Dr. Michael Staropoli, ’38, Newburgh, N.Y., has
retired. E-mail: email@example.com.
Dr. Jim Loftus, ‘56, Lake Geneva, Wis., presented a
plaque from Palmer College to Dr. Sherry Walker,
past president of the Wisconsin Chiropractic
Association (WCA), in late 2011 to acknowledge the
WCA’s 100-year anniversary (above). In addition
to the WCA, Palmer also acknowledged the North
Dakota Chiropractic Association’s 100-year
anniversary in 2011, and the Kansas Chiropractic
Association’s 100-year anniversary in 2012 with
special commemorative plaques.
Dr. Paul Greene, Jr., ’66, recently sold his Kansas
practice of 41 years, moved to Tenkiller, Okla.,
and started a nutritional practice. E-mail: dotom@
Dr. Rebecca Ray, ’72. Ground Ball, Ga., was elected
to the Georgia Council of Chiropractic Hall of Fame
at their convention held in Atlanta. Dr. Ray was
one of the founding directors and served as vice
president and president. Dr. Ray has been practicing
for more than 38 years. Phone: (770) 735-2814.
Dr. J. Richard Burns, Davenport ’73, attended the
thesis defense and graduation for Palmer alumni
and students who completed their Academy of
Chiropractic Philosophers program through Sherman
College of Chiropractic. The program can be
used alone or as Year I of the International Chiropractors
Association Council on Chiropractic Philosophy’s
Diplomate in Chiropractic Philosophical
Standards program. This was held in conjunction
with the International Research and Philosophy
Symposium Oct. 22-23, 2011, at Sherman College of
Chiropractic in Spartanburg, S.C. All four are or were
interns in Dr. Burns’ private practice. Degree recipients
were: Abel Montoro, 10th trimester; Dr. Troy
Higley, Davenport ’99, Zumbrota, Minn.; Dr. Carolyn
Kusek, Davenport ’12; and Dr. Rick Brescia, Davenport
’09, Frankfort, Ill.
Dr. James Caballer, ’74, Oxnard, Calif., has relocated
his practice after 34 years in his previous location.
He now shares an office with Dr. Jonathan Lemler.
Dr. Caballer and his wife, Rosemarie, celebrated
their 45-year wedding anniversary in March 2012.
Phone: (805) 485-0160, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. Robert Barron, ’79, has announced his retirement.
Dr. Barron opened the Barron Chiropractic
Office in his hometown of Danvers, Mass., and has
now relocated to Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. E-mail:
Dr. Greg Wademan, ’79, Alberta, Canada, graduated
from Capella University with a Master of Public
Health (M.P.H.) degree. Phone: (780) 735-9614,
Dr. David W. H. Chan, ’80, is serving a church
mission at the China Hong Kong temple in
Hong Kong until Oct. 2013.
Major Jonathan McCullough, D.C., ’80, has been
appointed Wing Medical Officer for the New Jersey
Wing of the U.S. Civil Air Patrol. Dr. McCullough is the
first chiropractor to serve as a wing medical officer.
He also serves as medical Squadron Commander
for the 105th Air Group at Stewart Air National
Guard Base in Newburg, N.Y.
Dr. Jeffrey Marsalese, ’83, Murrysville, Pa., recently
achieved diplomat status in the American Chiropractic
Board of Neurology. Dr. Marsalese also attained
diplomat status in the American Board of Chiropractic
Nutrition and achieved his Certified Clinical
Nutrition designation. Phone: (412) 793-3030,
Dr. Noel Abood, ’84, Solon, Ohio, opened a new
office in Spring 2010. Phone (440) 245-5070, e-mail:
Dr. Joseph D’Angiolillo, ’84, Franklin Park, N.J., was
elected president of the 1,900-member Association
of New Jersey Chiropractors during their annual
convention. E-mail: email@example.com.
Dr. Mario Fucinari, ’86, has moved his office,
Decatur Back & Neck Center, to 3350 North
Water St., Suite A, Decatur, IL 62526. Phone:
(217) 877-2404, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. Thomas Augat, ’87, Brunswick, Maine, was
elected as chairman of the Council on Chiropractic
Guidelines and Practice Parameters (CCGPP) on
Nov. 12, 2011. The CCGPP is the profession’s
national council on guidelines, evidence-based
medicine and best practices. Phone: (207) 725-
7177, e-mail: email@example.com.
Dr. Carl Heigl, ’88, Racine, Wis., was recently
inducted into his high school’s Graduates of
Distinction Hall of Fame. Phone: (262) 681-2273,
Dr. David Carter, ’89, Siloam Springs, Ark., is the
team chiropractor for the John Brown University
rugby team in northwest Arkansas. Phone: (479)
524-8379, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. Grant Gonchar, ’91, Burlington, Ontario, Canada,
recently moved his clinic to a larger space for his
growing, multi-disciplinary practice. Phone: (905)
957-1711, e-mail: email@example.com.
