Dr. Deborah Kopansky Giles
Dr. Deborah Kopansky-Giles, DC, FCCS(C), FICC (Hon), MSc, is a Professor at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC),Graduate Education and Research, and is on staff at the St. Michael’s Hospital, Department of Family and Community Medicine, (DFCM).
Dr. Kopansky-Giles graduated from the University of Western Ontario with a Bachelor of Physical and Health Education in 1978 and received a Doctor of Chiropractic in 1982 from the CMCC. She attained her Fellowship in Chiropractic Clinical Sciences in 1993 and her Master of Science in 2010. Deborah has numerous peer-reviewed publications and speaks frequently at national and international scientific conferences. She is a reviewer for the Journal of the Canadian Chiropractic Association, the Journal of Interprofessional Care, Biomed Central and the Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics.
She has been on the organizing committees for numerous conferences including, as Conference Co-Chair, the World Federation of Chiropractic (WFC) 10th Biennial Congress in Montreal (2009), the Bone and Joint Decade World Network Meeting in Vietnam (2012) and, as a member of the Health Services Committee for the XVI International AIDS Conference in Toronto in 2006. Dr. Kopansky-Giles currently represents the chiropractic profession worldwide on the Bone and Joint Decade International Coordinating Council. For the past 15 years she has participated on numerous interdisciplinary committees internationally, nationally and locally. She currently teaches in the Department of Family and Community Medicine (DFCM) at St. Michael’s Hospital and in the graduate studies program at CMCC.