Ariel Talmor is a holistic reflexologist and author of Sole to Soul - How to Love and Heal (Amazon, 2012). After graduating the Israeli College of Natural Therapies and receiving a diploma from Fylde School in England (1990), he graduated from The University for Humanistic Studies in Del Mar, .CA. (1994).
He is currently a faculty member at Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in San Diego, .CA (since 1999). He owns a thriving San Diego reflexology practice - Sole to Soul Intl.. There, he practices his unique approach that equally integrates scientific and metaphysical aspects of foot reflexology and healing.
C. J. Mertz, DC
Through an outpouring of peer requests worldwide, Dr. Mertz became Coach CJ and founded Full Potential Leadership and XLR8 Coaching - the premiere chiropractic training organization. Since 1984, CJ has traveled more than three million miles and taught more than 750 seminars. Coach CJ has trained over sixteen thousand teams, performed in excess of 3,500 in-office practice evaluations, opened new offices, and he has been involved in several multi-practice businesses. With over 25 years on all sides of the health care industry he has a full circle of experience and wisdom to bring directly to you. Regardless of the field that you are in, CJ has solutions that have been proven to cross boundaries and impact business of all kinds.Upcoming Courses
Dar Griffeth, DC
Dr. Griffeth is the President and Chief Executive Director for all the multidisciplinary offices within the 1RST Health, PA. He received his undergraduate degrees from the University of Texas at Dallas and Parker College, with honors in Biology and Anatomical Sciences. He went on to receive his Doctorate of Chiropractic in 2005 where he graduated Valedictorian with post-graduate studies emphasizing structural management, sports biomechanics, and common extremity patterns associated with global postural distortions. He is a speaker for Foot Leveler’s Inc. and lectures around the world. Dr. Griffeth has over 20 years of clinical experience, formerly a Hospital Corpsman for the United States Navy. He has specialized training in Body Movement Patterns and Rehabilitation. He enjoys working with doctors and staff to advance their healthcare potential through integrative relationships and cooperative team building skills for a more patient focused experience.Upcoming Courses
Darin is a 30 year veteran of helping companies get started and grow through business development and marketing.
With a strong and diverse background in technology, Darin launched Bold Health in 2016 focused on delivering worldclass
He has supplemented microcurrent devices with PEMF, essential oils and other natural health solutions. These additions also include training and marketing.
Darin has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business with a concentration in Psychology from the University of Kansas. He is a speaker, trainer, radio host and entrepreneur with a passion for connecting people and solutions. He has three beautiful daughters, is a former U.S. Army National Guard captain and enjoys mountain biking.
David Armentano, LMT
A Navy veteran and carpenter, David decided it was time for a change in 2009. He entered the Massage Therapy field because he has had an intense desire to help people since he was a boy. After attending High Tech Institute’s Massage Therapy Program in Irving, TX, David focused his strong scientific and analytical mind into the medical benefits of massage. Specializing in orthopedic and deep tissue techniques and combining it with his scientific background, David is able to effectively locate and aid in eliminating the problems that are causing pains. David has had great success with the Migraine Miracle, Medical Massage, Tuina and Integrative Acupressure techniques. Throughout his career as a licensed massage therapist, David has spent substantial amounts of time researching techniques and modalities that he can use to aid his clients. The most important thing is for the client to leave feeling better than when they came in.Upcoming Courses
David R. Seaman, DC
Dr. Seaman is a graduate of Rutgers University and a 1986 graduate of New York Chiropractic College. He then received a Masters degree in Nutrition from the University of Bridgeport and a diplomate in neurology through Logan College of Chiropractic.
Dr. Seaman has authored a book on clinical nutrition for pain and inflammation as well as several articles on this topic. His academic and clinical interest is focused on how pain and symptom/disease expression can be modulated with lifestyle choices and manual/rehabilitative interventions. He is a frequent lecturer for postgraduate seminars, conventions and homecoming events on the subjects of clinical nutrition, neurology, neurophysiology and pain.
