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Dr. Santiago Inducted into Hall of Fame

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Dr. Philip Santiago (NYCC ’78) has been inducted into the American Chiropractic Association Council on Sports Injuries and Physical Fitness Hall of Fame (Sports Council). The award – the ninth since the inception of the Sports Council – was presented to Dr. Santiago in August during the Council’s annual symposium, held in conjunction with the Florida Chiro­practic Association’s national conven­tion in Orlando . Dr. Santiago was recognized for his enthusiastic, long and extensive services to the Council and his association with, promotion of, and service to all levels of sports – both amateur to professional – through sports chiropractic.

In addition, Dr. Santiago was recognized by NYCC President Frank J. Nicchi at NYCC’s alumni luncheon, held at the FCA convention. In presenting him with a plaque on behalf of the entire College community, Dr. Nicchi acknowledged Santiago ’s contributions to sports chiropractic and his support of excel­lence in chiropractic education. Dr. Santiago was also commended for his very generous financial contributions to NYCC, including his most recent $5,000 contribution to the Ernest G. Napolitano Lecture Series.

Dr. Santiago is a diplomate of the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians, a current member of the United States Olympic Committee Sports Medicine Advisory Council, and the 1992 United States Olympic Sports Medicine team chiropractor in Barcelona . He is an adjunct associate professor at New York Chiropractic College , Northwestern College of Chiropractic, Logan College of Chiro­practic, and Palmer College of Chiro­practic. Also, he has traveled, lectured, and written nationally as an expert on sports chiropractic.

Dr. Santiago is in private practice in Lake Hiawatha , New Jersey . In addition to his private practice, he remains extensively involved in many community activities and functions.