JAMES D. EDWARDS, DC, FICC, FICA

Dr. James Edwards graduated from Arkansas State University in 1970 with a Bachelor of Science degree in education (BSE); and from Logan College of Chiropractic in 1977 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Biology (BS) and a Doctor of Chiropractic degree (DC).

In 2014, Dr. Edwards was elected Texas Representative Assemblyman to the International Chiropractors Association (ICA). Previously, Dr. Edwards served as Chairman of the Board of Governors (CEO) of the American Chiropractic Association (ACA) and President of the American Chiropractic Foundation from 2001-2003. He also served as ACA Treasurer from 2003-2005 and represented 9 states as the ACA District VI Governor from 1998-2005.  In addition, he served as Treasurer and then Chairman of the American Chiropractic Association PAC from 1995-1998, and as Chairman of the National Chiropractic Legal Action Fund from 2005-2008.

Dr. Edwards was appointed to the Kansas State Board of Healing Arts by two different Kansas governors where he served 8 years from 1994 to 2002. In that capacity, he served as Kansas State Delegate to the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners and the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards. He served as Secretary-Treasurer of the Kansas Chiropractic Association PAC for 22 years and on the Kansas Chiropractic Association Board of Directors for 15 years.

In recognition of his service to the chiropractic profession, Dr. Edwards has received over 50 awards including the ACA President's Eagle Award of Valor, Fellow of the International College of Chiropractors (ACA), Fellow of the International Chiropractors Association (ICA), 1991 Kansas Chiropractic Association "Doctor of the Year," 2000 Dynamic Chiropractic national "Doctor of the Year," and 2004 American Chiropractic Association "Chiropractor of the Year."

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ONLINE LINKS TO PUBLISHED ARTICLES AND PRESENTATIONS BY DR. JAMES EDWARDS

"Community Care" for Veterans: It's Really a Big Deal!
Dynamic Chiropractic – August 2018 (Vol. 36, Issue 8)
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The Opioid Crisis: "Let's Roll!"
Dynamic Chiropractic – June 2018 (Vol. 36, Issue 6)

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I Will Never Sign the ACA Pledge
Dynamic Chiropractic – February 1, 2018 (Vol. 36, Issue 2)

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 The Opioid Crisis: It's Time We Stand and Fight
Dynamic Chiropractic – October 1, 2017 (Vol. 35, Issue 10)
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Commingling Money: 12 Questions for the ACA
Dynamic Chiropractic – November 1, 2014 (Vol. 32, Issue 21)
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CCE Finally Takes a "Baby Step" Toward Reform
Dynamic Chiropractic – September 15, 2014 (Vol. 32, Issue 18)
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Immunizations by Colorado DCs: Really?
Dynamic Chiropractic – August 15, 2014 (Vol. 32, Issue 16)
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The Drug Issue: Dead and Buried
Dynamic Chiropractic - January 15, 2014 (Vol. 32, Issue 2)
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Texas Diagnosis Ruling: The Fat Lady has Finally Sung
Dynamic Chiropractic - August 1, 2013 (Vol. 31, Issue 15)
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Soap Notes: It's Time for a Cleaning
Dynamic Chiropractic – May 15, 2013, Vol. 31, Issue 10
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Court Defends DC Scope in Texas Again
Dynamic Chiropractic – Januay 1, 2013, Vol. 31, Issue 1
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The Subluxation Complex Saves Diagnosis in Texas
Dynamic Chiropractic – June 3, 2012, Vol. 30, Issue 12
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Primary Care: Be Careful What You Wish For
Dynamic Chiropractic – April 9, 2012, Vol. 30, Issue 8
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The Death of the CCE Cartel
Dynamic Chiropractic – February 12, 2012, Vol. 30, Issue 4
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What Happens in Texas Won't Stay in Texas
Dynamic Chiropractic – January 1, 2012, Vol. 30, Issue 1
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Drugs and Chiropractic: Exposing the Red Herring and the Trojan Horse
Dynamic Chiropractic – September 23, 2011, Vol. 29, Issue 20
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Seeing Around the Corner: Drugs Will Harm Your Practice
Dynamic Chiropractic – August 26, 2011, Vol. 29, Issue 18
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Exposing the CCE Charade
Dynamic Chiropractic – April 9, 2011, Vol. 29, Issue 8
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Will the Political Power Shift Put the Brakes on Obamacare?
Dynamic Chiropractic – January 15, 2011, Vol. 29, Issue 2
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The Profession Has Spoken: But Will the CCE Listen?
Dynamic Chiropractic – December 2, 2010, Vol. 28, Issue 25
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What is the CCE Trying to Pull?
Dynamic Chiropractic - October 21, 2010, Vol. 28, Issue 22
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ACA Reaffirms Drug-Free Position
Dynamic Chiropractic – May 6, 2010, Vol. 28, Issue 10
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State Board Bullies: Lessons Learned
Dynamic Chiropractic – February 26, 2010, Vol. 28, Issue 5
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When Asked to Give an Adjustment, Sometimes You Have to Say No
Dynamic Chiropractic – October 21, 2009, Vol. 27, Issue 22
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You Heard It Here First: Sleep Wellness
Dynamic Chiropractic – August 26, 2009, Vol. 27, Issue 18
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My Aircraft
Dynamic Chiropractic, July 1, 2009 (Vol. 27, Issue 17)
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Blue Cross Blue Shield Hits Below the Belt
Downgrades Chiropractors in Federal Employee Program.

