FIRST LADY OF CHIROPRACTIC
June 5, 1881- March 30, 1949
Mabel Heath Palmer, D.C., Ph.C., is heralded in the chiropractic field as a prominent anatomist and woman chiropractor. She was a leader and inspiration to female chiropractors, successfully combining her role as wife and mother with teaching at Palmer for over four decades. Mabel founded the oldest chiropractic organization in the world, the Sigma Phi Chi Sorority, and authored the first chiropractic anatomy textbook, Anatomy (1918). She passed away in 1949.