Dr. Richard Clark, ’58, Franklin, Pa., continues to
practice chiropractic after 50 years in the profession.
He now provides chiropractic care part time out of
Dr. Donald Woodward, ’59, Bowling Green, Ky.,
recently wrote the book, “The History of Chiropractic
in Kentucky,” which outlines chiropractic’s history in
the U.S., early licensure legislation in Kentucky and
the beginning of the Kentucky Chiropractic Society,
whose Memorial Foundation funded the project.
Phone: (270) 781-3679.
Dr. Stanley Casebere, ’66, Edgerton, Ohio, recently
sold his practice and retired. E-mail: stansandy@
Dr. Larry Dail, ’66, has moved his practice, Dail
Chiropractic Clinic, P.A., to 11134-C Broad River Rd.,
Irmo, SC 29063.
Dr. Doug Valentine, ’67, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, recently
celebrated 40 years in practice. Dr. Valentine also
recently celebrated his 65th birthday and 30 years
of marriage. Phone: (319) 366-4118, e-mail:
Dr. Robert Goodwin Sr., ’71, Tupelo, Miss., won the
professional-level Stone Mountain Harley-Davidson
Southern nationals last April in Commerce, Ga.
He continues to oversee four offices in Northeast
Mississippi and speak at numerous events. Phone:
Dr. Joe Ashton, ’75, and his wife, Diane, Canon City,
Colo., recently celebrated their 30th wedding
anniversary. Phone: (719) 275-0668.
Dr. Paul Bindell, ’75, received the DC Products
Review Top 100 Award for the seventh year in a row
for the ChiroSuite EHR paperless office management,
billing and SOAP note programs. He is president
of Life Systems Software. Phone: (973) 625-
3716, e-mail: drpauldc@LifeSystemsSoftware.com.
James Forleo, D.C.,
’75, has written
“Health Is Simple,
Disease Is Complicated,”
“proposes a return
to the body as the
site of self-healing.”
Colo., resident is
a workshop leader
and regular contributor to Today’s Chiropractic
and Dynamic Chiropractic.
Dr. James Hamtak, ’76, Carson City, Nev., and his
wife, Maureen, became grandparents of Isabella
Michele, on March 18, 2009, daughter of their son,
James, and his wife, Chelsie. Phone: (775) 883-3113.
Dr. Bruce Jon Hagen, ’77, Sioux Falls, S.D., was
recently named Chiropractor of the Year by the
South Dakota Chiropractors Association (SDCA).
He recently completed a nine-year stint on the SDCA
Board where he served as president, vice president
and past president. Phone: (605) 631-0113, e-mail:
Dr. Vernon Temple, ’77, Bellows Falls, Vt., was
honored by the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing
Boards with the 2009 George R. Arvison award for
meritorious service. He is a Diplomate of the
American Board of Chiropractic Orthopedists.
Phone: (802) 463-9522, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. Dennis Richards, ’78, Tweed Heads, NSW,
Australia, is currently the president of the
Chiropractors’ Association of Australia and 2nd
Vice President of the World Federation of Chiropractic.
He also is a Fellow of the Australian College
of Chiropractors. Phone: (61) 2 5536-5799, e-mail:
Dr. Steven R. Brown, ’79, has moved his practice,
Brown Chiropractic Center, to 30 Lynoak Cove,
Jackson, TN 38305. Phone: (731) 668-3399.
Dr. Edmund Doyle, ’79, Bayside, N.Y., was recently
installed as chaplain for his city’s fire department.
Phone: (718) 423-5001, e-mail: edmunddc@
Dr. David Odiorne, ’81, Auburn, N.Y., is the executive
director of Institutional Quality and Assessment
at New York Chiropractic College. Phone: (315)
568-3188, e-mail: email@example.com.
Victor Dolan, D.C.,
’83, right, was one
of 12 community
leaders to be invited
to meet with
New York City
Aug. 20, 2009, to
and its delivery to residents of Staten Island, N.Y.
Dr. Dolan is the Health Committee chair of Staten
Island Community Board 2.
Dr. Lisa Killinger, ’83, Davenport, Iowa, is pleased
to announce that her daughter, Yasmeen Khan,
D.C., graduated Feb. 27, 2009, from Palmer
College, magna cum laude. Dr. Khan practices
in Bettendorf, Iowa. Phone: (563) 884-5902,
Dr. Scott Corbin, ’84, Benicia, Calif., helped develop
and now teaches a sports medicine course at
Benicia High School in Benicia, Calif. Phone: (707)
748-1093, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. Paul Morin, ’84, Auburn, Maine, was named the
2009 Chiropractor of the Year at the Maine
Chiropractic Association’s spring convention. He
also was elected District III director of the National
Board of Chiropractic Examiners. Phone: (207) 784-
8002, e-mail: email@example.com.
