Media Release

16 November 2017

Dr Kelly Holt, Dean of Research for the New Zealand College of Chiropractic and Senior Researcher for the Centre for Chiropractic Research has recently been appointed to the Accreditation Committee of the Council of Chiropractic Education Australasia (CCEA).  

The CCEA is an independent and nationally recognised body responsible for ensuring competency and high education standards in chiropractic for the Australasian community.

The Accreditation Committee is responsible for interpreting the Standards, implementing the process of accreditation and certifying the quality and integrity of Australasian Chiropractic Programmes through the evaluation of their compliance with the Criteria for Accreditation. The Accreditation Committee also provides recommendations to Chiropractic programmes on issues of effectiveness and programme quality.

Dr Holt is a graduate of the New Zealand College of Chiropractic and was awarded his PhD from the University of Auckland. His areas of research interest include falls prevention, neurology, reliability of vertebral subluxation indicators and population health. His PhD focused on the effects of chiropractic care on sensorimotor function and falls risk in older adults.

As the Dean of Research, Dr Holt ensures the New Zealand College of Chiropractic has an up to date evidence based curriculum. He supports faculty in their research interests and projects.

His appointment on the Accreditation Committee runs for three years.

Contact Dr Holt through the New Zealand College of Chiropractic reception on (64) 09 526 6789.