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Dr. John T. Thornhill is 2010 D.C. alumnus of Life University (Life U), and currently serves as an Associate Professor in the Clinical Sciences Division of Life U’s College of Chiropractic. After graduating from Life U, he practiced in rural Clay County, Alabama for nearly six years in a family-based chiropractic clinic. In 2015, following a call to serve Lasting Purpose through teaching, Dr. Thornhill began work in Life U’s Level III Clinic, the Chiropractic Community Outreach Center, as a Faculty Clinician where he worked for five years until transitioning to full-time classroom teaching. As a lecturer and clinical lab instructor, Dr. Thornhill works with students across several quarters of the Doctor of Chiropractic curriculum. He is the current lead instructor for Life U’s philosophy courses as well as the Visceral Diagnosis (physical exam) course.

Dr. Thornhill is a member of the J. Clay Thompson Technique Foundation board and a member of International Chiropractors Association (ICA). He has been published in the Journal of Pediatric, Maternal, and Family Health Chiropractic and the Journal of Chiropractic Humanities. His research interests include philosophy of mind and the philosophy of Chiropractic. He is a certified instructor in the Thompson Terminal Point technique and advanced proficiency certified in Activator Methods. He is a member of the Legion of Chiropractic Philosophers (LCP) and working toward a Ph.D. in philosophy and religion at the California Institute of Integral Studies. He is a proud father of two girls and lives in Kennesaw, Georgia with his wife Robin.