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Dr. Mark Erwin named the Canadian Chiropractic Research Foundation Scientist in disc biology


January 7, 2008
By Canadian Chiropractor

The Canadian Chiropractic Research Foundation has another exciting major announcement to make! The Foundation has entered into an agreement directly with the University of Toronto to create and fund the position of CCRF Scientist in Disc Biology.

newerwin1This three-year position will be held by Dr. Mark Erwin DC, PhD., who is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery in the Faculty of Medicine at U of T.

Dr. Erwin's new position and his revolutionary research, are supported by the CCRF, the University of Toronto, the Ontario Chiropractic Association and the University Health Network in Toronto.

The Ontario Chiropractic Association is a major partner in supporting this position. The OCA Board members are acknowledged for their tremendous commitment and leadership in this initiative.

The University of Toronto is Canada's largest university, recognized as a global leader in research and teaching.

The UHN is among the ranks of the world's leading health providers of exemplary patient care and innovative research and teaching.

This direct agreement with a university provides for a $300,000 investment in building the credibility of our profession and follows closely on the earlier investments with the University of British Columbia and the University of Manitoba.

Congratulations go to Dr. Erwin on achieving this prestigious position – the CCRF directors and officers are delighted with the progress to date.