Presentations

The following is a list of presentations by current or former research faculty at Northwestern Health Sciences University.

Names in BOLD indicate research faculty and staff from the Wolfe-Harris Center for Clinical Studies.


2013

Leininger B, Bronfort G, McDonough C, Evans, R. Spinal manipulative therapy for seniors with neck pain: design of an economic evaluation. 2013 International Conference on Spinal Manipulation, International Spine Research (INSPIRE) Foundation, October 25-27, 2013; Tempe AZ.

Bronfort G. Plenary Lecture: Effectiveness of spinal manipulation and strategies for improving the relevance and quality of future clinical trials. 2013 International Conference on Spinal Manipulation, International Spine Research (INSPIRE) Foundation, October 25-27, 2013; Tempe AZ.

Khalsa P (moderator), Pickar J, Bronfort G. Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Roles in Chronic Pain Management & Research preconference symposium—Manipulative Therapies. 32nd Annual Scientific Meeting, American Pain Society, May 8-11, 2013; New Orleans, LA.

Baldwin L, Evans R, McKenzie M, Westrom K. An Evidence Informed AOM Geriatric Clinical Internship:  What Students Think. Impact of Acupuncture Research on 21st Century Healthcare, The Society for Acupuncture Research, April 19-21, 2013; Ann Arbor, MI.

2012

Maiers M, Bronfort G, Evans R, Schulz C. Adverse events among seniors receiving spinal manipulation and exercise in a clinical trial. 140th Annual Meeting & Exposition, American Public Health Association (APHA), October 27-31, 2012; San Francisco, CA.

Baldwin L, Evans R, McKenzie M, Westrom K. Developing an Integrative Evidence Informed Practice clinical internship. International Congress for Educators in Complementary and Integrative Medicine, October 24-26, 2012; Washington, DC.

Cassello-Maddox P. A pilot curriculum and faculty development program for advancing Evidence Informed Practice in the integrated acupuncture and Oriental medicine clinical environment. International Congress for Educators in Complementary and Integrative Medicine, October 24-26, 2012; Washington, DC.

Delagran L. Using online self-study modules to promote Evidence Informed Practice. International Congress for Educators in Complementary and Integrative Medicine, October 24-26, 2012; Washington, DC.

Evans R. Research Scholars: A faculty development program to advance Evidence Informed Practice. International Congress for Educators in Complementary and Integrative Medicine, October 24-26, 2012; Washington, DC.

Maiers M, Evans R, Delagran L, Kreitzer MJ. Evidence of culture change at a CIM educational institution. International Congress for Educators in Complementary and Integrative Medicine, October 24-26, 2012; Washington, DC.

Taylor B. Advancing integration through Evidence Informed Practice: Northwestern Health Sciences University's integrated educational model. International Congress for Educators in Complementary and Integrative Medicine, October 24-26, 2012; Washington, DC.

Tuchscherer M, Delagran L, Evans R. A comprehensive faculty development program for advancing Evidence Informed Practice at a complementary and integrative medicine institution. International Congress for Educators in Complementary and Integrative Medicine, October 24-26, 2012; Washington, DC.

Bronfort G, Hondras M, Schulz C, Evans R, Long C. Spinal manipulation and home exercise for back-related leg pain: A randomized clinical trial. 12th International Forum on Back Pain Research in Primary Care, October 16-19, 2012; Odense, Denmark.

Evans R, Salsbury S, Hondras M, Maiers M, Bronfort G. "What does one really expect?" Exploring expectations in patients with back-related leg pain. 12th International Forum on Back Pain Research in Primary Care, October 16-19, 2012; Odense, Denmark.

Haanstra J. What types of expectations do chronic low back patients have? Qualitative results from a mixed methods randomized trial. 12th International Forum on Back Pain Research in Primary Care, October 16-19, 2012; Odense, Denmark.

Leininger B, Vihstadt C, Hanson L, Evans R, Bronfort G. Activity limitations: What do patients with acute neck pain report and how do they change with treatment? 12th International Forum on Back Pain Research in Primary Care, October 16-19, 2012; Odense, Denmark.

Leininger B, Evans R, Bronfort G. The effectiveness of medication, spinal manipulation and home exercise for acute and sub-acute neck pain: secondary outcomes from a randomized clinical trial. 12th International Forum on Back Pain Research in Primary Care, October 16-19, 2012; Odense, Denmark.

