These individual sessions cover post-graduate options, how to select a practice location, setting goals, developing a business plan and preparing your practice financials. They also include other issues that a D.C. student needs to know before graduating. Coaching is available to students in 8th through 10th trimester.

At this time, this service is only available on the Davenport Campus. To schedule an appointment, stop by the Center for Business Development on the 4th floor of the Campus Center or call (563) 884-5522.

Our Coach

Dr. Mary Frost

Mary Frost, D.C. is a 1996 Palmer College of Chiropractic graduate. After graduation, she moved to Arizona and was in private practice with her husband for 11 years.

Dr. Frost is an assistant professor in the Philosophy and Practice Management Department. She currently teachesĀ  Financial Management, Practice Management, Regulatory Issues and Planning for Success. Previously, she was a part-time faculty clinician in the Palmer Community Clinics.

Dr. Frost enjoys her role as instructor and business coach for Palmer's students. She has been awarded Faculty of the Year by the students of Palmer College on multiple occasions. Since accepting her position at Palmer, she has been an invited speaker at Palmer Homecomings on all three campuses and at community events. She has been both a presenter and workshop panelist at Association of Chiropractic Colleges Research Agenda Conferences. In 2013, her scientific article: Using computer assisted learning to engage diverse learning styles in understanding business management principles, was published in the Journal of Chiropractic Education.

Currently she is available for individual coaching sessions and you will find her office in The Palmer Center for Business Development.

Coaching strengths include:

  • Post-Graduate Options
  • Determining Where to Practice
  • Chiropractic Billing
  • Managing Employees: Building a Winning Team