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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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2014 Fall Career & Networking Fair

Thursday, November 20

11:00 am – 3:00pm

Harris Administration Building

We’re excited to kick off the Fall 2014 Career and Networking Fair hosted by the Alumni Relations office.  We need your help to make it a success!  If you are currently looking for a chiropractor to join your team or would just like to meet our students and network with your future colleagues, please consider joining us.

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TCC Board of Regents 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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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)