Dr. Diane Sherwood-Palmer, ’84, Seattle, Wash.,
recently became present-elect of the Washington
State Chiropractic Association. At Palmer Homecoming
2009 on the Davenport Campus, she attended
the 25-year reunion and her mother, Dr. Jeanette
Sherwood, ’59, attended the 50-year reunion, in
honor of their 25th and 50th anniversaries, respectively.
Phone: (206) 310-5094, e-mail: info@palmerchiropracticseatle.
Dr. Bryan Wolfe, ’85, North Bay, Ont., Canada, was
recently elected to the Council of the College of
Chiropractors of Ontario. Phone: (705) 840-2255,
Dr. Rod Dahlinger, ’86, Monroe, Wash., and his
wife, Gina, had their ninth child, Naomi Joylyn,
on June 8, 2009. Phone: (360) 794-3376, e-mail:
Dr. Brian Dawson,
’88, has published
“Breaking The Profit
Barrier – The Healthcare
Guide,” a book that
aims to “assist the
range of healthcare
practitioners who are
students to seasoned
their business pursuits,
so that they may obtain the business success
that they desire and deserve.” The e-book version
is available at www.briandawsonbooks.com.
Dr. Jeffrey Brunner, ’89, Aurora, Colo., was a team
doctor for the San Francisco Golden Gate rugby
team when it beat Life University’s Running
Eagles at the Super League Rugby National
Championship in May 2009. Phone: (303) 766-
9626, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. Sarah Mesick, ’89, Davenport, Iowa, was
honored at the Women in Business Today and
Tomorrow luncheon held June 6, 2009, as the
Contemporary Woman of Business for the establishment
of the Mesick Family Chiropractic Clinic.
Phone: (563) 344-0707.
Dr. Ken Brough, ’91, Ottawa, Ont., Canada, is on
the board of directors of the Ontario Chiropractic
Association and the Canadian Chiropractic Association,
and chair of the Canadian Chiropractic Association
Government Relations Committee. Phone:
(613) 237-9000, e-mail: email@example.com.
Dr. Michael Chiaffitelli, ’91, Oklahoma City, Okla.,
sadly reports the death of his 19 year old son,
Landon. Phone: (405) 681-2273, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. Rodney Nagel, ’91, Saginaw, Mich., has received
the “Best of the Best” award from the Saginaw News
2009 Readers Choice Awards for one of the three
clinics he owns and operates in the Saginaw area.
Phone: (989) 771-2225, e-mail: preferredchiropractic@
Dr. Heather Norman, ’91, Burlington, Ont., Canada,
was recently elected to the board of directors of the
Ontario Chiropractic Association. Phone: (905) 333-
1104, e-mail: email@example.com.
Dr. Kevin Pursel, ’92, Green Bay, Wis., was honored
by the Back Pain Recognition Program for providing
superior care to his patients suffering from low back
pain. Phone: (920) 434-7393.
Dr. Jennifer Robison, ’93, moved her office to 146 S.
Elk, Casper, WY 82601. Dr. Robison and her
husband, Brian Loose, have two sons, Jason
and Christopher. Phone: (307) 237-2050, e-mail:
Dr. Chris Molck, ’94, and Shawna Nylin, C.T., ’92,
opened ChiroFitness Xtreme at 4014 Blackhawk Rd.,
Rock Island, IL 61201, in November 2007. Phone:
(309) 788-8239, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. Frank Jeffries, ’95, Marquette, Mich., has developed
the Jeffries Slant Board Adjusting Table, a new
manual anterior adjusting table, which is intended
to move segments that cannot be easily adjusted
on standard tables. He has donated three of these
tables to the Palmer Chiropractic Clinics on the
Davenport Campus. Phone: (906) 226-7525.
Dr. Jennifer Trachte Murphy, ’95, Pink Hill, N.C., and
her husband, Hal, had a son, Grayson Lloyd, on July
7, 2009. Dr. Murphy also has started and is chairman
of the North Carolina Chiropractic Association’s
Pediatric Council. Phone: (252) 568-6400, e-mail:
Dr. Ayla Azad, ’95, Ajax, Ont., Canada, currently
serves on the Ontario Chiropractic Association
Board of Directors. Phone: (905) 426-7690, e-mail:
Dr. Joe Carew, ’96, Columbia, S.C., was installed as
the South Carolina Chiropractic Association secretary/
treasurer. E-mail: email@example.com.
