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Gayle's Story -> Biography

Raised in upstate New York, Dr. Whittaker was instilled with a sacred spiritual connection to a higher power. She has studied Yoga, Edgar Cayce, Ayurveda, Christianity, Buddhism, and Judaism. Her path has been an ongoing journey towards health and wholeness.

Dr. Whittaker received her Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology from the University of Buffalo. Initially working in Biochemistry and Physiology research, she went on to St. Luke's Hospital to direct a clinical laboratory program. After graduating with a Master's degree in Medical Biology from Long Island University, she became a full time faculty member in their Health Sciences department and Director of their Medical Program.

Dr. Whittaker received her Doctor of Chiropractic from New York Chiropractic College. During her time there, she won the Academic Excellence Award, the highest academic award granted for each class. Additionally, Dr. Whittaker earned her membership in Phi Chi Omega, the International Chiropractic Scholarship Honor Society.

Her post graduate studies include the fields of Radiology, Orthopedics, Immunology, Hematology, Nutrition, Kinesiology, Bioenergetics, and Ayurveda. Dr. Whittaker then set out to find a health care treatment modality that combined her clinical experience with her holistic background. In 1993 she was introduced to a brand new form of chiropractic care called Network Spinal Analysis. It was obvious that this was the treatment she has always been looking for. Always on the cutting edge of wellness, Dr. Whittaker has specialized in Network care since 1995.

Dr. Whittaker has been an active proponent of holistic health care especially for women and children. She has lectured on topics such as holistic healing, stress reduction, PMS, pregnancy, birth traumas, menopause, and aging at the Montessori school, public schools, Jewish Community centers, Bayley Seton Hospital, St. Vincent's Hospital, College of Staten Island, and Wagner College.

She was a founder and president of the Tri-State International Network of Women Chiropractors and the Long Island Wholistic Health Organization. She has long been a member of the American Chiropractic Association, and more recently the International Chiropractic Association. She is a member of the Foundation for Chiropractic Education and Research, and the Association for Research and Enlightenment.

Dr. Whittaker began her private practice in Long Island, and then practiced in Staten Island for over fifteen years. In 1999, she moved her practice to Forest Hills, which provided a way for her to be more available to both her family and her patients.

Dr. Whittaker has awlays dreamed of creating a holistic center that promotes natural treatment and wellness. 2004 marks the beginning of this realized dream with the addition of a message therapist and an acupuncturist, thus transforming her Chiropractic office into a wellness center.


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