Chris Smoley, D.C., DACBR

Chris SmoleyChristopher Smoley is currently an assistant professor and chair of the Radiology Department at Northwestern Health Sciences University.  He is a Minnesota native raised in Sartell, just outside of St. Cloud. He did most of his undergraduate work at St. Cloud State University. He went on to earn his BS andDC degrees from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, IA.

Chris was accepted into the diagnostic imaging residency at Parker University in Dallas, TX; here he successfully completed his residency and board examinations earning him his DACBR. After passing his board examinations he became faculty at Parker for one year.

He was offered a position at D’Youville College in Buffalo, NY as an assistant professor of radiology. He was the chair of the assessment team, authored a CCE response for assessment shortly after his arrival, and later a self-study. He was the accreditation liaison and lead the program to a successful 8-year CCE accreditation of the chiropractic program. He also wrote and submitted a new curriculum to New YorkState and CCE, that was successfully accepted by both.

While serving atD’Youville College he was the Examsoft Campus Administrator for all the programs and an active participant in the regional accreditation, assessment, and curriculum committees for both graduate and undergraduate programs.

He was awarded faculty of the year each year at D’Youville College and Distinguished Educator of the Year at Parker University. Before leavingD’Youville College for a faculty position closer to home at Palmer College in Davenport, IA he was the Executive Director of the D’Youville Chiropractic Program.

Since his time at D’Youville College he has been hired as an external consultant for program assessment and is a reviewer for Chiropractic and ManualTherapies, The Journal of Chiropractic Education, and He also readsMSK studies for diagnostic imaging facilities across Texas part-time.


THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 3 | 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Best of Times-Worst of Time: Our Best and Worst Radiology Cases of the Pandemic Year(s) (2 XRAY HOURS)
Chris Smoley, D.C., DACBR