is licensed to practice Chiropractic in Nevada, Arizona and California and is proud to bring his experience and enthusiasm to the Southern Nevada community. He is a proudly married to his wife Carrie and has two boys, Aden and Sebastian. Dr. Jaeger proudly enjoys an excellent working relationship with many of Southern Nevada’s premier medical surgeons and physicians.

Robert Berry, DC

Montour Falls, New York

robertRobert Berry graduated with a B.S. in Medical technology and a B.S. in Biology from State University of New York at Fredonia and in 1996 he graduated from NYCC. Dr. Berry started Berry Translations in 1999 and holds a patent on the Berry Lateral Translation Traction unit; used in CBP offices around the world.

Dr. Berry was the past adjunct professor at NYCC from 2000-2002 where he taught the CBP Technique elective course. In 2001, Dr. Berry was named “Chiropractic Biophysics Doctor of the Year” for his contributions to the field of Chiropractic Biophysics. In 2006 he was awarded Chiropractic Biophysic’s Outstanding Achievement Award for his efforts and contributions in the field of chiropractic education. He has been published in the Journal of Vertebral Subluxation and was one of the first doctors in the world to be advanced certified in Chiropractic BioPhysics. He is an instructor for CBP as well.

Dr. Berry has been a member of the International Chiropractor’s Association since 2001 and has owned and operated a full time private Chiropractic practice for 15 years where one of his main treatment focuses is providing high quality CBP Technique procedures to presenting patient populations.

Mission Statement

Spine Research, Treatment, and Analysis is changing; so too is Chiropractic. Research, patient management, objective clinical results, treatment techniques, philosophies, and principles all must advance over time. The mission of Chiropractic BioPhysics® (CBP®) Non-Profit is to provide a research based response to these changing times that is clinically, technically, and philosophically sound.

By joining together, we can participate in the redefinition and updating of the chiropractic profession through state of the art spine research efforts.This journey, all of us must take as a Chiropractic health care profession to become the best we can be for the sake of the betterment of patient care.

CBP Non-Profit’s efforts focus on corrective Chiropractic care through structural rehabilitation of the spine and posture. Further, CBP Non-Profit, Inc. has in its purpose to fund Chiropractic student scholarships where appropriate as well as donate needed chiropractic equipment to chiropractic colleges; always trying to support chiropractic advancement and education.

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Chiropractic Biophysics Non-profit, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation dedicated to the advancement of chiropractic principles through scientific research. Dr. Don Harrison (deceased) and his second wife Dr. Deanne LJ Harrison (deceased) founded CBP research foundation in 1982; it was registered as CBP Non-Profit, Inc. in 1989 by Dr. Sang Harrison (Don’s 3rd and final life’s love). Through this organization Dr. Don and colleagues have published 140 peer-reviewed spine and Chiropractic research publications. Further, CBP Non-Profit, Inc. has funded many scholarships as well as donated chiropractic equipment to many chiropractic colleges; always trying to support chiropractic advancement and education. Dr. Don Harrison was the acting president of CBP Non-Profit, Inc. since 1982. Currently, Dr. Deed Harrison (Don’s son) is the President of CBP Non-Profit, Inc. Read More