Dr. steven passmore, d.c. ph.d.

Dr. Steven Passmore presently holds the rank of Associate Professor, in the Faculty of Kinesiology & Recreation Management at the University of Manitoba.  Dr. Passmore held the Canadian Chiropractic Research Foundation (CCRF) Professorship in Spine Biomechanics and Human Neurophysiology in the College of Rehabilitation Sciences, at the University of Manitoba (2010-2015). He is also an Adjunct Assistant Professor, in the research department at New York Chiropractic College (NYCC). He holds degrees from McMaster University (Honours Bachelor of Kinesiology – Hons. B.Kin.; Doctor of Philosophy – Ph.D.), the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) (Master of Science – M.S.), and NYCC (Doctor of Chiropractic – D.C.).  He completed the Contemporary Medical Acupuncture program at McMaster University (2006). 

Dr. Passmore has published more than two-dozen peer reviewed articles in professional journals. Since 2014 he has served on the Guideline Development Group of the Canadian Chiropractic Guideline Initiative aiding to develop clinical practice guidelines for the chiropractic profession. His research and scholarly endeavours have been funded by numerous agencies including but not limited to the Foundation for Chiropractic Education and Research (FCER), the CCRF, and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). For generating, presenting and publishing his research he has won awards from the Association of Rehabilitation Medicine of Manitoba (ARMM), the Association of Chiropractic Colleges Research Agenda Conference (ACC RAC), the Clarence N. Flick Memorial Award (NYCC), and the Faculty Excellence Award for Research (NYCC).

As a licensed clinician he practised for two years in a hospital setting as a WOC Chiropractor in the United States Veterans Health Administration, at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Buffalo, New York. He also practised for four years as an associate at the Hamilton Back Clinic a private outpatient practice in Southern Ontario. Dr. Passmore began delivering chiropractic and acupuncture services at Spectrum Health Centrein 2015.