Maiers M, Vihstadt C, Hanson L, Bronfort G. Perceptions of treatment value in seniors with chronic neck pain. 12th International Forum on Back Pain Research in Primary Care, October 16-19, 2012; Odense, Denmark.

Maiers M. Understanding spinal pain in older people: Promoting international collaborations. 12th International Forum on Back Pain Research in Primary Care, October 16-19, 2012; Odense, Denmark.

Schulz C, Ellingson A, Nuckley D, Evans R, Bronfort G. Cervical kinematics in acute and subacute neck pain patients. 12th International Forum on Back Pain Research in Primary Care, October 16-19, 2012; Odense, Denmark.

Westrom K, Evans R, Bronfort G, Anderson A. Risks and benefits of medication management within a neck pain clinical trial. 12th International Forum on Back Pain Research in Primary Care, October 16-19, 2012; Odense, Denmark.

Hinck G, Evans R. Facebook use and professionalism among CAM students. International Research Congress - Integrative Medicine and Health, May 15-18, 2012; Portland, OR.

Westrom K, Bronfort G, Evans R, Maiers M. Psychosocial outcomes from the chiropractic and integrative care low back pain randomized clinical trial. International Research Congress - Integrative Medicine and Health, May 15-18, 2012; Portland, OR.

Maiers M, Westrom K, Legendre C, Bronfort G. Integrative care for the management of low back pain: design of a clinical care pathway. International Research Congress - Integrative Medicine and Health, May 15-18, 2012; Portland, OR.

Maiers M, Bronfort G, Evans R, Hartvigsen J, Svendsen K, Bracha Y, Schulz C, Schulz K, Grimm R. Spinal manipulative therapy, supervised rehabilitative exercise and home exercise for seniors with neck pain. International Research Congress - Integrative Medicine and Health, May 15-18, 2012; Portland, OR.

Fink H, Schulz C, Bangerter A, Frizelle S, Baines-Simon A, Noorbaloochi S, Bronfort G. Education plus exercise vs. education, exercise and chiropractic care for veterans with chronic low back pain: a pilot randomized trial. International Research Congress - Integrative Medicine and Health, May 15-18, 2012; Portland, OR.

Westrom K, Evans R, Vihstadt C. Chiropractic, acupuncture and Oriental medicine, and massage clinical services in two geriatric facilities: outcomes of 1033 patient visits. International Research Congress - Integrative Medicine and Health, May 15-18, 2012; Portland, OR.

Vihstadt C, Westrom K, Evans R. A fellowship program for CAM providers in evidence informed geriatrics. International Research Congress - Integrative Medicine and Health, May 15-18, 2012; Portland, OR.

Evans R, Bronfort G, Kreitzer MJ. From CAM practice to research: a bridge fellowship for CAM practitioners to pursue careers in clinical trials. International Research Congress - Integrative Medicine and Health, May 15-18, 2012; Portland, OR.

Bronfort G, Evans R, Maiers M, Svendsen K, Westrom K. Individualized chiropractic and integrative care for low back pain: a randomized clinical trial. International Research Congress - Integrative Medicine and Health, May 15-18, 2012; Portland, OR.

Bronfort G, Evans R, Anderson A, Svendsen K, Bracha Y, Grimm R. A randomized controlled trial of spinal manipulation, medication or home exercise for acute and subacute neck pain. International Research Congress - Integrative Medicine and Health, May 15-18, 2012; Portland, OR.

Bronfort G. Efficacy and effectiveness of spinal manipulation for the treatment of musculoskeletal conditions. Using manual & conventional therapies to enhance musculoskeletal health, April 27-29, 2012; Fort Worth, TX.

Evans R, Tuchscherer M, Delagran L, Shupe D, Gosse B, Cassello-Maddox P, Hanson L. A comprehensive faculty development program for advancing evidence informed practice. ACC-RAC 2012 - Diversity of the Chiropractic Workplace: Planning for 2020, March 15-17, 2012; Las Vegas, NV.

Evans R, Hanson L, Leininger B, Vihstadt C, Bronfort G. Developing the next generation of clinical research scientists: Northwestern Health Sciences University's fellowship program. ACC-RAC 2012 - Diversity of the Chiropractic Workplace: Planning for 2020, March 15-17, 2012; Las Vegas, NV.

