Elise Hewitt, DC, DICCP, FICC
A nationally recognized speaker, author, and leader in the specialized field of chiropractic pediatrics, Dr. Hewitt’s unique combination of clinical knowledge, dynamic speaking style and leadership experience give her lectures a distinctive flair. As she entertains and educates her audiences, blending research with clinical pearls, Dr. Hewitt helps doctors comfortably treat and interact with the youngest members of our society.
Dr. Hewitt is board certified in chiropractic pediatrics and certified in craniosacral therapy through the Up-Ledger Institute. An alumnus of the University of Colorado, she has been in private practice since graduating Summa Cum Laude from WSCC in 1988. In her waiting-list pediatric practice, she specializes in the care of infants.
Dr. Hewitt has been published in the scientific literature and is a co-author of the “Chiropractic” chapter in Integrative Pediatric Medicine, part of Andrew Weil’ s integrative medicine textbook series released in August 2009. She has served on the steering committees for several large-scale studies being conducted in the field of pediatric integrative medicine. Dr. Hewitt frequently conducts lectures nationwide, educating chiropractors about the finer points of pediatrics and pediatricians and other allied practitioners about the role of chiropractic in pediatric healthcare.
Dr. Hewitt currently serves as president of the American Chiropractic Association’s (ACA) Pediatrics Council. She is a founding member of both the ACA Pediatrics Council and the Pediatrics Council of the International Chiropractors Association (ICA). In addition, she serves on the board of directors for the multidisciplinary Integrative Pediatrics Council.