December 8, 2011  


NACC Holds Public Health Lecture on Chiropractic

Chiropractic was the topic of a public health lecture at Northeast Alabama Community College held recently on campus. Guest lecturer was Cason Durham, DC. Approximately 150 people attended this lecture.

Durham, a former NACC student, discussed the field of Chiropractic, as well as animal Chiropractic. He answered questions from the audience after his presentation.

Durham is a graduate of Ider High School, attended NACC and graduated from Parker College of Chiropractic in Dallas, TX. He has a BS in Anatomy, a BS in Health and Wellness and a Doctor of Chiropractic, and a Diploma in Animal Chiropractic.

Chiropractic professionals are doctors of chiropractic, or DCs using a type of hands-on therapy called spinal manipulation or adjustment. Many people visit chiropractors for the treatment of lower back pain as well as other ailments.

This health lecture was free to the faculty, staff and students at NACC, and to the public. Health lectures are being planned throughout the year and will be announced.

For more information about the health lecture series, contact Susan Barron, Director of Events Planning at NACC, ext. *2248. For information about NACC, go to the college’s website at

Pictured at the lecture are (L-R) Chris Shelton, NACC student; Kevin Holt, Instructor of Biology; Victoria Elton, NACC student; Dr. Cason Durham, guest lecturer; and Susan Barron, Director of High School Relations and Event Planning.