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The Drugless Research Hall of Fame, founded by Parker University, is an innovative recognition platform designed to showcase significant drug-free contributions in research worldwide.

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Gregory Cramer 2012 Inductee: Dr. Gregory D. Cramer
After receiving his PhD, Dr. Cramer began teaching and conducting research at NUHS, where he is currently Professor and Dean of Research and Professor of Anatomy.  Dr. Cramer has published over 100 abstracts, papers, and book chapters. He is co-author (with Dr. Sue Darby) of the text entitled, "Basic and Clinical Anatomy of the Spine, Spinal Cord, and ANS.” In 2005, he was honored by the American Chiropractic Association (ACA) with its Researcher of the Year Award.
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Arlan Fuhr 2011 Inductee: Dr. Arlan Fuhr
Dr. Fuhr is the president of National Institute of Chiropractic Research and co-founder and chief executive officer of Activator Methods International. He is the co-inventor of the Activator® Adjusting Instrument and the Activator Method Chiropractic Technique®. In 1985, he received the first grant ever given to chiropractic from the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Fuhr received his chiropractic degree from Logan College of Chiropractic, St. Louis, Missouri and completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Minnesota.
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Cheryl Hawk 2010 Inductee: Dr. Cheryl Hawk 
Dr. Hawk, Director of Clinical Research at Logan College of Chiropractic, is author to over 60 articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals. She is a graduate of National College of Chiropractic and practiced full time for 12 years. In 1991, she earned a PhD in Preventive Medicine from the University of Iowa and also became a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES). 
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Ronald Rupert 2009 Inductee: Dr. Ronald L. Rupert
Dr. Rupert, Dean of Research at the Parker Research Institute, has been involved with chiropractic research since 1981. He is the editor-in-chief and developer of MANTIS, the largest index of chiropractic literature and alternative medical literature in the United States. He received his chiropractic degree from Cleveland Chiropractic College, Kansas City, his M.S. from Troy State University in Alabama, and his B.S. from Rockhurst College, Kansas City, MO. Press release: Dr. Rupert Induction into The Drugless Research Hall of Fame >>  


Held annually during the Las Vegas Parker Seminar, the Starlight Soiree is the biggest chiropractic party of the year with over 550 people attending this sold out event. The purpose of the Starlight Soiree is to ignite a passion for chiropractic research and at this event the Drugless Research Hall of Fame is awarded. Learn more about the Starlight Soiree >>

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