Saturday, December 16, 2017

Dr. Tracey Littrell

 

DR. Tracey A. Littrell, BA, DC, DACBR, DACO, CCSP

ADVANCED DEGREES AND CERTIFICATIONS

DIPLOMATE OF THE AMERICAN CHIROPRACTIC BOARD OF RADIOLOGY ▪ 2006

DIPLOMATE OF THE ACADEMY OF CHIROPRACTIC ORTHOPEDISTS ▪ 2011

CERTIFIED CHIROPRACTIC SPORTS PHYSICIAN ▪ 2012

 

EDUCATION

DOCTOR OF CHIROPRACTIC ▪ June 1997

PALMER COLLEGE OF CHIROPRACTIC, Davenport, IA 

BACHELOR of Arts in PSYCHOLOGY ▪ May 1990

PURDUE UNIVERSITY, West Lafayette, IN

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

CONTINUING EDUCATION INSTRUCTOR: 5/01 to present

PALMER INSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL ADVANCEMENT

“Physical Diagnosis Review: Head and Neck Exam, Skin, Hair, and Nails”, February 2007

“Radiology Topics”, Palmer College of Chiropractic Homecoming, August 2007-present

“Topics in Arthritis”, Davenport, IA, October 2007

“Sports Chiropractic Issues and X-ray: Upper Extremity”, San Diego, CA, October 2007

“MRI and CT Basics and Upper Extremity Imaging”, Cairo, Egypt, WFC meeting, March 2008

“Upper Extremity Imaging”, Davenport, IA, January 2009

“Diagnostic Imaging for the Chiropractor, San Jose, CA, May 2009

“Radiology”, Chiropractic Orthopedics Diplomate Course, Palmer College of Chiropractic, November 2009

“Arthritides”, Palmer College of Chiropractic West Homecoming, October 2010

“Radiology Review”, Chiropractic Orthopedics Diplomate Course, Palmer College of Chiropractic, November 2011

“Sports Injuries in Kids”, New Zealand Pediatric Diplomate graduation program, Sydney, Australia, July 2012

“Concussion Assessment” and “Arthritides”, Palmer College of Chiropractic Florida Homecoming, March 2013

"Pediatric Sports Injuries", New Zealand Pediatric Diplomate program, Melbourne, Australia, July 2013

 

INTERNATIONAL CHIROPRACTORS’ ASSOCIATION OF INDIANA

“Cervical Spine: Diagnostic Imaging and Interpretation”,October 2002

“Radiology Review: Physics, Athritides, Trauma, and Tumors”, June 2005

 

IOWA CHIROPRACTIC SOCIETY

“Advanced Principles of Diagnostic Imaging for the Chiropractic Technologist”, May 2001

“Examination of the Thorax and Abdomen”, March 2005

 

INSTRUCTOR, DIAGNOSIS AND RADIOLOGY DEPARTMENT: 11/03 to present 

Palmer College of Chiropractic, Davenport, IA

Design and develop curricula for Physical Diagnosis and Clinical Psychology

Serve as lead instructor for Physical Diagnosis and Clinical Psychology

Serve as co-instructor for the Chest Radiology section of Special Topics

Create lectures, practical examinations, and written examinations for the courses

Orient and train upper trimester level clinical externs as grading proctors

 

COORDINATOR OF CLINICAL ACADEMICS: 8/02 – 11/03

Palmer College of Chiropractic, Davenport, IA

Design and develop curricula for upper trimester level course

Coordinate and oversee the completion of Clinic I-III credit requirement

Serve as lead instructor for Introduction to Clinical Practice

Instruct students in Clinical Case Correlation courses

 

RADIOLOGY RESIDENT/ CHIEF RESIDENT: 11/99 – 8/02

Palmer College of Chiropractic, Davenport, IA

Instruct students in radiographic analysis, report writing, and x-ray positionin

Design and develop syllabi, lectures, and tests for multiple radiology course

Construct practical and proficiency examinations for clinic level intern

 

SPECIAL TOPICS SEMINAR INSTRUCTOR: 9/98 to present

GYNECOLOGICAL-PROCTOLOGICAL EXAM

Palmer College of Chiropractic, Davenport, I

Instruct students and alumni in special elective and continuing education cours

Design and develop syllabi, tests, practical examinations and assessment

Comply with State of California and State of Oregon licensing requirement

 

CLINIC ABROAD FACULTY: 2/99 – 06/02

NEPAL PROGRAM (4 trips)

Palmer College of Chiropractic, Davenport, IA

Prepare student interns in cultural awareness and education prior to health mission

Instruct, train, and supervise interns during health mission

Coordinate travel arrangements, including passport and visa procuremen

Direct all charitable fund-raising activitie

 

ADJUNCT FACULTY CLINICIAN: 12/97 – 11/99

Palmer College of Chiropractic, Davenport, IA

Provided all aspects of care for new and established patients

Supervised and directed interns in physical exam, diagnosis, care and management

Trained standardized patients for Clinical Competency Evaluations and Assessments