Dynamic Chiropractic, May 6, 2009 (Vol. 27, Issue 10)
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B. J. Would Be Proud!
Dynamic Chiropractic, November 30, 2003 (Vol. 21, Issue 25)

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Scoring Touchdowns From the 5-Yard Line!
Dynamic Chiropractic, October 20, 2003 (Vol. 21, Issue 22)

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Scoring Touchdowns from the 5-Yard Line!
Journal of the ACA, October 2003
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HHS Lawsuit Judge Takes Action
ACA Today, October 2003

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ACA Chairman's Address to the House of Delegates
September 2003

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WCA Legislation: Will It Harm Us and Help the AMA?
Dynamic Chiropractic, September 13, 2003 (Vol. 21, Issue 19)

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More ACA Victories!
ACA Today August-September 2003
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The Silver Linings in the Trigon "Cloud"
Journal of the ACA, August 2003
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Legislation and Landmines
Dynamic Chiropractic, August 16, 2003 (Vol. 21, Issue 17)
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The Medicare Maze
Dynamic Chiropractic, July 14, 2003 (Vol. 21, Issue 15)

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Blue Cross Blue Shield Association and the OPM
ACA Today, July 2003

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Actions Speak Louder Than Words
Dynamic Chiropractic, June 16, 2003 (Vol. 21, Issue 13)

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Just One...That's All We Ask
Journal of the ACA, June 2003
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Insights on the VA Committee
Dynamic Chiropractic, May 5, 2003 (Vol. 21, Issue 10)
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Roadmap to Unity
ACA Today, May 2003
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The VA Subluxation Issue
Journal of the ACA, April 2003
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Testimony to the United States Department of
Veterans Affairs Chiropractic Advisory Committee

Washington, D.C., March 25, 2003
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Update on the VA Chiropractic Advisory Committee
ACA Today, March 2003

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Learning From George W. Bush
Journal of the ACA, February 2003
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Refusing to Take "NO" For an Answer
ACA Today, December 2002
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Stepping Aside
Mar 2003 ACA Today & December 2002 Journal of the ACA
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Is a Level Playing Field Too Much to Ask?
Dynamic Chiropractic, October 8, 2002 (Vol. 20, Issue 21)

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An Open Letter to ACA Staff
Journal of the ACA, October 2002
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Misappropriating Your Profession…and Your Right to Fair and Equal Treatment
ACA Today, October 2002
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Federal Lawsuits 101
Journal of the ACA, August 2002
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Taking It to the States
Dynamic Chiropractic, July 29, 2002 (Vol. 20, Issue 16)

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Tribute to a Warrior
Journal of the ACA, June 2002
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Fathers of Success
Journal of the ACA, April 2002
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Victory for Veterans
ACA Today, April 2002
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Going the Extra Mile or Just Getting By
Journal of the ACA, February 2002
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Fight For Chiropractic
ACA Today, February 2002
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Congratulations, You Did It!
Journal of the ACA, December 2001
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It's Time to Enlist
ACA Today, November 2001
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It's Now Our Watch
Dynamic Chiropractic, October 22, 2001 (Vol. 19, Issue 22)

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 It's Now Our Watch
Journal of the ACA, October 2001
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Ending Chiropractic's Tower of Babel
Dynamic Chiropractic, July 16, 2001 (Vol. 19, Issue 15)

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Top Ten List of Achievements
ACA Today, May 2001
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Dr. Edwards Has Dinner With Vice President Gore
Journal of the Kansas Chiropractic Association - September 2000
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ACA and ICA: It's the Same Thing!
Dynamic Chiropractic, March 6, 2000 (Vol. 18, Issue 06)

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The Four Biggest Lies in Chiropractic
Dynamic Chiropractic, December 1, 1999 (Vol. 17, Issue 25)

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Kansas Chiropractic History: From Cellar to Cyberspace.
Journal of the Association for History of Chiropractic, Dec. 2000.
Also presented at the Association for the History of Chiropractic Annual Conference, Life Chiropractic College West, Hayward, California, February 21-22, 1998.

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The Dynamics of Composite Licensing Boards From the Chiropractic Perspective.
James D. Edwards, DC and David Brown, DC
Journal of
Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics
Volume 20, No. 8, October, 1997.
The Federation Bulletin: The Journal of Medical Licensure and Discipline
Federation of State Medical Boards, Vol. 84, No. 4, 1997.

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Commencement Address, Cleveland College of Chiropractic
Kansas City, Missouri, December 13, 1996
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Five Minutes with President Clinton: Clinton Remarks
that Anti-discrimination Clause Is "A Good Idea"

Dynamic Chiropractic – May 6, 1994 (Vol. 12, Issue 10)

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Kansas Chiropractic Association "Doctor of the Year" Acceptance Speech
Kansas Chiropractic Association Journal, May-June, 1991
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Will Someone Take Over For Lyndon Lee?
Kansas Chiropractic Association Journal, March-April, 1984
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A Comparison Study of Chiropractic Techniques as They
Relate to the Lumbar Intervertebral Disc Syndrome

James D. Edwards, DC, et.al.
Digest of Chiropractic Economics, December 1977

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