Barry Taylor, ND
Brett Guimard, DC, DACBSP, CSCS, MAOM, L.Ac
Dr. Brett Guimard was awarded his DC degree from of Southern California University of Health Sciences in 2006. He went on to obtain a Masters of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine there as well. He works as a health care provider at the United States Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, CA, where he treats and trains athletes preparing for the Olympic and Paralympic Games. Dr. Guimard has traveled nationally and internationally with various U.S.National teams from a variety of sports. He is a former clinical instructor and the former director of the sports medicine residency program at the Southern California University of Health Sciences in Whittier, CA. He has lectured nationally and internationally on the topic of integrative sports medicine. Continuing his education, he is a diplomat of the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians, a licensed acupuncturist, a certified personal trainer for fitness and nutrition and a certified strength and conditioning specialist - just to name a few.
Brett has a number of accomplishments "under his belt" - in addition to being a First Degree Black Belt and Certified Instructor in Tai Chi, Kung Fu, and Chi Gong through United Kung Fu, he is also a Certified Nutritional Counselor with a background in Traditional Chinese Medicine and raw foods, a Certified Quantum Reflex Analysis Practitioner and a Certified Women's Self Defense Instructor. He is currently working as an instructor responsible for teaching beginning, intermediate and advance Medical Chi Gong and Tai Chi classes, overseeing Certified Instructor Training and responsible for supervising and training instructional staff at the Gold Horse Academy in Denton, Texas.
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
Cemetria Hayes-McMullen, LMT
Cemetria Hayes-McMullen, LMT, has been licensed since 2000. She attended the University of North Texas for Art Education and she received a certificate in small business from the SMU Cox School of Business. She has served as an instructor at Parker University School of Massage Therapy since 2010 teaching Business Practices, Ethics, and Hydrotherapy (Spa Therapies) as well as a continuing education lecturer. Her areas of expertise include not only massage modalities but business acumen in creating professional success. Cemetria's intention is for every therapist to be excited and confident about their full potential in the industry. In spite of her busy schedule, she is also a multi-award winning full-time massage therapist and trainer and continues to retain high repeat clientele and create business success strategies. Massage success is her art and she looks forward to sharing it with you.
Daniel J. Prince, DC, CCEP
Palmer College of Chiropractic - West graduate 2006
Advanced Orthotic Certification – Boise Idaho
Functional Movement Systems - Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA level I/II) and Y-Balance Test
Certified Chiropractic Extremity Practitioner (CCEP) – accredited by the Council on Extremity Adjusting - 2011
Injectable Nutrients - accredited through Texas College of Chiropractic. 45 hours in injectable nutrients
Advanced Practice Certificate (APC) Course – 120 hours in pharmacology, toxicology, western and herbal medicine accredited by National University of Health Sciences and completed in New Mexico
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
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 Klein, CPC, CHC
David Klein is the founder and President of DK Coding and Compliance, Inc., a healthcare consulting firm and co-founder of PayDC. He provides coding, documentation and compliance consulting to hundreds of providers. His firm focuses on audit defense, education, compliance and reimbursement issues. He is a certified Coder and Auditor and a Healthcare Compliance expert. David still finds time in his busy schedule to serve as a speaker and educator at many chiropractic conferences.
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.
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
Don Glassey, DC
Dr. Donald J. Glassey was born in 1946 in Brooklyn, NY, and educated at Michigan State University (BA with Honor), the University of Pennsylvania (M.S.W.), and Pennsylvania College of Straight Chiropractic (D.C.) where he subsequently taught chiropractic technique, history and philosophy. He is a former national staff instructor for Network Chiropractic seminars, a Reiki Master, and also taught Toggle Recoil chiropractic technique nationally.
