World Spine Care Canada Board of Directors

Richard Fox
Board member

Bio

Richard Fox is recently retired as Head of Global Markets trading at Deutsche Bank Canada where he served on the board of Deutsche Bank Securities, a wholly owned subsidiary of Deutsche Bank AG. He was in charge of risk management for all interest rate risk for Deutsche Bank Securities and Head of Rates Trading for Deutsche Bank AG Canada. Over a 25 plus year career he held senior positions in interest rate trading and risk management for Citibank, TD Securities, BNP Paribas and Deutsche Bank. Richard is currently a Director of both CMCC and WSCC, Treasurer of OTVC and a Founding Partner of WSB, an Arbitrage trading firm focusing on fixed income opportunities in Institutional Fixed income markets in both Canada and the United States.

Allan Freedman
Board member

Bio

Allan Freedman graduated from the University of Western Ontario Law School in 1974 on the Dean’s List and as a recipient of the Dean Ivan Rand Honour Award. He founded a law partnership in 1977 and remained in that practice until 2002 at which time he started his own law firm.
While practicing law full time, predominantly in the areas of corporate, commercial, administrative and real estate law, Allan also maintained a teaching position at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in the area of risk and practice management and business law until 2008. He also had teaching positions at the Canadian Naturopathic College, and the Ontario Homeopathic College. Allan has an extensive curriculum vitae which includes lecturing across Canada on risk management and publication of a number of articles dealing with issues in a professional practice. He has guided individual health care practitioners with matters ranging from the establishment of a health care practice; regulatory compliance issues; business issues; and retirement from practice. Allan has provided legal assistance to organizations which have required incorporation on a provincial and federal basis with charitable status. He continues to act for charitable and not-for-profit organizations in assisting them in ensuring proper corporate governance.
Allan is married and has three sons. He is an avid motorcyclist, and for diversion has involved himself in martial arts, toastmaster, scuba diving, parachuting, the CN Edgewalk, and ballroom dancing.

David Gryfe
Board Member

Bio

After completing a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Western Ontario Dr. David Gryfe graduated Magna Cum Laude from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in 1992. He proceeded to earn Doctor of Acupuncture certification from the Open International University in Sri Lanka, the Registered Trigenics Practitioner certification and in 1999 achieved Fellowship in the Royal College of Chiropractic Sports Sciences (Canada).
Dr. Gryfe is in full time practice. In addition he is the consulting chiropractor to the Woodbine Race Track where he provides sports injury specialist services.
David has been part of a team of health professionals offering services to international sporting events such as The Breeder’s Cup and The Queen’s Plate as well as providing treatment and training to hockey teams at Manhattanville College in White Plains, New York, Clarkson College in Potsdam, New York and Quinnipiac University in Hamden Connecticut.
Dr. Gryfe is a member of the Board of Governor’s of the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College. He serves on the Editorial Board of the Journal of the Canadian Chiropractic Association.
He has been studying T’ai Chi Ch’uan since 1991 and has offered classes through the Etobicoke General Hospital, Manhattanville College in White Plains New York, as well as numerous community centres and private health clubs. Dr. Gryfe is the author of “Always Beginning- a beginner’s guide to T’ai Chi”

Rocco Guerreiro
Board member

Bio

Dr. Rocco Guerriero is a registered chiropractor in British Columbia and Ontario. He graduated from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in 1988. He has a fellowship designation in Chiropractic Sports Sciences, Rehabilitation Sciences and Chiropractic Orthopedics. He is an associate professor at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC). He has 25 years of chiropractic teaching experience. He is the course coordinator of the clinical diagnosis course in Orthopedics for first year at CMCC. Currently, he is the coordinator of the MVA and Rehab rounds for chiropractic interns at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College.

Dr. Guerriero has been in clinical practice since 1988. He is the President of NYRC, Vancouver BC location. He is Past-President of the Canadian Society of Chiropractic Evaluators, Association of Independent Assessment Centres and the College of Chiropractic Orthopaedic Specialists (Canada).

He is on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Society of Medical Evaluators. He has published numerous scientific articles in the areas of Disability, Medical and Rehabilitation and Medicolegal issues. He has performed over 15,000 IMEs over the past 24 years. He is an expert in Chiropractic Malpractice cases and has been accepted as an expert in Ontario, Alberta and in British Columbia. He has also provided numerous post-graduate seminars in New Brunswick, Quebec, Ontario, Manitoba, Alberta, Saskatchewan and in British Columbia. He has served on numerous Government-appointed committees in policy development related to Auto Insurance.

