Dr. Rodger R. Fuller, ’50, Chandler, Ariz., was named
Pioneer of the Year by the Chandler Historical
Society on May 22, 2006. Phone: (480) 963-4473.
Dr. Homer Thompson, ’66, Springfield, Mo., has
been appointed by Governor Matt Blunt to the
Missouri State Board of Chiropractic Examiners.
Phone: (417) 832-1262.
Dr. Richard Powers, ’70, moved his office on May
8, 2006, to 737 6th St. S.E., Medicine Hat, Alta.,
Canada T1B 3Y3. Phone: (403) 529-0504, e-mail:
Dr. William Pratt, ’70, Cashmere, Wash., was a
recipient of the Washington State Chiropractic
Association’s President’s Award in February.
Phone: (509) 782-1312, e-mail: wdpratt@
Dr. Stanley J. Brendal, ’71, Rock Hill. S.C.,
retired from his practice on Dec. 31, 2005.
Phone: (803) 327-5572.
Dr. David Butters, ’73, Seattle, Wash., was recently
honored with the Washington State Chiropractic
Association’s President’s Award. Phone: (206)
Dr. Kelly Reed, ’75, Bakersfield, Calif., recently celebrated
30 years in practice. For the last 15 years,
each August, Dr. Reed has provided free chiropractic
care and nutritional information at the Crow
Indian Reservation in Crow Agency (Mont.), in
conjunction with the Forward Edge International
Mission. Phone: (661) 322-3997.
Dr. Francis Corbin, ’76, Renton, Wash., was elected
to serve as president of the Washington State
Chiropractic Association Board of Directors on
Feb. 11, 2006. Phone: (425) 226-6261, e-mail:
Dr. Ronald Goat, ’76, Oklahoma City, Okla., had a
daughter, Katelyn Belle, on Feb. 5, 2005. Phone:
Dr. Alvin Culbreth, ’77, Savanna, Ga., had a son,
Blake, Sept. 6, 2005. Phone: (912) 354-1522,
Dr. Mark G. Sprague, ’78, Quincy, Ill. has merged
his practice with Dr. T.J. Vance, ’74, after 25 years
in solo practice. Phone: (217) 288-9000, e-mail:
Dr. Michael David, ’79, Vero Beach, Fla., had a
daughter, Keeley Ann, on Sept. 1, 2005. Phone:
Dr. Eileen Schofield, ’81, Federal Way, Wash., was
recently elected to serve on the Washington State
Chiropractic Association Board of Directors as
District 9 representative. Phone: (253) 946-4524.
Dr. Bill Davis, ’82, Ephrata, Wash., was named
Chiropractor of the Year by the Washington State
Chiropractic Association. Phone: (509) 754-2462,
Dr. Richard J. Vahl, ’82, who is an honorary regional
chairman for the President’s Physician’s Advisory
Council, was awarded the Ronald Reagan Gold
Medal Medallion for 2005 by the U.S. Congress.
Dr. Karl R.O.S. Johnson, ’83, opened The
Chiropractic & Nutrition Wellness Center in
Shelby Township, Mich., on May 1, 2006. Phone:
(586) 731-8840, e-mail: email@example.com.
Dr. Joseph Murphy, ’84, Chatham, N.J., was
appointed president of the New Jersey Board of
Chiropractic Examiners on Dec. 14, 2005. Phone:
Dr. Robert N. Darnell, ’85 was recently awarded
his Ph.D. as a doctor of philosophy in Clinical
Christian Counseling from Cornerstone University
in Grand Rapids, Mich. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. Thomas Erkel, ’85, Bothell, Wash., opened
a new office on April 1, 2006, in Bellevue, Wash.
Phone: (425) 881-2000, e-mail: drerkel@
Dr. Robert Levine, ’85, Farmington Hills, Mich.,
has been elected president of the Michigan
Chiropractic Society District 1. Phone: (248)
855-2666, e-mail: LevineChiro@juno.com.
Dr. Greg Scharlach, ’85, Turlock, Calif., is teaching
at California State University, Stanislaus, in
Turlock, while continuing to practice. Phone:
(209) 669-6797, e-mail: email@example.com.
Dr. Chris Stucchi, ’86, and his wife, Cyndi, are
scheduled to spend a year in Khartoum, Sudan,
practicing chiropractic and teaching elementary
school children. Phone: (978) 474-0836, e-mail:
Dr. Timothy Warren, ’86, Warwick, R.I., ascended
the highest mountain in the Western Hemisphere,
Cerro Acancagua, Argentina, on Feb. 20, 2006.