Dr. Glassey is a 1984 graduate of Pennsylvania College of Straight Chiropractic. He is also a 2000 graduate of the Florida Academy of Massage. He holds an active chiropractic license in the state of Pennsylvania. Dr. Glassey is also a member of the Florida Chiropractic Society. He is on the post-graduate faculty of Life University. A popular lecturer, Dr. Glassey frequently offers programs for chiropractors and massage therapists.
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
Dr. Freddys Garcia
Dr. Garcia is the Director of Clinical Services at ChiroPro Performance Center in Acton, MA. He is in charge of treatment and rehabilitation of cases ranging from the chronic musculoskeletal conditions to complex neurological conditions. Dr. Garcia also teaches seminars on the topics of neurology and neurological rehabilitation at the Carrick Institute of Graduate Studies in Florida.
Dr. Drew Riffe, DC, LMT
Dr. Drew Riffe, DC, LMT, is a licensed massage therapist and a 2004 graduate of Parker University College of Chiropractic. Since graduation, Dr. Riffe has opened and maintained a private practice, continued teaching, and is the director of the Parker University School of Massage Therapy. He looks forward to the future growth and development of the Parker University School of Massage Therapy along with continuing to provide the best education possible for students and continuing education for massage therapists.
Drew Rubin, DC
Graduated from Life Chiropractic College in 1989
Conducts seminars for numerous college and state organizations on a wide variety of topics
Dustin Nabhan, DC, DACBSP, CSCS
Dr. Nabhan is a Chiropractor, board certified sports medicine specialist, and certified strength and conditioning specialist. Dr. Nabhan graduated from Southern California University of Health Sciences where he earned his Doctorate in Chiropractic, was Residency trained in Sports Medicine at Southern California University of Health Sciences, and later completed a Sports Medicine Fellowship with the United States Olympic Committee.
Dr. Nabhan has lectured on the graduate level to Chiropractic, Massage, Acupuncture students and on the post-graduate level to Doctors of Chiropractic seeking certification in Sports Medicine. Additionally, he has worked in the private sector in the fitness and strength and conditioning industry as both a coach and rehabilitation specialist.
Edward Sinclair, DC, CCEP
B.S. as a Fitness Specialist - University of Alabama
Life University Marietta, Georgia graduate 2002
Certified Chiropractic Extremity Practitioner - Fall 2008
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
Eric Russell, DC, LCP, DPhCS
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
Inspirational massage and bodywork instructor with a well-developed reputation for award-winning classroom presentation skills and passionate dedication to educating manual therapists for almost twenty years. He is a leader with solid experience directing massage school activities including: development of curriculum, tests, syllabi, and class schedules, training instructors, and presenting and performing chair massages at outreach events.Upcoming Courses
Gregory Doerr, DC
Dr. Doerr is a graduate of the New York Chiropractic College, in Seneca Falls, NY. He completed a certification in Chiropractic Sports Medicine in 1998 (CCSP). Dr. Doerr lectures internationally for FAKTR and Functional Taping for Musculoskeletal Injuries, and has lectured for The Council on Chiropractic and Extremity Procedures (CCEP). He has lectured at the US Olympic Training Center, Anglo-European Chiropractic College, English Institute of Sport, Feevale University in Brazil, University of Pittsburgh, Penn State, University of Colorado and at the Central American Sports Medicine Congress.
Dr. Doerr has worked with athletes from the AVP Volleyball Tour, The Gold Cup, Central American Games, Washington Redskins, Penn State and the University of Colorado.
He currently is the doctor for a semi-pro football team, club soccer team and club volleyball team. Dr. Doerr has a growing reputation with marathon runners treating athletes from running clubs in NJ and Manhattan. He has served on the medical staff of two 19K foot climbs including Mt. Kilimanjaro in Africa and El Misti in Peru.
