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Chiropractor, Functional Medicine practitioner

League City, TX
October 23, 2021

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Hamid C. Kantara, D.C., CFMP

**** *. **** **, *** C – League City, Texas 77573

C: 832-***-**** e-mail:


Seeking a position in an educational institution that can benefit from my 35 years of experience in the healthcare industry, strong leadership, management skills, strong personal and work ethics, and an understanding of long term vision that require focus, dedication and commitment.


Managing Partner / Cedars Chiropractic Clinic: focused on Spinal Healthcare and Functional Medicine providing Chiropractic care, Clinical Nutrition, vitamin deficiency testing, delayed allergy and food hypersensitivity testing, neurotransmitter and hormone testing, leaky gut testing assessing pathogenic bacteria, parasites, viruses, and Fungi. Participated in over twenty-five medical panels in the last five years with medical doctors, pharmacists and healthcare professionals educating the community on the importance of evidence based customized nutrition.

Scientist Specialist: International Space Station; Crew Health Care Systems (CHeCS) Medical Laboratory Manager (Jacobs/JSC/NASA). Shuttle Transition And Retirement (STAR); Developed intubation Kit; worked with pharmacists to assess, certify and pack drugs in medical kits, developed, certified and pack surgical kits; and, worked with audiologist to conduct hearing assessment on Astronauts and create specialized and customized earplugs for use on the international space station.

Former City Council member: Macro managed a City with a fast growing population of 60,000 residents, and a budget of $65 - $80 million. Engaged leadership skills for short term and longterm planning, promoting and managing growth while maintaining a balance between residential and commercial development. Conducted Budget Workshops for all city departments and implemented short term as well as longterm Capital Improvement Projects. Served on Audit and Finance Committee (see more details below). Held extensive conference meetings and negotiations with residential and commercial developers and builders. Served on Tax Increment Reinvestement Zone (TIRZ) Board in League City.

City Liasion – Served as the Liaison between the City and Houston-Galveston Area Council (H-GAC), a regional organization through which local governments consider issues and cooperate in solving area wide problems. Through H-GAC, local governments also initiate efforts in anticipating and preventing problems, saving public funds. The 13- county H-GAC service region is growing, becoming more diverse, and constantly changing. In order to address the needs of citizens and businesses, local governments are providing leadership to guide regional development wisely and manage change constructively.

College Faculty Former adjunct faculty at San Jacinto College, Pasadena. 12/18 – Present Guzel’s Joint Chiropractic Clinic (Fulshear, Texas – Rosenberg, Texas) 06/98 – 07/21 Cedars Chiropractic, Managing Partner - Sold Practice. 07/00 – 09/11 Scientist Specialist/Project Engineer, Johnson Space Center/NASA 05/03 – 06/04 Mayor Pro-Tem, League City

05/01 – 06/04 Council Member, City of League City. 10/97 – 12/00 Research in Manipulation Under Anesthesia (MUA), Interdisciplinary (MD, DO, DC). 01/96 – 05/99 Adjunct Faculty, Division of Emergency Medical Technology, San Jacinto College District. 06/91 – 12/92 Emergency Room Paramedic – University of Texas Medical Branch, Level 1 Trauma Center. 12/86 – 05/99 EMT; Paramedic; EMS- Instructor; EMS-Examiner; EMS-Clinical Preceptor, Certified by Texas Dept of health.


2020 Functional Medicine Univeristy: Certified Functional Medicine Practitioner 1995 Texas Chiropractic College Doctor of Chiropractic. 1992 University of Houston: Degree plan: Biology.

1990 San Jacinto College: Associate of Sciences.

Hamid C. Kantara, D.C., CFMP

1101 W. Main St, Ste C – League City, Texas 77573

C: 832-***-**** e-mail: 2


01/19 – 07/20 Completed 200 Hours certifcation program in Functional Medicine. FMU University 01/12 – 10/12 Completed 100-hours in Chiropractic Sports Injuries Practitioner. Texas Chiropractic College 02/98 – 11/98 Completed 100-hours Certification in Acupuncture – Texas Chiropractic College. SPECIALIZATION & CERTIFICATION

2002 Leadership Training Institute: Service to the Citizens 2002 Leadership Training Institute: Transformational Leadership, Power and Influence 2001 Leadership Training Institute: High-Impact Relationship Strategies 2001 Leadership Training Institute: Politics Unusual: The Benefits of Humor in Government 2001 Leadership Training Institute: The Courage to Lead – 12 Steps to Leading Your City 2001 Leadership Training Institute: Four Traits of a Successful Leader 2001 Certificate of Completion: “City Council 101- Finance” – Texas Municipal League 2001 Certificate of Completion: ”City Council 101- Legal” – Texas Municipal Legue 2001 Certificate of Completion: ”City Council 101- Leadership” – Texas Municipal League 2001 Certificate of Completion: “Creating a Strong Leadership Team” 2001 Certificate of Completion: “Applying Leadership Basics” LANGUAGES

Fluent in English, Spanish, French, and Arabic.


Conducted over 25 medical and holistic panels on Evidence Based customized nutrition.

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Houston Citizens’ Academy Alumni Association.

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Houston Citizens’ Academy – September 2009.

Served on the City of Houston Mayor’s International Affairs and Development Council – Middle East and North Africa

(MIADC), Council Secretary (2008), Chair-elect (2009)

Served on the board of Galveston County Daily News Reader Advisory Board (RAB).

Served on Tax Increment Reivenstment Zone (TIRZ) Board, City of League City (1999-2008)

League City Police Department Citizens’s Police Academy Alumni Association (2002-2004)

League City Police Department Citizens’s Police Academy (2002)

Awarded a Resolution from the Houston Galveston Area Council (H-GAC).

Served on the Board of Directors for North Galveston County YMCA.

Former member of the Rotary Club, League City, Texas

Served on the Board of Directors of Houston Galveston Area Council (HGAC).

Served as Council member Liaison to the Civil Service Commission- City of League City

Served as Councilmember Liaison to Finances and Audit Committee-City of League City

Served as Councilmember Liaison to Zoning Board of Adjustment (ZBA)- City of League City

Served as Councilmember Liaison to Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone (TIRZ) # 2- City of League City

Served as the Mayor Pro-Tem, City of League City. AFFILIATIONS

Championed the creation of a local chapter for the American Lebanese Medical Association (ALMA).

Lebanese American Chamber of Commerce: Former Director of Houston chapter. REFERENCES

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