John Scaringe was appointed President for the Southern California University of Health Sciences (SCU) in May 2010 after serving as Interim President. He began his career at Los Angeles College of Chiropractic (LACC) as faculty in 1991. Dr Scaringe served as Chair of the Chiropractic Procedures Department and the Department of Diagnosis for LACC before directing the University Health Center in Whittier, the largest outpatient care facility at SCU. In 2001, he became Dean of Clinical Education and in 2005 was named Dean of the Los Angeles College of Chiropractic and Vice President for Academic Affairs in 2007.
Dr Scaringe is a published author and has served as the Associate Editor for the Journal of Sports Chiropractic and Rehabilitation and on the editorial advisory board of Manual Therapy. In addition to private practice and over 25 years of teaching experience, Dr Scaringe has developed a reputation in change management and is a frequent lecturer on academic leadership and trends in healthcare education.
Dr Scaringe has extensive experience in higher education accreditation serving on and chairing numerous regional and professional evaluation teams. He currently serves as a Commissioner for the Northwest Commission for Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) and served eight years on the Council for Chiropractic Education (CCE).
Scaringe holds a Doctor of Chiropractic degree from New York Chiropractic College, a Master’s of Science in Kinesiology from California State University, Fullerton, and an Ed.D. in Educational Leadership from California State University, Long Beach.
He is married to Christine and they have two talented daughters, Danielle and Gabriella.