Dr. Makani Elizabeth Lew, B.S., D.C. Curriculum Vitae

Address: P.O. Box 1633, Soquel, CA 95073
Phone: (831) 689-9453
Email: makanilew@yahoo.com
Webpage: http://www.freetobehappy.com/lew-cv.htm
Family Webpage: http://www.freetobehappy.com/
Italian Marble Tile Coasters and Trivets: http://www.freetobehappy.com/tiles/index.htm
Joy-Based Wellness Webpage: http://www.freetobehappy.com/joy.htm
Date of last update to Curriculum Vitae: January 26, 2006

Curriculum Vitae Index:

Education
Career Experience
Publications
Community Activities
Skills
Personal Activities and Interests
Mission
EDUCATION

CERTIFIED CHIROPRACTIC SPORTS                    YEARS ATTENDED (2000-2001)
PRACTITIONER (C.C.S.P.)
Palmer College of Chiropractic-West                            San Jose, CA
Completed a one-year training program.

DOCTOR OF CHIROPRACTIC (D.C.)                   YEARS ATTENDED (1988-1991)
Palmer College of Chiropractic-West                            Sunnyvale, CA
Graduated magna cum laude.
Received the Palmer College of Chiropractic-West Clinic Achievement Award.

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE- BIOLOLGY (B.S.)      YEARS ATTENDED (1982-1986)
Earlham College                                                                   Richmond, IN
Graduated cum laude with a minor in French and Spanish.

HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA                                        YEARS ATTENDED (1979-1982)
Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School                         Bethesda, MD

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CAREER EXPERIENCE

CHIROPRACTOR (PRIVATE PRACTICE)      YEARS EMPLOYED (1991-PRESENT)
Dr. Makani Lew, D.C.                                                      Practice location: Aptos, CA
Personalized Health and Wellness Center                   Mailing address: P.O. Box 1633, Soquel, CA 95073

Dr. Lew, D.C. provides a specialized chiropractic practice that supports people taking command of their own health.
She uses an integrative approach that incorporates:


INSTRUCTOR/ FACULTY MEMBER    YEARS EMPLOYED (2000-PRESENT)
Palmer College of Chiropractic-West         San Jose, CA

TEACHER/ SEMINAR COACH           YEARS EMPLOYED (1991-PRESENT)
                                                                         Santa Cruz, CA


NUTRITIONAL CONSULTANT         YEARS EMPLOYED (1994-PRESENT)
AND RESEARCHER                                    Santa Cruz, CA

 

PROOF-READER, COPY AND CONTENT REVIEWER         YEARS EMPLOYED (2005-PRESENT)

ARTISAN OF HANDCRAFTED ITALIAN TUMBLED MARBLE TILE COASTER AND TRIVET SETS
                           YEARS EMPLOYED (2003-PRESENT)   Santa Cruz, CA

Marble tiles stamped with grapes and other fruits wrapped in paper + gold cord.   Hand-crafted gift items made on Botticino marble tiles:

   Available in 4x4 or 6x6 inch tile sizes.

    Several styles available:

        -Tuscan style fruit hand-stamped on marble tiles.

        -Celestial Design with an Ischian Sun surrounded by stars and swirls.

        -Scattered black and green leaves.

    http://www.freetobehappy.com/tiles/

 


CREATIVE MEMORIES CONSULTANT AND SCRAPBOOK CLASS TEACHER
                           YEARS EMPLOYED (2003-2005)   Santa Cruz, CA

  • Home-based business owner and start-up business coach
  • Retail outlet for Creative Memories products through personal sales
  • Creative Memories and Scrap-booking  Home Classes, Clubs and Workshops

  • WEB PAGE DESIGNER AND WEBMASTER    YEARS EMPLOYED (1994-PRESENT)
                                                                                          Santa Cruz, CA


    CHIROPRACTIC AND REHABILITATION                            YEARS EMPLOYED (1991-1993)
    DEPARTMENT DIRECTOR
    CBL Medical Clinics    Northview Medical Clinic, Campbell, CA
    Salinas Medical Clinic, Salinas, CA

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    PUBLICATIONS

    Lew, M. “Patient Compliance as Homework”
    Journal of the American Chiropractic Association 2001; February

    Lew, M. “Shoulder Impingement in an X-Ray Technician”
    Journal of the American Chiropractic Association 2001; May

    Lew, M. "The Elusive (and Painful) First Rib"
    Journal of the American Chiropractic Association 2005, July

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    COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

    TIERRA PACIFICA CHARTER SCHOOL       YEARS INVOLVED (1999-PRESENT)
    KidScrap! Scrapbooking Elective Class
    Newsletter Director, Editor, Reporter                    Santa Cruz, CA
    Science in the First Grade Weekly Program

    SOQUEL NURSERY SCHOOL                            YEARS INVOLVED (1997-1999)
    Newsletter Contributor                                            Soquel, CA
    By-Laws and Handbook Revision Director

    SANTA CRUZ PARKS AND RECREATION    YEARS INVOLVED (2004)
    Taught a beginning scrap-book class                Santa Cruz, CA
    to the Santa Cruz community

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    SKILLS

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    PERSONAL ACTIVITIES AND INTERESTS

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    MISSION

    My mission is to live every aspect of my life in a joyful manner
    while sharing this joy with others.

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