Confessions of a Quackbuster

This blog deals with healthcare consumer protection, and is therefore about quackery, healthfraud, chiropractic, and other forms of so-Called "Alternative" Medicine (sCAM).

Thursday, January 27, 2005

FSU chiropractic school DEFEATED!

A bit of chiro history:

Jan. 27, 2005

This message was forwarded to me:

-----Original Message-----
From: Pat Hayward
Sent: Thursday, January 27, 2005 12:59 PM
Subject: Chiropractic

Dr. Abele asked that I inform you that the Board of Governors voted 10-3 to deny the approval of a chiropractic program at Florida State University. As far as we are concerned this will end our discussion of this issue and the designated committees need not continue work on this project. There will be a full report at the next Faculty Senate meeting. Dr. Abele and President Wetherell asked that I thank all who have contributed to this effort. Pat

Patricia C. Hayward
Associate Vice President
Office of the Provost
Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL 32306-1310
Phone: (850) 644-1711
Fax: (850) 644-0172


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