WHO IS DR. VICTOR L. FRANK?

Born January 4th, 1931 Died February 8th, 2010

Dr. Frank was a native of Los Angeles

1957  graduated from Hollywood Chiropractic College.  He was a member of the American Chiropractic Association and the California Chiropractic Association.  He was past master of Sigma Chi Omega, a professional fraternity.

After graduation from Chiropractic College, he spent 10 years practicing as a chiropractic nutritional specialist in Glendale and Pasadena, California.  He has completed post-graduate study in therapeutic nutrition, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, adaptive orthopedics, Diversified Techniques, x‑ray interpretation, Riddler Therapy, Van Rump Technique, Activator Methods, practice building and management, acupuncture with C. E. Wong from Singapore, and SOT.  He was also one of the original members of Diplomats of Applied Kinesiology with George Goodhart.

In 1969 Dr. Frank joined the Thie Chiropractic Office in Pasadena, California.  During his four years there, he collaborated with John F. Thie on the Touch for Health book, developing a self‑help instruction course for lay people in muscle testing and balancing and acupuncture meridian tracing techniques.

In September 1974, Dr. Frank was the speaker at the National Osteopathic Convention of Japan held in Tokyo and Yamaguchi.  At that time, Dr. Frank arranged for the translation and publication of the Touch for Health book in Japanese.  The book was then used as the textbook for the convention and has been used for other workshop sessions held since then. 

Dr. Frank teaches TBM seminars around the world as well as giving lectures on TBM philosophy to many groups.  He also teaches a seminar called the Art of Chiropractic.  This seminar presents old- time chiropractic adjustments that are not being taught anymore.

Dr. Frank is a past member of the Parker Foundation Brown Bagger's Association for Los Angeles, and belongs to the Parker Grand Tour Organization (GTO).  He was a Team Teacher at the Parker Chiropractic Research Foundation Seminars for many years.

Dr. Frank was named Chiropractor of the Year by the prestigious Parker Research Foundation in 1986.  This award was given to him for his research and development of an important contribution to the understanding of functional physiology.  He has also received the Humanitarian Award of the Chapel of Four Chaplains.

An active member of the community, Dr. Frank served as a member of the Board of Directors and as president and treasurer of the Sunland-Tujunga Chamber of Commerce.  He is also a member of the Century Club of the Verdugo Hills YMCA and the past Legislative Chairman for Senior Citizens of the Los Angeles County Chiropractic Society.  He has been very active in the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU), where he served on the National AAU Sports Medicine Committee for Karate, as the Southern Pacific Sports Medicine Committee Chairman, and on the Olympic Committee for Karate.  He holds a black belt in karate in the Leopard School in Los Angeles, and an honorary black belt in the Tiger School of San Francisco. 

He is past president of the Sunland‑Tujunga Rotary Club and is past district committeeman for the Youth Exchange with District 526 of Rotary International.  In June of 1976, Dr. Frank was awarded a Charter Diplomat in the International College of Applied Kinesiology and they have published many of his research papers.

Dr. Frank is a past press chairman of the CATHY program (Community Assistance to Homeless Youngsters), which was established to find homes for foster children.  He and his wife, Diane, married since 1960, have 4 children, 11 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild.  They have had 31 foster children as well as hosting several foreign exchange students.  They live in St. George, Utah, and Brugge, Belgium.

He also teaches a seminar called the “Art of Chiropractic.”  This seminar presents old- time chiropractic adjustments that are not being taught anymore.

Dr. Frank was named Chiropractor of the Year by the prestigious Parker Research Foundation in 1986.  This award was given to him for his research and development of an important contribution to the understanding of functional physiology. 

He has also received the coveted Humanitarian Award of the Chapel of Four Chaplains.

An active member of the community, Dr. Frank served as a member of the Board of Directors and as president and treasurer of the Sunland-Tujunga Chamber of Commerce. 

He is also a member of the Century Club of the Verdugo Hills YMCA and the past Legislative Chairman for Senior Citizens of the Los Angeles County Chiropractic Society. 

He has been very active in the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU), where he served on the National AAU Sports Medicine Committee for Karate, and as the Southern Pacific Sports Medicine Committee Chairman, and on the Olympic Committee for Karate. 

He holds a black belt in karate in the Leopard School in Los Angeles, and an honorary black belt in the Tiger School of San Francisco. 

He is past president of the Sunland-Tujunga Rotary Club and is past district committeeman for the Youth Exchange with District 526 of Rotary International. 

In June of 1976, Dr. Frank was awarded a Charter Diplomate in the International College of Applied Kinesiology and they have published  several of his research papers.

 

Dr. Frank is a past press chairman of the CATHY program (Community Assistance to Homeless Youngsters), which was established to find homes for foster children.  He and his wife, Diane, married since 1960, have 4 children and have had 31 foster children as well as hosting several foreign exchange students.  They live in St. George, Utah and Brugge, Belgium.