Curriculum Vitae

NAME: Robert P. Lynch, Jr., D.C.

ADDRESS: 1200 Broadway
South Portland, Maine 04106
Phone: (207)799-2263
Fax: (207) 799-7112
Email: drlynch@drlynch.com
Website: www.drlynch.com

PLACE OF BIRTH:  Lyons, New York

FAMILY:
Children:
Erin Elaine
Patrick Waterhouse

EDUCATION:

  • Logan College of Chiropractic, St. Louis, Missouri, Doctor of Chiropractic, 1973-   1976
  • Joseph’s College, North Windham, Maine, 1971-1973
  • Scarborough High School, Scarborough, Maine 1971

POST GRADUATE:

  • On-going Continuing Education Courses in Health Care Sciences
  • Certified Masters Whiplash Program, Spine Research Institute of San Diego, 1994
  • Re-Certified Permanent Impairment Evaluation, National College of Chiropractic, 1987
  • Certified Permanent Impairment Evaluation, National College of Chiropractic, 1983
  • Certified Physical Therapy, Logan College of Chiropractic, 1976

EXAMINATION: 

  • Diplomat National Board of Chiropractic Examination
  • South Dakota Basic Science Medical Board
  • Maine Chiropractic Board of Examiners
  • Mississippi Chiropractic Board of Examiners

STATE LICENSE:

  • Maine, 1976-Present
  • Mississippi, 1976-1982

WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • Private Practice of Chiropractic, South Portland, Maine, 1976-Present

MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS:

  • American Chiropractic Association
  • Maine Chiropractic Association
  • Fellow International College of Chiropractic
  • Logan College of Chiropractic Alumni Association
  • Foundation of Chiropractic Education and Research, 1976-2010
  • National Headache Foundation

OFFICES:

  • Maine Chiropractic Association, Chairman, Continuing Education Committee,  2002-Present
  • American Chiropractic Association Board of Governors, District IV, 1993-2000
  • American Chiropractic Association Delegate, 1980-1993
  • American Chiropractic Association, Liaison to Physical Rehabilitation and Physiotherapy Council, 1995
  • American Chiropractic Association, Liaison to Occupational Health Council, 1994-1996
  • Maine Chiropractic Association, President, 1984-1987
  • Maine Chiropractic Association, Vice President, 1983-1984
  • Maine Chiropractic Association, Peer Review Committee, 1981-1984
  • Maine Chiropractic Association, Board of Directors, 2004-2011

AWARDS:

  • Southern Maine Community College, President’s Award, 2011
  • Southern Maine Community College, Special Services Award, 2004
  • Moshe Myerowitz award 1999
  • Maine Chiropractic Association , President Award, 1992 and 1997
  • New England Chiropractic Council, Special Service Award, 1982
  • Maine Chiropractic Association, Dr. Robert P. Lynch, Sr. Award, 1982
  • Maine Chiropractic Association, Chiropractor of the Year, 1986
  • American Chiropractic Association, Distinguished Service Award, 1989

APPOINTMENTS:

  • Maine Chiropractic Licensing Board of Examiners, August 2013-Present
  • Maine Workers’ Compensation Board, Independent Medical Examiner, 2003-Present
  • Maine Legislature Appointee-Mandated Benefits Advisory Commission, 1989-1992
  • Maine Medical Assessment Foundation-Chiropractic Consultant, 1995-2001
  • University of Bridgeport, College of Chiropractic, Advisory Council, 1993-1996

INDUSTRIAL AND ERGONOMIC CONSULTANT:

  • National Semiconductor, South Portland, Maine, 2009-2011
  • Saco Defense, Saco, Maine, 1990-1994
  • AVX, Biddeford, Maine, 1992-1996
  • Olean Advance Products, Olean, New York, 1993-1995
  • Hannaford Brothers, South Portland, Maine 2004

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES:

  • Medical Network, Credentialing Committee, 1991- Present
  • The Physician Network, Inc. Consultant
  • Anthem Blue Cross/ Blue Shield, Member Relation Committee, 2000-2006
  • Consultant, Cornerstone Medical Services
  • Independent Physical Exam Referrals, Inc.
  • Consultant to EcuCare, Development of Chiropractic Treatment Protocols, 1994-1996
  • Chiropractic Credentialing, Healthsource of Maine, 1993-1997
  • Chairman, Quality Assurance Committee, Healthsource of Maine, 1994-1997
  • Developed Maine Mall Milers and Stepping Health Program, An Indoor Walking Program, 1989 and 1994 for the Maine Mall, South Portland, Maine
  • Representative to Physician Advisory Commission-Medicare Blue Cross/Blue Shield Massachusetts, 1991-1993
  • Consultant to Governors Task Force on Worker’s Compensation, 1991
  • Acadia Insurance Company, Independent Medical Claims Review
  • Consultant, New England IME
  • Company Physician to Weyerhaeuser, 1987-1989
  • Unum, Consultant 1993-1995

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS:

  • Lisa Radio Hour, Chiropractic Health Care, February 07, 2012
  • Spine Symposium, Maine Medical Partners: Neurosurgery and Spine Associates, November 19, 2009
    “Anatomic and Neurophysiologic Principles of Manual Medicine Science and Clinical Implication”
  • Physical Demands of Chiropractic, “Unum: May 18, 1999”
  • Promoting Yourself to Employees,
    “American Chiropractic Association, January 14, 1999”
  • Chiropractic Protocols
    “Maine Employer Mutual Insurance Company, November 17, 1993”

PUBLICATION: 

  • Portland Press Herald, Biweekly “Staying in the Game” March, 2010-October, 2011
  • Portland Press Herald, “Take Team Approach to Preventing Costly Injury,” February 18, 2005
  • NCMIC Examiner, “Reaching Out to a Patient on the Edge,” Fall 2004
  • Journal of the American Chiropractic Association, “103 Year old Credits Chiropractor for His Long and Healthy Life,” June, 1994
  • Journal of the American Chiropractic Association, “Industrial Athletes,” November 1995
  • Maine Working Place, “Saco Defense: A Team Approach,” Winter, 1994
  • Maine Sunday Telegram, “Illegal Steroid Use: Not Worth the Risk,” May 6, 1990

BUSINESS ORGANIZATION:

  • Southern Maine Wellness Foundation Member 2008-2011
  • Medical Network Executive Committee Member 2006-Present
  • Medical Network, Board of Directors, 1997-Present
  • Maine Vocational Technical College, Resource Committee Member, 1992-1994
  • Maine Chamber and Business Alliance, Board of Directors, 1993-1997
  • South Portland/Cape Elizabeth Chamber of Commerce, President, 1992-1993
  • Chairman, Governmental Affairs Committee, Greater Portland Chambers of Commerce, 1989-1992

COMMUNITY SERVICE:

  • Dance Away Cancer: Cha Cha Cha, with Johanna Welch, February 2012
  • Dance for the Community: Cha Cha Cha, with Johanna Welch, May 2011
  • Southern Maine Community College Board Member, President 2007-2010
  • Southern Maine Community College Foundation, Board Member 2002-2010