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.
PASADENA, Texas – Brad McKechnie, DC, DACAN, president of Texas Chiropractic College (TCC), is pleased to announce the promotion of Stephen A. Foster, DC, FICC to the position of provost, effective December 8, 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.”
For more than 100 years, Texas Chiropractic College has been a respected player in America’s landscape of health care education. Our highly ranked programs, together with world-class faculty, unparalleled opportunities for hands-on training, and uncommonly close campus family have earned our chiropractic school a reputation as one of the nation’s finest producers of skilled, thoughtful, ethical Doctors of Chiropractic.
And at TCC, this impressive legacy is matched only by one thing—the significant role we are playing in the future of health care.
TCC’s Doctor of Chiropractic degree (DC) program takes a scientific and evidence-based approach to the discipline, and is rigorously grounded in classroom excellence, research, and patient care. As one of the top chiropractic schools, TCC also offers a comprehensive Bachelor of Science completion program in human biology.
Our Experiential Approach
The hands-on programs at TCC are distinctive offerings that, in the end, truly set our graduates apart. Our Hospital Rotation Program is the largest among chiropractic schools nationwide, enabling students to rotate in nearly 30 hospitals and clinics throughout Houston, including the world-renowned Texas Medical Center. Further, students apply their knowledge and skills through our innovative Preceptorship Program, clinical internships at TCC’s Moody Health Center, and clinic visitation programs.
The approximately 300 students at TCC are engaged, motivated individuals realizing their dreams to become vital members of the health care delivery system. They come from approximately 40 states and 10 countries, and are guided by expert faculty and respected administrators who view the TCC community as, more than anything, their extended family.
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Situated on a comfortable 16-acre campus in the Houston suburb of Pasadena, Texas, the TCC campus offers an array of state-of-the-art educational and training facilities, as well as recreational facilities and fitness equipment. Students also enjoy the seemingly endless cultural, professional, educational, and recreational opportunities that can be found in Houston—one of America’s most exciting and vibrant cities.
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Graduates of TCC are second to none. Together, our family of health professionals—students, graduates, and faculty alike—are committed to serving the needs of the community, public, and profession through leadership, scholarship, research, patient care at Moody Health Center, and service activities in the field of chiropractic.