Healthy Answers by Dr. Bill Rice

About Dr. Bill Rice

Dr. Bill Rice, DC, LAc, FACCN, DCBCN

“My Mission: To help as many people as I can in my lifetime – especially children!”

Dr. Rice is a Wholistic Practitioner utilizing Acupuncture, gentle Chiropractic techniques, Nutritional & Lifestyle Counseling since 1977. He has vast experience in Wholistic Health and natural healing modalities. More importantly, he is a caring health professional.He has a diplomate from the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, National Commission for the Certification of Acupuncturists and the American Chiropractic Board of Nutrition. He holds Chiropractic and Nutrition licenses in New York, California and Florida and an acupuncture license in Florida.Dr. Rice has appeared on local TV and radio programs, been published in Nutritional Perspectives, North Shore Today and Elite Magazine. He is an active member of the professional community, a past researcher for Mt. Sinai Hospital and The New Center for Wholistic Health, Education and Research.

He is also active in community service.

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Complete Curriculum Vitae follows:


Year Education
1981-1985 New York Chiropractic College, Glen Head, NY Diplomate in Nutrition D.A.C.B.N.
1981 North American College of Chinese Herbalism, Vancouver, Canada, Masters of Chinese Herbalism, M.C.H.
1977-1984 Wholistic Health Center, Manhasset, NY (Dr. SuChen Yo Lor) Individual training and apprenticeship in acupuncture and herbalism
1974-1977 New York Chiropractic College, Glen Head, NY Doctor of Chiropractic, D.C., (September, 1977)
1970-1974 Rutgers College, New Brunswick, NJ Bachelor of Arts, B.A. (Physics), (January, 1974)

Licenses and Certifications

Year Licenses and Certifications
December 2010 Certified in Acupuncture Injection Therapy
1999 Fellow American Chiropractic College of Nutrition (FACCN)
June 1999 Certified Dietitian / Nutritionist license – New York
April 1996 Certified Clinical Nutritionist (CCN), IAACN
April 1996 Diplomate in Acupuncture
December 1991 National Certifying Commission for Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM)
May 1988 Acupuncture license – Vermont
December 1985 Diplomate in Nutrition, American Chiropractic Board of Nutrition
September 1982 Acupuncture license – Florida (AP 0070)
April 1978 Chiropractic license – Florida (CH 2834)
September 1977 Chiropractic license – California (12033)
September 1977 Diplomate – National Board of Chiropractic Examiners
September 1977 Chiropractic license – New York

Research Experience

Year Research Experience
1983-1984 The New Center for Wholistic Health, Education & Research (NCWHER); Kirlian photography possible diagnostic capabilities
1981-1983 New York Chiropractic College & NCWHER–Moire contourography and thermographic changes resultant from chiropractic treatment
1972 Mt. Sinai Hospital, NY–Orthopedics Dept.-Electric stimulation of growth plate


Year Publications
April 2011 Bonzai Magazine – Diabetes
January 2000 Nutritional Perspectives– Vol. XIV, No. 1 “Back To Our Ancestor’s Diet- A Healthy Move”
June 1988 Nutritional Perspectives–Vol II, No.4 “Reducing the Risks of Breast Cancer”
April 1998 Nutritional Perspectives–Vol II, No.2 “Epstein-Barr Virus, Immunity & Nutrition” Nutritional Perspectives Tryptophan–contamination and EMS
1988-1992 Elite magazine–various health related articles
1982 Archives of California Chiropractic Assoc. “Comments on Sclerosant Therapy”

Organizational Memberships

  • Chiropractic Board of Clinical Nutrition – Board Member
  • Florida Chiropractic Physicians Association (FCPA)
  • First Chiropractic Physicians Association of America (FCPAA)
  • American Chiropractic Association (ACA)
  • ACA Council on Nutrition — Vice President, Executive Director (2000-2006)
  • American Chiropractic Board of Nutrition–board member
  • Eastern Holistic Health Association–Founding member and board member
  • American Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (AAAOM)
  • Rotary Club of Port Washington – President (1999-2001)
  • Chamber of Commerce of the Palm Beaches

Honors and Awards

  • President’s Award – Council on Nutrition, April 1999
  • Phi Chi Omega – Academic Chiropractic Honor Society
  • Service citation from NYSCA
  • Numerous letters of appreciation for public speaking and education