DR CHRIS YELVERTON

CHRIS YELVERTON
Qualifications; M Tech Chiropractic (TWR)2000; Postgraduate Diploma in Business and Finance for Medical Professionals, ICSSD
Courses; Dry Needling Modules 1-3
Dr. Yelverton  qualified with a Masters Degree in chiropractic from the Technikon Witwatersrand, now the University of Johannesburg in 2000. He commenced work as lecturer in 1999, and has been Head of Department at the University of Johannesburg since 2001. He has supervised over 70 masters dissertations, and has presented both nationally and internationally.

He has been the past Regional Chairman of the Chiropractic Association of South Africa, the Chiropractic Internship Co-ordinator for Gauteng, and has served on the Standards Generating Body for Chiropractic and the Education Committee of the Allied Health Professions Council of South Africa. He was elected to the Professional Board of Chiropractic and Osteopathy under the Allied Health Professions Council of South Africa in 2008, and has been the Chairman of the Board since then. He has also maintained a private practice in a multi-disciplinary environment since 2000.

Abbreviated CV

Experience

1999-2001; Technikon Witwatersrand, Lecturer: Department of Chiropractic

2001-2004; Technikon Witwatersrand, Head of Department: Chiropractic

2005-present; University of Johannesburg, Head of Department: Chiropractic

2001-2006; Member Standards Generating Body for Chiropractic

2000-2001; Chairman: Internship Committee (Gauteng)

2001-2004; TWR Representative: Gauteng Internship Committee

2004-present; University of Johannesburg Internship Committee Representative

2000-2005; Chairman: Chiropractic Association of South Africa, Northern Provinces Branch

2005-present; Chiropractic Representative on WITS Health Consortium Continuing Professional Development Committee

2001-2006; Private Practice: Parkmore Sandton

2006-present; Private Practice: Benoni

2008-present; Chairman of Professional Board of Chiropractic and Osteopathy (elected)

Education

M Tech Chiropractic (TWR) 2000
Postgraduate Diploma in Business and Finance for Medical Professionals
ICSSD

Committee Served 

TWR Faculty Board Member; 2000-2004
TWR Ethics and Research Committee member; 2000-2004
University of Johannesburg Faculty Research Committee; 2005-present
University of Johannesburg Faculty Ethics Committee; 2005 – present
University of Johannesburg Faculty Higher Degrees Committee; 2005-present
University of Johannesburg Faculty Academic Promotions Committee; 2005 – present
University of Johannesburg SENATE Member; 2005 – present
University of Johannesburg Faculty Quality Assurance Committee; 2006 – present
University of Johannesburg Faculty Management Committee; 2005 – present
Internship Committee for Allied Health Professions Council of South Africa:Gauteng Co-ordinator: 2000-2001, UJ representative 2001 – present
Standards Generating Body for Chiropractic: 2001-2006
Academic Advisory Committee Chairman for Chiropractic Programme UJ
Council Education Committee Member for Allied Health Professions Council of South Africa: 2008-present

Research

Presentations:

WFC Conference, Paris 2001, poster presentation of “The effect of chiropractic on the quality of life in ankylosing spondylitis patients”.

Neurologic Assessment and Interpretation to physiotherapists 2005

Research Supervision/Examination: Supervised/co-supervised more than 45 masters chiropractic research dissertations (full list available on request).

External examiner for University of Witwatersrand, MMed Pharm, masters dissertation (2007)

International Publications:

T Travis D. Mitchell MTechChiro, Kristina E. Urli MDipChiro, Jacques Breitenbach MTechChiro, Chris Yelverton MTechChiro; The predictive value of the sacral base pressure test in detecting specific types of sacroiliac dysfunction, Journal of Chiropractic Medicine, 2007 (6), 45-55

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