Ron Oberstein, DC


Dr. Ron Oberstein graduated from Life Chiropractic College (now Life University) in 1981. Prior to becoming the president of Life West, Dr. Oberstein was a member of the Life Chiropractic College West Board of Regents from 1991 to 2016, including two years as the Chairman of the Board.

As an active member of the chiropractic community, Dr. Oberstein has served in instructional and leadership roles in numerous organizations. He has taught chiropractic technique, philosophy and principles in multiple chiropractic colleges and throughout the world. Dr. Oberstein strongly conveys chiropractic vitalism with a deep understanding of the salutogenic health model and its incredible value for patient care.

Dr. Oberstein and his wife of 30 years, Dr. Mary Oberstein, have practiced together since 1986, serving multitudes of patients and mentoring new graduates. They travel the world spreading the chiropractic message, and they started a nonprofit organization delivering chiropractic care globally to children and adults in need with a focus in Tijuana, Mexico. They have three daughters, Drs. Lauren, Morgan and Sydney, all of whom are chiropractors.


Chiropractic: Global Health Improvement and Local Health Outcomes

Improve the research-based foundation of your chiropractic technique and better understand the global health context in which chiropractic operates. With this class, participants will:

  • Identify sources of qualitative and quantitative research data to continually update their understanding of chiropractic technique and effectiveness
  • Integrate evidence-informed technique into their practice
  • Understand the effects of chiropractic employed throughout the world, especially in underserved areas