Evans R, Long C. Writing an NIH grant application: key strategies for writing about you and your collaborators. ACC-RAC 2012 - Diversity of the Chiropractic Workplace: Planning for 2020, March 15-17, 2012; Las Vegas, NV.

Hinck G, Evans R, Tweed E. Facebook use and professionalism among chiropractic students. ACC-RAC 2012 - Diversity of the Chiropractic Workplace: Planning for 2020, March 15-17, 2012; Las Vegas, NV.

LeFebvre R, Bhalerao S, Peterson D, Mansholt B, Stites J, Wolcott C, Taylor B. Evidence based practice boot camp. ACC-RAC 2012 - Diversity of the Chiropractic Workplace: Planning for 2020, March 15-17, 2012; Las Vegas, NV.

Leininger B, Bronfort G, Evans R, Reiter T. Spinal manipulation or mobilization for radiculopathy: a systematic review. ACC-RAC 2012 - Diversity of the Chiropractic Workplace: Planning for 2020, March 15-17, 2012; Las Vegas, NV.

Maiers M, Branson R, Elton D, Goertz C. The chiropractic research agenda: addressing multiple stakeholder needs through a shared vision. ACC-RAC 2012 - Diversity of the Chiropractic Workplace: Planning for 2020, March 15-17, 2012; Las Vegas, NV.

Maiers M, Evans R, Delagran L. Using research to change the culture of chiropractic education. ACC-RAC 2012 - Diversity of the Chiropractic Workplace: Planning for 2020, March 15-17, 2012; Las Vegas, NV.

Sullivan B, Boesch R, Stites J, Taylor B, Tunning M. Teaching and integrating evidence based practice skills in the clinic – applying evidence for therapy and diagnostics. ACC-RAC 2012 - Diversity of the Chiropractic Workplace: Planning for 2020, March 15-17, 2012; Las Vegas, NV.

2011

Bronfort G, Evans R, Maiers M, Westrom K. Individualized chiropractic and integrative care for low back pain: a randomized clinical trial. International Low Back Pain Forum: Primary Care Research on Low Back Pain, March 15-18, 2011; Melbourne, Australia.

Bronfort G, Schulz C, Evans R, Haas M, Vavrek D. Chiropractic care and exercise for adolescents with low back pain. International Low Back Pain Forum: Primary Care Research on Low Back Pain, March 15-18, 2011; Melbourne, Australia.

Cruser D, Zwickey H, Long C, Evans R. Educational initiatives for competency in research literacy: implications for both basic science and clinical practice. International Association of Medical Science Educators, June 18-21, 2011; St. Petersburg, FL.

Evans R, Maiers M, Bronfort G. Global perceived effect: is it measuring what we think it does? International Low Back Pain Forum: Primary Care Research on Low Back Pain, March 15-18, 2011; Melbourne, Australia.

Evans R, Hartvigsen J. How are we doing? A critical look at the use of "Global Perceived Effect" instruments in back pain research. International Low Back Pain Forum: Primary Care Research on Low Back Pain, March 15-18, 2011; Melbourne, Australia.

Hanson L, Leininger B, Delagran L, Vihstadt C, Evans R. Integrating two CAM programs in an evidence informed practice course: lessons from the trenches. American Chiropractic Colleges Research Agenda Conference, March 17-19, 2011; Las Vegas, NV.

Hanson L, DeVries R, Delagran L, Evans R. Where's the evidence? Mapping evidence informed practice learning objectives. American Chiropractic Colleges Research Agenda Conference, March 17-19, 2011; Las Vegas, NV.

Hanson L, Bronfort G, Evans R, Haas M, Kelly K, Leininger B, Schulz C, Stiles K, Westrom K, Vavrek D. Recruitment methods and challenges in an adolescent low back pain clinical trial. Symposium for Portland Area Research on Complementary and Alternative Medicine (SPARC), April 15-16, 2011; Portland, OR.

Leininger B, Hanson L, Vihstadt C, Gottfried S, Evans R. Evidence informed practice fellowships at a complementary and alternative medicine institution. Symposium for Portland Area Research on Complementary and Alternative Medicine (SPARC), April 15-16, 2011; Portland, OR.

