Dr. Jim Rhodes, ’61, Salem, N.H., retired from
practice in 2006. Dr. Rhodes’ son, Jim, a Sherman
College graduate, has taken over the practice.
Dr. Sheila K. Laws, ’62, Quincy, Ill., has recently
retired from practice. She continues to teach
Nimmo Receptor Tonus technique seminars
around the world. Phone: (217) 223-2690,
Dr. Max E. Grupp, ’65, Cape May, N.J., has
retired after more than 45 years of practice.
Dr. James Stogdill, ’70, Bloomfield, Iowa, was
recently awarded a plaque to honor his 25 years
as the team chiropractor for the Davis County
Community School District’s football team, and
another plaque for his 18 years of service to Iowa
High School Wrestling. Phone: (641) 664-1749,
Dr. Henry Hulteen, ’73, Camden, S.C., received the
Palmetto Patriot Award from South Carolina Lt.
Governor Andre Bauer. The Palmetto Patriot Award
is given for commitment to public service within
the state and community.
Dr. Barry Cole, ’74, Dyersburg, Tenn., received a
special recognition award at the Tennessee
Chiropractic Association Annual Convention in
August 2010. He was presented this award for his
many years as a volunteer leader making strides
towards the advancement of chiropractic in the
state. He is currently the association’s District VII
director. Phone: (731) 285-2696, e-mail:
Dr. James R. Burt, ’75, Rotorua, New Zealand,
was re-elected president of the New Zealand
Chiropractors’ Association for the fourth
consecutive year at the Annual General meeting
in May 2010. He also was named the 2010
Chiropractor of the Year. Phone: (64) 7 348-5894,
Dr. Glenda Foy, ’75, Aledo, Ill., has been appointed
to a second 10-year term as the Sigma Phi Chi
Sorority’s Supreme Kiatrus. This year the sorority
is marking its 100th anniversary. Phone: (309)
582-2222, e-mail: email@example.com.
Dr. James Milliron, ’75, Yakima, Wash., received
his diplomate in chiropractic philosophy on Oct. 17,
2009. Additionally, in November 2010, Dr. Milliron
won the Eber and Wein Publishers National
Poetry Contest, which received more than 10,000
submissions. Phone: (509) 452-0738, e-mail:
Dr. Gary Tapper, ’75, Sioux City, Neb., is happy
to announce that his son-in-law and daughter,
Drs. Kurt and Tonya Boeckenhauer, ’08, opened a
new office in Papillion, Neb. Dr. Tapper’s youngest
son, Ben Tapper, is currently attending Palmer’s
Davenport Campus. Phone: (402) 494-2141, e-mail:
Dr. James Gale, ’76, North Platte, Neb., retired in
the summer of 2010 after 33 years of practice.
Dr. Alf Garbutt, ’78, La Crescenta, Calif., was named
the American Chiropractic Association Rehab
Council’s 2010 Chiropractor of the Year. He is the
editor of the Journal of the North American Rehab
Specialists and is a member of and team doctor for
the USA International Martial Arts Team. Phone:
(818) 248-5570, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. Steven MacDonald, ’78, Pacific Grove, Calif.,
became certified in NUCCA and elected to the
NUCCA board. He is also a member of the Pacific
Grove Planning Commission. Phone: (831) 375-9528,
Lee Yardley, D.C., has been
named president of the
National Upper Cervical
Association (NUCCA). The
1978 graduate also is on
the NUCCA faculty, teaches
advanced adjusting, and
has developed curriculum
for NUCCA’s Intermediate
Dr. Yardley serves on the organization’s standards
committee as one of five doctors responsible for
qualifying doctors for board certification. He also
has received a lifetime appointment to the Upper
Cervical Research Foundation.
Dr. Bradley Brown, ’79, Oelwein, Iowa, was appointed
by then-Iowa Governor Chet Culver to the Iowa
Board of Chiropractic. Dr. Brown is a past-president
of the Iowa Chiropractic Society and has served as
chairman on many of its committees. Phone: (319)
283-1621, e-mail: email@example.com.
