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SCU President Dr. John Scaringe Honored By One Concept With A Lifetime Achievment Award

September 23, 2013


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Leading Industry Organization For Chiropractic, Acupuncture, Massage Therapy, And Spa Professions Recognizes Dr. John Scaringe For A Lifetime Of Practice, Advocacy, And Exemplary Leadership


Whittier, CA, Date TBA – The Southern California University of Health Sciences (SCU), the nation’s leading post-graduate college for chiropractic, acupuncture and oriental medicine, has announced that University President Dr. John Scaringe DC, EdD has been awarded the ONE Concept Lifetime Achievement Award.

Sponsored by ONE Concept, the Award is presented to individuals who have made exemplary contributions to the chiropractic, massage therapy, acupuncture and spa professions. ONE Concept organizes the annual American Chiropractic and Massage Conferences, which are held throughout the year in several major U.S. cities, and will present the Canadian Chiropractic and Massage Conference in Niagara Falls on October 18th-20th, 2013.

Through ONE Concept Conferences in the United States and Canada, ONE Concept strives to connect communities of integrative healthcare professionals in a learning environment based on cooperation and mutual respect. Additional information on ONE Concept is available at:


“I am truly honored to be recognized by ONE Concept for a career spent practicing and advocating progressive integrated healthcare, extolling its benefits, and continuously urging wider acceptance and incorporation into mainstream health care systems.” says SCU President Dr. John Scaringe. “As the President of one of a preeminent institution for chiropractic, massage therapy, ayurvedic medicine and acupuncture, my responsibilities to the next generation of practitioners, as well as to those that came before and pioneered these proven treatment methods, will continue to inspire me to lead, encourage, and support all aspects of these professions to my utmost ability.”

“It is our privilege to honor Dr. John Scaringe with the 2013 ONE Concept Lifetime Achievement Award,” says Scott Dartnall, President/CEO of ONE Concept. “Dr. Scaringe has dedicated his life to caring for others as a doctor of chiropractic, educator and mentor. As President of Southern California University of Health Sciences he is guiding the evolution of one the leading integrative health care schools in the nation. At ONE Concept we believe the
best is yet to come for Dr. John Scaringe and SCU. Congratulations and thank you!”


Dr. John Scaringe was appointed President of the Southern California University of Health Sciences (SCU) in May 2010.  He began his career as a faculty member of the Los Angeles College of Chiropractic (LACC) in 1991. Dr Scaringe served as Chair of various academic departments for LACC before directing the University Health Center in Whittier, CA, the largest outpatient care facility at SCU. In 2001, he became Dean of Clinical Education and in 2005 was appointed Dean of the Los Angeles College of Chiropractic and Vice President for Academic Affairs in 2007.


Dr. Scaringe is a published author and has served as the Associate Editor for the Journal of Sports Chiropractic and Rehabilitation and on the editorial advisory board of Manual Therapy. In addition to his membership on editorial review boards for peer reviewed journals, Dr. Scaringe’s has also been published in numerous peer reviewed journals, authored book chapters, platform and poster presentations at professional and scientific conferences, and participated on state and national evidence based consensus panels. He also has been a frequent lecturer on sports medicine and manual therapy related topics and has cared for elite amateur and professional athletes worldwide. In addition to private practice and over 25 years of teaching experience, Dr. Scaringe currently serves on the Council on Chiropractic Education.

Dr. Scaringe holds a Bachelors of Science and Doctor of Chiropractic degrees and earned a Master’s of Science in Kinesiology from California State University, Fullerton, and an EdD in Educational Leadership from California State University, Long Beach. He is also a past President of the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians.

About The Southern California University of Health Sciences For over a century, SCU has trained men and women for successful and significant careers in patient care. SCU is located on a beautiful 25-acre campus located in Whittier, California, about 20 miles Southeast of Los Angeles and on the border of Orange County. Students enjoy a quiet suburban atmosphere and the advantages of being near a large city. The school offers a dual degree program in Chiropractic and Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine and was one of the first to be accredited by the Council on Chiropractic Education (CCE) and the only dual program accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). SCU offers a Diagnostic Imaging residency program, a Chiropractic Sports Medicine residency program, and is also the only school of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine to offer an on-campus anatomy lab, radiology lab and extensive hands-on experience. For information on the Southern California
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