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Public Health Committee

Terms of Reference (September 2019)

POSITION STATEMENTS: Healthy AgeingOpioid OveruseWomen's, Adolescents' and Children's Health

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CHAIR: CLAIRE JOHNSON, DC, MSEd, PhD, DACBSP, FICC (USA) Dr Johnson is a Professor at National University of Health Sciences. In addition to her chiropractic doctorate degree, she received her master’s degree in health professions education, a diplomate in sports chiropractic, and a PhD in public health epidemiology. She has served in the American Public Health Association (APHA) and the Global Spine Care Initiative (GSCI), which is an international group dedicated to reducing the global burden of spine-related disease and disability by transforming the delivery of spine care in underserved communities worldwide.

mustafa agaoglu 

MUSTAFA AGAOGLU, DC (TURKEY) Dr Agaoglu is an assistant coordinator at on the chiropractic program at Bahçeşehir University of Istanbul. A past president of the Turkish Chiropractic Association, Dr Agaoglu's familiarity of diversity and middle-eastern culture is a valuable asset on the committee.

Gloria Cheung



Dr Cheung has a passion for addressing health issues that transcend international borders. After completing her Doctor of Chiropractic degree in Canada, she completed her MSc in Global Health and Development at University College London. Her research interests explore how countries can work with the World Health Organization and United Nations to develop public health programmes and policies to affect disability and human rights. Before relocating back to Canada, Dr Cheung worked with Public Health England and NHS England to produce a professional guidance document on improving urban health. Dr Cheung is currently a clinician in Toronto, Canada, and enjoys serving the community at Toronto Western Hospital and midtown Toronto.

reidar lystad 

REIDAR LYSTAD, BChiroSc, MChir , MPH, PhD, (AUSTRALIA/NORWAY) Dr Lystad is a postdoctoral research fellow at the Australian Institute of Health Innovation at Macquarie University. Previously an Intern at the George Institute for Global Health, Dr Lystad also completed a PhD in sports epidemiology and injury prevention. 

sarkaw mohammad 

SARKAW MOHAMMAD RANDHAWA, BSc. (Chiro), PhD (c) (NEW ZEALAND) With a background in emergency medicine, Dr Mohammed qualified in New Zealand with degrees in chiropractic and para-medicine. Further postgraduate studies include a Diploma in Travel Medicine, Diploma in Psychological Rehabilitation (Refugee and Migrant Health) and Masters in Health Science (Rehabilitation). 



JASON NAPULI, DC, MBA (USA) Dr Jason Napuli is on the medical staff at St Louis, VA Health Care System within the Whole Health Initiative and Adjunct Associate Professor at Logan University.  He is also the incoming residency program director for the VA Integrated Clinical Practice Residency Program at VA ST Louis, one of ten funded chiropractic residency programs in the US.  He has a passion for public health, veterans, and training health professional residents and trainees.  He is the immediate past chair of the American Public Health Association Chiropractic Health Care Section and has been a member of the section for over 15 years serving on a variety of leadership committees.  He has conducted research related to veterans and public health.  And most honorably, he is also a veteran of the United States Air Force.

jessica wong 

JESSICA WONG, BSc, DC, FCCS (CANADA) With an undergraduate degree in Medical Radiation Sciences, Dr Wong is a 2010 graduate of Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College. She is on the faculty of Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College and completes her Masters in Public Health (Epidemiology) in 2017. 

Kendrah da Silva

Dr Da Silva has broad experience in ICD10 coding and has coordinated a WHO FIC (Family of International Classifications) meeting in South Africa. A past President of the Chiropractic Association of South Africa (CASA), Dr da Silva remains a member of the CASA Executive.




 Robyn Brown


WORLD SPINE DAY, Global Coordinator: ROBYN BROWN, MBBS MSc BSc (Hons)
Dr Robyn Brown is a graduate of University College London Medical School working as a Doctor in Gloucestershire. She has a particular interest in orthopaedics and spine care and has additionally completed a postgraduate Masters degree in musculoskeletal science at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore, London.

Michele Maiers

PAST WFC BOARD LIAISON: MICHELE MAIERS, DC, MPH, PhD. (USA) Dr Maiers is the Executive Director of Research and Innovation at Northwestern Health Sciences University. With a Masters in Public Health from the University of Minnesota and a PhD from the University of Southern Denmark, Dr Maiers has significant experience in the public health arena.







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