Carl Cleveland, III, DC

Carl S. Cleveland III, DC is a fourth generation doctor of chiropractic, grandson of the founder and the third president of Cleveland Chiropractic College, now Cleveland University-Kansas City. He is a tireless ambassador for the chiropractic profession as represented by his service history. Having served as president of the Association of Chiropractic Colleges and president of the Council on Chiropractic Education, he currently is a member of the Board of Directors of the Association for the History of Chiropractic, the National Chiropractic Legal Action Fund and the William M. Harris Family Foundation. He is a founding member of the Chiropractic Summit and has served as national spokesperson for the ACA/ICA Alliance for Chiropractic Progress.


THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 13TH | 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Keynote: Shaping the Cultural Authority of Chiropractic – A 125-Year Journey
Carl S. Cleveland III, DC

Dr.  Cleveland shares an inspiring, thought-provoking message on the profession’s evolution as lived through the life of a fourth generation doctor of chiropractic and member of a pioneering chiropractic family.  Experience the history of the struggle, sweat and sacrifice of the pioneers, taking the journey from a time when, “a knock at the door brought fear of arrest..,” to today, “…walking through the doors of the U.S. Congressional Health Services on Capitol Hill.”