Davis McAlister, DC
Dr. Davis McAlister is a Clinic Faculty Doctor for the Parker University Dallas Wellness Clinic, beginning in 2017. Dr. McAlister earned his Doctor of Chiropractic from Parker University in 2003. He immediately went into private practice in Lewisville, TX, and later opened a second office in Little Elm, TX. In 2008, he took over as the Health Science Program Coordinator for Little Elm Independent School District, as well as coaching football, powerlifting, track, and baseball, and operating as the district strength and conditioning coach. He moved to Bridgeport in 2013, to continue serving in the same capacity, in addition to serving as an Assistant Principal and an Adjunct Professor for Weatherford College, teaching Anatomy and Physiology. During his career in public education, he has received numerous awards for teaching, curriculum development, and for coaching athletes to the state level of competition. He has maintained a part time practice while serving in education, focusing primarily on sports-related injuries for the past 10 years. Dr. McAlister has been a team doctor for various high school sports teams and both pro- and semi-pro sports teams.
Dr. McAlister is excited to bring his extensive field and educational experiences to Parker University. He specializes in chiropractic treatment for sports-related injuries, rehabilitation, taping, and soft-tissue. He hopes to inspire interns to be confident in their abilities as they approach their final stages to becoming Doctors of Chiropractic.
Dr. Dennis Woggon
Dr. Dennis Woggon is the founder of Chiropractic Leadership, Educational Advancement & Research (CLEAR) Institute. CLEAR Institute's mission is to implement an effective chiropractic system of scoliosis care to help people worldwide through research and spinal rehabilitation. Woggon has lectured throughout the United States and internationally including 28 years teaching spinal biomechanics. He has authored books and numerous articles pertaining to chiropractic. The 1974 cum laude graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in biology. He is the founder and director of the St. Cloud Chiropractic Clinic in St. Cloud, MN where he continues to practice today.Upcoming Courses
Dr. Doug Sanford
Dr. Sanford is Parker University‘s Director of Compliance and Operations monitoring and auditing well over 15 doctors of chiropractic and over 200 interns in three different clinic locations. This experience is brought to the seminars with a rich clinical perspective to the record keeping and risk management presentation that doctors can use Monday morning.Upcoming Courses
Eric Kaplan, DC
As CEO of Concierge Coaches and Concierge Practices, Dr. Kaplan’s impact in the chiropractic community is profound. He has assisted over 500 chiropractors modify their practices into lucrative, multi-specialty health centers with traditional and alternative approaches to patient care basing his emphasis on the subluxation model; and today teaches development of a climate within your practice and community that assures continued practice growth, and also teaches continuing education to doctors nationwide specializing on technology and compliance. Dr. Kaplan is considered a national leader in "Non-Surgical Spinal Decompression" and is President and co-founder of Discforce, Inc., a non-surgical solution to herniated discs. Dr. Kaplan, was the former President COO of a publicly traded company whose assets consisted of Nutrisystem weight loss companies, he has consulted internationally with LPG Inc (France, Italy), Advanced Spinal Technology (United Kingdom), and Sky Capital (Wall Street). He is also a best selling author whose most recent book "The 5 Minute Motivator" reached # 1, on Amazons Best Seller lists, making him the ideal solution to your business needs.
