Dr. Elise Hewitt DC, DICCP, FICC
interviews     publications     public speaking
2018 Speaking Engagements

January 27th-28th
North Dakota Chiropractic Assn
Bismark, ND

February 2nd-3rd
Oregon Chiropractic Association
Portland, OR

March 2nd-4th
Arkansas Chiropractic Physicians Assn
Little Rock, AR

April 13th-14th
World Federation of Chiropractic
Lima, Peru
WFC Events and Seminars

April 20th-21st
ACA Pediatrics Council 10th Annual Pediatrics Symposium
Dallas, TX

May 12th
Ontario Chiropractic Association
Toronto, ON Canada

June 8th-10th
Arizona Association of Chiropractic
Glendale, AZ

August 16-19
Florida Chiropractic Association National Convention
Orlando, FL

September 22nd-23rd
FLAQ (Latin American Federation of Chiropractic) and UNEVE (Universidad Estatal del Valle de Ecatepec)
Mexico City, Mexico

October 20th-21st
FLAQ (Latin American Federation of Chiropractic)
Sao Paulo, Brazil

Past Speaking Engagements

Public Speaking Highlights 
(Specific titles, hour, and locations available upon request.)

Universities and Colleges:

        Birthing Way College of Midwifery, Portland, OR

        Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, Toronto, Canada

        Feevale University College of Chiropractic, Novo Hamburgo, Brazil

        Logan University College of Chiropractic, St. Louis, MO

        National University of Natural Medicine (NUNM), Portland, OR

        New York Chiropractic College (NYCC), Seneca Falls, NY

        Palmer College of Chiropractic (PCC), Davenport, IA

        Portland Community College (PCC), Portland, OR

        Real Centro Univ. (RCU) – Ma Cristina College of Chiropractic, San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain

        Texas Chiropractic College (TCC), Pasadena, TX

        University of New Mexico (UNM), Albuquerque, NM

        University of Western States (UWS), Portland, OR

International Organizations:

        Brazilian Chiropractic Association (ABQ)

        British Columbia Chiropractic Association (BCCA)

        Chiropractic Association of South Africa (CASA)

        Latin America Chiropractic Federation (FLAQ)

        World Federation of Chiropractic (WFC)

National Organizations:

        American Black Chiropractic Association (ABCA)

        American Chiropractic Association (ACA)

        ACA Council on Chiropractic Pediatrics

        American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

        Association of Chiropractic Colleges (ACC-RAC)

        Breastfeeding Support Consultants (BSC) - Center for Lactation Education

        Integrative Pediatrics Council (IPC)

        International Chiropractors Association (ICA) Pediatrics Council

        Parker Seminars

State Organizations:

        Alaska Chiropractic Society (ACS)

        California Chiropractic Association (CCA)

        Chiropractic Association of Louisiana (CAL)

        Florida Chiropractic Association (FCA)

        Florida Chiropractic Society (FCS)

        Idaho Association of Chiropractic Physicians (IACP)

        Indiana State Chiropractic Association (ISCA)

        Iowa Chiropractic Society

        Kansas Chiropractic Association (KCA)

        Chiropractic Association of Louisiana (CAL)

        Missouri State Chiropractors Association

        New York State Chiropractic Association

        North Carolina Chiropractic Association (NCCA)

        North Dakota Chiropractic Association

        Oklahoma State Chiropractic Independent Physicians Association (OSCIPA)

        Oregon Chiropractic Association (OCA)

        Oregon Pediatric Nutrition Practice Group (OPNPG) (chapter of the American Dietetic Assn.)

        Oregon Washington Lactation Association (OWLA)

        Oregon X-Ray Council (OXC)

        South Carolina Chiropractic Association (SCCA)

        United Virginia Chiropractic Association

        Washington State Chiropractic Association (WSCA)

        Wyoming Chiropractic Association (WCA)

Other Organizations and Events:

        Annual North American Conference of Lactation Consultants, Atlanta, GA

        National Chiropractic Leadership Conference, Washington, DC

        Nursing Mothers Counsel, Portland, OR

        Oregon Collaborative for Integrative Med. (OCIM) SPARC Conference, Portland, OR

        SACA Women’s Leadership Forum, Washington, DC

        Student Alliance for Integrative Medicine (SAIM), Portland, OR

Selected Speaking Topics (ranging from 2-12 hours)

  • Full Spine Adjusting Techniques for the Pediatric Patient.
  • History-Taking, Physical Examination and Clinical Pearls for the Young Pediatric Patient.
  • In-Office Chiropractic Management of the Post-Concussive Pediatric Patient.
  • Chiropractic Management of Common Pediatric Sports Injuries.
  • Chiropractic Care for Otitis Media: Clinical Rationale, State of Research and Patient Management.
  • Asthma in the Pediatric Patient: Chiropractic Management, including Clinical Rationale and State of Research.
  • Addressing Suboptimal Breastfeeding with Chiropractic Care.
  • Cranial Techniques for Infants and Children: A Hands-On Workshop.
  • Chiropractic Management of Congenital Torticollis, including Cervical and Thoracic Spinal Adjusting Techniques.
  • Chiropractic Management of Common Pediatric Conditions.
  • Understanding the Chiropractic Physician’s Role in Children’s Healthcare: A Primer for Pediatricians.
  • The Use of Chiropractic to Address Pediatric Reflux and GERD.

