Eric Hurwitz, DC, PhD

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Eric Hurwitz, DC, PhD


Academic Degrees

  • PhD (Epidemiology), University of California, Los Angeles
  • MS (Epidemiology), University of California, Los Angeles
  • DC (Chiropractic), Los Angeles College of Chiropractic
  • AB (Physiology), University of California, Berkeley

Current Reasearch Grants and Projects

Psychosocial, Behavioral and Immune Factors in Back Pain

Morbidity and Mortality Associated with Cerebrovascular Accidents Following Chiropractic Manipulation of the Cervical Spine

The Bone and Joint Decade 2000-2010 Task Force on Neck Pain and Its Associated Disorders

American Samoa Community Cancer Network Research and Training

Awards & Honors

  • 2006 International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine (ISSLS) Prize
  • 2006 North American Spine Society (NASS) Medical and Interventional Science Award
  • 2006 North American Spine Society (NASS) Surgical Science Award

Selected Publications

Hurwitz EL, Morgenstern H, Yu F, Chiang L-M. A randomized trial of chiropractic and medical care for patients with low-back pain: 18-month follow-up outcomes from the UCLA Low-Back Pain Study. Spine 31:611-621, 2006.

Hurwitz EL, Chiang L-M. A multinational comparative analysis of chiropractic and general practitioner patients in North America: Findings from the Joint Canada/United States Survey of Health, 2002-03. BMC Health Services Research doi:10.1186/1472-6963-6-49, 6:49, 2006.

Murphy DR, Hurwitz EL, Gregory AA. Manipulation in the presence of cervical spinal cord compression: a case series. J Manipulative Physiol Ther 29:236-244, 2006.