Dave Newell PhD FRCC (Hon) FEAC FBCA
Dave Newell holds positions of Professor of Integrated Musculoskeletal Healthcare and Director of Research at AECC University College and Visiting Research Fellow at Faculty of Medicine, University of Southampton. Dave graduated from Plymouth University with a PhD in molecular biology in 1986.
The last 35 years have been spent teaching and generating research in chiropractic institutions, previously holding the position of Research Director in two other chiropractic programs in the UK and Australia. He has considerable experience teaching research methodology, critical thinking and the natural sciences. He has been involved with curriculum design, validation and accreditation of chiropractic programs.
Dave has published over 70 peer-reviewed papers in areas relevant to musculoskeletal conditions in general and the chiropractic profession in particular. He is currently supervising 4 PhD students in collaboration with several UK universities and has successfully supervised numerous students at Masters and Doctorate level.
His contemporary areas of research interest lie in contextual factors in the therapeutic encounter, therapeutic alliance and the alignment of the chiropractic profession with national health systems.
He is active across the profession both in the UK and internationally and has presented at a number of conventions and events. He is particularly proud to host iCareChirocast, an international podcast with influencers in the chiropractic profession, and has been invited to speak on other professional podcasts.
He presently leads the institutional research strategy at AECC University College in the UK www.aecc.ac.uk