Dr. Dan Madock, ’79, Tampa, Fla., received the
Medical Hero Award given by Tampa’s Greater
Temple Terrace Chamber of Commerce on Feb. 10,
2011. Among other factors, the award is bestowed
on a healthcare practitioner who has been recognized
for excellent service and has shown personal
dedication or sacrifice beyond expectations.
Phone: (813) 935-1664, e-mail: drdanmadock@
Dr. Lawrence Grusky, ’80, Miami Fla., has been
the team chiropractor for the University of Miami
Hurricanes for more than 14 years. Phone: (305)
598-2005, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. MaryAnne Del Negro, ’82, has moved her practice,
The Center for Natural Healing and Wellness,
to 332 North Avenue, Garwood, N.J. 07027. Phone:
Dr. Joan Fallon, ’83, Rye, N.Y., in conjunction with her
biotechnology research and development company,
Curemark, was featured in the article, “Drugmakers
Dance with Autism,” in the August 2010 issue of
Nature Biotechnology. Curemark is working on an
enzyme replacement therapy using a mixture of
digestive enzymes. Website: www.curemark.com.
Dr. Joseph La Barbera, ’85, Utica, N.Y., was recently
elected to the executive board of his homeowners
association at The Summit at Gore Mountain.
Phone: (315) 724-0368, e-mail: UCSDC@aol.com.
In “Lessons from Everest:
7 Powerful Steps to the
Top of Your World,” 1986
graduate and motivational
speaker Tim Warren, D.C.,
tells how his first attempt
at reaching the top of Mt.
Everest failed, but through
that experience he learned
several valuable lessons.
Ultimately, he decided
to share those lessons with others to help them
“overcome difficulties in life or simply to edge a
little closer to their human potential.” Incidentally,
he made it to the peak of Mt. Everest on his
In the “Healthy Exercising
Guide Book” Robert Pruni,
D.C., ’89, who developed
the FlexBuilding exercise
program, explains how
exercise can be used to
decrease stress and nerve
interference, while achieving
strength, balance and
flexibility. He describes
FlexBuilding as a full range
of motion stretching with a full range of motion
isokinetic resistance workout/rehabilitation.
Dr. Eric Shearer, ’91, recently relocated his practice,
Art of Life Chiropractic – Wellness, to 357
Hwy. 74 North, Ste. 1, Peachtree City, GA 30269.
He earned the designation of LCP (Hon.) through
the Philosophy Colloquium at Palmer College in
2004. Phone: (770) 632-1995, e-mail: easdc91@
Dr. Eric Anderson, ’91, Lostant, Ill., now makes
“adjusting Santa” chiropractic ornaments that
are available in Palmer’s Bookstores and on the
website: www.bookstore.palmer.edu. Phone: (815)
368-3421, e-mail: email@example.com.
Sonya Tassell, D.C., ’92, runs a chiropractic
mission clinic for the economically disadvantaged
in Bangalore, India. “Patients are extremely
responsive to chiropractic care,” she says,
“even more so than Western patients, probably
because Eastern culture promotes and values
natural healthcare options.” Her clinic is supported
by chiropractic advocate Bill Esteb’s Perfect
Patients organization. If you’re interested in
serving in Bangalore, e-mail Dr. Sonya at
Dr. Jeffrey Alexander, ’93, opened Active
Chiropractic, at 1038 S. Washington St.,
Millersburg, OH 44654. Phone: (330) 674-4373.
Dr. David Krebs, ’93, is serving on the board for
the village of Campbellsport, Wis. Phone: (920)
Dr. Doug Briggs, ’95, Wilmington, Del., was recently
awarded Delaware Chiropractor of the Year. E-mail:
Dr. Don Ledoux, ’95, Suffield, Conn., sold his
New Hampshire practice of 12 years in May 2009
and opened Turning Point Wellness Center, LLC,
in Connecticut in January 2010. Dr. Ledoux married
Lisa Pepe in June 2009. Phone: (860) 758-7272,
Dr. Eric G. Russell, ’96, became president of New
Zealand College of Chiropractic, Newmarket,
Ashburton, in February 2011.
