involved, and very busy, persons have been chosen for their positioning in the
profession at this moment – one is a DC, less than five years in practice, and
one is a student – their achievements
thus far and for their involvement in the profession, especially with respect
to fostering awareness of chiropractic
outside of the profession. I am excited
that both have accepted a position on the board, and I thank them for offering
their time, and expertise, to our
Dr. Emily Roback, Chiropractor, Red Deer, Alberta
Roback was born in Alberta.
From birth, she has lived with a sensory-neural hearing loss. She completed high school in Ottawa
and attended Laurentian University in Sudbury
where she earned her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology. Dr. Roback worked as an exercise therapist
for children with special needs while an undergraduate at Laurentian. Her experiences with chiropractors
specializing in sports paediatrics inspired her to write her first thesis paper
and pursue chiropractic studies at CMCC.
Currently, she is the president of Chiroback Trekker, a practice which
provides chiropractic, sports therapy, athletic training and nutritional
counciling. She also gives injury
prevention seminars for search and rescue teams in Alberta, has trained in air rescue and works
as an airport chiropractor.
Ms. Jessica Wong, Third Year Student, CMCC
Jessica Wong completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Toronto (U of T) and Michener Institute for Applied Health Sciences, earning a joint Bachelor of Science degree and health diploma in Radiation Therapy. Currently, Jessica is a third year chiropractic student at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC), where she serves as Treasurer of the Students’Council and Academic Director of the Interprofessional Education Council. She also sits as VP Social on the Inter Professional Healthcare Students’ Association at University of Toronto. Over the years, Jessica has been conducting research at CMCC, and Princess Margaret Hospital, and contributing articles to Canadian Chiropractic and CMCC Digest. For her research and extracurricular involvement, Jessica was awarded the A.E. Homewood Memorial Award, Dr. Colin A. Greenshields Award and Student Canadian Chiropractic Association Citizenship Award. Jessica is delighted to be a part of the Editorial Advisory Board and hopes to bring a student’s perspective to the team.