David Peeace, DC, 1996 graduate of University of Western States (UWS), has been named the 2019 UWS Alumnus of the Year. Over the span of Dr. Peaace’s professional career, he has been a leader in best practices in chiropractic care both in direct care of patients and in service on numerous professional organizations, including as immediate past chair of the Canadian Chiropractic Association and current chair of the Steering Committee for the Canadian Chiropractic Guideline Initiative.
In addition, Dr. Peeace is a mentor for indigenous youth, having spoken at numerous indigenous educational events and having paved the way for future generations as the first indigenous chiropractic physician to practice in Saskatchewan. Always a voice for compassion and quality of patient care, Dr. Peeace’s career exemplifies the UWS motto, “for the good of the patient.”
“I am profoundly honored to be the recipient of the UWS Alumnus of the Year award,” said Dr. Peeace. “It is a great privilege to be a graduate from such an esteemed educational institute and this has instilled in me to give back to our esteemed profession. To be acknowledged for my contribution is something I could never have dreamed of sitting in the gym/lecture hall so many years ago.”