His Team: Perry Bard, DC and Jason Kaplan, DC
Fabrizio Mancini, DC
Dr. Fabrizio Mancini is an inspiring speaker, successful businessman, and caring healer. Dr. Mancini served as President of Parker University and Parker Seminars for over 13 years and was recently honored as President Emeritus after his retirement in December of 2012. Dr. Mancini lectures all over the world inspiring thousands to live a healthy lifestyle. He has his own radio show at Hay House Radio and is seen often on television as a guest. He is an International Best Selling Author of The Power of Self- Healing (Hay House) and also co-authored Chicken Soup for the Chiropractic Soul® (HCI) with best selling authors, Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen.Upcoming Courses
Gene Giggleman, DVM
Gene Giggleman Lead Instructor: A Magna Cum Laude graduate of Texas A&M Veterinary School where he was awarded the prestigious Cable Scholarship in small animal medicine, Dr. Giggleman is a full professor in the Department of Basic sciences and is formerly the Dean of Academic Affairs at Parker University. He has been awarded the Outstanding Teacher Award over 30 times, a testament to his passion for teaching and his belief in the students. A practicing veterinarian who has been adjusting animals for over 22 years, he has run several successful small animal veterinary practices in the DFW area since 1981. Despite his busy schedule, Dr. Giggleman manages to find time to lecture around the country on both the fundamentals and benefits of animal chiropractic and animal adjusting. He formerly served as the president of the American Veterinary Chiropractic Association and is currently active in postgraduate training for veterinarians and chiropractor in animal chiropractic care.Upcoming Courses
James Guest, DC
Among his many credentials, Dr. James Guest is a Certified Clinical Nutritionist (CCN), holds a Diplomate of the American Chiropractic Board of Nutrition (DACBN) and is certified as an enzyme therapist by The International Academy of Enzyme Nutrition. In addition to his academic duties at Parker University, Dr. Guest devotes time educating the community on the health benefits of nutrition. His book, Extreme Health – The Nutrition Connection; Health Strategies for Life – a nutrition program for neighborhood organizations; and Realize Amazing Wellness – workshops on healthy living and weight management for area groups are just a few of his undertakings.Upcoming Courses
Jenna Davis, DC
Dr. Jenna Davis, a 2003 NUHS graduate, owns a highly successful family wellness multidisciplinary clinic, Acorn Family Health and Wellness Centre, in Oakville, Ontario, Canada. She is a family chiropractor specializing in preconception, pre- and postnatal care, pediatrics, women’s issues and fertility. Dr. Davis has a passion for working with families in all stages and has become well known for her work with fertility. She has done extensive postgraduate work and continues to expand and grow her knowledge base and resource team to give the best care possible to her practice members. She has a passion for educating and is an avid lecturer both in and out of her office. She is a published author and international speaker on many topics including team approach to wellness, pediatrics, discovering your niche market and fertility. She was recently been sought out to provide a lecture series for fertility specialists as well as the public for multiple large fertility clinics on natural options to help boost fertility.Upcoming Courses
Jesse Green, JD
Mr. Green has taught ethics and legal classes at Parker University since 1992. His legal experience includes representation of Parker University and many chiropractors in a variety of legal matters. He received his Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Business Administration from Southern Methodist University and his Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Texas.Upcoming Courses
John Davila, DC
Dr. John Davila practiced in Myrtle Beach, SC for 13 years before he began consulting with insurance companies and doctors in private practice in the areas of coding and documentation. He helps chiropractors ethically maximize their practices while avoiding audits and repayments to insurance carriers. He has been a compliance consultant for Parker University and three chiropractic insurance networks. Dr. Davila currently serves as adjunct faculty at Sherman College of Chiropractic and is a core presenter for Palmer College’s Center for Business Development.Upcoming Courses
John Minardi, DC
A graduate of Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College and a licensed acupuncturist, Dr. Minardi is the owner/operator of the Chiropractic Advantage Clinic in Oakville providing chiropractic care for people of all ages from infants to seniors. He is the founder and head instructor of the Thompson Technique Seminar Series teaching a variety of topics including anatomy, neurology, neurophysiology, biomechanics and technique. He is also an instructor of Practical Neurology and Technique for the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association. Dr. Minardi produced "The Complete Thompson Technique" DVD series and authored "The Complete Thompson Textbook" published in 2006.Upcoming Courses
John R. Barton
John R. Barton, MBA CAR, RMI, ERYT has been working with structure and function of the body for over 20 years as a bodyworker, personal trainer, yoga teacher/educator and Certified Advanced Rolfer®. As an MBA Finance and lover of mathematics, he tends to gravitate towards systems of quantitative analysis and probability distributions. He began studying the subject of the Biomechanics of Adaptive Alignment in 2005. John has been a teaching assistant for the originator of the model, Liz Gaginni, M.A. and also a CE provider for Yoga Alliance, NCBTMB, and IASI. His passion is to help structural integrators, and accredited bodyworkers understand the complex nature of asymmetry and how to systematically resolve asymmetry to the structures' coherent natural alignment. In the fall of 2018, John will pursue doctorate studies to help reform the current system to recognize and integrate research and studies conducted in partnership between Harvard Medical School and The Rolf Institute known as The Fascial Research Congress for a more integrative and wholistic approach to national health care.