This is the third of the seven summits that he has
climbed. Phone: (401) 738-6477, Ext. 106, e-mail:
Dr. Matthew D. Colby, ’87, Baraboo, Wis.,
recently received his Diplomate in Chiropractic
Philosophical Standards from the International
Chiropractors Association and Palmer Institute
for Professional Advancement. Phone: (608) 356-
9024, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. Brian Jensen, ’87, joined Foot Levelers, Inc. in
January 2006 as the Assistant Director of Professional
Education. Phone: (540) 345-0008, e-mail:
Dr. Michael Spadafino, ’87, East Brunswick, N.J.,
was recently appointed to the New Jersey Board of
Chiropractic Examiners. Phone: (732) 254-0800,
Dr. Joesph D’Agostini, ’88, South Playfield, N.J.
recently opened his fourth office, located in
Bound Brook, N.J. Phone: (908) 757-0377, e-mail:
Dr. Russell Ficara, ’88, Hollywood, Fla., has opened
his second office by taking over the practice of the
retiring Dr. Ralph Martinez, ’79 in Homestead, Fla.
Dr. Simone M. Bahou, ’89, has moved to P.O. Box
19487, San Diego, CA 92159. E-mail: Sbahoudc@
Dr. Joel Charles, ’89, Whitman, Mass., had a
son, Jason, on Aug. 28, 2005. E-mail: drjoel4@
Dr. Lisa Roth, ’89, Rosendale, Wis., is a threeyear
cancer survivor. In August 2005, Dr. Roth
competed in her first short-course triathlon.
Phone: (920) 872-2969, e-mail: tlzsharp@
Dr. Kevin Barry, ’91, West Hartford, Conn., had
a son, Ryan, Sept. 20, 2005. Phone: (860)
233-5522, e-mail: email@example.com.
Dr. David Eric Boll, ’92, Appleton, Wis., has been
named operations manager and team doctor for
the Safety First Suzuki professional motorcycle
road racing team. Dr. Boll also has joined the
Appleton Gargoyles Rugby Club as team doctor
and trainer. Phone: (920) 450-6066, e-mail:
Dr. Brent Beyer, ’93, Arrowsmith, Ill., recently
adopted two sons, Ilya and Nikolai, and one
daughter, Natalia, from Russia. Phone: (217)
586-7535, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or
Dr. Luigi DiRubba, ’93, Cheshire, Conn., had a
daughter, Sabrina Emanuela, Sept. 29, 2005.
He also was selected as the 2005 Chiropractor
of the Year by the Connecticut Chiropractic
Council. Phone: (203) 272-3239, e-mail:
Rhonda Marty-Anderson, D.C., ’93, was a figure competitor in a bodybuilding competition for the first time in the Annual NPC Mid-Illinois Bodybuilding, Fitness, and Figure Championship on April 2, 2005, for which she earned a fourth place trophy. She then alumni adjustments placed second in the Illinois State Bodybuilding Championships & Regional Fitness and Figure Competition, qualifying her for the NPC Junior Nationals championships in June 2005.
Dr. Louis Abate, ’94, has moved his Boston
practice to New York, N.Y., to join Sea Change
New York. Dr. Abate brings his Network Spinal
Analysis and Somato Respiratory Integration to
the center. Phone: (212) 889-7300, e-mail:
Dr. Andrea Gonstead, ’94, Beloit, Wis., had a
son, Quinn David, on Nov. 29, 2004. Phone:
(608) 365-1656, e-mail: email@example.com.
Dr. David Juehring, ’94, and his wife, Michelle,
Davenport, Iowa, had a daughter, Shelby, in
June 2005. Phone: (563) 884-5455, e-mail:
Dr. Jared Lenz, ’94, Miliani, Hawaii, graduated
from Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
in Kirksville, Mo., on June 4, 2006. Dr. Lenz is
starting a dual residency in Family Medicine and
Psychiatry at Tripler Army Medical Center where
he is currently on active duty. Phone: (808)
433-1490, e-mail: DrJaredLenz@hotmail.com.
Dr. Sean Reif, ’94, Thornton, Colo., has been
appointed for a three year term as Northglenn
city planning commissioner, voting on city zoning
and planning matters.
Dr. Doug Briggs, ’95, Hockessin, Del., wrote a
chapter on chiropractic and acupuncture for
the reference book “Medical-Legal Aspects of
Medical Records.” Phone: (302) 239-1600,
Dr. Kendra Brough, ’95, Cambridge, Ont., Canada,
married Jeff Topham on May 28, 2005. They had a
son, Cal Jeffrey, on Dec. 21, 2005. Phone: (519)
653-3022, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. Jerry Heckler, ’95, Chardon, Ohio, is now an
adjunct professor of Anatomy & Physiology and
Kinesiology at John Carroll University and teaches
Biologic Structure & Function and Genetics at
Kent State University in Kent, Ohio.
Dr. Brenda K. Houg, ’95 and her husband, Scott,
Waukon, Iowa, had a daughter, Lynsey Mae, on
April 18, 2006. Phone: (563) 568-0088.
Dr. Anthony Silvens, ‘95, Westfield, Ind., had a
son, Owen, on Aug. 19, 2005. E-mail: ssilvens@
Dr. Juli Barrett-Leifheit, ’96, and her husband,
Jason, Mendota, Ill., had a daughter, Lilly Belle,
on April 27, 2006. Phone: (815) 538-7300, e-mail:
Dr. Leanne Cupon, ’96, Roswell, Ga., recently
obtained the Diplomate of the American Board
of Family Practice and the Diplomate of the
American Chiropractic Rehabilitation Board.
She is currently on the clinic faculty and an
associate professor at Life University. Phone:
(770) 740-1999, e-mail: email@example.com.
Dr. Darren Dondero, ’96, and his wife, Kristi,
Littleton, Colo., had a daughter, Kayla Darlene,
on Nov. 15, 2005. Phone: (303) 948-9988,
Dr. Bill Gischia, ’96, recently opened a new office
in Keego Harbor, Mich. Phone: (248) 889-1784,
Dr. Isabel Robichaud, ’96, St. Hyacinthe, Que.,
Canada, married Jean-Francois Martin on July 15,
2006. She continues to practice in the office
she opened in October 2003. Phone: (450) 774-
4010, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. Carl Gillman, ’97, West Liberty, Iowa, has been
appointed to the Board of Trustees at Sherman
College of Straight Chiropractic in Spartanburg,
S.C. Dr. Gillman is also the current vice president
of the Federations of Straight Chiropractors and
Organizations. E-mail: carlgillman@Lcom.net.
Dr. Daniel Joseph, ’97, Wisconsin Dells, Wis., had
a son, Mason Edward, on Aug. 30, 2005. Phone:
(608) 254-4244, e-mail: email@example.com.
Dr. Lisa Reid, ’98, Franklin, Wis., received a
nomination for Business of the Year from her local
Chamber of Commerce for her clinic, Chiropractic
Care Center. Phone: (414) 525-9895, e-mail:
Dr. Chad L. Barber, ’99, Hempstead, Texas,
married Heather Barber on June 7, 2003. They
had a daughter, Riley Brooke, on April 22, 2004.
Dr. Barber opened Waller County Chiropractic on
Feb. 21, 2006. Phone: (979) 921-0700, e-mail:
Dr. Leila Schubiger Lindquist, ’99 and her husband,
Lars, had a daughter, LivAdiva Minerva
on Oct. 7, 2005. Dr. Lindquist received the Young
Entrepreneur of 2005 Award by the Metropolis
Chamber of Commerce. E-mail: Leilarsngirls@
Dr. J. Michael Schweitzer, ’99, Maple Valley,
Wash., is currently serving as president-elect of
the Washington State Chiropractic Association’s
Board of Directors. Phone: (425) 868-9025,
Dr. Aaron Stoltz, ’99, is the sole chiropractor on
staff at a U.S. Army Hospital. He also has a parttime
practice off-post to provide chiropractic care
for military dependents and retirees. Phone: (573)
596-0270, e-mail: stoltz1@ cablemo.net.
Dr. Michelle Barber, ’00, Davenport, Iowa, joined
the Chiropractic Rehabilitation & Sports Injury
Department on Palmer’s Davenport campus
in May of 2006 as the Rehabilitation resident.
