Parker University recently appointed Dr. Tim Gross as its vice president of the college of chiropractic. Dr. Gross will oversee the College of Chiropractic, including the academic department, Parker University Chiropractic Wellness Clinics, research efforts, and the institution's library.
"Dr. Gross has a strong background in chiropractic education," said Dr. Gery Hochanadel, provost of Parker University. "We are pleased to welcome him as the leader of our doctor of chiropractic program."
Dr. Gross brings more than 18 years of experience in chiropractic education with him as well as numerous years of experience in private practice. Prior to joining Parker, Dr. Gross served as vice president for administrative services at Life University. In this role, he served as the university's chief administrative officer, providing leadership and oversight for administrative and educational support areas including accreditation, grounds, human resources, institutional effectiveness, planning and research, among others.
He successfully led the College of Chiropractic through the Council on Chiropractic Education (CCE) comprehensive reaffirmation process, resulting in no concerns; and coordinated the development and submission of several programmatic substantive changes through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).
Dr. Gross also held positions as assistant provost for institutional effectiveness, executive director of accreditation, policy, and quality assurance, dean of clinics, and director of clinics at Life University.
Formerly, Dr. Gross served as dean of clinics for Palmer College of Chiropractic, where he also held positions as director of clinics, faculty clinician, and clinical teaching resident.
Involved in chiropractic and higher education associations and committees, Dr. Gross currently serves on the CCE and has previously served for the Association of Chiropractic Colleges (ACC), the Canadian Federation of Chiropractic Regulatory and Educational Accrediting Board, and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).
Dr. Gross holds a doctor of chiropractic degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic, a master's in health services administration from University of St. Francis, and a bachelor's from Murray State University. He is also pursuing a PhD at Capella University.
Source: Parker University