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TCC Board of Regence name Dr. Richard Brassard President Emeritus

Pasadena, Texas - Texas Chiropractic College (TCC) is pleased to announce Dr. Richard G. Brassard, DC, FICC, as President Emeritus. The Board of Regents met on July 19, 2014 during the TCC Annual Convention in Galveston Texas where they voted unanimously to grant President Emeritus status to Dr. Brassard.  

Dr. Brassard began his relationship with TCC in July of 1985 when he was first appointed to the TCC Board of Regents.  He held this initial appointment until 1991 and then was reappointed in July 1995.  In 1997, Dr. Brassard was elected to the position of Vice Chairman and then elected as Chairman in 1999.  On January 1, 2002, the board appointed him as president-elect of TCC and he took the mantel of president on January 1, 2004, a position he held for 10 years before retiring.

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TCC Names Dr. Brad McKechnie as New Interim President

PASADENA, Texas - Texas Chiropractic College (TCC) announced Dr. Brad McKechnie, D.C., DACAN as the College’s Interim President effective Monday, April 14, 2014.

Dr. McKechnie’s appointment comes on the heels of an announcement by Dr. R. Fred Zuker, Ph.D. that he would step down as the College’s interim president for health reasons, a position he held for seven months.

As Interim President, Dr. McKechnie will oversee the day-to-day operations of the College. After graduating from TCC in 1985, he served as a faculty member from 1986 to 1996 including various administrative roles as the Dean of Postgraduate Studies and Dean of External Affairs.

“I am excited to be a part of TCC’s future,” said Dr. McKechnie. “Texas Chiropractic College has some of the best students, staff and faculty in chiropractic education and I look forward to working with them every day.”

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Texas Chiropractic College renews academic partnership with Lee College

PASADENA, Texas - Texas Chiropractic College (TCC) renewed an articulation agreement with Lee College Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014 to ensure students can continue to easily enroll in the TCC Doctor of Chiropractic program. Presidents from both institutions met at the Lee College campus to re-sign the agreement, which was initially endorsed in fall 2010.  The arrangement allows Lee students who earn 90 undergraduate credit hours, maintain a minimum grade point average in specific science prerequisites and meet TCC requirements to automatically qualify for admission.

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Clinical Anatomy Series

Visual Diagnosis: Clinical Diagnosis from the Anatomy Lab


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)