Dr. Kevin Ross, ’91, Tempe, Ariz., opened a BTI
thermal imaging office in his practice. Phone: (480)
730-7950, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. Barbara Hunter, ’92, Longview, Texas, sold her
chiropractic practice in December 2011. E-mail:
Dr. Janet Kerin, ’92, and her three sons appeared in
a national TV production on Nov. 19, 2011, about
raising awareness of foster children in the U.S. The
family spoke with the Presidential Cabinet about
foster and adoption issues. Dr. Kerin and her family
were a featured family on the CBS special, “A Home
for the Holidays.” Dr. Kerin recently started a chiropractic
program in Colorado for all foster and
adoptive children to receive free chiropractic care.
Dr. Kerin fosters four boys. Phone: (303) 660-4747,
Dr. Rebecca Noren, ’93, Lakewood, Colo., announced
her engagement to Sam Lewis. Dr. Noren
and Sam set Sept. 1, 2012 as their wedding date.
Phone: (303) 984-1111, e-mail: email@example.com.
Dr. John Bomhoff, ’94, Wayne, N.J., has sold his
practice of 16 years. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. Douglas Briggs, ’95, Wilmington, Del., was
recognized as last year’s Chiropractor of the Year by
the Delaware Chiropractic Society. Dr. Briggs serves
as the Delaware delegate for the ACA and as the
Society president. E-mail: email@example.com.
Dr. Jennifer Trachte Murphy, ’95, Pink Hill, N.C.,
published her second journal case study in JCCP.
Phone (252) 568-6400, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. Steve Jobe, Davenport ’98, was elected as
vice chair of the Chiropractic Care of Minnesota,
Dr. R.J. Harris, ’99, Barboursville, W.Va., was recently
knighted into the Chiropractic Knights of the Round
Table-Eastern Division. Phone: (304) 638-9346,
Dr. Leila Lindquist, ’99, Metropolis, Ill., and her
daughters, Svenja, LivAdiva, and Yolina, were the
front cover story about chiropractic and BEMER
therapy in Paducah Parenting & Family magazine.
Drs. David Clark, ’00, and Tiffany (Juergens) Clark,
’01, Arlington Heights, Ill., had a son, Dawson
Robert, on Feb. 2, 2010, and a daughter, Amelia
Elizabeth, on Oct. 17, 2011. Phone: (847) 577-5400,
Dr. Carrie Ann Oberster, ’00, and her husband, Zak
Sharif, had a son, Harun Mikhal Zakriya, on March
14, 2011. E-mail: email@example.com.
Dr. Brad Cotton, ’01, was published in the December
2011 edition of the Journal of Chiropractic
Medicine. His case study focused on a Bell’s Palsy
patient who went five years without improvement
until she sought chiropractic care.
Dr. Shane Staker, ’01, West Branch, Iowa, and his
wife, Kelly, had twin boys, Ty Steven and Cash Isaac,
on March 28, 2011, at 11:59 p.m. and March 29,
2011 at 12:01 a.m. Phone: (319) 643-5194, e-mail:
Dr. Cecilia Bergström, ’02, Lulea, Sweden, successfully
defended her thesis, Impact of Psychosocial
Characteristics in Neck and Low Back Pain, Long
Term Outcome and Prognosis Concerning Sick
Leave, on Nov. 25, 2011, at the Karolinska Institutet,
Institute of Environmental Medicine, Unit of Intervention
and Implementation Research. Dr. Bergström
is the first chiropractor in Sweden with a Ph.D.
in medical science. Phone: +46920228810, e-mail:
Dr. Marci Fish, ’04, and her husband, Paul, had
a daughter, Mya Jane, on July 4, 2011. E-mail:
Drs. Mike, ’04, and Krista Kelly, ’04, Minot, N.D.,
had a son, Macklin Michael, on April 2, 2011.
Phone: (701) 837-5733, e-mail: drkristakelly@
Drs. Tonya, ’04, and Mark Westerbeke, had
their third child, a son, Asa Edward, on Sept. 28,
2011. Also, they built and opened a new location
for their office, Back to Health Chiropractic at
10990 Chicago Drive, Zeeland, MI 49464. Phone:
(616) 546-3500, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. Kyle Schipper, ’05, and his wife, Jessi,
had a daughter, Lyla Marie, on Oct. 10, 2011.
Dr. Schipper also opened Schipper Family
Chiropractic on March 1, 2011, at 210 Bierman
Rd., Epworth, IA 52045. Phone: (563) 876-3777,
Drs. Greg and Dana Bindl, ’06, built and opened
Bindl Family Chiropractic in Portage, Wis., in
July 2011. They had their first child, Brooklyn
Cynthia, on Nov. 25, 2011, at home. Phone:
(608) 742-4300, e-mail: bindlfamilychiropractic@
Dr. Donna (Frederick) Cray, ’06, Muncie, Ind.,
was married to Frederick Cray, on April 23, 2011.
Phone: (765) 286-9020, e-mail: dr_donna@
Dr. Jamie Marshall, ’09, Magnolia, Texas, opened
Quality of Life Chiropractic in Magnolia, Texas,
on March 1, 2012.
Dr. Timothy Fetter, ’11, Greensburg, Pa., opened
Trifecta Chiropractic and Wellness Center, LLC,
on Jan. 23, 2012. Phone: (724) 832-6700,