About Dr. Redwood

Daniel Redwood, DC, is Director of the Master of Science in Human Nutrition and Functional Medicine program at the University of Western States.

From 2006-2014, he was a professor at Cleveland Chiropractic College in Overland Park, Kansas, having joined the faculty after 26 years in private practice in Virginia and Washington, DC.

Redwood’s first chiropractic textbook, Contemporary Chiropractic, was published by Churchill Livingstone in 1997, and his second, Fundamentals of Chiropractic, which he co-authored with Dr. Carl Cleveland III, was published by Mosby in 2003. He has authored many textbook chapters, including the chapters on chiropractic in all editions of Dr. Marc Micozzi’s Fundamentals of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (Elsevier, 1996-2014), Dr. Michael Weintraub’s Complementary and Integrative Medicine in Pain Management  (Springer, 2008), Dr. Patrick Coughlin’s Principles and Practice of Manual Therapeutics (Churchill Livingstone, 2002), Current Review of Alternative Medicine (Current Medicine, 1999) and the musculoskeletal disorders chapter in The Physician’s Guide to Alternative Medicine (American Medical Consultants/Medical Economics, 1999). He also wrote the chapter on nutrition for Health Promotion and Wellness: An Evidence-Based Guide to Clinical Prevention Services (Springer, 2012), a textbook edited by Drs. Cheryl Hawk and Will Evans.

Dr. Redwood was the first chiropractor invited to be a guest lecturer at the National Institutes of Health and the National Museum of Health and Medicine. He has lectured on chiropractic at the Medical College of Virginia and Eastern Virginia Medical School, and was a 6-time winner of the Virginia Chiropractic Association’s annual literary award. He was a founding editor of The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, an international, Medline-indexed scholarly journal now in its 18th year. Redwood is also a member of the editorial boards of the American Chiropractic Association, Topics in Integrative Healthcare, and the Korea-based TANG: An International Journal of Genuine Traditional Medicine. He has served as a frequent reviewer of articles for these journals, and has also reviewed submissions for Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics and Preventive Medicine. He has also been a reviewer for chiropractic’s Research Agenda Conference (RAC), has been a RAC presenter, and has consulted and written for WebMD, Direct Medical Knowledge and the Integrative Medicine Consult.

A graduate of the State University of New York at Buffalo, Dr. Redwood received his chiropractic degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic, where he was student council president. He has served on various committees of his state and national chiropractic associations, and was Vice President and Legislative Chair for the District of Columbia Chiropractic Association. He is currently a member of the government affairs committee of the Chiropractic Summit (the unified voice of the profession’s major national organizations) and the Scientific Commission of the Council on Chiropractic Guidelines and Practice Parameters. He also served on the steering committee for the Consensus Process to Develop a “Best Practices” Document on the Role of Chiropractic Care in Health Promotion, Disease Prevention and Wellness.