Dr. Rodger Tepe
Curriculum Vitae

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Rodger Tepe, PhD

19335 Dogwood Valley Count

Wildwood, MO 63038

636-236-4881

rodger.tepe@gmail.com

 

 

Education           

PhD, Marriage and Family Counseling                1986
St. Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri

MED, Counselor Education                                    1978
University of Missouri, St. Louis

BA, Psychology                                                          1971
University of Missouri, St. Louis

 

Employment       

Logan University
Retired from Logan University                            April 2015
Dean of Research and Development                  2006-2013
Research Administrator                                       2005-2006
Associate Professor                                                1988-2015
Assistant Professor                                                1985-1988
Instructor                                                                1982-1985
St. Louis University, Adjunct Faculty               1981-1982

 

Professional Memberships

American Counseling Association
American Mental Health Counselors Association
Missouri Licensed Professional Counselor
Peer Reviewer for ACC-RAC Conferences 1991-2015
Peer Reviewer for JMPT 1995-2015
Editorial Board Journal of Chiropractic Education 1995-2015
Editorial Board Journal of Chiropractic Medicine 1995-2015
ACA Research Advisory Committee 2010-2015
Chair of ACC-RAC Research Representatives Council 2009-2015
ACC-RAC Planning Committee 2009-2015

Publications

  1. Tepe R and Tepe C. Development and psychometric evaluation of an information literacy self-efficacy survey and an information literacy knowledge test. Journal of Chiropractic Education 29(1) 2015.
  1. Triano J, Budgell B, Bagnulo A, Roffey B, Bergmann T, Cooperstein R, Gleberzon B, Good C, Perron J, Tepe R. Review of methods used by chiropractors to determine the site for applying manipulation.  Chiropractic & Manual Therapies. 21:36 2013.
  1. Tepe R, Saikia S. Etiology, Treatment, and Prevention of ITB Syndrome: A Literature Review.  Topics in Integrative Health Care. 4(3) 2013.
  1. Tepe R, Schutz C, Dalton L. Differences Between Learning and Study Strategies Inventory Subtest and Factor Scores and Grade Point Averages for Chiropractic Students Tested in Trimesters 1 and 7.  The Journal of Chiropractic Education. 27(1) 2013.
  1. Tepe R, Ellis J, Emlet J, Ward K. A Single Blind Randomized Controlled Trial of the Effects of Spinal Manipulative Therapy on Fitts’ Law Performance in Participants With and Without Neck Pain. The Journal of Chiropractic Education. 26(1) 2012.
  1. Schutz, C, Gallagher M, Tepe R. Differences in Learning and Study Strategies Inventory Scores between Chiropractic Students With Lower and Higher Grade Point Averages.  The Journal of Chiropractic Education. 26(1) 2012.
  1. Schutz C, Dalton L, Tepe R: Learning and Study Strategies Inventory Subtests and Factors as Predictors of National Board of Chiropractic Examiners Part I Exam Performance.  Journal of Chiropractic Education. 25(1) 2011.
  1. Schutz C, Gallagher M, Tepe R. Differences in Learning and Study Strategies Inventory.  Scores between Lower and Higher Grade Point Average Chiropractic Students. Journal of Chiropractic Education. Spring 25(1) 2011.
  1. Snyder B, Zhang JQ, Tepe R. A pilot study of the effects of acupuncture on blood pressure and heart rate variability in normotensive and mild to moderately hypertensive participants. J Chiropractic Education. 23(1) 2009.
  1. Giggey K, Tepe R. Effects of Sacroiliac Orthopedic Blocking on Cervical Spine Extensor Strength. Journal of Chiropractic Medicine. 8(2): 2009
  1. Zhang JQ. Enix D, Snyder B, Giggey K, Tepe R. Effects of Bio Freeze and chiropractic adjustments on acute low back pain: a pilot study. J Chiropractic Medicine. 7(2) 2008.
  1. Zhang J, Haselden HM, Tepe R. Chiropractic adjustments reduced urinary incontinence. Journal of Chiropractic Medicine 20(1) 2006.
  1. George JW, Tunstall A, Tepe R, Skaggs, C. The effects of active release technique on hamstring flexibility – a pilot study. Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics 2006; 29:224-27.
  1. George JW, Tepe R, Busold D, Keuss S, Skaggs CD. The effects of active release technique on carpal tunnel patients – a pilot study. Journal of Chiropractic Medicine 5(4) 2006.
  1. Osterhouse MD, Tepe R, Kettner NW, McVey MJ:  Reliability study of the Penning method for cervical intersegmental motion assessment. Journal of Neuromusculoskeletal System.  Summer 2002; 10(2):52-58.
  1. Sanders GE, Reinert O, Tepe R, Maloney P: Chiropractic adjustive manipulation on subjects with acute low back pain: visual analog pain scores and plasma beta-endorphin levels. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 1990 Sep;13(7):391-5

