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  Title The life and contribution of Dr. Ronald Gitelman: A pioneer of modern chiropractic science
Journal J Can Chiropr Assoc. 2013 Mar;57(1):Online access only p 10-17
Peer Review No
Publication Type Article

Objective: The life and contribution to chiropractic science of Dr. Ronald Gitelman is reviewed.

Methods: Sources for this article included review of the notes prepared by Dr. Joseph Keating in his “biography” of the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC); review of the important articles published by Dr. Gitelman; review of the important projects undertaken by him along with various colleagues; notes from reminiscences obtained from many of these colleagues and discussions with his family. 

Discussion: Dr. Gitelman’s academic career spanned from 1963 to the late 1980’s. During that time, he made foundational contributions to the development of chiropractic science including: developing the Archives (1974), the first collection of scientific articles supporting chiropractic science (which was subsequently published as the Chiropractic Archives Research Collection (CRAC)); delivering one of the few chiropractic papers at the seminal NINCDS conference (1975) and, developing the collaboration between CMCC and Dr. Kirkaldy-Willis at the University of Saskatoon (1976). He practiced in Toronto from 1961 to 2007.

Summary: Dr. Gitelman was a pioneer in the development of chiropractic science. He died on October 7, 2012.

Objectif : Analyse de la vie du Dr Ronald Gitelman et de sa contribution à la science chiropratique.

Méthodologie : Les sources de cet article comportent notamment l’examen des notes préparées par le Dr Joseph Keating dans sa « biographie » du Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC), l’examen des articles importants publiés par le Dr Gitelman, l’examen des projets importants qu’il a entrepris avec
divers collègues, les notes obtenues à partir des souvenirs de beaucoup de ces collègues et des discussions avec sa famille. 
Discussion : La carrière universitaire du Dr Gitelman a englobé la période de 1963 jusqu’à la fin des années 1980, pendant laquelle il a contribué de façon fondamentale au développement de la science chiropratique, notamment par : l’organisation des archives (1974), la première collection d’articles scientifiques à l’appui de la science chiropratique (qui a ensuite été publiée dans le cadre de la collection Chiropractic Archives Research Collection (CRAC)); la présentation d’un des rares articles chiropratiques à la conférence NINCDS (1975); et, le renforcement de la collaboration entre le CMCC et le Dr Kirkaldy-Willis à l’Université de Saskatoon (1976). Il a exercé la chiropratique à Toronto, de 1961 à 2007. 
Résumé : Dr Gitelman était un pionnier dans le développement de la science chiropratique. Il est décédé le 7 octobre 2012.
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