Leininger B, Bronfort G, Evans R, Reiter T. Spinal manipulation or mobilization for radiculopathy. Symposium for Portland Area Research on Complementary and Alternative Medicine (SPARC), April 15-16, 2011; Portland, OR.

Maiers M, Bronfort G, Evans R, Westrom K, Legendre C. Evidence as a Common Ground for a Multi-disciplinary Health Care Team. Evidence 2011 - Transforming Healthcare. October 24-26, 2011; London, England.

Owens E, Gudavalli R, Schulz C, Wilder D, Hondras M, Bronfort G. Paraspinal muscle function assessed with the flexion-relaxation ratio at baseline in a population of patients with back-related leg pain. American Chiropractic Colleges Research Agenda Conference, March 17-19, 2011; Las Vegas, NV.

Sullivan B, LeFebvre R, Peterson D, Stiles J, Wolcott C, Zwickey H, Taylor B. Workshop on applied evidence based practice: teaching and using evidence-based practice (EBP). American Chiropractic Colleges Research Agenda Conference, March 17-19, 2011; Las Vegas, NV.

Vihstadt C, Evans R. An evidence informed practice based interactive scenario about clean needle technique. Symposium for Portland Area Research on Complementary and Alternative Medicine (SPARC), April 15-16, 2011; Portland, OR.

Vihstadt C, Westrom K, Evans R. Trials and tribulations with data collection from a practice-based research perspective. Symposium for Portland Area Research on Complementary and Alternative Medicine (SPARC), April 15-16, 2011; Portland, OR.

Weaver S, Gottfried S, Delagran L, Maiers M, Evans R. Foundations of Evidence Informed Practice For Massage Therapy. American Massage Therapy 2011 Convention (AMTA), October  19-22, 2011. Portland, OR.

Zwickey H, Taylor B, Evans R. Pre-Conference Workshop: Active teaching strategies. Symposium for Portland Area Research on Complementary and Alternative Medicine (SPARC), April 15-16, 2011; Portland, OR.

2010

Bronfort G. The UK Evidence Report. Anglo-European Chiropractic College, November 2010; Bournemouth, England.

Bronfort G, Maiers M, Schulz C, Evans R, Bracha Y, Svendsen K, Grimm R, Owens E, Garvey T, Transfeldt E. Clinical meaningfulness of between group differences observed in a trial of supervised exercise, spinal manipulation and home exercise for chronic low back pain. Society for Back Pain Research Annual General Meeting, June 10-11, 2010; Odense, Denmark.

Bronfort G. The UK Evidence Report. British Medical Association's Evidence 2010 Conference, November 2, 2010; London, England.

Evans R and CAM Research Education Project Team. Can complementary and alternative medicine be evidence based? Changing the culture through education. British Medical Association's Evidence 2010 Conference, November 2, 2010; London, England.

Evans R, Owens E. Evaluation of evidence-informed practice attitudes, skills and behaviors. Association of Chiropractic Colleges Research Agenda Conference, March 18-20, 2010; Las Vegas, NV.

Gottfried S, Westrom K. Massage in the transitional care unit: a clinical case using qualitative and quantitative outcomes. American Massage Association Conference, September 22-25, 2010; Minneapolis, MN.

Maiers M and CAM Research Education Project Team. Information Mastery: an essential tool for life-long learning. World Federation of Chiropractic Education Conference in San Lorenzo, October 14-16, 2010; Madrid, Spain.

Maiers M, Evans R, Taylor B. Information Mastery for the chiropractic profession: are we ready? Association of Chiropractic Colleges Research Agenda Conference, March 18-20, 2010; Las Vegas, NV.

Maiers M and CAM Research Education Project Team. Lessons learned from an online faculty development program. World Federation of Chiropractic Education Conference in San Lorenzo, October 14-16, 2010; Madrid, Spain.

Owens E, Hosek R, Bronfort G. An adaptive software solution to manage participant recruitment, screening, and tracking for clinical trials. Society for Back Pain Research Annual General Meeting, June 2010; Odense, Denmark.

Schulz C, Bronfort G. Reproducibility of cervical muscle strength and endurance measurements in chronic neck pain patients. Association of Chiropractic Colleges Research Agenda Conference, March 18-20, 2010; Las Vegas, NV.

