On Aug. 17 and 18, the Davenport Campus Admissions
Department hosted a special prospective student event, which
focused on diversity in chiropractic and minority recruitment.
Admissions Representative Kelan Ritchie, who organized
the event, gave a presentation about the need for chiropractic
to expand its demographic inside the profession as
well as its patient base.
Che Joplin, D.C., Davenport ’99, then spoke about how
Palmer stands out from other chiropractic colleges and shared
his personal experiences as a Palmer student. A panel session
followed with Davenport Campus alumni Doug Campbell,
D.C., ’01; Arnie Wynn, D.C., ’03; Angela (Pfeifer) Michaud,
D.C., ’08; and 7th trimester student Rick Worley.
Along with remarks from Davenport Campus President
Dr. Donald Kern, curriculum presentations were made by
Davenport Campus graduates and faculty members Casey
Crisp, D.C., ’97; Ron Boesch, D.C., ’91; and Ramneek
Bhogal, D.C., ’02.
Other highlights included: Kendal Wilson, D.C., Davenport
’05, addressing the remarkable opportunities for minorities
in chiropractic, a campus tour, a presentation by Palmer
Center for Business Development Director Dwight Bailey,
Psy.D., and a chance for prospective students to meet with
Davenport Campus alumni, including Darell Andrews, D.C.,
’07; Maurice Wallace, D.C., ’03; Kenya Gaskin, D.C., ’99;
Stanley Sims, D.C., ’99; Sean Robotham, D.C., ’96; and
Jeremy Turley, D.C., ’07.