Cleveland University-Kansas City (CUKC) has announced that Dr. Steve Agocs has been named Assistant Dean of Chiropractic Education. Agocs takes over for Dr. Jon Wilson, who was recently named Dean of the College of Chiropractic at CUKC. Agocs has already begun the duties associated with his new post.
Wilson said Agocs' commitment to the institution and the chiropractic profession, made him an ideal candidate for the position.
"Dr. Agocs has served in many roles since joining CUKC as a clinical educator in 2007, and has been active in faculty council, serving as vice president and secretary," Wilson said. "He has also been instrumental in building the relationship between CUKC and the KC Care Clinic, where he continues to deliver quality patient care. I am pleased to welcome him to this new role at the University."
Agocs is an active member of the Association for the History of Chiropractic, and recently concluded a four-year term on its board of directors. He has been published in Chiropractic History and the American Medical Association Journal of Ethics, and has presented his work numerous times at the Association of Chiropractic Colleges Research Agenda Conference.
Prior to accepting the assistant dean position, Agocs was an associate professor at the University who had served in the classroom and as a clinical educator for more than a decade. He earned his undergraduate degree in chemistry teaching from the University of Northern Iowa, and his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic.