American Chiropractic Association > Education & Events > 2020 SACA Leadership Conference > Meet the Speakers > LC 2018 Speaker: Kristina Petrocco-Napuli

Dr. Petrocco-Napuli graduated from the University of Arizona with her degree in Physiological Sciences and later with her Chiropractic degree from New York Chiropractic College. Following graduation from Chiropractic College, she opened a practice in New York and shortly after began her Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Technique at New York Chiropractic College.  During this time, she also achieved a Masters degree in Instructional Design, Development and Evaluation from Syracuse University. As an active member of the ACA, she is currently serving as the president for the Women’s Health Council. She is also a professor at Logan University and adjunct faculty of New York Chiropractic College in the MSHAPI program, which she assisted in co-designing. 

She has been actively involved in research related to pelvic pain in females and has authored both clinical and educational articles on this topic and others. Her practice and research focus include chronic pain in the female population, lower extremity amputees and gait, and integrative collaborative practice.

For many years Dr.Petrocco-Napuli has focused on the integration of practitioners in the patient-centered model of care and evaluating methods of effectively working on a team of healthcare professionals.  This interest began many years ago while on an internship at the Camp Lejeune Naval Hospital Chiropractic Clinic and has been reinforced by her involvement on multiple grant projects regarding the training of healthcare providers in inter-collaborative care.

As an educator on a variety of topics related to chiropractic practice and enjoys meeting practitioners from around the world.