Skaufel J, Borggren C, Westrom K, Evans R. Implementation of chiropractic care in the long term setting: A pilot study through a chiropractic college and the Volunteers of America. Association of Chiropractic Colleges Research Agenda Conference, March 18-20, 2010; Las Vegas, NV.

Westrom K, Evans R. Design of an integrated care model within a long term care facility. Association of Chiropractic Colleges Research Agenda Conference, March 18-20, 2010; Las Vegas, NV.

2009

Bronfort G, Evans R, Schulz C, Maiers M. Chiropractic manual treatment and exercise for seniors with low back pain: a randomized clinical trial. Boston International Forum X, Primary Care Research on Low Back Pain, June 14-17, 2009; Boston, MA.

DeVries R, Maiers M, Delagran L, Evans R. Using the appreciative inquiry model to develop a curriculum in Evidence-Informed practice. Association of Chiropractic Colleges Research Agenda Conference, March 12-14, 2009; Las Vegas, NV.

Evans R. Changing the culture of CAM Institutions toward an evidence based approach one R25 at a time. North American Research Conference on Complementary and Integrative Medicine, May 12-15, 2009; Minneapolis, MN.

Fleishman S, Evans R, Kligler B. What are research literacy competencies for the CAM practitioner? A participatory workshop to inform teaching and practice. North American Research Conference on Complementary and Integrative Medicine, May 12-15, 2009; Minneapolis, MN.

Gudavalli MR, Owens E. Standardization of treatment for trials of spinal manipulation. North American Research Conference on Complementary and Integrative Medicine, May 12-15, 2009; Minneapolis, MN.

Hondras M, Delgado R, Long C, Petri R, Anderson K, Lawrence D, Owens E, Meeker W, Goertz C. A randomized controlled trial of chiropractic manipulative therapy and standard care for active duty soldiers with acute low back pain: MilCAM feasibility study. North American Research Conference on Complementary and Integrative Medicine, May 12-15, 2009; Minneapolis, MN.

Lee Y, Gudavalli MR, Owens E. Biomechanics of Gonstead Cervical Chair Thrust on a Mannequin. Association of Chiropractic Colleges Research Agenda Conference, March 12-14, 2009; Las Vegas, NV.

Maiers M, Bronfort G, Evans R, Schulz C. Chiropractic manual therapy, supervised exercise therapy and home exercise for seniors with neck pain. Boston International Forum X, Primary Care Research on Low Back Pain, June 14-17, 2009; Boston, MA.

Maiers M. How to create high functioning integrative care teams: lessons from a randomized clinical trial. North American Research Conference on Complementary and Integrative Medicine, May 12-15, 2009; Minneapolis, MN.

Maiers M, Delagran L, Baldwin L, Kreitzer MJ, Evans R. Stakeholder perceptions toward integrating research into CAM education. Association of Chiropractic Colleges Research Agenda Conference, March 12-14, 2009; Las Vegas, NV.

Mohsen R, Owens E, Pickar J, Juehring D. Combined multimodal therapies for chronic tennis elbow: a feasibility study. Association of Chiropractic Colleges Research Agenda Conference, March 12-14, 2009; Las Vegas, NV.

Schulz C, Fink H, Bronfort G. Chiropractic institutional collaboration with veterans administration to implement a randomized clinical trial: a pilot study. Association of Chiropractic Colleges Research Agenda Conference, March 12-14, 2009; Las Vegas, NV.

Westrom K, Maiers M, Evans R, Bronfort G. Decision making within an integrative care team: an experimental model. Association of Chiropractic Colleges Research Agenda Conference, March 12-14, 2009; Las Vegas, NV.

Zwickey H, Kreitzer MJ, Hammerschlag R, Evans R. How can CAM research better reflect CAM practice? North American Research Conference on Complementary and Integrative Medicine, May 12-15, 2009; Minneapolis, MN.

2008

Luria L, Maiers M. Bringing integrative medicine upstream… An intriguing concept to create a win-win for patient, provider, employer and insurer. Leadership and Business Strategies for Integrative Health Care, May 15 -17, 2008; Phoenix, AZ.

