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District 5
License Date:   N/A
FCLB Member:   Yes
License Verification:   
Regulatory Language:   

The Federation does not provide interpretation of the scope of practice laws or rules of any chiropractic licensing authority, nor can we provide specific details regarding licensing requirements. The educational and testing requirements for each State or Province set forth in this Directory are intended as a general guide. It is strongly recommended that anyone interested in becoming licensed in a particular State or Province contact the Board office or the Secretary of the respective board to secure current and complete details before matriculating in any school.


May examine, analyze and diagnose the human body and its diseases by the use of any physical, clinical, thermal, or radonic method, and the use of X-ray diagnosing, and may use other general methods of examination for diagnosis and analysis taught in any school of chiropractic recognized by this board. May recommend the use of food and concentrates, food extracts, and may apply first aid. Chiropractors are expressly prohibited from prescribing or administering any drugs included in materia medica, except as herein provided, from performing obstetrics, or from giving treatments involving the use of radioactive materials.

Board Notes

Board handles both licensing and disciplinary functions.

Contact Info

Board Administrator:   Amy Deavers | Executive Director
Legal Advisor:   Steven Brom | Board Attorney
Support Staff:   Kerry Forbus | Administrative Assistant II
Additional Support Staff:   
Angela Johnson | Administrative Assistant II
Kelli Smith | Administrative Assistant I
Email Address:
Phone:    (205) 755-8000
Phone Extension:   
Fax:   (205) 755-0081
Fax For Application:   No
Street Address:   126 Chilton Place
Street Address Cont:   
City:   Clanton
State:   AL
Zipcode:   35045
Time Zone:   Central

Application Info

Required Licenses:   Chiropractic or Non licensed Owner permit
Application Deadline:   N/A
Application Fee:   $150
Application Notes:   
Term:   Annual
Term Notes:   per fiscal year (10/1-9/30)
Jurisprudence Exam Dates:   Given online
Exam Fee:   $150
Exam Fee Notes:   
Initial License Fee:   $75
Initial License Fee Notes:   
License Renewal Fee:   $300
Criminal Background Check:   Yes
Criminal Background Check Notes:   
Fingerprinting:   Yes
Fingerprinting Notes:   

Education Info

Minimum Years Pre Professional Education:   0
Bachelor Degree Required:   Yes
Accreditation For Chiropractic Programs:   Council on Chiropractic Education; Fully Accredited
Accreditation Notes:   
Special Requirements For Graduates Of Foreign Colleges:   Contact Board for specific information.

Student Practice Info

May Sit for Board Exam Prior To Graduation:   No
Supervised Practice:   Unspecified
Supervised Practice Required:   No
Supervised Practice Notes:   Must apply for Extern program

Examinations Info

Exams Administered By State:
State or provincial laws and rules / Jurisprudence,
NBCE Part 1:   Required
NBCE Part 2:   Required
NBCE Part 3:   Required
NBCE Part 4:   Required
NBCE Physiotheraphy:   Required
NBCE Acupuncture:   Required
NBCE Spec:   Required
SPEC Notes:   Reciprocity/Endorsement: Can use now. Reinstatement Lapsed License: Can use now. Disciplinary Cases: Can use now. Impairment Review: Not planning to use.

Certifications Info

Optional Certifications:
Physiotherapy Termed:   Termed Chiropractic Physiological Therapeutics
Physiotherapy Certification:   Recognized CCE School Certification
Physiotherapy Education:   None
Physiotherapy Exam:   None
Physiotherapy Fee:   None
Board Regulates Specialty Council Certification:   Yes

License Portability Info

Condition For Reciprocity Endorsement:   Contact board for information.
Board Permits And Authorizes Travel To Treat:   No
Board Permits And Authorizes Telemedicine Practices:   No

Additional Info

Licensees Required To Carry Malpractice Insurance:   Yes
Malpractice Notes:   
Peer Review:   Yes
Legally Accepted Terms for Chiropractor:   Chiropractic Physician, by rule.
Chiropractors Defined As Primary Care Physicians:   No

Chiropractic Therapy Assistants Info

Regulated:   No

Continuing Education Info

Required Hours Per Year:   18
Distance Hours Allowed Per Year:   6
Required Subjects:   4 hours for first year license and then 2 hours every year in Alabama Law, etc.
Additional Requirements And Information For CE:    Alabama Board approved
Additional CE Information:   
Additional Accepts PACE:   Accepts PACE Precheck

Regulatory Board Members

R. Brian Wells, D.C .
Kenneth Randolph, D.C.
Vice President
Renee Philpot-Bowen, D.C.
J Matthew (Matt) Youngblood, D.C.
Board Member
Gregroy Millar, D.C.
Board Member
Brad Russell, D.C.
Board Member
Kimberly Ogletree, D.C.
Board Member
Lori MicMillian, D.C.
Board Member

Statistical Info

Current As Of Date:   2024
Active Licenses:   903
Inactive Licenses:   41
New Licenses:   9
Resident Licenses:   826
Retired Licenses:   20
Other Status Licenses:   213
Chiropractic Assistants:   N/A
Statistical Notes:   Current as of 1/30/2024