Who We Are

The mission of the Chiropractic Health Care Section is to enhance public health through the application of chiropractic knowledge to disease prevention and health promotion. The specific objectives of the Section are as follows:

  • To promote interdisciplinary communication and cooperation between the chiropractic profession and other health care professions regarding public health.
  • To disseminate chiropractic research pertinent to public health through scientific and /educational sessions at the APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition.
  • To promote conservative care in community health.
  • To include chiropractic care in public health institutions and programs.
  • To enhance participation by chiropractic physicians and chiropractic institutions in public health.
  • To encourage chiropractic physicians, educators, and students to join and participate in APHA and the Section.
  • To collaborate with the APHA community in advancing public health policy.