Dr. Josh Woggon
Dr. Josh Woggon is the current Director of Research for CLEAR Institute, and the son of its founder, Dr. Dennis Woggon. Dr. Josh graduated from Parker University College of Chiropractic in January of 2010 where he founded and led the Parker Scoliosis Student Organization. Since 2003, he has been intimately involved with CLEAR Institute, and has co-taught the CLEAR Scoliosis Correction Seminar series alongside his father. In 2007, he co-founded the first-ever research center established specifically for the purpose of chiropractic scoliosis treatment and research on a chiropractic college campus, serving as its Director from 2010 until 2013. He is the author of the CLEAR Institute Monthly Newsletters, the Moderator for the CLEAR Scoliosis Forum & the CLEAR Institute Facebook page, and a Lifetime Member of the Parker Alumni Association. He has authored numerous scientific papers which have been presented at leading international chiropractic and scoliosis research events, and has published dozens of articles on the topics of scoliosis rehabilitation and whole-body vibration therapy.Upcoming Courses
Ken Thomas, MS, DC, CCSP
Dr. Ken Thomas, Vice President of External Affairs at Parker University is a 1986 graduate of Parker. He holds a master’s degree in physical therapy. In practice for over two decades, Dr. Thomas is a respected expert in the chiropractic field. In spite of his heavy workload, he finds time to lecture extensively on the use of modalities and exercise in chiropractic practice, as well as treatment of sports injuries, current trends in health care and various aspects of a wellness lifestyle. He is a board member of FICS and a Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician who has worked with many Olympic and professional athletes during the last twenty years.Upcoming Courses
Kevin Jardine, DC
Dr. Kevin Jardine is a practicing chiropractor working mainly in the field of sports therapy and performance treating, who also consults with numerous athletes and teams. He is the creator of SpiderTech™, pre-designed and ready-to-apply kinesiology taping applications engineered to reduce pain and improve strength, while protecting against further injury. Dr. Jardine is the chief medical officer of Nucap Medical Inc. and owner of The Urban Athlete, a multidisciplinary treatment and training facility in Toronto, Canada. He is also an expert in the field of integrative manual and rehabilitative therapy.Upcoming Courses
Kyl Smith, DC
Dr. Kyl Smith, a 1993 graduate of Parker University, is the author of the acclaimed Brighter Mind® and Testosterone Switch books; received the Dr. James W. Parker Award in 2008; and has served on the President’s Advisory Council of Parker University. Most notably, Dr. Kyl is the Inventor of “America’s #1 Brain Health Supplement” and is recognized for receiving the first and only nutrient-based Qualified Health Claim for cognitive function to be approved in the FDA’s history.Upcoming Courses
Lia M. Nightingale, Ph.D.
Lia Nightingale graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign in 2006 where she earned her Ph.D. in food science and human nutrition. Her passion to impart her knowledge has led her to a position as assistant professor in the Division or Life Sciences at Palmer College of Chiropractic. She has taught biochemistry, nutrition and clinical nutrition there since 2007. Working with such companies as the Pepsi-Cola Company, Whitey's Ice Cream Manufacturing, and Tate & Lyle North America, she has continued her work in nutrition through research and development. Dr. Nightingale is not only a well-known lecturer but has been published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, the Journal of Chiropractic Education, the Journal of Clinical Chiropractic Pediatrics, the Journal of Texture Studies, and the Journal of Food Science.
Mark Charrette, DC
A 1980 summa cum laude graduate of Palmer College, Dr. Charrette has spent over two decades lecturing on spinal and extremity adjusting extensively throughout the United States, Europe, and Australia. He has presented postgraduate seminars on twelve chiropractic college campuses and to over 70 different chiropractic organizations. He has taught more than 1400 seminars worldwide on extremity adjusting, biomechanics, and spinal adjusting techniques. His lively teaching style emphasizes a practical, hands-on approach. Whether on stage at a large event or behind the podium in a classroom, Dr. Charrette offers the same intensity and the same passion for his chosen profession - chiropractic.Upcoming Courses
Dr. Mark Hanson, DC, L.Ac
Dr. Mark Hanson D.C., L.Ac., graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, IA in 1982. His acupuncture career started in 1989 which lead him to study and graduate from Third Coast Institute of Acupuncture in Dallas, TX and American College of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine in Houston, TX. In 1994, Dr. Hanson became a L. Ac. (licensed acupuncturist) in the state of Texas. He taught acupuncture courses for Dallas College of Oriental Medicine and continues to teach seminars to chiropractors specializing in pain therapies and other clinical conditions seen in the chiropractic practice. Dr. Hanson currently practices in Dallas and Fort Worth, TX.Upcoming Courses
Michael Fernandez received his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Rutgers University in 1994. He was a Business Analyst in various verticals from 1994 to 2005. From 2006 - 2009, he worked as a representative for Foot Levelers, Inc. where he participated in and attended over 750 chiropractic continuing education programs such as foot biomechanics, neurology, low back stabilization, and various philosophies and concepts. He became an Active Isolated Stretching therapist under the tutelage of founder, Aaron Mattes of Sarasota, FL from 2008 - 2015 with 160 hours of Standard Protocols and 64 hours of Advanced Protocols. Since 2016, Mr. Fernandez has been a Neulongation practitioner and educator (nights and weekends), an electromagnetic healer, and a representative for ScripHessco during the day.Upcoming Courses
Nate Hinkeldey DC
Nathan Hinkeldey is a graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic and currently practices in Des Moines, Iowa at VA Central Iowa Healthcare System. His clinic is situated within an inter-professional pain clinic where patients are evaluated by a coordinated team of healthcare providers in order to evaluate and implement a plan of care that fits the patient’s value system along with the best available evidence. His interests include pain manage, rehab, research, and teaching. Nate’s passion for teaching stems from his previous involvement in the chiropractic clerkship program under the supervision of Dr. William Morgan.Upcoming Courses
Rick Robinette, LMT
Rick Robinette, LMT is a highly sought-after instructor for continuing education workshops and seminars focusing on a diverse range of massage-related subjects. He has received more than 1200 hours of advanced training in therapeutic massage techniques, anatomy, soft-tissue pathophysiology, and other aspects of holistic health.Upcoming Courses
Rob Jackson, DC
Rob Jackson DC has been in private practice in Colorado since 1983 and founded and runs one of the largest patient education companies in chiropractic. Dr. Jackson is also a certified chiropractic technique instructor since 1981 and has taught over 750 programs around the world on how to provide chiropractic services to patients in all walks of life and on how to communicate the chiropractic lifestyle message with relevance to patients who choose to include chiropractic in their health care paradigm. He was named Chiropractor of the Year by the Parker Foundation in 2008 and is recognized worldwide as a motivational speaker and author on Chiropractic.Upcoming Courses
Sandra Norton, DC
Dr. Sandra Norton teaches at Parker University. She graduated from Cleveland Chiropractic College – Kansas City in 1996 where she also completed her radiology residency and later served as an instructor. Dr. Norton received her DACBR in 2001. She is a member of the American Chiropractic Association and the current president of the Council on Diagnostic Imaging. In addition to radiology, Dr. Norton recently received her certification for animal chiropractic through the AVCA (American Veterinary Chiropractic Association).
