Joseph Guagliardo, D.C
Joseph Guagliardo, D.C.
Faculty, College of Chiropractic- Clinical Education Tract
D.C., National College of Chiropractic, 1993
B.S., Human Biology, National College of Chiropractic, 1991
Joseph Guagliardo B.S, D.C. holds the rank of Professor in the College of Chiropractic (COC) at Life University. His philosophy of teaching focuses around his core values of purpose, compassion and confidence. He empowers and motivates his students to be kind, compassionate and confident providers. His motto in educating the future generations of chiropractors is let us focus on bringing the care back into healthcare. Dr. Guagliardo brings a vast array of experience to Life University. He has over 30 years of clinical experience in private practice as an associate doctor and as the lead Chiropractor for a large hospital system in Milwaukee, Wisconsin where he worked in a multi-disciplinary health care setting as a practicing chiropractor. During this time in addition to delivering chiropractic care, he was part of a team that created a multidisciplinary spine center and a key member of the hospital’s physical medicine physician group.
In 2005 he accepted his position with the university as a Case Management Specialist in the outpatient clinic and then as a faculty member in Clinical Sciences Division in the Clinical Education Tract. He is the lead instructor for the Clinical Skills Course, which is an integrated course that blends classroom and clinical experience to prepare students for their student clinical internship. In addition to this course, he has been involved with multiple diagnosis courses as a small group instructor.
Correlation between student performances on course level integrated clinical skills examinations and Objective Structured Clinical Examinations in a chiropractic program. Brent Russell, M.S., D.C., Kathryn Hoiriis D.C. and Joseph Guagliardo D.C., J Chiropr Educ. 2012; 26(2): 138–145.
Comparison of chiropractic student scores before and after utilizing active learning techniques in a classroom setting Joseph G. Guagliardo, D.C. and Kathryn T. Hoiriis, D.C. J Chiropr Educ 2013: 27(2): 116-122
Presented presentations yearly at the Association of Chiropractic Colleges / Research Agenda Conference 2008-2018
Faculty Merit Award Recipient 2012, 2017 and 2018
Cobb County Teacher of the Year Award 2018
Student elected Graduation Speaker 2017 and 2020
Most influential Faculty Member 2018
Editorial board member Journal of Contemporary Chiropractic