Dr. LaRusso Re-Elected President Of NBCE

Dr. Salvatore D. LaRusso

Dr. Salvatore D. LaRusso of Wellington was re-elected president of the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners (NBCE) at the annual meeting in Dallas, Texas, on May 4. LaRusso is currently serving as an at-large director; his service to the NBCE began in 2008.

LaRusso also served as president last year. Under his guidance, the NBCE researched exam delivery options that resulted in the board’s recent decision to launch computer-based testing at chiropractic college campuses beginning in January 2019. From 2014 to 2017, LaRusso served as treasurer, where he worked with the NBCE board to continue a long-term strategy focused on building a stable foundation for the future of professional testing.

LaRusso is a graduate of New York Chiropractic College and obtained his undergraduate degree in business administration from Seton Hall University. He has been active in many international, national, state and local organizations. In 1998, LaRusso was a gubernatorial appointee to the Florida Board of Chiropractic Medicine, serving as board chair in 2005, 2006 and 2007. From 2005 to 2008, he served as chair of the Florida Board’s Certified Chiropractic Physicians Assistant Committee.

LaRusso is a long-standing member of both the Florida Chiropractic Association and the Florida Chiropractic Society (FCS), serving as president of the FCS in 1992-93, and chairman from 1993 to 1997. The FCS named LaRusso Chiropractor of the Year in 1994, awarded him the Gavel Award in 1993 and honored him for Distinguished Service to the FCS in 1992.

Headquartered in Greeley, Colo., NBCE’s mission is: Ensuring professional competency through excellence in testing.

Established in 1963, the NBCE develops, administers and scores legally defensible, standardized written and practical examinations for candidates seeking chiropractic licensure throughout the United States and in several foreign countries. For more info., visit www.nbce.org.