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TCC Names Dr. Stephen A. Foster As Provost

Dec. 17, 2014 - According to Dr. McKechnie, “Dr. Foster’s responsibilities as provost include coordinating TCC’s academic programming, infrastructure and budgetary matters with the president’s office. Dr. Foster will work methodically to administer the resources, training and services that students, faculty and staff need to promote excellence in the education of doctors of chiropractic.”

According to Dr. McKechnie, “Dr. Foster’s responsibilities as provost include coordinating TCC’s academic programming, infrastructure and budgetary matters with the president’s office. Dr. Foster will work methodically to administer the resources, training and services that students, faculty and staff need to promote excellence in the education of doctors of chiropractic.”

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TCC Expands Principles Curriculum to First Seven Trimesters

PASADENA, Texas – This past September, Texas Chiropractic College (TCC) embarked on a groundbreaking curriculum expansion in its mission to promote excellence in the education of practice-ready doctors of chiropractic. The revised Chiropractic Principles curriculum establishes a solid foundation for the chiropractic profession by helping TCC students grow into expert practitioners of chiropractic science.

President Brad McKechnie, DC, DACAN challenged the faculty to develop a unique chiropractic principles course for each of the first seven trimesters of a student’s academic career at TCC.

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TCC Names Dr. Brad McKechnie President

PASADENA, Texas – The Texas Chiropractic College (TCC) Board of Regents has named Brad McKechnie, DC, DACAN as the institution’s 14th president, after serving as the interim president since April 2014.

An honor graduate of TCC in 1985, Dr. McKechnie returned to his alma mater as an assistant professor in the department of clinical sciences. He also twice served as a dean during his tenure, managing postgraduate education and later overseeing external affairs for the college. In 2009, Dr. McKechnie was named to the TCC Board of Regents and he served on the Board’s Academic Affairs Committee, Postgraduate Committee, and the Finance Committee.

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Clinical Anatomy Series

Visual Diagnosis: Clinical Diagnosis from the Anatomy Lab

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Patient case presentations are interwoven with human dissection in the gross anatomy lab. (Approved for continuing education credit in Texas and Louisiana)

Course Directors:

Robert E. Routh, Phd
David J. Schimp, DC, DACNB, DAAPM

Course Description:

This course is designed to enhance clinical skills and increase core knowledge through hands-on, clinically orientated gross anatomy. Patient case presentations are interwoven with human dissection in the gross anatomy lab to provide learners with an opportunity to visualize and touch specific anatomy that corresponds to common neuromusculoskeletal disorders.

Registration Information

Costs for these courses are:
12-hour weekend (Sat 12pm – 6pm, Sun 8am – 2pm) = $300 (12 CE credits)

To register, please contact the TCC Office of Postgraduate Studies at 281-998-6061.

Schedule for Clinical Anatomy Series

Weekend 1: Anatomy of UPPER LIMB Disorders

Focusing on:

  • Shoulder
  • Pectoral region
  • Elbow and wrist
  • Peripheral neuropathies of the upper limb

May 17 and 18, 2014 (Sat 12pm – 6pm, Sun 8am – 2pm)


Weekend 2: Anatomy of SPINE Disorders

Focusing on:

  • Cervical spine
  • Thoracic spine
  • Lumbar spine
  • Radiculopathies

October 18 and 19, 2014 (Sat 12pm – 6pm, Sun 8am – 2pm)


Weekend 3 Anatomy of LOWER LIMB Disorders

Focusing on:

  • Pelvis
  • Knee
  • Ankle and foot
  • Peripheral neuropathies of the lower limb

March 21 and 22, 2015 (Sat 12pm – 6pm, Sun 8am – 2pm)