Karen A. Bobak, DC, EdD, FICC

Individual College Members Representative, ACIH
Dean, Chiropractic Education, New York Chiropractic College


Dr. Karen Bobak earned her BA degree in biology from Canisius College and her Doctor of Chiropractic degree from National College of Chiropractic. Following the receipt of her DC degree, Dr. Bobak entered private practice where she provided direct patient care for over twenty years.

Dr. Bobak began her academic career at New York Chiropractic College as faculty in 1994. While continuing her focus on patient care, she provided instruction throughout the Chiropractic Clinical Science curriculum at NYCC and currently holds the academic rank of Associate Professor. Dr. Bobak was appointed Dean of Chiropractic Education in 2007 and currently holds the title of Dean of Chiropractic.

Dr. Bobak earned her Ed.D. in Executive Leadership from St. John Fisher College in 2013 where she focused her studies on assessment, organizational culture and implementation of change. She is a Fellow of the International College of Chiropractors and has authored and collaborated on numerous conference presentations within higher education and chiropractic education.