If you have ever been afraid or unsure about Chiropractic care, Dr. Martensen is the perfect guide. With over 37 years in the fields of Chiropractic and Radiology, he is a living bank of knowledge about the human body. Dr. Martensen is world-renowned in the field of radiology and holds a place on many boards of chiropractic medicine.
Dr. Jan Martensen is a cum laude 1984 graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa. He did his internship in departments of chiropractic technique and radiology and residency in diagnostic radiology at Palmer College in Iowa. Following residency Dr. Martensen entered private practice of radiology in 1988 in Toledo, Ohio. In 2013 He was invited to join the faculty of Life University in the Clinical Sciences Division (radiology section) as an Associate Professor, where he stayed until 2015. Dr. Martensen is a Diplomat of the American Chiropractic Board of Radiology (D.A.C.B.R.) and has specialty certification in CT and MRI interpretation. Dr. Martensen graduated from the Medical College of Ohio at Toledo, Department of Radiology in 2004 with a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Medical Sciences, concentration in radiological sciences.
Dr. Martensen’s professional involvement is extensive. He is past president of the American Chiropractic College of Radiology (ACCR), spending six years on the executive committee of the college. He represented the ACCR and American Chiropractic Association (ACA) as a liaison to the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) and Conference of Radiation Control Program Directors (CRCPD) from 1995-2014. He is also a physicist liaison on the prestigious US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Center for Device and Radiological Health (CDRH) Nationwide Evaluation of X-ray Trends Committee (NEXT) and is contributor to multiple books published jointly by FDA and CRCPD regarding the committee’s work.
Dr. Martensen lectures frequently on topics ranging from advanced imaging, MRI, CT, nuclear medicine, radiology, radiological physics, radiation safety and health to anatomy, pathophysiology, rehabilitation and active care.
In his free time, Dr Martensen enjoys walking, hiking and martial arts.
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