Jamie P. Motley, MS, DC, DACBR

Jamie P. Motley, MS, DC, DACBR

Jamie Motley, DC, DACBR, Associate Professor of Radiology, Life West

Dr. Jamie P Motley, MS, DC, DACBR completed her Doctorate of Chiropractic studies in 2009 at Life Chiropractic College West. As a chiropractic student, Motley developed a keen interest in radiology. Shortly following graduation she entered a Diplomat of the American Chiropractic College of Radiology post-doctorate program at New York Chiropractic College in upstate NY. Upon successfully completing the DACBR program, Dr. Motley started a private reading practice interpreting Radiographic, MRI and CT musculoskeletal studies. In 2013, Dr Motley accepted a teaching position here at Life West where she currently teaches and reads imaging studies and inspires students.

Life Chiropractic College West
Associate Professor of Radiology
Department of Associated Clinical Sciences

Academic classes

  • Physics of Diagnostic Radiology: Introduction to the physics of x-ray. Photon production, projection, collimation, attenuation, and image formation. The various components of x-ray systems and the biological effects of ionizing radiation and on patient protection. Course Lead
  • Radiology II: Arthritis including seronegative, seropositive and crystal deposition diseases. Skeletal trauma with emphasis on classic radiographic findings, name signs, classification systems and appropriate follow-up and referrals.
  • Introduction to Research Methodology: Students are introduced to design and structure of scientific methods, organization and construction of a scientific paper. Important criteria for the evaluation of research claims and interpretation of results and conclusions.
  • Bone and Joint Pathodiagnosis: Pathological and clinical presentations of conditions affecting the skeleton. Topics addressed include arthritis, neoplasm, osteoporosis, fracture, infection, avascular necrosis, and skeletal dysplasia. X-rays will be introduced to illustrate various disorders.