 

Citable Abstracts

  1. Tepe R, Hobbins D, McVay L, Williams S. A pilot study of the effects of whole foods supplementation on adrenal fatigue syndrome. Journal of Chiropractic Education 2015 Vol. 29(1)
  1. Tepe R. Inter-examiner and intra-examiner reliability of full spine pressure pain thresholds in symptomatic and asymptomatic participants. Journal of Chiropractic Education  2015 Vol. 29(1)
  1. Tepe R. Information literacy self-efficacy and information literacy knowledge of 1st, 2nd, and 3rd year chiropractic students. Journal of Chiropractic Education 2015 Vol. 29(1)
  1. Tepe R and Tepe C. Development and psychometric evaluation of an information literacy self-efficacy survey and an information literacy knowledge test. Journal of Chiropractic Education 2015;29(1)
  1. Tepe R, Politowski J, Porter M, Ingino A, Gerlack S. The relationship between test anxiety and grade point average in chiropractic college students. Journal of Chiropractic Education 2014 Vol. 28(1)
  1. Tepe R, Schutz C, Dalton L. Differences between learning and study strategies inventory subtest and factor scores and grade point averages for chiropractic students tested in trimesters one and seven. Journal of Chiropractic Education 2013 Vol. 27(1)
  1. Tepe R, Davidson R, The effects of dietary modification and whole foods supplements on cardiovascular risk factors on overweight and obese adults. Journal of Chiropractic Education 2013 Vol. 27(1)
  1. Tepe R, Tepe C. A survey of chiropractic physicians’ practices for patient history, physical exam, and diagnosis. Journal of Chiropractic Education 2013 Vol. 27(1)
  1. Tepe R, Roseman L, Hengel H, Oschner-Ndessokia Jablonski D. A single blind one group pretest-posttest pilot study of the effects of active release technique on cervical and thoracic range of motion. Journal of Chiropractic Education 2013 Vol. 27(1)
  1. Tepe R, England D, Tucker H, Herman S, Bowman-Garrett J. An observational study of “normal” and “best” posture in normal weight, overweight, and obese chiropractic college students. Journal of Chiropractic Education 2013 Vol. 27(1)
  1. Schutz C, Dalton L, Tepe R. Differences in Learning and Study Strategies Inventory Scores Between Chiropractic Students with Lower and Higher Grade Point Averages. Journal of Chiropractic Education  2012 Vol. 26(1)
  1. Tepe R, Emlet, J, Ward K, Ellis J. A single blind randomized controlled trial of the effects of spinal manipulative therapy of Fitts Law performance in participants with and without neck pain. Journal of Chiropractic Education 2012 Vol. 26(1)
  1. Hocine C, Tepe R. A survey of chiropractic students’ opinions about the importance of research. Journal of Chiropractic Education  2011 Vol. 26(1)
  2. Schutz, C, Gallagher M, Tepe R. Differences in Learning and Study Strategies Inventory Scores between Chiropractic Students with Lower and Higher Grade Point Averages. Journal of Chiropractic Education 2011 Vol. 25(1).
  1. Zhang J, Montgomery P, Tepe R. The effects of low force chiropractic adjustments on 24 hour HRV and low back pain. Journal of Chiropractic Education 2011 Vol. 25(1)120.
  1. Morrell A, Nelson L, Tepe R, Haun DW: The effects of short arc banding: a novel exercise intervention in patients with chronic low back pain. Journal of Chiropractic Education 2010 Vol. 24(1): 106.
