The American Chiropractic Association
(ACA) recently honored Spokane Valley resident Kelli Pearson
, DC, with its coveted "Drs.
is a 25-year member of ACA
and currently serves as the association's delegate to the state of Washington.
In presenting her the award, ACA President Dr. Glenn Manceaux praised Dr. Pearson for her continued leadership and her work in recruiting new members to the association.
"As an active member of her
local community, a dedicated servant to the chiropractic profession, and a caring doctor to her
patients, Dr. Pearson
is an excellent role model.
For the past ten years, Dr. Pearson has had the honor of serving as the team chiropractor for the Gonzaga Bulldogs, and since 2006 she has been the team chiropractor for the Spokane Shock.
Passionate about increasing the collaboration among health care providers, Dr. Pearson
regularly lectures on the benefits of multi-disciplinary approaches to patient care.
In fact, she was one of the first chiropractors in the nation to work at a HMO, and was director of Chiropractic Services at Group Health Northwest for more than 10 years.
Dr. Pearson is a graduate of the University of California at Los Angeles and Palmer College of Chiropractic-West.
Diplomate in Orthopedics in 1987, and will this year complete her
Diplomate in Occupational Health.