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
James V. Thompson, DC
1975 graduate of Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College
Certified by J. Clay Thompson as Thompson Terminal Point Instructor in 1983
Jared Jenson, DC, CCEP
Licensed Primary Physician State of Idaho
Southern California University of Health Sciences graduate
Certified Chiropractic Extremity Physician
Brigham Young University - B.S. in Health Sciences
Jay Ferguson, DC
Jay Ferguson, DC, has been a chiropractic physician in Texas since 2006. In addition, Dr. Ferguson has taught numerous courses and continuing education workshops on both basic and advanced aspects of human anatomy, physiology, pathology, and orthopedics. In the classroom, Dr. Ferguson combines real-world elements from both his practice and his extensive chiropractic training to provide clear and relevant teaching material.
Jeff Chandler, RYT, RMT, MTI
Jeff Chandler, RYT, RMT, MTI has for 15 years successfully operated Partners In Wellness, an on-site wellness provider to the corporate environment in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Some of PIW’s clients include Zale Corporation, CitiGroup, Exxon-Mobil and the State Fair of Texas. Jeff also sees clients on an individual basis at his studio in Kessler Park. Salamba Yoga Studio provides wellness training with restorative and adaptive yoga techniques aimed for the movement-challenged and beginner students.
Jeffrey Tucker, DC
Dr. Tucker's interest in putting together the arts and science of exercise, balance training, weight training, cardio training, endurance training, diet, chiropractic, performance enhancement, muscle and massage therapy has been evolving for more than 20 years. Dr. Tucker is a graduate of Los Angeles College of Chiropractic and has a post graduate Diplomate degree in Rehabilitation. He is also certified in chiropractic spinal trauma. Dr. Tucker served on the Chiropractic Rehabilitation Board, is a member of the California Chiropractic Association and the American Chiropractic Association. He won a KARMA award and was named Chiropractor of the Year from the Los Angeles Alternative Medicine group. He is the designated and selected Chiropractor for the Massage Therapy Center in Los Angeles. Dr. Tucker has authored numerous articles and publications on soft tissue injuries. He has been in continuous practice for the past 20 years in the west Los Angeles area. He has completed advanced education and clinical training in rehabilitation, sports medicine, nutrition, and functional exercise training. He enjoys speaking on health issues at local meetings as well as teaching other doctors around the country. He teaches post graduate training on the cervical spine, lumbar spine and temporomandibular joints. His practice includes chiropractic, postural assessment/conditioning, gait analysis, therapeutic exercise, and muscle/soft-tissue therapy.
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
Jerome Rerucha, DC
Dr. Jerome Rerucha, a 2000 graduate of Life University, is in private practice as Performance Chiropractic & Wellness in White Plains Georgia. For the past 14 years Dr. Jerome has lectured nationally & internationally to doctors of all medical disciplines on integrative health care, rehabilitation, clinical nutrition, chiropractic and the use of low level laser therapy for neurological programming, healing enhancement and human performance.
His performance based laser and chiropractic protocols have helped patients and elite athletes maximize their physiological goals. Dr. Jerome has worked with many athletes including golfers as well as those in the USA World Powerlifting Team, USA Olympic Weightlifting and in competitive Mixed Martial Arts.
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 Downes, DC, CCEP
Life Chiropractic College 1986 graduate
Lynchburg College - B.S. Chemistry
Faculty and Post Graduate Faculty - Life College
Certified Chiropractic Extremity Practitioner - 1996
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.Upcoming Courses
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 Hearon, DC, CCSP, CCEP
Palmer College of Chiropractic graduate 1977
Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician, 1987
Certified Chiropractic Extremity Practitioner 1995
Board Eligible for Chiropractic Orthopedist Exam, 1986
Fellow of the International Academy of Clinical Acupuncture, 1982
Diplomate of the American Academy of Pain Management, 1991
Author, seminar speaker, post-graduate lecturer for numerous chiropractic colleges
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
Kurt Juergens, DC
In 1992, Dr. Juergens was selected to be a member of the United States Track & Field Trials Sports Medicine Team. He has also served on the sports medicine teams for the NCAA Track & Field Championships, ATP’s Tennis Masters Cup and U.S. Clay Court Tennis Championships. Dr. Juergens continues to treat high school, college, and professional athletes in all fields from all over the world. Dr. Juergens lectures regularly on topics related to sports rehabilitation. Dr. Juergens has been featured as a medical expert in the Discovery Channel’s One Step Beyond Production. Dr. Juergens is an Eagle Scout and is a finisher of 7 marathons. He is most proud of his wife and 5 children.