  1. Unger-Boyd MC, Tepe R, Zhang J. Effects of Still Point Inducer on the Autonomic Nervous System. Journal of Chiropractic Education 2009 Vol. 23(1)
  1. Vianin M, Enix DE, Tepe R. Effects of Neuromuscular Training on Core Stability. Journal of Chiropractic Education 2009 Vol. 23(1)
  1. Zhang J, Tepe R. Green Fruit and Vegetable Mix Powder on Reduction of Oxidative DNA Damage, as Assessed by Urinary 8-Hydroxy-2-Deoxyguanosine. Journal of Chiropractic Education 2009 Vol. 23(1)
  1. Giggey K, Tepe R. Sacroiliac orthopedic blocking improves cervical spine extensor isometric strength. Journal of Chiropractic Education 2009 Vol. 23(1)
  1. Giggey K, Lane AL, Adam-Bilka LM, Case IH, Tepe R. Effects of Increasing Core Muscle Strength and Endurance in participants with Chronic Low Back pain. Journal of Chiropractic Education 2009 Vol. 23(1)
  1. Hussain M, Tepe R. Biomechanical role of annular fiber orientation angle under compression and traction loadings. Journal of Chiropractic Education 2009 Vol. 23(1)
  1. Snyder BJ, Tepe R, Zhang J. A pilot study of the effects of acupuncture on blood pressure and heart rate variability in normotensive and mild to moderately hypertensive participants. Journal of Chiropractic Education. Vol. 23(1) 2009.
  1. Beavers D, Tepe R, Giggey K. Treatment of Anxiety with Non-needle Electro-Acupuncture. Journal of Chiropractic Education. Vol. 23(1) 2009
  1. Hussain M, Tepe R. Peripheral, circumferential, and radial components of stresses and strains within different regions of annulus and nucleus – a cervical intervertebral disc under pure compression. Journal of Chiropractic Education. Vol. 22(1) 2008.
  1. Zhang J, Tepe R. Custom foot orthotics on balance. Journal of Chiropractic Education. Vol. 22(1) 2008.
  1. Zhang J, Giggey K, Tepe R, Enix DE. Effects of Bio Freeze and adjustments on acute low back pain. Journal of Chiropractic Education. Vol. 22(1) 2008
  1. Hussain M, Tepe R. High stresses in the anterior-lateral region of annulus due to strains in the nucleus – a cervical intervertebral disc under pure compression. Journal of Chiropractic Education. Vol 22(1) 2008.
  1. Tepe R. Inter-examiner reliability of cervical measures. Journal of Chiropractic Education. Vol 22(1) 2008.
  1. Zhang J, Giggey K, Tepe R, Enix DE. Effects of Bio Freeze and adjustments on acute low back pain. Journal of Chiropractic Education. Vol. 21(1) 2007.
  1. Giggey K, Tepe R, Enix DE. Effect of instrument-applied spinal manipulative therapy on dual-task performance. Journal of Chiropractic Education. Vol. 21(1) 2007.
  1. Tepe R, Giggey K, Zhang J. A pilot study of expert and novice examiner reliability. Journal of Chiropractic Education. Vol. 21(1) 2007
  1. Zhang JQ, Giggey K, Tepe R, Enix DE. Effects of Bio Freeze and adjustments on acute low back pain. Journal of Chiropractic Education. Vol. 21(1) 2007
  1. Zhang JQ, Sau A, Ng D Enix D, Giggey K, Tepe R. Instrument-applied and manual manipulation-induced EMG responses in asymptomatic subjects. Journal of Chiropractic Education. Vol 21(1) 2007.
  1. Tepe R, Giggey K, Enix D, Zhang JQ. A pilot study of the effects of instrument-applied chiropractic manipulative therapy on postural control. Journal of Chiropractic Education. 21(1) 2007.
