Specialist Certification

Non-surgical approach to
biomechanical orthopedic problems



Maintenance of Credential (MOC)



Health Care Integration

Chiropractic Orthopedic Specialists work
alongside other health care practitioners




Renewing Your Membership

If you do not have the temporary password then please Click Here and check the “Renewal Membership Information” check box on the Contact Form and a Staff Member will reply directly to you.

Postgraduate Studies

Requirements for sitting the Academy of Chiropractic Orthopedists Diplomate examination for chiropractic orthopedics includes a minimum of 300 postgraduate hours.

Currently postgraduate level studies are being sponsored by the University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic. The University has currently 200 online hours that meet the requirements for the candidate. Also, 100 contact hours are available. Multiple sites have classes in contacting the University of Bridgeport for classes near you and the requirements for the online portion is available at the following link:

Advanced Clinical Education

The University expects by late summer 2016 they will have a review class available for prospective candidates. Please watch the Academy’s website or the University of Bridgeport’s postgraduate department.


Academy Executive Board

James R. Brandt DC, MS, FACO
Coon Rapids, MN
Kim Skibsted DC, FACO
West Des Moines, IA
B. Timothy Harcourt DC, FACO
Fort Myers, FL
Paul Lombardi DC, FACO
Cocoa, FL
Professional Member
Jaroslaw (Jerry) Grod DC
Etobicoke, Ontario Canada
Public Member
Steven A. Wells MA
Minneapolis, MN
Examination Chairman
Thomas A. Wicks PhD, DC, FACO
Davenport, IA
Executive Director
Jerry Wildenauer DC, FACO
Mendota Heights, MN
Programmatic Chairman
Mark Nelson DC, FACO
Cedar, MN
Alternate Board Members
Kurt Olding DC, FACO
Minster, OH
Ronald Evans DC, FACO
The Villages, FL

Editor-in-Chief JACO
Shawn Neff DC, FACO
Martinsburg, WV
Associate Editors
James Demetrious DC, FACO
Wilmington, NC
David Swenson DC, FACO
Melrose, MA
Alicia Marie Yochum, RN, DC, DABCR
Chesterfield, MO