WHITTIER, Calif., Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Southern California University of Health Sciences (SCU), the nation's leading post-graduate college for chiropractic, acupuncture and oriental medicine, has announced that University President Dr. John Scaringe DC, EdD has been awarded the ONE Concept Lifetime Achievement Award. Sponsored by ONE Concept, the Award is presented to individuals who have made exemplary contributions to the chiropractic, massage therapy, acupuncture and spa professions. ONE Concept organizes the annual American Chiropractic and Massage Conferences, which are held throughout the year in several major U.S. cities, and will present the Canadian Chiropractic and Massage Conference in Niagara Falls on October 18th-20 th, 2013. Through conferences in the United States and Canada, ONE Concept strives to connect communities of integrative healthcare professionals in a learning environment based on cooperation and mutual respect. Additional information on ONE Concept is available at: https://oneconcept.com. "I am truly honored to be recognized by ONE Concept for a career spent practicing and advocating progressive integrated healthcare, extolling its benefits, and continuously urging wider acceptance and incorporation into mainstream health care systems," says SCU President Dr. John Scaringe. "As the President of one of a preeminent institution for chiropractic, massage therapy, ayurvedic medicine and acupuncture, my responsibilities to the next generation of practitioners, as well as to those that came before and pioneered these proven treatment methods, will continue to inspire me to lead, encourage, and support all aspects of these professions to my utmost ability." "It is our privilege to honor Dr. John Scaringe with the 2013 ONE Concept Lifetime Achievement Award," says Scott Dartnall, President/CEO of ONE Concept. "Dr. Scaringe has dedicated his life to caring for others as a doctor of chiropractic, educator and mentor. As President of Southern California University of Health Sciences, he is guiding the evolution of one the leading integrative health care schools in the nation. At ONE Concept we believe the best is yet to come for Dr. John Scaringe and SCU. Congratulations!"