Phone: (563) 884-5106, e-mail: michelle.barber@
Dr. Laurie Blum, ’00, Reidsville, N.C., and her
husband Detective Kevin Suthard, had a daughter,
Riley Margaret, on May 30, 2006. E-mail:
Dr. Nichole Pankow, ’00, Jefferson, Wis., had a
son, Caden, on March 21, 2005. Phone: (920)
674-6627, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. Franz Aukee, ’01, and his wife, Dana,
Ironwood, Mich., had a daughter, Joana Virginia,
on June 25, 2006. E-mail: franzaukeedc@
Dr. Scott E. Hansing, ’01, Helena, Mont., was
recently elected to the Montana Chiropractic
Association (MCA) board of directors. Dr. Hansing
and his wife, Dr. Jamie L. Hansing, ’03, were
also recently asked to represent the MCA on
the Montana Chronic Pain and Symptom
Multidisciplinary Panel. Phone: (406) 449-0814,
Dr. Maggie Sellers, ’01, and her husband, Matt,
Hiawatha, Iowa, had a daughter, Tessa Ann,
on May 15, 2006. Recently Dr. Sellers formed a
partnership, M&M Health Services, LLC, with
Dr. Michelle Nelson, ’02, of Nelson Chiropractic
in Hiawatha, Iowa. Phone: (319) 393-7744.
Dr. Ronald (Paul) Swenny Jr. ’01, and his wife,
Rhonda, Pana, Ill., had a son, Jacob Paul, on
April 6, 2006. Phone: (217) 825-8359, e-mail:
Dr. Shawn Thomas, ’01, Nanaimo, B.C., Canada,
purchased Long Lake Chiropractic Centre, on May
8, 2006. On May 2, 2006, he and his wife, Ashley,
had a daughter, Emerson Hope. Phone: (250)
758-1531, e-mail: email@example.com.
Dr. Sandy Sachs, ’02, San Luis Obispo, Calif.,
had a daughter, Alana Marina, on July 23, 2005.
Phone: (805) 541-1770, e-mail: drsachs@
Dr. Jamie Boyer, ’03, Indiana, Pa., had a daughter,
Cassandra Lee, Sept. 8, 2005. E-mail: jamie1_b@
Dr. David Charney, ’03, Mill Hall, Pa., married
Dr. Leah Kuk, ’04, on Aug. 6, 2006. They opened
a practice together in October 2004. Phone: (570)
Dr. Lynda Greathead, ’03, Cape Town, South
Africa, married David Heyneke on July 22, 2006.
Drs. Diane, ’03, and Christopher Hayes, ’04,
recently celebrated the one-year anniversary of
their practice on Feb. 12, 2006, in Crown Point,
Ind. They had a daughter, Megan Ashley, on
Aug. 18, 2004. Phone: (219) 661-8680, e-mail:
Dr. Melvin Richard Edgil, ’04, opened Edgil Family
Chiropractic in Amory, Miss., on Feb. 1, 2006.
Phone: (662) 256-9609, e-mail: edgilfamilychiro@
Dr. Ryan Everhart, ’04, Utica, N.Y., recently became
an associate at La Barbera Family Chiropractic,
LLC, in Utica, N.Y. Phone: (315) 724-0368, e-mail:
Dr. Michael Hanifen, ’04, recently opened North Star
Chiropractic Wellness Center, LLC, at 11001 O’Malley
Centre Dr., Ste. 205, Anchorage, AK 95515. Phone:
(907) 337-7463, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Drs. Jessica, ’05, and Robert Benningfield, ’05,
had a daughter, Ryann Evelyn, on April 14, 2006.
Dr. Nathalie Denain, ’05, had a daughter, Maeva,
on July 30, 2005. E-mail: email@example.com.
Dr. Kelly (Hibler) Martinez, ’05, married Ken
Martinez on Jan. 29, 2006. Dr. Martinez opened
a new practice in Ketchum/Sun Valley, Idaho, in
August 2006. Phone: (208) 720-1203, e-mail:
Dr. Shauna Van Horn-Rogan, ’05, married Paul
Rogan on April 1, 2006. Dr. Van Horn-Rogan also
opened Healing Hands Chiropractic in Kingstree,
S.C., on April 1, 2006. Phone: (843) 355-2225,
Dr. Simone Ranes, ’06, recently opened Ranes
Chiropractic PLLC in East Lansing, Mich. Phone:
(517) 449-7927, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Val McGaffin, C.T., ’06, had a son, Brenden Thomas
Steinberg, on May 17, 2006. E-mail: valtical@