Scott Haldeman DC, MD, PhD, FRCP(C), FCCS(C), FAAN 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 and Adjunct Professor, Department of Research, Southern California University of Health Sciences. 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. He served on the Executive Council of the International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine. He was appointed International Ambassador for the Decade of the Bone and Joint. He is the founder and currently serves as President of World Spine Care, a non-profit organization endorsed by the Decade of the Bone and Joint, an initiative of the WHO.