  1. Zhang JQ, Haselden P, Tepe R. Chiropractic adjustments reduced urinary incontinence. Journal of Chiropractic Education. Vol. 20(1) 2006.
  1. Tepe R, Zhang JQ, Enix D. A randomized controlled trial of the effects of instrument-applied cervical manipulative therapy on cervical range of motion. Journal of Chiropractic Education. Vol. 20(1) 2006.
  1. George JW, Tepe R, Clewis J, House R, Schlobohm E, Skaggs CD. Comparison of active release technique and proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation for improving hamstring flexibility – a randomized controlled trial. Journal of Chiropractic Education. Vol 21(1) 2006.
  1. George JW, Tepe R, Busold D, Keuss S, and Skaggs CD: The Effects of Active Release Technique on Carpal Tunnel Patients – A Pilot Study, Journal of Chiropractic Education Vol. 21(1) 2006.
  1. Giggey K, Tepe R, Enix DE. Effect of instrument-applied spinal manipulative therapy on dual-task performance. Journal of Chiropractic Education Vol. 21(1) 2006.
  1. Tepe R, Giggey K, Zhang J. A pilot study of expert and novice examiner reliability. Journal of Chiropractic Education. Vol. 21(1) 2006.
  1. Tepe R, Matzker M, DeRoche E, and Schell R: A Randomized Controlled Trial of the Effect of Full Spine Manipulation on Rocker Board Performance. Journal of Chiropractic Education Vol. 19(1) 2005.
  1. George JW, Tepe R, Skaggs C: The Effects of Active Release Technique on Hamstring Flexibility: A Pilot Study. Journal of Chiropractic Education. Vol. 19(1) 2005.
  1. Holstein M, Backus D, Tepe R: Interexaminer Agreement of Five Examiners Using Activator Methods Chiropractic Technique Leg length Analysis. Journal of Chiropractic Education. Vol. 19(1) 2005.
  1. Tepe R, Zhang J; Gonimetric Measures of Lateral Flexion Asymmetry Before and After a Diversified Cervical Adjustment. Journal of Chiropractic Education. Vol 18(1) 2004.
  1. Tepe R, Zhang J: A Survey of Student’s Perceptions of a Chiropractic Curriculum in Relation to Practice and National Board Performance. Journal of Chiropractic Education. Vol. 18(1) 2004.
  1. Zhang J, Rupert R, Nosco D, and Tepe R: Financial experience, knowledge, and attitude among chiropractic students in college. Journal of Chiropractic Education. Vol. 17(1) 2003.
  1. Addante JF, Addante M, Tepe R, and Zhang J: Specific yoga sequence affects sacroiliac joint function. Journal of Chiropractic Education. Vol. 17(1) 2003.
  1. Tepe R, Zhang J, and Wolf K: A survey of chiropractic college student’s sleep habits and grade point averages Journal of Chiropractic Education. Vol 17(1) 2003.
  1. Osterhouse M, Tepe R, Kettner NW, and McVey MJ: Reliability study of the penning method for cervical intersegmental motion assessment. Journal of Chiropractic Education. Vol. 16(1)
  1. Nosco D, Zhang J, Wiegand R, and Tepe R: Towards the relationship of musculoskeletal injury and performance in female high school pole vaulters. Journal of Chiropractic Education. Vol. 16(1) 2002.
  1. Maloney P, Tepe R, Bugerman D, Peterman E, Picinich D and Robbins B: Evaluating the algometer as a diagnostic instrument and establishing its relationship to an Objective measure of pain perception, Proceedings of the International Conference on Spinal Manipulation, Washington, DC, April 1989.

 

Platform Presentations

 

  1. Tepe R, Hobbins D, McVay L, Williams S. A pilot study of the effects of whole foods supplementation on adrenal fatigue syndrome. ACC-RAC 2015, Las Vegas, NV March 19-21.
  1. Tepe R. Inter-examiner and intra-examiner reliability of full spine pressure pain thresholds in symptomatic and asymptomatic participants. ACC-RAC 2015, Las Vegas, NV March 19-21.
  1. Tepe R. Information literacy self-efficacy and information literacy knowledge of 1st, 2nd, and 3rd year chiropractic students. ACC-RAC 2015, Las Vegas, NV March 19-21 2015.
  1. Tepe R and Tepe C. Development and psychometric evaluation of an information literacy self-efficacy survey and an information literacy knowledge test. ACC-RAC 2015, Las Vegas, NV March 19-21.
  1. Rodger Tepe, Chabha Tepe. Development and psychometric evaluation of an information literacy self-efficacy survey and an information literacy knowledge test. ACC-RAC 2014, Orlando, FL, March 22-23.
  1. Rodger Tepe, Jesse Politowski, Megan Porter, Ashley Ingino, Seth Gerlach. The relationship between test anxiety and grade point average in chiropractic college students. ACC-RAC 2013, Orlando, FL, March 22-23 2014.
  1. Rodger Tepe. Outcomes Assessment. Teaching and Practicing Evidence-Based Chiropractic Workshops. University of Western States. Portland OR.  July 13-14, 2013.
  1. Rodger Tepe, Chabha Tepe. A Survey of Chiropractic Physicians’ Practices for Patient History, Physical Examination and Diagnosis.  ACC-RAC 2013, Washington DC.  March 14-16.
  1. Rodger Tepe, Robert Davidson. The Effects of Dietary Modification and Whole Food Supplements on Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors in Overweight and Obese Adults with Total Cholesterol Over 180.  ACC-RAC 2013, Washington DC.  March 14-16.
  1. Rodger Tepe, Lindsay Roseman, Hans Hengel, Jane Oschner-Ndessokia, Daniel Jablonski. A Single Blind, One-group Pretest Post-test Pilot Study of the Effects of Active Release Technique on Cervical and Thoracic Range of Motion.  ACC-RAC 2013, Washington DC.  March 14-16.
  1. Rodger Tepe. Deborah England, Holly Tucker, Sara Jerman, Jacquelyn Bowman-Garret. An Observational Study of “Normal” and “Best” Posture in Normal Weight, Overweight, and Obese Chiropractic College Students.  ACC-RAC 2013, Washington DC.  March 14-16.
  1. Christine Schutz, Leanne Dalton, Rodger Tepe. Learning and Study Strategies Inventory subtests and factors as predictors of National Board of Chiropractic Examiners Part 1 examination performance.  ACC-RAC 2013, Washington DC.  March 14-16.
  1. Christine Schutz, Leanne Dalton, Rodger Tepe. Differences in Learning and Study Strategies Inventory Scores between Chiropractic Students With Lower and Higher Grade Point Averages.  ACC-RAC 2012, Las Vegas, NV.  March 15 -17.
  1. Rodger Tepe, Dean Smith, Kevin Ward, John Ellis. A single blind randomized controlled trial of the effects of spinal manipulative therapy on Fitts Law performance. ACC-RAC 2012, Las Vegas, NV. March 15 -17.
  1. Chabha Hocine, Rodger Tepe. A survey of chiropractic students’ opinions about the importance of research. ACC-RAC 2011, Las Vegas, NV.  March 16 -19.
  1. Rodger Tepe, Dean Smith, Kevin Ward, John Ellis. A single blind randomized controlled trial of the effects of spinal manipulative therapy on Fitts Law performance. ACC-RAC 2011, Las Vegas, NV. March 16 -19.
  1. Rodger Tepe, Stephen Perle, Chabha Hocine. How Evidence-Based Journal Clubs can be used to promote clinical applications of best evidence to improve patient outcomes. ACC-RAC 2011, Las Vegas, NV.  March 16-19.  
  1. Arlan Fuhr, Ron Rupert, Christine Goertz, Rodger Tepe, Tony Rosner, Charles Woodfield III.  Challenges with chiropractic technique research.  ACC-RAC 2011,Las Vegas, NV.  March 16-19. 
  1. Laney Nelson, Brian McGaughran, Kristina Berry, Rodger Tepe. A Pilot Study of Force Generation at the Achilles Tendon in 0, 30, 60, and 90 degrees of Knee Flexion. WFC 2011, Rio de Janiero, Brazil. April 7-9. 
  1. Morrell A, Nelson L, Tepe R, Haun DW. The effects of short arc banding: A novel exercise intervention in patients with chronic low back pain. ACC-RAC 2010, Las Vegas, NV.  March 17 -20.
  1. Schutz C, Gallagher M, Tepe R. Differences in Learning and Study Strategies Inventory Scores between Lower and Higher Grade Point Average Chiropractic Students. ACC-RAC 2010 in Las Vegas, NV.  March 17 -20.
  1. Tepe R, Perle S. The Role of Ethics in Research. ACC-RAC 2010. Las Vegas, NV.  March 17 -20.
