The Mentors

CARL is a core collaborative initiative of three senior research academics at three Universities (Professor Jon Adams, University of Technology Sydney, Australia, Professor Greg Kawchuk, University of Alberta, Canada and Professor Jan Hartvigsen, University of Southern Denmark). All three Professors have extensive experience and track records in health sciences research and mentoring and leadership and all three Universities have developed extensive programs and track records in chiropractic research.

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Jon Adams is Professor of Public Health and Director of the Australian Research Centre in Complementary and Integrative Medicine, University of Technology Sydney, Australia. Jon also currently holds a Australian Research Council Professorial Future Fellowship and is both a Senior Fellow and Senior Mentor on the Oxford International Primary Health Care Research Leadership Program, Department of Primary Care Sciences, University of Oxford.

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Greg Kawchuk is Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine in the Department of Physical Therapy, University of Alberta, Canada and is presently the Chair of the Research Council of the World Federation of Chiropractic. Professor Kawchuk is a former Canada Research Chair in Spinal Function

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Jan Hartvigsen is Professor and Research Leader at the Department of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics at the Faculty of Health, University of Southern Denmark. Jan is also head of the Graduate Program for Physical Activity and Musculoskeletal Health that currently has 63 PhD students and Senior Researcher at the Nordic Institute of Chiropractic and Clinical Biomechanics.