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Board Name: Chiropractic Examiners Board
Board ID: 35
Address: 665 Mainstream Drive, Nashville, TN 37243
Phone: 615-532-3202
Board Contact: Diona E. Layden
Contact Phone: 615-741-8402
Appointing Authority: Governor
TCA: 63-4-102
Duties: The Tennessee Board of Chiropractic Examiners was created in 1923 by an act of the State Legislature. Its mission is to safeguard the health, safety, and welfare of Tennesseans by requiring those who practice the profession of chiropractic or chiropractic x-ray technology within this state to be qualified. The Board interprets the laws, rules, and regulations to determine the appropriate standards of practice in an effort to ensure the highest degree of professional conduct. The Board is authorized to issue licenses to qualified candidates who have completed appropriate education and successfully completed required examinations. The Board is responsible for the investigation of alleged violations of the Practice Act and rules and is responsible for the discipline of licensees who are found guilty of such violations
Number of Members: 7
Compensation: Each member shall receive one hundred dollars ($100.00) per diem when actually engaged in the discharge of official duties, and be reimbursed for all travel and other necessary expenses.
Appropriations: Funds through the budget of the Department of Health.
Meeting Schedule: The board meets quarterly. Additional meetings at times and places as determined necessary.
Hours Required: