Dr. Casagranda graduated from Springfield College before receiving his Doctorate of Chiropractic from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Florida. He received the prestigious Clinical Excellence Award for his graduating class, as well as the Clinical Service Award for dedication to his patients. Dr. Casagranda participated in an externship program at the Rhode Island Spine Center and Rhode Island Hospital, affiliated with Alpert Medical School at Brown University, where he studied under Dr. Donald Murphy. During his time spent at Rhode Island hospital he attended Neurology and Neurosurgery grand rounds.
Recently Dr. Casagranda was part of the first graduating class of the world’s first fully-accredited university-based graduate program in Human Nutrition and Functional Medicine. He is currently the only Chiropractic Physician on Cape Cod with a degree in Functional Medicine.
Furthermore, he currently holds certification through the Board for Certification of Nutrition Specialists℠ as a Certified Nutrition Specialist® (CNS®). The Board for Certification of Nutrition Specialists℠ is the premier certification body providing credentialing of nutrition care professionals with advanced degrees and training in nutrition science.
Certified Nutrition Specialist® (CNS®) professionals are on the front lines using medical nutrition therapy and providing nutrition consultation services to battle the epidemic of obesity and chronic disease, and the BCNS supports these efforts and certifies nutrition professionals that maintain the highest standard of nutrition competence. Attaining the CNS credential attests to the qualifications, advanced skills, and professional stature of a nutrition care professional.