  1. Hussain M, Gay RE, An KN, Triano JJ, Tepe R. Relative contributions to disc generation progression is higher by degenerative tissue ground matrix than annular fibers laxity: a finite element analysis in compression. 33rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics.  August 26-29, 2009, Pennsylvania State University, Pennsylvania.
  1. Hussain M, Gay RE, An KN, Tepe R. Biomechanical effects of chiropractic-based distraction therapy on the behavior of healthy and degenerated cervical discs: a finite element model analysis. Summer Bioengineering Conference, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, June 17-21, 2009, Lake Tahoe, California.
  1. Enix D, Vianin M, Beavers D, Tepe R. Effects of Neuromuscular Training on Core Stability. ACC-RAC 2009, Las Vegas, NV. March 12-14.
  1. Giggey K, Rodger T. Sacroiliac Orthopedic Blocking Improves Cervical Spine Extensor Isometric Strength. ACC-RAC 2009.  Las Vegas, NV. March 12-14.
  1. Giggey K, Thomas P, Tepe R. Effects of Increasing Core Muscle Strength and Endurance in Participants with Chronic Low Back Pain. ACC-RAC 2009.  Las Vegas, NV. March 12-14.
  1. Hussain M, Tepe R. Biomechanical Role of Annular Fiber Orientation Angle under compression and traction loadings: A Finite Element Model Study. ACC-RAC 2009.  Las Vegas, NV. March 12-14.
  1. Snyder B, Zhang J, Tepe R. A Pilot Study of the Effects of Acupuncture on Blood Pressure and Hear Rate Variability in Normotensive and Mild to Moderately Hypertensive Participants. ACC-RAC 2009. Las Vegas, NV. March 12-14.
  1. Unger-Boyd M, Zhang J, Tepe R. Effects of Still Point Inducer on the Autonomic Nervous System. ACC-RAC 2009.  Las Vegas, NV. March 12-14.
  1. Zhang J, Tepe R, Sau A, Ng D. Green Fruit and Vegetable Mix Powder on Reduction of Oxidative DNA Damage, as Assessed by Urinary 8-Hydroxy-2-Deoxyguanosine. ACC-RAC 2009.  Las Vegas, NV. March 12-14.
  1. Beavers D, Giggey K, Tepe R. Treatment of Anxiety with Non-needle Electro-Acupuncture. ACC-RAC 2009. Las Vegas, NV. March 12-14.
  1. Tepe R. The Role of Information Literacy In Chiropractic Education and Practice. ACC-RAC 2009 Workshop. Las Vegas, NV. March 12-14.
  1. Tepe R. Information Literacy and Best Practices Research. ACC-RAC 2009.    Break-out Session. Las Vegas, NV. March 12-14.
  1. Tepe R. Inter-examiner reliability of cervical measures. ACC-RAC 2008. Washington, DC. March 13-15.
  1. Tepe R, Giggey K, Enix D, Zhang JQ. A Pilot Study of the Effects of Cervical Spine High Velocity, Low Amplitude Manipulation on Postural Control, 2007 World Federation of Chiropractic/European Chiropractic Union/Association for the History of Chiropractic – Joint Research Convention. Villamoura, Portugal, May 2007. 
  1. Tepe R, Zhang JQ, Giggey K. A Pilot Investigation of Expert and Novice Intra-examiner and Interexaminer Reliability of Durometer Analysis of the full spine, 2007 World Federation of Chiropractic/European Chiropractic Union/Association for the History of Chiropractic – Joint Research Convention. Villamoura, Portugal, May 2007.
  1. A Pilot Study of the Effects of Instrument-Applied Chiropractic Manipulative Therapy on Postural Control, 2007 ACC Research Agenda Conference (RAC). Phoenix, AZ, March 2007.
  1. A Randomized Controlled Trial of the Effects of Instrument-Applied Chiropractic Manipulative Therapy on Myofascial Trigger Points. Conference for Chiropractic Research. Chicago, Sept 15-16, 2006
  1. A Pilot Investigation of Expert and Novice Intra-examiner and Inter-examiner Reliability of Durometer Analysis of the Cervical Spine. Conference for Chiropractic Research. Chicago, Sept 15-16, 2006
  1. A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial of the Effects of Instrument-Applied Cervical Manipulative Therapy on Cervical Range of Motion. Conference for Chiropractic Research. Chicago, Sept 15-16, 2006
  1. Effect of Instrument-Applied Spinal Manipulative Therapy on Dual-Task Performance involving Complex Postural and Cognitive Tasks. Conference for Chiropractic Research. Chicago, Sept 15-16, 2006
  1. Rangiometer readings of lateral flexion asymmetry in the cervical spine before and after a diversified adjustment. Federation for Chiropractic Education and research Conference. Washington D.C., 1992
  1. Inter-examiner agreement of palpation done in the standing position using the five cardinal signs of basic technique. International Conference on Spinal Manipulation. Washington, DC, May 1990
  1. A comparison of the sacral evaluation findings between the Gillet test and the Logan Basic marking system. 116th Annual Meeting for the American Public Health Assn. Boston, MA Nov 1988
  1. The Relationship of Lumbar Lordosis to Low Back Pain: A Retrospective Study. Sixth Annual Conservative Health Science Research Conference. NYCC, October 1987

