Instructor: Melissa MacDonald

Melissa MacDonald

Dr. Melissa MacDonald is a graduate of Northwestern Health Sciences University where she earned her Doctor of Chiropractic. She then spent two years of specialty training in the Human Performance Center where she focused her research and clinical skills on specific testing and treatment protocols. Additionally, Dr. Mac served as the team Clinician for the Minnesota Vixen, a professional women's football team that won the conference championship in 2018. She recently traveled to the World Championship of Rowing to provide care for the athletes in Sarasota, FL.  Dr. Mac is the American Chiropractic Association Sport Council coordinator for the state of Wisconsin and is working on providing the highest level of care to athletic events.


Dr. Mac has achieved both international and national certification as a chiropractic sport provider. She is a faculty member at Northwestern Health Sciences University where she teaches Emergency Procedures.  She is a speaker on sports chiropractic issues in the United States as well as abroad.

Classes by this instructor

Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Provider
We offer the American Heart Association's BLS for Healthcare Providers Course which is designed to train you in the lifesaving skills of both CPR and AED use, and relief of choking based on the 2020 American Heart Association Guidelines. 

Join us for an informative 15-hour session that will cover emergency procedure and taping needs for a sports chiropractor. The main focus will be managing athletes in acute injuries on the sideline as well as taping of the upper extremity, lower extremity and the spine. This course is a requirement of our CCSP program.
15 CE hours, On campus, Nov 1-3, 2024, Fri, 5pm-9pm, Sat, 9am-5pm, Sun, 9am-2pm., Room 17