ACCE Exam Board Members

  • Kimberly Brown, MS, DC, DIBE, DABCE
    ABCE President | [email protected]

    Dr. Kimberly Brown is the Lead Chiropractic Attending at the Syracuse VA Medical Center. She earned her undergraduate degree in biology at the University of Cincinnati, Master’s degree in molecular biology at SUNY Geneseo and graduate work toward a Ph.D. in cell and molecular biology at SUNY Upstate Medical University. She worked for 12 years performing research in academic medicine and in industrial microarray genetic technology. In 2003 she received her doctorate in chiropractic from New York Chiropractic College as valedictorian and received a year long ACC Research Scholar appointment. 

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  • Luis Vera, DC, FIACN, DIBCN, FIBE, DIBE, DABCE
    ABCE Immediate Past President | [email protected]

    Dr. Vera received his doctorate at New York Chiropractic College and bachelor’s degree in pre-med/ anthropology from Rutgers University.

    He performed his Chiropractic Medicine Internship & Externship in Seneca Falls and Syracuse NY, Health Centers at New York Chiropractic College. His electrodiagnosis Externship was performed at Seneca Falls NY, Neurophysiology Laboratory, New York Chiropractic College.

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  • Ronald Brodkin, DC, FIACN, DIBCN, DIBE, FABES, FACFN, DABCE
    ABCE Treasurer | [email protected]

    Dr. Ronald Brodkin graduated National College of Chiropractic in 1983. Since graduating, he has maintained active academic involvement and has gone on to achieve his Diplomate in Chiropractic Neurology, Diplomate in Electrodiagnosis, is a Fellow of the American College of Functional Neurology, achieved certification in Chiropractic Spinal Trauma, and is a board eligible Chiropractic Orthopedist.

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  • Ralph Mangels, D.C., D.A.B.C.N.
    ABCE Vice President

    Dr. Ralph Mangels serves as an Associate Clinician in South Shore Neurologic's Musculoskeletal Pain department. He is a graduate of New York Chiropractic College, class of 1990. Following graduation he completed additional post-doctoral studies in the fields of neurology, neurophysiology, and rehabilitation. In 1993, he was awarded his diploma in Chiropractic Neurology. In addition to active practice, he is an adjunctive faculty member of New York Chiropractic College and frequently lectures on topics involving: neurology, pain, musculoskeletal function, and rehabilitation. Dr. Mangels joined our staff in 1998.

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  • Christos Vasakiris, D.C., D.A.C.A.N, R.NCS
    ABCE Secretary

    Dr. Vasakiris has been a Chiropractor in practice in Lindenhurst, New York for over 26 years. He is a Board Certified Chiropractic Neurologist who specializes in the management and rehabilitation of musculo-skeletal disorders of the cervical and lumbar spine. Dr. Vasakiris completed his undergraduate studies at Stony Brook University. He received his doctoral degree in Chiropractic from New York Chiropractic College in 1989. He subsequently obtained his diplomate training in Chiropractic Neurology and certification in electro-diagnostic evaluations through the postgraduate department of New York Chiropractic College. Currently, Dr. Vasakiris is adjunct clinical faculty for New York Chiropractic College where his responsibilities include direct clinical training and supervision of residents in all aspects of direct patient clinical care.

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  • Michael A. Siefman, PT, DC, DACAN, DABCC, DIBCN, FIBCN, DABDA, DIBE, FIBE
    ABCE Board Member

    Dr. Michael Siefman completed the required five years of study at New York Chiropractic College in Old Brookville, New York. After graduation, he augmented his educational experience by additional studies in Radiology, Orthopedics, Clinical Nutrition, Neurology Electrodiagnosis, and Physical Therapy. Shortly after opening his practice, he entered a board certification program in Clinical Neurology. He finished that program and became board certified in 1992. He has been practicing as a neurologist since that time.

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