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Alumni and friends of Palmer College are welcomed back annually for Homecoming events at each of the Palmer campuses. For more information on Homecoming events, select a campus below or call the Continuing Education and Events Department toll free at (800) 452-5032.

Homecoming 2016: Aug. 11-13

General Homecoming Photo Gallery (includes past Homecoming events)

General Session Videos

Homecoming weekend is our opportunity to come together and celebrate this great profession. We hope you will join us to experience the passion, history, vision and spizz that is only available at The Fountainhead.

Take a look throughout the event pages and find out why Palmer College of Chiropractic's Homecoming is THE Homecoming for chiropractors. Three days of educational speakers on topics relevant to daily practice, exciting social events, hallways rich with chiropractic history, and an exhibit hall overflowing with new products and services is just an overview of what you will find throughout the weekend.

We hope to see you here in August

2016 Keynote Speakers COMING SOON
Keynote Speakers
Marchiori, Dennis

Dennis Marchiori, D.C., Ph.D., is the fourth chancellor of Palmer College of Chiropractic. A native of western Pennsylvania, Dr. Marchiori completed his prerequisite work at Penn State University before earning his Bachelor of Science degree from Regents College in Albany, N.Y. He graduated with his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic's Davenport Campus in 1990 and went on to earn his Master of Science degree in anatomy from Palmer in 1992. In 1995, he completed a three-year residency in radiology at Palmer College leading to Diplomate status with the American Chiropractic Board of Radiology. Dr. Marchiori received his doctorate in policy, planning and leadership from the University of Iowa in 2005. He has had faculty appointments in the Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research as well as the Diagnosis and Radiology Department. His administrative tenure includes the roles of department chair, dean, vice president of Academic Affairs for the Davenport Campus, and vice chancellor for Academics for the College system. In addition to his teaching and administrative service, he has published numerous scientific articles and three editions of a comprehensive textbook in radiology, titled “Clinical Imaging, with Skeletal, Chest, and Abdomen Pattern Differentials.”

  

Schedule of Events

The 2016 schedule of events will be available later this year as a printable PDF format on the Homecoming Schedule page.

Continuing Education

Earn up to 21 hours of continuing education credit at this year's event. Credit hours available for States not requiring applications has been updated. Credit hours for States requiring application will be updated upon receipt of approval. Please see the Homecoming Continuing Education page for list of approvals.

Speaker Notes

Session notes are available on the Homecoming Schedule page only if the speaker provided them in advance of the event. Notes are not provided in a printed format. Please download or print notes for the classes you are interested in attending (Acrobat Reader required). Notes will be available for 30 days after Homecoming concludes.

Hotel and Travel

Please visit the Homecoming Hotel and Travel page for room reservation information.Room blocks have been established at the Radisson Quad City Plaza Hotel as well as Hotel Blackhawk.

 

Homecoming 2016: April 29-May 1

General Homecoming Photo Gallery (includes past Homecoming events)

Homecoming weekend is our opportunity to come together and celebrate this great profession. We hope you will join us to renew old friendships, reconnect with the College, and re-energize yourself with some terrific educational sessions.

Check out our full program of events, in a few months, to see why Palmer College of Chiropractic's San Jose, Calif., Campus Homecoming is a great deal. Educational speakers on topics relevant to daily practice, entertaining social events, and an exhibit hall with new products and services are just a few of the great experiences you will enjoy in this convenient weekend format.

We hope to see you here in May!

2016 Keynote Speakers

Keynote Speakers
Dennis Marchiori, D.C., Ph.D.
Chancellor Dennis Marchiori, D.C., Ph.D.
  

Schedule of Events

The 2016 schedule of events will be available soon as a printable PDF format on the Homecoming Schedule page.

Continuing Education

Earn up to 20 hours of continuing education credit at this year's event. Credit hours available for States not requiring applications have been updated. Credit hours for States requiring application will be updated upon receipt of approval. Please see the Homecoming Continuing Education page for list of approvals.

Speaker Notes

Session notes are available on the Homecoming Schedule page only if the speaker provided them in advance of the event. Notes are not provided in a printed format. Please download or print notes for the classes you are interested in attending (Acrobat Reader required). Notes will be available for 30 days after Homecoming concludes.

Hotel Reservations

Please visit the Homecoming Hotel and Travel page for room reservation information..