2007

Bronfort G, Maiers M, Westrom K, Evans R, Angstman G, Bracha Y. Individualized chiropractic and integrative care for low back pain: the design of a randomized clinical trial. Palma International Forum IX; Primary Care Research on Low Back Pain, October 4-6, 2007; Palma de Mallorca, Spain.

Bronfort G, Evans R, Haas M. Ethical conduct in research: do's and don'ts. Association of Chiropractic Colleges Research Agenda Conference, March 15-17, 2007; Phoenix, AZ.

Bronfort G, Evans R, Bracha Y, Grimm R. Chiropractic, medication and self-care exercise for acute neck pain: a randomized clinical trial . Palma International Forum IX; Primary Care Research on Low Back Pain, October 4-6, 2007; Palma de Mallorca, Spain.

Bronfort G, Maiers M, Westrom K, Evans R, Angstman G, Bracha Y. Use of a clinical care pathway in a study of mono-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary integrative care for the management of low back pain. Palma International Forum IX; Primary Care Research on Low Back Pain, October 4-6, 2007; Palma de Mallorca, Spain.

2006

Bronfort G, Hurwitz E. Evidence for the risk and benefits of spinal manipulation: so what's the problem? Association of Chiropractic Colleges Research Agenda Conference, March 16-18, 2006; Washington, DC.

Bronfort G, Evans R, Maiers M, Schulz C, Bracha Y, Grimm R. A mixed methods clinical trial of rehabilitative exercise, manipulation and self-care for low back pain with one year follow up. Amsterdam International Forum VIII; Primary Care Research on Low Back Pain, June 8-10, 2006; Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Bronfort G. Update on conservative management of mechanical neck disorders: a series of systematic reviews. Foundation for Chiropractic Education and Research; 2006 Conference on Chiropractic Research Program, September 14-16, 2006; Chicago, Illinois.

Bronfort G, Evans R, Maiers M, Schulz C, Hartvigsen J, Schulz K. Two mixed methods trials of exercise and manual therapy for seniors with low back and neck pain. Amsterdam International Forum VIII; Primary Care Research on Low Back Pain, June 8-10, 2006; Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Evans R, Bronfort G, Schulz C, Maiers M, Bracha Y, Grimm R. Rehabilitative exercise and manipulation for chronic neck pain: results of a mixed methods clinical trial with a one year follow up. Amsterdam International Forum VIII; Primary Care Research on Low Back Pain, June 8-10, 2006; Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Kawchuk G, Hurwitz E, Hill M, Bronfort G, Nelson C, Haas M. Risks and benefits of spinal manipulation: mutually beneficial or mutually exclusive. North American Research Conference on Complementary & Integrative Medicine, May 24-27, 2006; Edmonton, Alberta Canada.

Maiers M. A pilot study of massage and self-care education for tension-type headache. AMTA National Convention, Massage Therapy Foundation, October 12-14, 2006; Atlanta, GA.

Meeker W, Cramer G, Evans R, Haas M. Expanding research in chiropractic colleges. Association of Chiropractic Colleges Research Agenda Conference, March 16-18, 2006; Washington, DC.

Schulz C. Rehabilitative exercise and manipulation for chronic neck pain: results of a mixed methods clinical trial with a one year follow up. Foundation for Chiropractic Education and Research; 2006 Conference on Chiropractic Research Program, September 14-16, 2006; Chicago, Illinois.

2005

Bronfort G, Evans R, Haas M. Clinical Science Research Agenda. Association of Chiropractic Colleges Research Agenda Conference, March 17-19, 2005; Las Vegas, NV.

Maiers M. Evidence-based health care in chiropractic education. 133rd Annual Meeting & Exposition, American Public Health Association (APHA), December 10-14, 2005; Philadelphia, PA.

McKenzie E. A description of patients and clinical outcomes in an acupuncture and oriental medicine teaching clinic. Twelfth Annual Society for Acupuncture Research Symposium (SAR), October 21-23, 2005; Albuquerque, NM.

McKenzie E. Data collection and outcome measurement in an oriental medicine teaching clinic. Twelfth Annual Society for Acupuncture Research Symposium (SAR), October 21-23, 2005; Albuquerque, NM.