Dr. Jeffery Stickel, ’96, recently opened ADIO
Chiropractic located at 2913 Ingersoll Ave., Des
Moines, IA 50312. Phone: (515) 255-3021, e-mail:
Dr. Don MacDonald, ’97, moved his clinic, South
Side Chiropractic, to 7906B – 104th St., Edmonton,
Alta., Canada T6E 4C8. Phone: (780) 439-3444,
Dr. Scott Poindexter, ’98, Denver, Colo., has
established the RuckHeads Tour Club to allow
rugby players to travel to other countries to play
or watch rugby. He is currently putting together
a package for Palmer alumni, family and friends
who want to attend Rugby World Cup 2011
in New Zealand. For more information, go to
www.ruckheadstourclub.com. Phone: (303)
921-8643; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. David Reiner, ’98, opened a new practice at
300 East 8th St., Watsontown, Pa. Phone: (570)
538-1001, e-mail: email@example.com.
Dr. Kenya Gaskin, ’99, moved her practice, Gaskin
Chiropractic, to 2121D Clay St., Vicksburg, Miss.
39183, in September 2009. Phone: (601) 619-7122,
Dr. Christy Agren, ’00, Mobile, Ala., was recently
named Young Chiropractor of the Year in Alabama.
Phone: (251) 380-0477, e-mail: dragren@chiropracticlifecenter.
Dr. Christopher Lau, ’00, Berlin, Wis., purchased
Berlin Chiropractic Practice in June of 2009, and
renamed it Lau Chiropractic and Wellness Center.
Phone: (920) 361-9917, e-mail: Christopher.lau@
Dr. Michelle Mayer, ’00, Creston, B.C., Canada, was
married to Aldo Alaia in August 2008. Dr. Mayer relocated
her clinic, Core Chiropractic, to 1821 Canyon
St., Creston, B.C. Phone: (250) 402-2044, e-mail:
Drs. Erik Hudak, ’03, and Heather (Schiefer) Hudak,
’03, Saint Joseph, Mich., had a son, Evan Brady,
on Nov. 3, 2008. Phone: (269) 983-5527, e-mail:
Dr. Sloane Hunter, ’03, Calgary, Alta., Canada,
married Mitch Wegmann, on Aug. 2, 2008. They
are expecting their first child in October 2009.
Phone: (403) 243-0155, e-mail: Sloane@c-1.com.
Dr. Seth Kouba, ’03, recently purchased Spine Center
and has merged it with his practice, Summit Family
Chiropractic, in Lee’s Summit, Mo. Phone: (816)
246-4325, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nick Caras, D.C., ’04,
has written, “Detoxify
Your Lifestyle,” a
health and wellness
guide with advice
on exercise, stress,
fats, sugars and
healthy food. More
information on the
book is available
Dr. Matthew Jessee, ’04, and his wife Brandi, Wise,
Va., had a son, Matthew Layne, on Jan. 7, 2009.
Dr. Jessee and Brandi also have a three-year-old
daughter, Kathryn. Phone: (276) 679-2311, e-mail:
Drs. Bryan Mack,’04, and Melissa (Dencklau)
Mack, ’04, had a son, Tyrus Raymond, on April 23,
2009. Phone: (602) 791-2281, e-mail: mackbryan@
Dr. Dawn Huntsinger, ’05, Mohnton, Pa., married
Carl Staszak on June 28, 2009. Dr. Huntsinger also
recently celebrated the one-year anniversary of
opening her office, A Wellness from Within, LLC,
located in Downington, Pa. Phone: (484) 593-4178,
Dr. Jon Swanson, ’06, opened Bee Cave Chiropractic
& Acupuncture in August 2008, at 11805 FM 2244
#500, Bee Cave, TX 78738. Phone: (512) 263-2233,
Dr. Leah Thomsen, ’07, and Lee Malmstrom, ’06,
were married on April 4, 2009. Both doctors own
and operate Lifetime Chiropractic in Manchester,
Iowa. Phone: (563) 927-9400, e-mail: drleahdc@
Dr. Natalie Newman Muth, ’08, married Dr. Carson
Muth, ’08, on Aug. 16, 2008. They opened Plains
Chiropractic & Acupuncture at 3750 32nd Ave. S.
Suite #103, Grand Forks, ND 58201, in May 2009,
and had a daughter, Ella, on Aug. 15, 2009. Phone:
(701) 775-1034, e-mail: email@example.com.
Dr. Jeffrey Lybarger, ’09, Moline, Ill., is the
official chiropractor for ten-time Ultimate Fighting
Championship veteran Spencer “The King” Fisher
and his team, Evolution. Phone: (309) 721-1787,