 

Invited Speaker Presentations

 

  1. Analysis of Computer Work Station Ergonomics, Greater St. Louis Safety & Health Conference, October 21, 2014
  1. 3rd National Symposium on Complementary & Alternative Geriatric Health Care and the 24th Annual Geriatric Research, Education & Clinical Center Symposium: Integrative Pain Management. Logan College of Chiropractic. Chesterfield, MO September 24-25, 2009. 
  1. Logan University Administrative Faculty Meeting. Importance of Information Literacy for Chiropractic Students and Faculty. January 10, 2011. 
  1. Teaching and Practicing Evidence-Based Chiropractic University of Western States. Portland OR. July 13-14, 2013. 
  1. Expert and Novice Intra-examiner and Inter-examiner Reliability of Pro-Adjuster Fixation Amplitude Scans. Pro-Adjuster National Symposium presentation. Pittsburgh, May 19-21, 2006
  1. A Pilot Study of The Effects of Instrument-Applied Chiropractic Manipulative Therapy on Postural Control. Pro-Adjuster National Symposium presentation. Pittsburgh, November 17-19, 2006
  1. Cervical Ranges of Motion Before and After Pro-adjuster cervical treatment protocol. Pro-Adjuster National Symposium Presentation. April 1-3, 2005.
  1. A Randomized Controlled Trial of the Effects of Pro-adjuster System on Myofascial Trigger Points. Pro-Adjuster National Symposium Presentation. Pittsburgh, Oct 7-9, 2005
  1. A Randomized Controlled Trial of the Effects of Pro-adjuster System on Myofascial Trigger Points. Pro-Adjuster National Symposium Presentation. Pittsburgh, Oct 7-9, 2005

 

Completed Research Support

 

  1. R18HP07640-02-00 Skaggs (PI)                    09/19/06 – 09/18/09

HRSA

Musculoskeletal and Obstetric Management Study $750,000.00

This study is a randomized controlled trial comparing manual therapy vs. standard obstetric care for pregnant women with low back and pelvic pain.

Role: Clinical Trial Coordinator

 

  1. Standard Process 21 Purification Program Grant $50,375 03/20/08 – 1/-20/09

Tepe R, Davidson, R

This corporate funding was provided for study investigating the effects of a 3 week nutritional and supplement program on serum

lipids.

Role: Principal Investigator

 

  1. Louis University HRSA Gateway GEC – $57,575           08/15/10 – 08/14/15

Tepe, Rodger.  Funded for five years

Role:  Logan Site Coordinator