Media Appearances and Publications

TV Appearances

March 3, 2009 air date "Kid's Chiropractor" by Health Watch reporter Jenny Hansson -- CBS affiliate KOIN Channel 6, Portland, Oregon

Radio Interviews

August 11, 2013. Radio interview on Wiseman Family Practice Health Talks, host Lindsey Berkson, Austin Talk Radio AM1370 FM96.3, “Chiropractic Care for Children”

November 18, 2008(Live) on The Mommy Muse Is In, host Christy Cuellar-Wentz, VoiceAmerica Internet Radio, “Chiropractic Approach to Nursing Difficulties”  

October 30, 2007.  (Live) on How Will We Live, host Robert C. Grupe, PhD, KTLR AM890, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Chiropractic Care for Children”.


December 2006.  (Live), news anchor Nancy Barrick, KOMO, Seattle, Washington, “Wii Safety Issues”.

Print Interviews

Shaw, Gina. “Safety and Effectiveness of Pediatric Chiropractic” ACA News Magazine, October 2014. 

Steingruber, Carrie. “The Basics of Chiropractic Care: A Chat with Elise Hewitt, DC, DICCP” Dallas Child Magazine, November, 2014.

Samakow, Jessica. "The Dangers of Heavy Backpacks – and How Kids Can Wear Them Safely"  The Huffington Post, August 27, 2014.       

Wang, Amy. “Kids and chiropractic: What parents should know” The Oregonian, March 30, 2013. 

Featured in Champions of Chiropractic ad, Foundation for Chiropractic Progress, May 2012-present. 

Lewis, Morgan. “Specialty Practice – Is it Right for You?” Chiropractic Economics, March 2012;   

McLeod, Ramon G. “Working with Kids: Pediatric Care and Your Practice” Practice Insights, November 2010: 22-25.


Pevzner, Holly. “Can Colic be Cured?” Parenting Magazine, October 2010: 124-128.


Laliberte, Rich. “Chiropractors for Kids?” Parents Magazine, August 2009: 206-210.

"Chiropractic Management of Infants and Children" The Chiropractic Report July 2009 Vol. 23 No. 4

"Increasing Number of Children Receive Pediatric Chiropractic Care" Yahoo News, January 29, 2009 Link

Painter, Kim. "Kids find a new way to adjust: Chiropractors" USA Today, January 19, 2009 Link

Kline CM. August 2008. “Practice-based public relations, part II” Journal American Chiropractic Assn. Link



Triano JJ, Lester S, Starmer D, Hewitt EG. Manipulation peak forces across spinal regions for children using mannequin simulators. Jour Manip Phys Ther 2017;40:139-146.

Hawk C, Schneider M, Vallone S, Hewitt E. Best practices for chiropractic care of children: a consensus update.  Jour Manip & Physiol Therap 2016; 39(3):158-168.

Hewitt EG, Hestbaek L, Pohlman KA. Core competencies of the certified pediatric doctor of chiropractic: results of a Delphi consensus process. J Evid Based Complementary and Altern Med 2016; 21(2):110-114.

Hewitt, EG. Is Chiropractic Care Safe and Effective for Children? New Studies Suggest Yes.  ACA News August 2013; 9(6):38.

Hewitt, EG.  The Latest in Pediatric Chiropractic Research.  ACA News August 2010; 6(8):36. 

Hewitt, EG. Chiropractic for Kids: Get the word out.  To Your Health January 5, 2010; 4(2):10-12.


Hawk C, Schneider M, Ferrance R, Hewitt EG, Van Loon M, Tanis L. Best practices recommendations for chiropractic care for infants, children and adolescents: results of a consensus process.  Jour Manip & Physiol Therap 2009; 32(8):639-647.


Erickson K, Hewitt E, et al. Pediatric Chiropractic chapter in Culbert T, Olness K, ed.  Pediatric Integrative Medicine.  New York City: Oxford University Press, 2009. (a volume in the Weil Integrative Medicine Library series.)

Hewitt, E.  Clinical Roundup: How Do You Manage Otitis Media In Your Practice? Alternative and Complementary Therapies 2008; 14(5): 248-250.

Spegman A, Haas M, Hewitt EG. Exploring the effectiveness of chiropractic

treatments for young infants with ongoing breastfeeding difficulties. 

Proceedings of the 134th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health

Association. Washington, D.C.: American Public Health Association. Washington,

D.C., Nov 4-7, 2007 

Hewitt EG.  Chiropractic Care and the Irritable Infant.  Journal Clinical Chiropractic

Pediatrics 2004; 6(2):394-397.

Hewitt EG.  Pediatric Chiropractic: A Contemporary Choice for Infant Health Care.

International Journal of Childbirth Education 2002; 17(3):14-15.

Hewitt EG.  Chiropractic Care For Infants With Dysfunctional Nursing: A Case Series.

Journal Clinical Chiropractic Pediatrics 1999; 4(1):245-247.

Hewitt EG.  Chiropractic Care Of A 13-Year-Old With Headache And Neck Pain: A

Case Report. Journal Canadian Chiropractic Association 1994; 38(3):160-162.   Link


Hewitt EG.  Why Do Children Need Chiropractic Care? Journal Chiropractic

Association Oregon 1994; March:10-11.


Hewitt EG. Chiropractic Treatment Of A 7-Month-Old With Chronic Constipation:

A Case Report.  Chiropractic Technique 1993; 3:101-3.

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