He is the coordinator of the Independent Chiropractic Evaluations (ICE) Post Graduate program, co-sponsored by the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College and the Canadian Society of Chiropractic Evaluators. He is certified in the AMA Guides impairment rating (4th and 5th editions). He has training in the AMA Guides (6th edition). He is the coordinator of the 45-hour AMA Guides (4th edition) certification course co-sponsored by CMCC and the CSCE. He has successfully completed all 6 semester courses from the University of Montreal in “Medecine d’assurance et d’expertise”. He was on the Whistler Medical Team for the VANOC 2010 Winter Olympic Games and is the lead Medical Practitioner for the Golf venue and will be also assisting in the Rugby venue at the TO2015 PanAm Para PanAm Games.

Scott Haldeman
Scott Haldeman
President

Bio

Scott Haldeman holds the positions of Adjunct Professor, Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, Clinical Professor, Department of Neurology, University of California, Irvine.
He is Past President of the North American Spine Society, the American Back Society, the North American Academy of Manipulative Therapy, and the Orange County Neurological Society, and is currently Chairman Emeritus of the Research Council of the World Federation of Chiropractic. He is certified by the American Board of Neurology and Psychiatry and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada and a Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology. He is a Diplomat of the American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine, the American Board of Electroencephalography and Neurophysiology and the American Board of Clinical Physiology. He also served on the US department of Health AHCPR Clinical Guidelines Committee on Acute Low Back Problems in Adults as well as four other Clinical Guidelines Committees. He presided over The Bone and Joint Decade 2000 to 2010 Task Force on Neck Pain and Its Associated Disorders.

Scott Haldeman sits on the editorial boards of six journals, and has published over 200 articles or book chapters, over 70 scientific abstracts, and has authored or edited seven books. He was awarded an honorary Doctor of Humanities degree from the Southern California University of Health Sciences and an honorary Doctor of Science degree from the Western States Chiropractic College. He received the David Selby Award from the North American Spine Society. A resident of Santa Ana, California, he maintains an active clinical practice.

Jean Moss
Chief Executive Officer

Bio

Dr. Moss obtained her DC from CMCC in 1970 and her MBA from York University in 1988. She joined the CMCC faculty in 1971 and was an educator, clinical supervisor and administrator while maintaining a private practice.

Dr. Moss was appointed President of CMCC in 1991, the first woman in this position. During her tenure, CMCC developed an international reputation for its excellence; achieved many firsts in Canadian chiropractic history; opened its innovative new campus raising over $20 million toward the cost of the building: was granted an unprecedented ten year accreditation to award a Doctor of Chiropractic degree by the Ontario Government; created the first independently funded Chiropractic Research Chair; and joined with the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) to develop a major research centre at CMCC.

A member of the Board of the Association of Chiropractic Colleges, Dr. Moss was the first woman and the first non-American to become its President. Her awards include the WFC Honour Award and the CFCREAB Norman Danis Award. She has received an honourary degree from Northwestern Health Sciences University and an Honourary LLD from the University of Ontario Institute of Technolgy.

Dr. Moss stepped down as President of CMCC in June 2014, and was named President Emerita. She continues on faculty, serves on the Council on Chiropractic Education International, and is a member of the Guidelines Steering Committee. She is also working on the history of the last 25 years at CMCC

Moez Rajwani
Board member

Bio

Dr. Moez Rajwani was born in Tanzania, graduated from CMCC in 1994 and has certification in Occupational Health. He is has been on faculty as a lecturer in the Department of Clinical Sciences since 1995. He has lectures in many different academic and professional settings over the last 20 years.

Professionally he is the Vice President of Clinical Services at NYRC where he manages and works with a multidisciplinary team of medical consultants overseeing complex independent medical evaluations. He is the Clinical Coordinator of the WSIB Regional Evaluation Centre at the Toronto East General Hospital. He is also the Health Policy Officer for the Ontario Chiropractic Association and he maintains a part-time private practice in Toronto.

He has extensive volunteer experience in the Health Care Sector. He presently serves as the Co-Chair of the Coalition of Health Professional Associations in Auto Insurance Services in Ontario. He is the Past President of the Canadian Society of Chiropractic Evaluators and was previously a board member of Access Alliance Multicultural Health and Community Services which provides health care services to marginalized members of the community including refugees in the Greater Toronto Area.

Outside of the health sector he has served as the Vice President of the Aga Khan Council for Canada and Chairman of the Ismaili Centre Management Board from 2012-2015. He has served as an Allocations Chair for Children and Youth Services for United Way of Greater Toronto. He presently sits as a member of the Ismaili Council for Ontario and member of the Aga Khan University Resource Development of Committee for Canada.

For his volunteer commitments he is a recipient of the Queen’s Golden Jubilee Volunteer Award, the community service award from the Ontario Chiropractic Association and was awarded by the Ministry of Citizenship for 25 years of service to the community.