2004

Bronfort G, Evans R, Maiers M, Grimm R, Schulz C, Anderson A. A randomized trial of manipulation, exercise and self-care for low back pain. Alberta International Forum VII Primary Care Research on Low-Back Pain, October 7-9, 2004; Edmonton, Alberta Canada.

Maiers M, Bronfort G, Evans R, Grimm R, Schulz C, Anderson A. A randomized clinical trial of exercise, manipulation and self-care for chronic low back pain: short term results. 5th Interdisciplinary World Congress on Low Back and Pelvic Pain, November 10-13, 2004; Melbourne, Australia.

Maiers M, Evans R, Bronfort G. Perceptions regarding outcome measures in patients with back pain. 5th Interdisciplinary World Congress on Low Back and Pelvic Pain, November 10-13, 2004; Melbourne, Australia.

2003

Bronfort G, Haas M, Evans R, Bouter LM. Efficacy of spinal manipulation and mobilization for neck pain: excerpts from a systematic review and best evidence synthesis. World Federation of Chiropractic's 7th Biennial Congress, May 1-3, 2003; Orlando, FL.

Bronfort G, Jacobsen J, Baggesen PK. Low back pain and chiropractic: A Danish evidence-based quality assurance project. Linkoping International Forum VI for Primary Care Research on Low-Back Pain, May 22-24, 2003; Linkoping, Sweden.

Clarke J, van Tulder M, Blomberg S, Bronfort G, van der Heijden G, de Vet R. Systematic Cochrane review of traction for low back pain with or without radiating symptoms. Linkoping International Forum VI for Primary Care Research on Low-Back Pain, May 22-24, 2003; Linkoping, Sweden.

Evans R, Maiers M, Bronfort G. Results of an on-going study integrating qualitative and quantitative research methods. World Federation of Chiropractic's 7th Biennial Congress, May 1-3, 2003; Orlando, FL.

Evans R, Maiers M, Bronfort G. Integrating qualitative research methods into neck and back pain research. World Federation of Chiropractic's 7th Biennial Congress, May 1-3, 2003; Orlando, FL.

Evans R, Maiers M, Bronfort G. What do patients with neck and back pain expect from treatment? Linkoping International Forum VI for Primary Care Research on Low-Back Pain, May 22-24, 2003; Linkoping, Sweden.

Hulbert JR, Osterbauer PJ, Davis PT. Protocol development in chiropractic treatment of the upper extremities in the elderly 2: outcomes research (Who walks in the door?). World Federation of Chiropractic's 7th Biennial Congress, May 1-3, 2003; Orlando, FL.

Maiers M, Bronfort G, Evans R. Perceptions regarding outcome measures in patients with neck and back pain. Linkoping International Forum VI for Primary Care Research on Low-Back Pain, May 22-24, 2003; Linkoping, Sweden.

2002

Bronfort G, Evans R, Maiers M. Integrating qualitative and quantitative research methods in back and neck pain research. Montreal International Forum V for Primary Care Research on Low-Back Pain, May 10-11, 2002; Montreal, Quebec Canada.

Bronfort G, Evans R, Garvey T, Transfeldt E, Anderson A. A pilot study for a randomized clinical trial comparing chiropractic, medication and self-care advice for acute neck pain. Montreal International Forum V for Primary Care Research on Low-Back Pain, May 10-11, 2002; Montreal, Quebec Canada.

Bronfort G, Evans R, Grimm R, Garvey TA, Anderson A, Transfeldt E. Exercise, spinal manipulation and self-care for chronic neck pain: a randomized observer-blinded trial. Montreal International Forum V for Primary Care Research on Low-Back Pain, May 10-11, 2002; Montreal, Quebec Canada.

Bronfort G, Evans R, Grimm R. Cost effectiveness of chiropractic care, exercise and self-care for low-back pain: Design and implementation alongside a randomized clinical trial. Montreal International Forum V for Primary Care Research on Low-Back Pain, May 10-11, 2002; Montreal, Quebec Canada.

Bronfort G, Evans R, Grimm R, Anderson A, Garvey T, Transfeldt E. Chiropractic, medication, and self-care for neck pain: from pilot study to randomized clinical trial. 9th International Conference on Spinal Manipulation, Oct 3-5, 2002; Toronto, Ontario Canada.

