Meet Jan Martensen, D.C., Ph.D., D.A.C.B.R., Board Certified Chiropractic Radiologist, Associate Professor
Jan Martensen, DC, PhD, DACBR is Associate Professor of Clinical Sciences (Radiology Section), College of Chiropractic at Life University in Marietta, GA. Dr. Martensen joined the faculty in January 2013 following 25 years in private radiology practice in Toledo, OH. The radiology practice continues in the state of Georgia.
Dr. Martensen is a cum laude 1984 graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic in
Dr. Martensen’s professional involvement is extensive. He is past president of the American Chiropractic College of Radiology (ACCR). Dr. Martensen also heads up the ACCR Commission on Radiological Physics and Safety as Commission chair and is a senior physicist for the Commission. He represents the ACCR and American Chiropractic Association (ACA) as a liaison to the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) and Conference of Radiation Control Program Directors (CRCPD). He is also a physicist liaison on the prestigious US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Center for Device and Radiological Health (CDRH) Nationwide Evaluation of X-ray Trends Committee (NEXT) and is contributor to multiple books published jointly by FDA and CRCPD regarding the committee’s work.
In his home state of
Dr. Martensen lectures frequently on topics ranging from advanced imaging, MRI, CT, nuclear medicine, radiology, radiological physics, radiation safety and health to anatomy, pathophysiology, rehabilitation and active care. He is on postgraduate faculty of multiple chiropractic colleges and a frequent contributor of online CE education courses. Dr. Martensen also serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Chiropractic Medicine and Topics in Diagnostic Imaging and Advanced Imaging.