Dr. Elise Hewitt DC, DICCP, FICC


2001                Board Certification in Chiropractic Pediatrics (DICCP), International College of Chiropractic Pediatrics.


1999                Certification in Craniosacral Therapy (CST), Upledger Institute, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.


1988                Doctor of Chiropractic (DC), Western States Chiropractic College, Portland, Oregon - Graduated summa cum laude.


1982                Bachelor of Environmental Design (B.Envd.), University of   Colorado,    
, Colorado
- Graduated with Honors.


1978-1980     Pre-medicine major, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts,  Dean's List 1978 & 1979.



2010-Present Member, Bylaws Committee, American Chiropractic Pediatrics. (www.acapedscouncil.org).

2012-2012                   Member, Board of Directors, International College of Chiropractic    
                                       Pediatrics (ICCP) 


2006-Present             President, American Chiropractic Association Pediatrics Council

2006-Present             Member, House of Delegates, American Chiropractic Association (www.acatoday.org).

2007-2009                  Member Board of Directors, Integrative Pediatrics Council; Secretary, Exec. Committee 2008


2007-2008                  Pediatrics Council representative to ACA American Board of Chiropractic Specialties (ABCS.)



2009-Present Member NCMIC Speaker’s Bureau; Specialty: Chiropractic Pediatrics.

2008-2009                  Steering Committee member, “Pediatric Chiropractic Practice Guidelines and Parameters Consensus Project”, national project funded by FCER (Foundation for Chiropractic Education and Research).


2008-2011                   Steering Committee member, “Serious Adverse Events Associated with Pediatric Complementary and Alternative Medicine”, a joint study between the CPS CPSP and AAP PROS”; principle investigator: Sunita Vohra, MD, University of Alberta.  (www.care.ualberta.ca).  *Canadian Pediatric Society Canadian Paediatric Surveillance Program (CPS CPSP) American Acadamy of Pediatrics’ Pediatrics Research in Office Settings (AAP PROS).


2007-2011                   Steering Committee member, “InSPeCT (Investigating the Safety of Pediatric Chiropractic Therapy)”, collaborative study between C-PRO (Chiropractic Pediatric Research Organization) and CARE (Complementary and Alternative Research and Education) program of University of Alberta (www.care.ualberta.ca).


2005-2007                  Co-Investigator, Dysfunctional nursing investigational study, Western States Chiropractic College.


2005-Present              Member, University of Western States Postgraduate Speakers
Bureau; Specialty: Chiropractic Pediatrics


1999                              Writer/producer of educational video & pamphlet “Chiropractic Care for Children.”


1992-Present               Public Speaker and Author on pediatric chiropractic.


1989-Present               Pediatric Chiropractor in private practice, Portland, Oregon


Awards and Honors

Fellow, International College of Chiropractors (FICC), October 2008.


Valedictorian, Pediatric Diplomate degree recipients, International College of

Chiropractic Pediatrics, 2001.


Valedictorian, Western States Chiropractic College, 1988.


Clinical Excellence Award, Western States Chiropractic College, 1987.

Professional Affiliations

  • Founding member, ACA Council on Chiropractic Pediatrics
  • Founding member, ICA Council on Chiropractic Pediatrics
  • American Chiropractic Association (ACA)
  • Foundation for Chiropractic Progress
  • Oregon Chiropractic Association

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