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Members At Large

Angela Salcedo

Angela Salcedo

Angela Salcedo, DC, FICC

Dr. Salcedo (Life University, 1998) practices in Washington, DC a few blocks from The White House. She is presently the Washington, DC Delegate of the American Chiropractic Association (ACA) and is a Past President of the District of Columbia Chiropractic Association (DCCA). She was ACA Sports Councils 2008 Sports Chiropractor of the Year.

Angela serves on the FICS ExCo as a member at large, is Chair of the World Olympians Scholarship Program Commission, and a member of the International Federations Commission and the Games Commission with special authority and responsibilities in Latin America.

Brian Nook


Brian Nook, DC

Dr. Nook (Northwestern College of Chiropractic, 1983) practiced in Schaller and Holstein, Iowa then took leave to teach at the Technikon Natal Department of Chiropractic in Durban, South Africa from 1996 to 1999.
He was later the Dean, School of Chiropractic and Sports Science, Murdoch University, Western Australia (2003-13) and Dean and Head of College at the Australian College of Physical Education in Sydney Olympic Park (2014-16). His current position is Associate Dean of Academic Affairs at Palmer College of Chiropractic, West Campus in San Jose.

John Downes

John Downes

John Downes, DC

Dr John Downes (Life University, 1986) is currently the longest-serving member of the FICS ExCo and is Second Vice-President. Formerly he represented the US Sports Chiropractic Federation on the ExCo, presently he is a member at large.

For the past ten years he has been Director of International Programs at Life University in Marietta, Georgia, where his faculty positions since 1991 have included Head, Technique Department and Director of Sports Chiropractic. He continues to teach in the Sports Health Science Master’s program.

Kazutoshi Isa

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Kazutoshi Isa, DC

Dr Isa (Cleveland Chiropractic College, LA, 2005) was a national caliber swimmer in Japan, competing for a national title 15 times. To work in sports medicine, and on scholarship in the USA, he first gained a degree in kinesiology and athletic training at the California State University at Northridge (CSUN). He then decided on a career in chiropractic and, after graduating from Cleveland, earned a CCSP as well as an ATC.