 

 

Homecoming 2016: Feb. 26-28

General Homecoming Photo Gallery (includes past Homecoming events)

Homecoming weekend is our opportunity to come together and celebrate this great profession and what better place to do so than in sunny Florida. We hope you will join us for a weekend of camaraderie, reconnecting with the College, and re-energizing yourself with some terrific educational sessions.

Take a look throughout the event pages and find out why Palmer College of Chiropractic's Port Orange, Fla., Campus Homecoming is worth the time away from your practice. Educational speakers on topics relevant to daily practice, fun social events, and an exhibit area with new products and services is just an overview of what you will find throughout the weekend.

We hope to see you here in 2016!

2016 Keynote Speakers

Keynote Speakers
 Marchiori, Dennis 

Dennis Marchiori, D.C., Ph.D., is the fourth chancellor of Palmer College of Chiropractic. He graduated with his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic's Davenport campus in 1990 and went on to earn his Master of Science degree in anatomy from Palmer in 1992. In 1995, he completed a three-year residency in radiology at Palmer College leading to Diplomate status with the American Chiropractic Board of Radiology. Dr. Marchiori received his doctorate in policy, planning and leadership from the University of Iowa in 2005. He has had faculty appointments in the Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research as well as the Diagnosis and Radiology Department. His administrative tenure includes the roles of department chair, dean, vice president of Academic Affairs for the Davenport campus, and vice chancellor for Academics for the College system. In addition to his teaching and administrative service, he has published numerous scientific articles and three editions of a comprehensive textbook in radiology, titled “Clinical Imaging, with Skeletal, Chest, and Abdomen Pattern Differentials.”

 

John C. Nab, D.C., is the director of professional development for Standard Process Inc., a whole-food manufacturer located in Palmyra, Wis. Dr. Nab is responsible for advancing the company's academic partnerships across practitioner disciplines, furthering the development of educational initiatives and training programs, and oversees strategic initiatives in women's health and military programs. Dr. Nab graduated Cleveland Chiropractic College (CCC) in 1994. He is a member of multiple chiropractic associations including the Chiropractic Summit and High Country Knights of the Chiropractic Roundtable. He was elected to CCC's board of trustees in 2004 then joined the CCC administrative team in 2006 until he became the college's vice president of institutional advancement and alumni services. Dr. Nab also worked in the financial sector as vice president of Gold Bank, where he managed multiple business lines, implemented best practices for customers and helped chiropractors get and stay in business.

 sportelli_dr.louis15Louis Sportelli, D.C., a 1962 Palmer graduate, has served in many capacities throughout his 54-year career in chiropractic. He currently serves as president of the NCMIC Foundation and formerly served for 25 years on the NCMIC board, including 20 years as president of NCMIC Group, Inc. Dr. Sportelli has lectured extensively on ethics, risk management and incorporating sound procedures to risk-proof a chiropractic practice. He has a keen interest in patient education and wrote the book, “Introduction to Chiropractic™,” which is used by chiropractors worldwide. He was featured in the 2013 chiropractic documentary “DOCTORED” and the 2015 documentary “UNDOCTORED.” He has served as president of the World Federation of Chiropractic and as chairman of the American Chiropractic Association board. He currently serves as vice chair of the Blue Mountain Health Systems hospital network. 

Schedule of Events

The 2016 schedule of events is available as a PDF format on the Homecoming Schedule page.

Continuing Education

Earn up to 20 hours of continuing education credit including 13 hours of State of Florida required courses on Ethics/Professional Boundaries, Florida Laws and Rules, Medical Errors, Record Keeping/Documentation/Coding, and Risk Management. An HIV/AIDS course is also available for Florida-licensed doctors completing their first biennium renewal. Credit hours available for States not requiring applications has been updated. Credit hours for States requiring application will be updated upon receipt of approval. Please see the Homecoming Continuing Education page for list of approvals.

Speaker Notes

Session notes are available on the Homecoming Schedule page only if the speaker provided them in advance of the event. Notes are not provided in a printed format. Please download or print notes for the classes you are interested in attending (Acrobat Reader required). Notes will be available for 30 days after Homecoming concludes.

Hotel Reservations

Please visit our Hotel and Travel page .

 


Contact Us
Continuing Education and Events

(800) 452-5032
(563) 884-5998
continuinged@palmer.edu

Prospective Speakers

 Are you interested in becoming a speaker for a Homecoming event? Please complete and submit the Speaker Application form to be considered for a program. Acrobat Reader is required. Completed forms may be typed or hand-written and submitted via mail, fax or e-mail. Please contact heather.starr@palmer.edu with any questions.

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