Dr. Chris Hargrave, your ACASC Treasurer, interviewed our newest Hall Of Fame member, Dr. Ira Shapiro, to learn a little more about him. Ira is a graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa. He has been in practice in for over 35 years in Old Bridge NJ. He is the first chiropractor to serve on two consecutive USA Olympic Committee Medical Teams, in 2004 in Athens, Greece and again in 2006, at the Torino Winter Games.
His accolades are nearly too many to list and include, but are most certainly not limited to:
ACA Sports Council Hall of Fame!!
Association of New Jersey Chiropractors Special Service Award 2006/2009
American Chiropractic Association ” Sports Chiropractor of the Year” 2006
New Jersey Chiropractic Society Sports Council Sports Chiropractor of the Year, 2002
New Jersey Chiropractic Society Distinguished Service Award, May 1997
Pro Sport Outstanding Service Award, 1997 to 2001
"He worked on the International, National, and Regional Stage, those have included, but are not limited to:
The 2013 World Games, Cali, Columbia
Pan American Games 2011, Guadalajara, Mexico
Games of the XXVI Summer Olympiad, Atlanta Sports Chiropractic Committee, Atlanta, Georgia
Games of the XIX Winter Olympiad FICS, Salt Lake City, Utah
Gatorade Ironman Triathlon World Championship, Kona, Hawaii
USA Outdoor Track and Field National Championships USTF, Indianapolis, Indiana
U. S. Figure Skating Championship, Portland, Oregon
U. S. Figure Skating Championship, Atlanta, Georgia
"One of my favorite things I discovered is that he is also a Podcaster!! You can find his podcasts on iTunes called: Plaza Chiropractic Center Health and Wellness Podcast." - Dr. Hargrave
Dr. Shapiro has a passion for helping new doctors and welcomes calls at his office at: (732) 723-0023.