Dr. Haldeman graduated summa cum laude with his Doctorate in Chiropractic from Palmer College of Chiropractic. He received his Ph.D. in neurophysiology from the University of British Columbia, and later his M.D. from the University of British Columbia. He served a residency in neurology and is board certified with the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He holds a Diplomate status with the American Board of Electrophysiology and Neurophysiology, the American Board of Clinical Neurophysiology and the American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine. Dr. Haldeman presently serves on numerous editorial boards including Spine, the Journal of Manipulative and Physiologic Therapeutics and the Journal of the Musculoskeletal System. Dr. Haldeman is an accomplished author, having published numerous articles and textbooks.
Manohar M. Panjabi, Ph.D., D. Tech
Dr. Panjabi's name is synonymous with the field of spinal biomechanics. He heads one of the world's greatest spinal biomechanics laboratories and is recognized as an international authority on biomechanics, particularly as related to the spine. He authored the famous textbook, Clinical Biomechanics of the Spine, with Dr. White of Harvard. Dr. Panjabi headed biomechanics at Yale University and has lectured on spinal biomechanics throughout the world. He has hundreds of publications on the spine as well as publications on the biomechanics of spinal cord injury (at Yale University with Dr. George Dohrmann, now at the University of Chicago).
Inform a Colleague
Expand and Educate Your Spinecare Network
Welcome to the Inform a Colleague area of the Academy Website. The American Academy of Spine Physicians (AASP) strives to implement new and more efficient methods for members to communicate with other healthcare professionals. One of the most effective tools is the online "Inform a Colleague" function. This function can be used to expand and educate your spinecare referral network. It also represents a resource to conveniently inform others about trends in spinecare and about offers of organizations such as the American Academy of Spine Physicians (AASP), the International Spine Association (ISA). The link library also contains an application for membership with the AASP.
The online "Inform a Colleague" feature provides an invaluable time-saving service for keeping spinecare professionalsup-to-date, expanding the spinecare network, stimulating interdisciplinary referrals and for inviting colleagues to join the AASP. The library of links is always being updated with useful information and resources. The linked messages can be used to
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This level of membership is for physicians (MD, DC, DO) whose practice/interest includes patients with spinal disorders. ($250)
This level of membership is for allied healthcare professionals involved in spinecare and/or spine research. This includes physical therapists, massage therapists, exercise physiologists, nurse practitioners, nurses, physician's assistants, diagnostic technicians, surgical technicians, exercise instructors, personal trainers and individuals who hold a PhD and work in the field of spinecare. ($150)
This level of membership is for residents, fellows and students who have an interest in spinecare. ($35)
Membership will automatically renew each calendar year starting from the date of membership renewal or membership acceptance unless the AASP is specifically notified in writing by the member at least 30 days prior to their renewal date. Please address all correspondence to the AASP Office of Member Services.
Review the accuracy of your contact information and practice profile information including your email address. To update your profile online go to spinephysicians.org and login using your unique member ID and PIN as noted below.
Please notify the AASP if you no longer meet membership criteria. This includes maintaining an active license to practice.