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
Leon Tom, DC
Dr. Tom was born and raised in Toronto, Canada. He obtained his BS in Mathematics in 1995 from McMaster University in Hamilton, Canada. He graduated from Parker University College of Chiropractic in 1999 and served the community of North Texas for six years before joining the Parker faculty in 2005, where he is currently an associate professor of clinics and the clinic faculty director for Parker University Chiropractic Wellness Clinics in Irving, Texas. In 2001, Dr. Tom became a Certified Chiropractic Sports Practitioner, and is also certified in acupuncture (1999). In 2004, he obtained a Diplomate from the American Academy of Pain Management. His area of specialty includes the treatment of soft tissue injuries with Kinesiology Tape, manual therapies, rehabilitation and chiropractic care. He has been teaching kinesiology taping techniques since 2009.
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.Upcoming Courses
Marcia Schaefer, DC
Graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic, Davenport, in 2010
Received Certification in Holistic Nutrition in 2009
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 Hall, DC
Dr. Hall, practicing chiropractic neurologist and educator, has been presenting lectures on clinical neurology to chiropractors for nearly two decades.
He maintains a subluxation-based chiropractic practice specializing in functional neurology and neuro-therapeutics and has extensive experience with chiropractic applications in neurological disorders, elite athletes, concussion / mTBI, developmental disorders, stroke, chronic hypoxia, and postural distortions. Dr. Hall is well known for his ability to synthesize complex material into palatable and applicable pieces for the everyday practitioner. He also has strong convictions towards detection and removal of the vertebral subluxation as it pertains to dysfunction of the nervous system.
Michael L. Tomasello, DC
Dr. Tomasello graduated from Life University in 1993. He currently serves his Georgia community through his family and sports chiropractic practice - utilizing the Gonstead system of chiropractic. He also works as an associate professor and faculty clinician for Life University and is the Faculty Advisor/Instructor to the Gonstead Club leading students to follow his passion. Dr. Tomasello is a member of the Board of Directors for the Gonstead Clinical Studies Society. He has been a seminar presenter for almost a decade with the Gonstead Technique as his primary focus.
Pam Merriam, LMT
Dr. Paul Heikkinen
Dr. Paul Heikkinen is a 1985 graduate of Parker College of Chiropractic. In 1994, he completed his training as a Certified Chiropractic Sports Practitioner. And in 2002, he completed his certification in advanced acupuncture techniques. He served on the Parker College Alumni Board of Directors from 1999 until 2008. He is a Lifetime Member of the Parker University Alumni Association. Treating athletes is Dr. Paul’s passion. He has served as the chiropractor for the Colombian Olympic Committee from 2005 until 2007. Dr. Paul donated his chiropractic service during the Juegos Bolivarianos in 2005, the Central American and Caribbean Games in 2006, and the Pan American Games in 2007. Dr. Heikkinen has developed a unique wellness program called the Whole Health Challenge that empowers people to lose weight and prevent chronic illnesses. Dr. Paul is a member in good standing of the Texas Chiropractic Association.
Paula Robinson, EMT
Ms. Robinson received her Bachelor of Science with a major in Biology and a minor in Natural Resources from Ball State University in 1975. She completed her Master of Arts with a major in Biology in 1983 from Ball State as well. In 1995, she fulfilled her EMT Certification Program at the University of Texas Arlington. Ms. Robinson has been employed as a faculty member at Parker University since 1990 teaching Emergency Care and as a team teacher in Microbiology and Public Health. She has previously served as Assistant to the VP of Academics and also to the Dean of Academics.
