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Walter H. Schmitt, D.C., D.I.B.A.K., D.A.B.C.N.
          Dr. Walter H. Schmitt is a chiropractic physician practicing in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.  He is a graduate of Duke University (1970) and the National College of Chiropractic (1974) and the developer of the Quintessential Applications Clinical Protocol Course.  He will be a guest speaker at upcoming FCA conventions and presenting several new, cutting-edge, seminars throughout the U.S., including several co-sponsored by the Miller School of Medicine, Division of Complementary and Integrative Medicine, at the University of Miami (UMMSM), Professional Co-op Lab Services (PCS) and Biotics Research Corporation (BRC).  Dr. Schmitt is currently working closely with Biotics Research in the research and development of several new products, including ground breaking research projects in conjunction with the UMMSM and Biotics Research Corporation.   
Dr. Schmitt served on the Board of Directors of the International College of Applied Kinesiology for nineteen years and is a charter diplomate of this organization.  In 1991, he received a diplomate in chiropractic neurology from the American College of Chiropractic Neurology.  He was the first doctor to hold diplomate status in both applied kinesiology and neurology.  His memberships also include the American Chiropractic Association and the North Carolina Chiropractic Association.  He is an adjunct member of the postgraduate faculty of Logan College of Chiropractic and Life University and serves on the Editorial Review Board of the journal Alternative Medicine Review.  Dr. Schmitt has served as a trustee for the Foundation for Allied Conservative Therapies Research (FACTR). In 1983, he served on a special Chiropractic Research Protocol Committee formed by the United States Olympic Committee Sports Medicine Modalities Commission. He has received two awards from the World Organization of Human Potental including their highest honor, the Statuette with Pedastal, in 2007.
          Dr. Schmitt is the author of two books for professionals, Common Glandular Dysfunctions in the General Practice (1981) and Compiled Notes on Clinical Nutritional Products (second edition, 1990), co-author of Quintessential Applications: A(K) Clinical Protocol (with Dr. Kerry McCord, 2005), and one book for the public, Stop Your Pain Now! (2000).  He has authored 70 papers for ICAK meetings and has published over 30 papers in chiropractic trade journals and peer reviewed journals.  He frequently lectures to professional groups both nationally and internationally.  His lectures and papers include such subjects as pain and pain relief, functional endocrine problems, the relationships between body chemistry imbalances and structural faults, and applied kinesiology, particularly the use of muscle testing in enhancing neurological diagnosis of functional problems.