Jaipaul Parmar, DC, 2010 graduate of University of Western States (UWS), has been named the 2022 UWS Alumnus of the Year.
“It is a true honor and privilege to be named the 2022 UWS Alumnus of the Year,” said Dr. Parmar. “Since acceptance, going through the program, graduating, and now having over a decade of practice, I hold a very special place in my heart for UWS. I have a genuine passion for the chiropractic profession and am beyond grateful for this recognition from the institution that has forever changed my life and has allowed me to have an impact on others’ lives every single day.”
Shortly after receiving his license, Dr. Parmar began serving as a member of the British Columbia Chiropractic Association (BCCA) and the Canadian Chiropractic Association (CCA). He was recently nominated to sit on the CCA Board of Directors for his contributions to the community. Dr. Parmar and his practice, Alliance Wellness Clinic in Vancouver, BC, has served as a preceptor site for UWS student clinical interns for many years.
“Since graduating from UWS in 2010, Dr. Jaipaul Parmar’s contribution to the BC chiropractic community and the university has been significant,” said UWS President and CEO, Dr. Joseph Brimhall. “Dr. Parmar’s clear passion for the profession goes beyond boards and public service but is also evident on an individual level as a mentor to UWS student interns. As a preceptor for several years, Dr. Parmar has been eager to share his expertise with our student interns and has shown a keen investment in the next generation of chiropractors.”
Recipients of the UWS Alumni Recognition Award represents the outstanding accomplishments UWS alumni accomplish in advancing the science and art of integrated health care. UWS alumni reflect the core values of the university – student focus, best practices, curiosity, inclusiveness, professionalism and whole-person health.
Dr. Parmar and all the nominees will be honored at an alumni reception at the UWS campus at 8000 NE Tillamook Street in Portland, Oregon on Thursday, April 20, 2023.