Greeley, Colo. - At its May 2013 meeting, the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners (NBCE) Board of Directors re-elected Dr. Ouzts president. Dr. Ouzts previously served as president from 2012-2013 and as vice president of the NBCE from 2010-2012.
Norman Ouzts, Jr., D.C., of Greenwood, S.C., also currently serves as District V director, with his current three-year term beginning in 2012. He was first elected as a district director in 2006. District V includes the states of Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Arkansas, Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia, Florida and Puerto Rico.
Dr. Ouzts is a member of the South Carolina Chiropractic Association Board of Directors, serving as President from 2005 to 2006. That association awarded him a Distinguished Service Award in 2003, a Presidential Pillar of Strength Award in 2005, named him Chiropractor of the Year in 2006, awarded him the President’s Cup in 2008, 2010, and 2011, and named him Chiropractor of the Decade in 2010. In 2006, Dr. Ouzts was recognized by the South Carolina Senate for his service to the chiropractic profession; and in 2010, he was commissioned a Palmetto Patriot by the South Carolina Lieutenant Governor.
Dr. Ouzts is a graduate of Life University in Atlanta, Georgia. He has been in practice in Greenwood since 1992. Dr. Ouzts formerly served as District V Director of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards. During his two terms of service on the South Carolina Board of Chiropractic Examiners, he served as Vice Chair from 2002 to 2004 and as Chair from 2004 to 2006.
Headquartered in Greeley, Colo., the NBCE is the international testing organization for the chiropractic profession. Established in 1963, the NBCE develops, administers and scores legally defensible, standardized written and practical examinations for candidates seeking chiropractic licensure throughout the United States and in many foreign countries.