Presented Clinical Case Correlations topics

Submitted and approved private insurance, WC/PI, and Medicare claims

 

LEAD INSTRUCTOR: 8/98 - 9/98 

CERVICAL TECHNIQUE I

Feevale-Aspeur, Novo Hamburgo, Brazil

First technique instructor for the first chiropractic school in South Americ

Established primary technique module, including testing and skill assessment

Trained students in static and motion palpation, instrumentation utilization, X-ray analysis, patient positioning and adjusting, and patient managemen

 

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES

08/12-present: Delphi Committee member for the DACO board examination

09/09-09/12: NBCE Part II Associated Clinical Sciences board examination test writing committee

3/08 to present: Peer reviewer for Journal of Allied Health

10/07 to present: Peer reviewer for Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics

6/03: Assessment Conference: American Association for Higher Education, Seattle, WA

2/03:Evaluating & Improving Teaching: IDEA Center, Savannah, GA

11/98-11/01: Peer reviewer for Topics in Diagnostic Radiology and Advanced Imaging

10/03 to present: Peer reviewer for the Association of Chiropractic Colleges/Research Agenda Conference

1/99 to present: Faculty advisor for the Student American Chiropractic Association

5/97: American Red Cross Instructor Certified for Protect Your Back Seminars

11/95-6/97: Supplementary training in Lumbar Flexion-Distraction, Thompson Technique, Activator Methods, Nimmo Technique, extremities seminars, and Active and Passive Rehabilitation Care

 

Book Chapter:

2004: Marchiori DM et al. Chapter 6 Normal Anatomy. Clinical Imaging, 2nd edition, with Skeletal, Chest, and Abdomen Pattern Differentials. St. Louis, MO: Mosby, January 2005.

2013: Marchiori DM et al. Chapter 6 Normal Anatomy. Clinical Imaging, 3rd edition, with Skeletal, Chest, and Abdomen Pattern Differentials. St. Louis, MO: Mosby, 2013.

 

Editorial duties:

2/08 to present: Radiology editor for DCTracts

 

Journal Articles:

Littrell T. An interactive discussion: from traditional imaging to digital imaging. DCTracts 2012;24(1): audio lecture.

Littrell T. Breast cancer imaging: controversial guidelines and a review of the options. DCTracts 2012;24(1): audio lecture.

Littrell T. Radiographic imaging of four distinct causes of low back pain. DCTracts 2011;23(1):5-14.

Littrell T. Causes of hip pain and their radiographic features. DCTracts 2010;22(1):5-11.

Littrell T. Inflammatory Arthritis and Radiographic Imaging. DCTracts 2008;20(4):5-12.

Littrell T. Cervical Spondylosis and Spondylotic Myelopathy: Clinical Presentations, Pathophysiology, and Imaging Findings. DCTracts 2008;20(3):6-10

Littrell T. Plain Film and MRI Interpretation of Common Shoulder Conditions. DCTracts 2008;20(2):2-5 and accompanying audio lecture.

Littrell T. Osteoarthritis: Risk Factors and Radiographic Imaging. DCTracts 2007;19(2):6-11.

Rodgers J, Littrell T. Low Back Pain in a 28 Year Old Welder with Spondylolisthesis. JNMS 2002;10(1):28-38

Littrell T.Scoliosis and Back Pain in a 21Year Old Female. JNMS 2001;9(1):21-28

 

Platform Presentations:

3/02: Platform presentation, “False-Positive and False-Negative Errors in Chiropractic Clinical Intern Radiological Reports”, March 2002 Research Agenda Conference/Association of Chiropractic Colleges conference; invite

3/03: Platform presenter, “Measuring Improvement of Radiographic Interpretive Skills: A Feasibility Study”, March 2003 Research Agenda Conference/Association of Chiropractic Colleges conference; invited

 

AWARDS

5/02: Faculty of the Year Award from the Palmer College of Chiropractic Student Body; 2001-2002

12/02: Thelma Fordyce-Mack Faculty Award Recipient; December, 2002

3/03: Palmer College of Chiropractic Alumni Faculty Achievement Award, Runner-up; March 2003

5/07: Faculty of the Year Award, 5th tri, Palmer College of Chiropractic Student Body, 2006-2007

5/09: Faculty of the Year Award, 5th tri, Palmer College of Chiropractic Student Body, 2008-2009

8/09: ICA Auxiliary Female Chiropractic Achievement Award nominee (student body award)

5/10: Faculty of the Year Award, 5th tri, Palmer College of Chiropractic Student Body, 2009-2010

5/11: Faculty of the Year Award, 5th tri, Palmer College of Chiropractic Student Body, 2010-2011

8/11: ICA Auxiliary Female Chiropractic Achievement Award winner (student body award)

5/12: Faculty of the Year Award, 5th tri, Palmer College of Chiropractic Student Body, 2011-2012

5/12: Faculty of the Year Award, 7th tri, Palmer College of Chiropractic Student Body, 2011-2012