Outside the workplace, she is an instructor for various organizations such as BLS for the Healthcare Provider CPR for the American Heart Association; emergency response, Community First Aid and CPR for the Professional Rescuer for the American Red Cross; and recently completed the NAEMSE (National Association of EMS Educations) Instructor course. She teaches CPR Renewal classes and Community Based Emergency Response classes for area doctors and Parker Alumni. Among her many endeavors to be of service to her community, Ms. Robinson is a Volunteer Coordinator NE Tarrant County for the Citizens Emergency Response Team.
In 1994, Rick Merriam completed a 600-hour Massage Therapy Program at The Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy. Rick has held a license for over 20 years.
He has worked as a Sports Massage Therapist at ESPN, where his primarily role was to work with sports- and work-related injuries.
Rick has served as an Applied Biomechanics Consultant for the Fitness Staff at Canyon Ranch, The Greenbrier, and ESPN.
He currently teaches Applied Anatomy & Kinesiology at the Parker University School of Massage Therapy. Rick has been a faculty member for well over 5 years.
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
Rick Salazar, LMT, MTI, CEP, CBP
Rick has been a licensed massage therapist since 2002. He became a massage therapy instructor in 2004. Since becoming an MTI, Rick has been teaching various classes including massage techniques, business, health and hygiene, chair massage, reflexology, shiatsu, and acupressure at several schools throughout the DFW area. He also teaches continuing education classes for chair massage, infant massage and reflexology. Rick attended the Chinese Acupressure Institute where he received training in several techniques based on Traditional Chinese Medicine including acupressure, reflexology, and energy balancing. He has been practicing the Body Talk System since 2005.
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.
Robert G. Silverman, DC
Dr. Silverman graduated Magna cum Laude from the University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic and has a Masters of Science in human nutrition. His extensive list of educational accomplishments includes his designations as a certified nutrition specialist, certified clinical nutritionist, certified strength and conditioning specialist, certified Kinesio® taping practitioner, NASM-Certified corrective exercise specialist, and a certified sports nutritionist from The International Society of Sports Nutrition. Dr. Silverman is a diplomate with the American Clinical Board of Nutrition and diplomate with the Chiropractic Board of Clinical Nutrition. Dr. Silverman is also HardStyle Kettlebell Certified instructor. He has a full-time successful private practice in White Plains, NY, where he specializes in the treatment of joint pain with innovative, science-based, non-surgical approaches. He is a nationally known speaker and author, and can be seen weekly on his own local TV show “Get Healthy with Dr. Rob.”
Dr. Roger Turner, DC
Dr. Roger Turner, a 1974 graduate of Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, has run multiple, high volume, result orientated practices for over 33 years. He has researched and developed the unique chiropractic principles for correcting misalignments in the skull. The Cranial Adjusting Turner Style (CATS) workshops have attracted hundreds of chiropractors in the last three years. Dr. Turner is a master cranial adjuster and has adjusted over 3000 chiropractors since CATS started.
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).
Scott Tauber, DC, DABCO
Dr. Scott Tauber is the COO of the American Institute of Personal Injury Physicians. Dr. Tauber received his Doctor of Chiropractic degree in 1984 from Life Chiropractic College in Marietta, Georgia. In 1991, he received a Diplomate from the American Board of Chiropractic Orthopedics and is a Certified Professional Coder (CPC) with the American Academy of Professional Coders.
Dr. Tauber has personally consulted with hundreds of healthcare professionals and their staff members who have benefited from his highly successful educational programs.
