Talking Points in Response to the Media Inquiries
Regarding the Unfortunate Death of Model Katie May

These talking points have been prepared to provide you with relevant information that you can use in response to inquiries from the media, your patients and other health care providers. While no official coroner’s report has been released for comment, the Foundation for Chiropractic Progress (F4CP) supplies the following as information on the safety and efficacy of chiropractic care.


According to the various media reports, Katie May, a well-known model dubbed “The Queen of Snapchat,” suffered a trauma to her neck to which she sought care from a chiropractor. According to news sources, her father has made remarks that suggest that her chiropractic care played a role in her untimely death.

Talking Points:


The Foundation for Chiropractic Progress (F4CP) recognizes that this is a sensitive subject that you may be called upon to comment on. Please do so with the utmost respect for Ms. May and her family. Your response should not appear defensive, but sympathetic and genuinely concerned for the individual.

Please present the information provided above and any other factual information you are aware of. If you are not accustomed to media interviews, you are highly encouraged to refer the reporter to your state or national association.


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