As a former coding consultant to the Federal Bureau of Investigation and as a member of the ACA Coding and Clinical Documentation Committees, Dr. Vaughn gained experience and expertise on a wide variety of health care issues including ethics, standard of care, clinical documentation, boundaries, public protection and coding.

Her consulting experience includes deposition and trial testimony on legal cases and case reviews for the legal profession and insurance companies. Dr. Vaughn is a Certified Impairment Rating Doctor as well as a Certified Designated Doctor for the Texas Division of Workers' Compensation. She is also certified in "Whiplash and Spinal Trauma" and by the American Academy of Disability Evaluating Physicians.

Dr. Vaughn is a 1984 Summa Cum Laude graduate of the Southern California University of Health Sciences in Los Angeles and has practiced in Austin since 1988. She was appointed to the Texas Board of Chiropractic Examiners by Governor George W. Bush in 1997. In 2000, Governor Bush appointed her President of the Board where she served until 2003.

Dr. Vaughn served on the American Chiropractic Association (ACA) Board of Governors, Chairman of the ACA Clinical Documentation Committee, and as Secretary of the Texas Chiropractic Association. She was elected to the Parker University Board of Trustees in 2009, elected Secretary of the Parker University Board of Trustees in 2010, and was elected Chairman of the Board of Trustees in 2012.

In 2002, U. S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary Anthony Principi appointed Dr. Vaughn to the VA Chiropractic Advisory Committee and in March 2005, VA Secretary R. James Nicholson appointed her to the VA Advisory Committee on Chiropractic Care Implementation.

In 2005, Dr. Vaughn received the ACA "Dr. John Flynn & Dr. Robert Lynch Memorial Award" for outstanding service and leadership. In 2007, she was the receipient of the "Keeler Plaque Award" recognizing the Texas Chiropractic Association "Doctor of the Year" and in 2008, Dr. Vaughn was named "Delegate of the Year" by the American Chiropractic Association..

Dr. Vaughn's full Curriculum Vitae' is available upon request.

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