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
Steven P. Weiniger, DC
A 1979 graduate of New York Chiropractic College, Dr. Weiniger has been in active practice since 1980. He is a nationally known lecturer on clinical posture assessment and also presents continuing education for massage therapists. Dr. Weiniger is a recognized author and a consultant for the insurance industry on chiropractic practice and standards of care As an appointed delegate to the White House Conference on Aging (WHCoA) in 2005, Dr. Steven Weiniger was charged with reporting his findings on healthy aging to Congress and the President. Dr. Weiniger’s foundation is deeply rooted in posture rehabilitation and keeping the body in a state of maximized efficiency. Through his teachings, Dr. Weiniger has trained thousands of doctors to provide expert rehabilitation care and keep patients mobile as they age.
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Todd Singleton, DC
Dr. Todd Singleton, D.C., is an author, speaker, and consultant who has been a practicing doctor for more than 25 years. He ran the largest MD/DC/PT clinics in Utah before switching to an all-cash nutrition model in 2006. He created a very successful cash practice in Salt Lake City and now spends his time speaking, teaching, consulting and visiting other offices all over the United States. For more information on implementing nutritional protocols in your clinic, visit www.SingletonSystems.com.
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Troy Liming, DC
Dr. Liming is an experienced chiropractor and educator with a special interest in helping athletes with sports specific injuries as well as improving athletic performance. He utilizes and incorporates his knowledge of functional movement assessment and innovative rehabilitation for all of his patients whether or not they are athletes, resulting in excellent outcomes. He is a Certified Chiropractic Clinical Neurologist and enjoys incorporating functional neurological methods to enhance successful outcomes for a variety of neuro-musculoskeletal disorders. he is also a certified Interactive Metronome provider, which allows him to utilize techniques to enhance athletic performance and improve deficits created by a number of neurological disorders. Dr. Liming enjoys incorporating his extensive continuing education in myofascial-release techniques and kinesiology taping techniques to enhance both athletic performance and patient outcomes. Dr. Liming graduated from Northwestern University College of Chiropractic where he received a Bachelor of Science degree and Doctorate of Chiropractic. While in private practice, he was invited to join Parker University College of Chiropractic as an assistant professor teaching clinical application and chiropractic technique. He has since been promoted to associate professor and is currently a Clinic Faculty Director at Parker University Chiropractic Wellness Clinics. He has received numerous awards and honors from the student body and faculty, including being names Faculty of the Year by both his peers and student body.
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,Upcoming Courses
Wayne Johnson, DC, CCEP
Parker University graduate 1995
Certified Chiropractic Extremity Practitioner 2000
District representative of the Utah Chiropractic Physicians Association
Voted best new Chiropractor of the year by the Utah Chiropractic Physicians Associations
William (Bill) Austin
Dr. Austin has been a health care provider for over 45 years. His career includes collegiate athletic training, emergency medicine, and chiropractic care as well as being an international seminar lecturer. Dr. Austin is the author of “Low-Tech Rehab: A step by step manual”, has published nine peer-reviewed research papers and over 100 professional trade journal articles. He has extensive experience in biomechanics, orthotic therapy, spinal decompression therapy, and structural rehabilitation. He developed successful practices in Connecticut and Arizona before serving as the director of professional education at Foot Levelers, Inc. for twelve years. Since 2006, he has operated his own practice, the Spinal Care Center, in Roanoke, Virginia.
William (Bill) Moreau, DC, DACBSP, CSCS, FICC
Dr. Bill Moreau is the founder and educational coordinator for DConline. He has a long history of successfully presenting postgraduate education and he is a certified online instructor. Dr. Moreau has successfully lead over 550 postgraduate presentations with a primary focus on sports medicine and musculoskeletal care throughout the United States and internationally. He has over 30 years clinical expertise in both general practice and sports medicine. His sporting patient populations include Olympic, professional, collegiate, high school and recreational athletes.
He serves on the editorial review board of the Journal of Chiropractic Medicine, was an associate editor for the Journal of Sports Chiropractic and Rehabilitation for seven years before the journal was retired. Dr. Moreau has served for many years on the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians as past president, BOD member and advisor. Dr. Moreau is well published with a focus on evidence based medicine, athletic injuries with an emphasis in the study of concussion in sport.
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.