Dr. Jeffrey Scholten
Dr. Jeffrey Scholten is the owner and clinic director of The Vital Posture™ Clinic.
Dr. Scholten is a Board Certified Diplomate in Chiropractic Craniocervical Junction Procedures and is currently the only Canadian Fellow in Chiropractic Craniocervical Junction Procedures. He was honored to be recognized as the Upper Cervical Chiropractor of the Year in 2015 by the International Chiropractic Association’s Council on Upper Cervical Care. A published researcher, Dr. Scholten’s research interests lie in practice-based patient outcome evaluations and investigating the relationship between the neck and the jaw. He has been awarded a Certificate of Merit from NUCCA for his research contributions.
He currently serves as President of the National Upper Cervical Chiropractic Association (NUCCA) and the Upper Cervical Health Centers Inc. (UCHC), is Vice President of the Upper Cervical Research Foundation (Canada) (UCRF(C)), and is a member of the board of directors of both the International Chiropractic Association’s Council on Upper Cervical Care (ICA-CUCC) and the Upper Cervical Research Foundation (UCRF). As a consultant, Dr. Scholten works with chiropractors and organizations on strategic planning and procedural development.
After completing his undergraduate degree at the University of Calgary (BSc, Kinesiology), Jeff earned his Doctor of Chiropractic from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa. During his undergraduate and professional studies, Jeff was inducted into the Vogt Society as recognition for exemplary personal leadership, was awarded with a Certificate of Recognition for Extraordinary Personal Action from the American Red Cross, received a Certificate of Merit for his role as an Anatomy Teaching Assistant. Jeff also earned a membership in Pi Tau Delta, an International Chiropractic Honor Society as a recognition of superior academic achievement, as well as a Jimmy Condon Athletic Scholarship to reward athletic and academic excellence.
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