The Spine Research Institute of San Diego
From 1995 until 2018 Dr. Foran spent 23 years studying Cervical Spine MVA Whiplash Trauma under the guidance of Dr. Art Croft PhD, DC, MSc, MPH, FACO @ SRISD.
Whiplash and Brain Injury Traumatology Graduates have received the most in-depth, science-based training available. The program covers the entire spectrum from the physics of motor vehicle crashes to human biomechanics to diagnostics and management.
The Annual SRISD Scientific Conference is an advanced program offered to graduates of the Whiplash and Brain Injury Traumatology program. Attendees take a comprehensive examination for Advanced Certification of which Dr. Foran was the first to have a perfect score of 100 %, a record that stood for 20 years.
CRASH involved first hand, human subject full scale crash testing at the Spine Research Institute of San Diego testing facility. In addition, attendees learn about crash testing, crash safety, and related engineering and clinical topics over a comprehensive three-day course. Attendees take a comprehensive examination for certification in Motor Vehicle Crash Forensic Risk Analysis / Low Speed Rear Impact Auto Crash Reconstruction. Dr. Foran attended the very first CRASH program with Whiplash experts, Dr. Art Croft, Dr. Michael Freeman, Dr. Larry Nordhoff and Crash engineer Rusty Haight.
1) Whiplash and Brain Injury Traumatology Graduate: 1996, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2018
2) Advanced Certification Course: 1996, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018 3) CRASH Graduate: 1999 4) Medical Legal Mock Trial Seattle 2006