Jaroslaw (Jerry) P. Grod, D.C., FCCS(C), CAE, MPH (Cand.)
Dr. Jerry Grod earned his Doctor of Chiropractic from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC) in 1977 and is a Fellow of the College of Chiropractic Sciences. He has practiced for over 25 years and has held various positions with the Chiropractors’ Association of Saskatchewan as chair of the examining board, registrar and vice-president. He has served on numerous provincial health commissions. He was a former professor and chair of the Diagnosis Department of the Southern California University of Health Sciences (SCUHS) and remains an adjunct professor for the SCHUS.
Dr. Grod has been a member of the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners (NBCE) test committee for 13 years. Presently, he is a Professional Chiropractic Consultant for the NBCE. He was Deputy Registrar and Registrar for the regulatory body in Ontario (1995-1998). As well, he served as a Director on the Board of the Ontario Chiropractic Association (1994-95) and was the first chiropractor to be a Director on the Board of the Osteoporosis Society of Canada.
Dr. Grod is a Certified Association Executive with the Canadian Society of Association Executives. He held the rank of Professor and Director of Continuing Education at CMCC and is currently an adjunct professor at both the New York College of Chiropractic and the Southern California University of Health Sciences.
Dr. Grod continues to be a member of the Institute of Evidence Based Chiropractic. He has taught courses in Orthopaedics, Diagnosis, Vertigo/Dizziness, Geriatrics, Dermatology, and EENT. He is a member of the Canadian Academy of Pain Management and continues to serve as an examiner for the Canadian Chiropractic Examining Board. In addition he is a reviewer for BioMed Central for Chiropractic and Manual Therapies. In the area of Continuing Professional Development, he is a member of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards’ Pre-approved Continuing Education Committee (PACE). He maintains a membership in the Canadian Association for Continuing Health Education (CACHE).
He was involved in creating the syllabus for the Academy of Chiropractic Orthopaedists for their vision 2010 Masters of Science in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He is a peer reviewer for the Association of Chiropractic Colleges.
In 2006 Dr. Grod was awarded the Province of Ontario 10-year Volunteer Service Award. He has supervised 16 students in their undergraduate research projects. He has authoured three (3) book chapters and published seventeen (17) research articles in peer-reviewed journals.