Dr. William A. Kriva, ’97, Woodbury, Minn., and his
reflections, are included in “Life Pearls,” a collection
of 21 short stories inspired by actual experiences
of author Marty Hanson. Phone: (763) 498-2096.
Dr. Mahran Soudbakhsh, ’97, has a new office
location: 3900 N. Rancho Dr. Ste. #107,
Las Vegas, NV 89130. Phone: (702) 658-1681,
Dr. Heather Wright, ’01, Weatherford, Texas, is excited
to announce her engagement to Keith Award of
Brownwood, Texas. E-mail: heathermmwright@
Dr. Jason Davis, ’02, Lady Lake, Fla., had a
daughter, Harper Julia, in September 2010. Phone:
(352) 430-2121, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. Jay Bersche, ’04, and his wife, Katy, Bloomington,
Ill., had a son, Rex Michael, on June 3, 2010.
Dr. Nicholas Helmich, ’04, and his wife, Anita,
Estherville, Iowa, had a son, Nicholas Helmich,
on Jan. 12, 2011. Phone: (712) 362-5236.
Dr. Kelly Lange, ’04, Ashland, Ore., was elected
Secretary to the Sports Council at the 2010 ACA
Sports Council Symposium in Portland, Ore. She
also was given an appreciation award for her work
with the education committee. Phone: (541) 482-
3492, e-mail: email@example.com.
Dr. Brian Hughes, ’05, was recently appointed to
the South Carolina Board of Chiropractic Examiners.
He also serves on the South Carolina Chiropractic
Association’s board of directors. Phone: (803) 327-
3700, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. Tammy Ledden, ’05, celebrated her civil union
with Jodi Hartem on May 28, 2010. She operates
Ledden Family Chiropractic Center, LLC, at 2821
E. Landis Ave., Vineland, NJ 08361. Phone: (856)
692-2220, e-mail: email@example.com.
Dr. Jamie Werner, ’05, Troy, Mich., married Tim
Cramer, on Oct. 16, 2010. Phone: (248) 680-7200,
Dr. Amber Grover, ’06, Chanhassen, Minn., married
Michael Trapp, on Dec. 11, 2010. Dr. Grover works
at ChiroZone in Bloomington, Minn. Phone: (952)
693-6806, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Drs. Stephanie and Jeff Krueger, both ’06, Oshkosh,
Wis., opened Krueger Family Chiropractic in 2007
and had a son, Trent, in 2008, and a daughter,
Helayna, in 2009. Phone: (920) 236-6000,
Dr. Michelle L. Wattier, ’06, Murray, Utah, recently
moved to Utah and is working in a pregnancy and
pediatric practice at 495 E 4500 Street, Murray, UT
84107. E-mail: email@example.com.
Dr. Tara Stateler, ’08, and her husband, Mark, Volo,
Ill., welcomed a baby girl, Calla Jean Sue, on July 12.
Dr. Kendra Kazemba, ’10, South Milwaukee, Wis.,
is an associate chiropractor at South Shore Family
Chiropractic. Phone: (414) 762-8441, e-mail:
Dr. Josh Koenig, ’10, Plymouth, Mass., recently
opened Koenig Family Chiropractic. Phone: (508)
Drs. Paul Nottoli, and Erin O’Connor, both ’10,
Aurora, Ill., married on Sept. 11, 2010. In October
2010 they opened Vitality Chiropractic Center,
which cares for people and animals. Phone: (630)
499-4078, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. Chad Updike, ’10, opened a new practice in
Waunakee, Wis., in September 2010. Phone:
(608) 849-4464, e-mail: email@example.com.