Stephanie Mills, DC
Dr. Stephanie Mills is traveling the country speaking about her platform, "Making an Impact: Concussion Awareness," since being crowned Ms. America 2014-2015 in Brea, California last August. Dr. Stephanie is the founder of Crossroads Chiropractic, three high volume subluxation-based family wellness practices located in New Hampshire. Dr. Mills was a Presidential Scholar and a Summa cum Laude graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic, Davenport, Iowa in 2000. Dr. Mills was the first chiropractor in her state to receive the C.C.W.P. distinction from the International Chiropractic Association and is Webster Certified with the ICPA. In addition to practicing full-time, she hosts a weekly radio show on WTPL 107.7FM to promote chiropractic, vitalistic principles and healthy lifestyle choices. Stephanie is the proud mother of two well-adjusted daughters, Brooke (15) and Emilee (12) and resides in Concord, NH.Upcoming Courses
To Be Announced
Traver Sopoci DC
Dr. Traver Sopoci received his doctorate in chiropractic in 2004 from Parker College of Chiropractic and he has practiced in the North
Houston area since graduation.
He has undergone more than 500 hours of postgraduate training with the greatest minds in the healing arts. With training in nutrition, functional physiology, neurology, sports performance, emotional work, and energy medicine, those advanced skills have taught him to help people of all ages.
Dr. Traver focuses on the functional aspects that control the body by addressing the underlying health issues. He has had extensive training with microcurrent and is certified as a Master Trainer in Microcurrent.
Tyran G. Mincey, DC
Dr. Mincey is a native of Montclair, New Jersey, and a 1998 graduate of New York Chiropractic College. He has taught at major corporations, universities, and on the post-graduate level for many years. His passion for speaking has gained him a regional Toastmaster's International Club area championship, as well as a divisional second place in the impromptu speaking category. Dr. Mincey studied with such icons and experts as Dr. George Goodheart, Dr. John Brimhall, Dr. Evan Mladenoff, Dr. Paul White, Dr. John Corneal, Dr. Janey Calhoon, and Dr. Eugene Charles. He is board certified by the International College of Applied Kinesiology (ICAK) as a teaching diplomate. He has taught the Applied Kinesiology 100 hour certification, Detoxification and Subluxation, The Ultimate Extremity Seminar, and many others,
William E. Morgan, DC
William E. Morgan became president of Parker University (Dallas, Texas) in June, 2016. Prior to that appointment, he practiced in Bethesda’s Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, the President’s Hospital. He has been credentialed at five hospitals and served as a consultant to various United States government executive health clinics in Washington, D.C., caring for government leaders. He has served as a consultant to the White House, the Veterans Administration, the U.S. Navy, and the U.S. Army.
Dr. Morgan has previously held faculty adjunct appointments at institutions of higher learning, as well as a former professor for New York Chiropractic College and former assistant professor for F Edward Hébert School of Medicine.
Joining the Navy at 17, a veteran of military service, he has served in Naval Special Warfare Unit One, Marine Corps Recon, and in a Mobile Dive and Salvage Unit. He has a long history of serving in military healthcare, and was the team chiropractor for the United States Naval Academy football team.
Appointed as the Chiropractic Consultant to the Office of Attending Physician in the U.S. Capitol in 2000. he was also the recipient in 2015 of Walter Reed’s highest honor for clinical excellence, the Master Clinician’s Award.
Dr. Morgan is a 1985 graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic - West. In addition to many other awards, he has received the American Chiropractic Association’s Chiropractor of the Year Award. He has also been featured on CCN.com and has been interviewed by the Washington Post.
William Morgan has written dozens of articles on integrated medicine, chiropractic, and healthcare.