Bronfort G, Evans R, Grimm R, Anderson A, Garvey T, Transfeldt E. Implementing a randomized clinical trial of chiropractic, exercise and self-care for low back pain: challenges, implications, and solutions. 9th International Conference on Spinal Manipulation, Oct 3-5, 2002; Toronto, Ontario Canada.

Bronfort G, Evans R, van Tulder M. Cost-effectiveness of chiropractic care: a feasibility study alongside two randomized clinical trials. 9th International Conference on Spinal Manipulation, Oct 3-5, 2002; Toronto, Ontario Canada.

Bronfort G, Evans R, Grimm R, Anderson A, Garvey T, Transfeldt E. A randomized clinical trial of spinal manipulation, exercise, and self-care for chronic neck pain. 9th International Conference on Spinal Manipulation, Oct 3-5, 2002; Toronto, Ontario Canada.

Maiers M, Evans R, Bronfort G. Perceptions regarding outcome measures in chronic low back and neck pain patients. 9th International Conference on Spinal Manipulation, Oct 3-5, 2002; Toronto, Ontario Canada.

2001

Bronfort G, Assendelft WJJ, Evans R, Haas M. Efficacy of spinal manipulation for chronic headache: a systematic review. World Federation of Chiropractic 6th Biennial Congress, May 21-26, 2001; Paris, France.

Bronfort G, Evans R, Anderson A, Bittell S. Non-operative treatments for back-related leg pain: a second pilot study. World Federation of Chiropractic 6th Biennial Congress, May 21-26, 2001; Paris, France.

Bronfort G. Childhood and adolescent asthma: The scientific basis for chiropractic management. World Federation of Chiropractic 6th Biennial Congress, May 21-26, 2001; Paris, France.

Evans R, Maiers M, Bronfort G, Bittell S. Assessing patients' perceptions of outcome measures used in clinical trials. World Federation of Chiropractic 6th Biennial Congress, May 21-26, 2001; Paris, France.

2000

Bronfort G, Evans R, Anderson A, Schellhas KP, Garvey T, Bittell S. Non-operative treatments for sciatica: A pilot study for a randomized clinical trial. 2000 International Conference on Spinal Manipulation, September 21-23, 2000; Bloomington, MN.

Bronfort G, Evans R, Anderson A, Bittell S, Schellhas KP, Garvey T. Non-operative treatments for sciatica: A pilot study for a randomized clinical trial and working towards assessing the effectiveness of non-operative treatments for sciatica: A second pilot study. 2000 International Conference on Spinal Manipulation, September 21-23, 2000; Bloomington, MN.

Driscoll C, Evans R. Relational databases for data management in clinical trials. 2000 International Conference on Spinal Manipulation, September 21-23, 2000; Bloomington, MN.

Driscoll C, Evans R. Recruitment data management in clinical trials. 2000 International Conference on Spinal Manipulation, September 21-23, 2000; Bloomington, MN.

Evans R, Bittell S, Bronfort G, Garvey T, Transfeldt E, Anderson A. Conservative treatments for neck pain: A pilot study. 2000 International Conference on Spinal Manipulation, September 21-23, 2000; Bloomington, MN.

Evans R, Bronfort G, Bittell S. What do the patients think? Assessing the interpretation and importance of outcome measures in clinical trials. 2000 International Conference on Spinal Manipulation, September 21-23, 2000; Bloomington, MN.

Hart J, Evans R. Assessing patient understanding of informed consent in randomized clinical trials. 2000 International Conference on Spinal Manipulation, September 21-23, 2000; Bloomington, MN.

Hulbert JR, Culliton P, Osterbauer PJ, Gosse B. Priming the Pump 1 and 2: Pilot research strengthening a larger proposal and reliability testing of acupuncture diagnosis. 2000 International Conference on Spinal Manipulation, September 21-23, 2000; Bloomington, MN.

Osterbauer PJ, Hulbert JR, Davis PT, Bergmann TF. Feasibility of practice based research to estimate patient characteristics and use of chiropractic methods. 2000 International Conference on Spinal Manipulation, September 21-23, 2000; Bloomington, MN.

Osterbauer PJ, Hulbert JR, Rich J, Zachman Z. Clinical profile of first term chiropractic students: Implications for study design. 2000 International Conference on Spinal Manipulation, September 21-23, 2000; Bloomington, MN.

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