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Stephen Perle


Dr. Stephen M. Perle’s unique background and diverse areas of expertise provide an interesting and well-rounded risk management presentation. His energetic style, coupled with his sense of humor, make topics like ethics and evidence-based practice practical and easily relatable for your doctors.

Dr. Stephen M. Perle holds a tenured appointment as a professor of clinical sciences with the University of Bridgeport School of Chiropractic and is an adjunct associate professor, School of Chiropractic and Sports Science, Murdoch University, Australia. Prior to his 1991 appointment to the faculty of UBSC he practiced in New York City, specializing in sports chiropractic.

A 1983 graduate of the Texas Chiropractic College, Dr. Perle earned his M.S. in Exercise Sciences from Southern Connecticut State University in 2002, with a thesis on the effects of ankle manipulation. His research interests include human performance effects of manipulation of the extremities, biomechanics of manipulation, measurement of therapeutic ‘dosage’ of manipulation and comparative evaluation of chiropractic treatment methods.

Dr. Perle lectures extensively on a variety of topics, has been published in a variety of peer reviewed publications and has contributed half a dozen textbook chapters. Currently Dr. Perle  is also an associate editor for Chiropractic and Manual Therapies.