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Eileen L. Haworth

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Dr. Eileen L. Haworth

Eileen L. Haworth, DC
Born Sept. 9, 1979
Hawthorne, CA
Nationality American
Education Chiropractic
Alma mater Southern California University of Health Sciences
Occupation Chiropractic Physician Team Doctor
Years active 1979- Present
Home town Santa Monica, CA
Known for Olympic DC, Los Angeles 1984.
Title Chiropractor, (DC)
Spouse(s) Dan Altschuler, DPM

Eileen L. Haworth, D.C. was born Sept 10, 1951 in Hawthorne, CA, she is married to Dan Altschuler, DPM with whom she is in practice. She is a 1979 graduate of Southern California University of Health Sciences (at that time, Los Angeles College of Chiropractic)[1].

Dr. Haworth practices in Santa Monica CA. The practice specializes in injuries, and gait disorders of active (athletic) people. [1] Her work with her husband and other Podiatrists has lead her to extensive knowledge and treatment of gait [2].

Olympic Career

  • 1982 She entered the United States Olympic Team Medical selection process when she was working with a track and field club in the Santa Monica area, and their coach, [1]Chuck DeBus (a Coach for the US Olympic Track team,[3] was asked by USOC for a recommendation for a team DC, and gave her name.
  • 1983 She accompanied the US team to the US Olympic Festival in Indianapolis, IN, [1] and later that year;
  • 1983 She was sent to spend two weeks at the Olympic Training center in Colorado Springs, where she was also the first to participate in this program. [4]
  • 1984 She was subsequently chosen to be a member of the United States Olympic Medical Team for the 1984 Summer Olympic Games in Los Angeles [5] [4]. She was honored as the FIRST Chiropractor to participate for the U.S. at a SUMMER Olympic Games (George Goodheart was the 1st US Olympic Team DC). At the Games, she treated athletes from almost every Olympic sport.
  • 1985-1991 She continued to work with the United States Olympic Committee for six years after the Games on the Chiropractor Selection Committee [4], together with Dr. John Danchik.

Career Change

  • 2002 Dr. Haworth was diagnosed with Cancer. [2] She recovered, however, according to her own words, "the threat of cancer and dying" lead her "to pursue a lifelong passion with animals".[2]

She has been competing in dog agility for some time.[2]

External Sites

Dr. Haworth's Website


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Press, DC, PhD, Stephen (2-28-2012), Phone interview with Dr. Haworth 
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Haworth, Eileen. "Eileen Haworth, Animal Chiropractor". Dr. Haworth. Retrieved 2/28/2012. 
  3. Golenbock, Peter (6/3/2007). "Sports Fans on Steroids". Opinion Column, "Perspective". Tampa Bay Times. Retrieved 2/28/2012. 
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Archived Site. "History of Chiropractic Inclusion in the Olympics". Internet Archive Wayback Machine. Retrieved 2/28/2012. 
  5. Staff. "Gold Member list". International Academy of Olympic Chiropractic Officers. Retrieved 2/28/2012.