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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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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. Stephen A. Foster As Provost

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.”

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Dr. Cassie Stinson Accepts Invitation as Attending Clinician at Moody Health Center

PASADENA, Texas – Cassie Stinson, DC, CCSP has accepted an invitation from Texas Chiropractic College (TCC) president, Brad McKechnie, DC, DACAN to join the full-time faculty as an attending clinician at the Moody Health Center (MHC).

“We are pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Stinson,” Dr. McKechnie said. “Her clinical experience and business acumen are tremendous benefits for TCC interns preparing to graduate as practice-ready doctors of chiropractic.”

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Chiropractic Ranked High in 2013 Best Jobs Study

PASADENA, Texas – Texas Chiropractic College (TCC) is proud to share a recent Wall Street Journal article on “The Best and Worst Jobs of 2013.” The article was released by the Journal from CareerCast.com which ranked 200 jobs from best to worst based on five criteria: physical demands, work environment, income, stress and hiring outlook.

Chiropractic was ranked as the 11th best occupation in 2013, up from number 19 in 2012. Earning high marks for work environment, stress level and hiring outlook; this comes as no surprise to TCC president Dr. Richard G. Brassard.

“This study just proves what we in chiropractic have known for years, what a wonderful and rewarding career it is to be a chiropractor. With the opportunities for financial success and the ability to share the healing art of chiropractic with your patients, I can’t think of a more fulfilling career,” said Dr. Brassard.

This article echoes the fall 2012 release of a MyPlan.com study that ranked chiropractors as having one of the highest job satisfactions among working professionals.

With so many accolades and its unique approach in drug-free, hands on health care, chiropractic looks to be a booming occupation.

Texas Chiropractic College is located at in Pasadena, Texas just outside Houston. For more information about chiropractic, please contact the TCC Office of Admission at www.txchiro.edu/GoTCC, admissions@txchiro.edu or 800.468.6839.