In the turn-of-the-century United States, women were among the first chiropractors. In a period when established medical schools barred women from entering because of their gender, chiropractic and other “irregular” medical practices provided a more welcoming home for women interested in health care and a professional career. Immediately before and during World War I, chiropractic… Read more →
Monica R. Howell
Monica R. Howell is a librarian, archivist, and assistant professor at Northwestern Health Sciences University in Bloomington, MN. Monica’s research interests are in the history of chiropractic and other alternative medical practices, and in the history of education. She has presented her research at numerous national and international academic and professional conferences, and she created the Teaching Chiropractic in the North Star State website.