Clearwater, FL, chiropractor Julie Mayer Hunt, D.C., DICCP, FCCJP, recently received the Service to the Profession Award from Sherman College of Chiropractic in Spartanburg, SC, in recognition of her contributions, time and commitment to the profession, the public and the college. The Service to the Profession Award is given to an individual who has demonstrated extraordinary, unselfish and noteworthy service to the chiropractic profession.
“Dr. Julie Mayer Hunt is making an extraordinary impact on chiropractic through her research, teachings and practice of upper cervical chiropractic care,” said Sherman President Edwin Cordero, D.C. “Her service to the profession is remarkable and deeply appreciated.”
Dr. Hunt is a second-generation upper cervical care chiropractor; she graduated from Life University in 1981 and practices with her father, Dr. David W. Mayer, the founder of Mayer Chiropractic, which recently celebrated its 61st anniversary. They have been especially pleased to welcome a third generation, her son Travis Mayer Hunt, D.C., to the office.
Dr. Julie Mayer Hunt has completed postgraduate studies leading to her board certification in Orthospinology, Diplomate status in Clinical Chiropractic Pediatrics (DICCP) in 2000, and Fellow status in Craniocervical Junction Procedures (FCCJP) in 2016. She has presented upper cervical focused seminars since 2000 across North America and internationally.
As a founding member of the International Chiropractors Association (ICA) Council on Upper Cervical Care, Dr. Hunt launched and co-manages the Upper Cervical Board certification program, the Diplomate of CranioCervical Junction Procedures. She has published multiple papers in peer reviewed journals, was a contributor to the Orthospinology Procedures textbook, and served as an author for an upper cervical chapter in the second edition Pediatric Chiropractic textbook.
Dr. Hunt is active in the chiropractic community, currently serving as President for the Society of Orthospinology, and as a member of the Upper Cervical Research Council and the Trauma Imaging Foundation. She is a past Florida state representative for the ICA and a past board member of the Florida Chiropractic Society.
Sherman College named its 2019 award recipients in May as part of Lyceum, an annual continuing education and homecoming event attended by hundreds of chiropractors and students throughout the U.S. and internationally. Lyceum is held each spring in Spartanburg, SC, and involves three days of seminars, special events and other programs; this year approximately 700 were in attendance.
Sherman College of Chiropractic provides students with a comprehensive chiropractic education, preparing them to enter the field as doctors of chiropractic who are highly skilled, compassionate, ethical and successful. On its 80-acre campus in South Carolina, Sherman offers a first professional degree program unique in its approach to health care and known globally for the skill and art of chiropractic delivered by graduates. For more information, visit www.sherman.edu or call 800-849-8771.