Dr. Elaine Falak, ’46, Warragul, Australia, who
retired at age 75, recently turned 95 years old.
Phone: (61) 3 5611 1126.
Dr. Stanley Bolton, ’48, Sydney, Australia, is excited
to have five generations of Palmer College graduates
in his family. More than 25 of his family members
have entered the chiropractic profession. E-mail:
Dr. Stan Suchey, ’55, Rudyard, Mich., and his wife,
Colette, are proud to announce that their son
Brandon J., is a third-generation chiropractor, having
graduated from the Davenport Campus on Feb. 26,
2010. Phone: (989) 734-2747.
Dr. P. Reginald Hug, ’57, Birmingham, Ala., has written
“Chiropractic in the heart of Dixie, A History of
the Chiropractic Profession in Alabama.” The book
details how chiropractic took root in the state and
memorializes those who devoted themselves to chiropractic’s
acceptance and licensure.
Dr. Willard Smith, ’60, top left, was joined by fellow
alumni, clockwise, Drs. Mark Ford, ’82, Laura
Murphy, ’05, Larry Hirschy, ’74, Thomas Rexroth,
’70, and Fred Vlietstra, ’65, as part of a team of
19 chiropractors who participated in the Christian
Chiropractors Association’s short-term mission
to Montego Bay, Jamaica, Nov. 14-21, 2009.
Dr. Keith McDowall, ’65, Warrnambool, Australia,
announces the death of this wife, Lesley McDowall,
on Aug. 28, 2009. Mrs. McDowall was a long-time
supporter of the chiropractic profession. Phone:
(61) 3 5561 6044.
Dr. Robert B. Young, ’72, New Washington, Ohio,
retired in December 2009. Dr. Young’s daughter,
Dr. Thresa, ’90, took over his practice, Young
Chiropractic Inc. Phone: (419) 492-2129, e-mail:
Dr. Nicholas Kiss Von Soly, ’73, Edithnale, Vict.,
Australia, is pleased to have his daughter,
Suzanne Kiss Von Soly, enrolled in the D.C.
program at Palmer College’s Davenport Campus.
Suzanne is currently the only student from
Australia enrolled. Phone: (61) 3 9772 3700,
Dr. Gerald Zelm, ’73, Oconomowoc, Wis., has put
together a display of chiropractic artifacts in his
practice. Among the items featured is a reproduction
of the first adjustment ever made, similar to
the exhibit on the Davenport Campus. Phone: (262)
567-4999, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. Frank Kollins, ’74, Beloit, Wis., celebrated 35
years in practice in August 2009. Phone: (608)
365-9636, e-mail: email@example.com.
Dr. James Burt, ’75, Rotorua, New Zealand, currently
serves as the president of the New Zealand
Chiropractors’ Association. Phone: (64) 7 348 5894,
Dr. Steve D. Sanderson, ’75, recently opened a
new clinic, Sanderson Chiropractic Care, at 22811
Meridian Ave., E., Graham, WA 98338. Phone:
(253) 847-7517, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. Kathleen Clark, ’80, Hartland, Maine, opened
a satellite office in 2009. Phone: (207) 938-4880,
Dr. Nicholas Virgilio, ’82, New Hype Park, N.Y., was
appointed by the mayor of Sea Cliff, N.Y., to serve
on the city’s planning board. Phone: (516) 354-3651,
Dr. Steven Fischer, ’83, Paradise, Calif., completed
his Masters in Physician Assistant Training at State
University of New York at Stony Brook in June 2009.
Dr. Dianne Fratto Swella, ’83, recently earned
certification in Death and Grief Studies from the
Center for Loss and Life Transition in Fort Collins,
Colo. She is the volunteer Bereavement Program
coordinator at Hospice of Morongo Basin, in
Joshua Tree, Calif. Phone: (760) 365-1933, e-mail:
In September 2009,
Brian Bronk, D.C.,
released his book
guide to solving
back and body pain
(Volume 1).” According
to the 1984
source of pain so
often attributed to joints and discs is actually
coming from your muscles, we just haven’t been
treating them correctly.” The book stems from two
decades of research Dr. Bronk has conducted in
muscle reconditioning and is available through
Dr. Darryl Joe Hornback, ’84, has a new practice
location, HealthSource Chiropractic & Progressive
Rehab, 13050 W. Rancho Santa Fe Blvd., #B5
Avondale, AZ 85323. Phone: (623) 535-8984,
Dr. Thomas Potisk, ’84, Franksville, Wis., has
retired from practice to teach and coach other
chiropractors. Phone: (262) 835-1767, e-mail:
Dr. James A. Clark, ’85, has moved his clinic, Clark
Chiropractic Care, to 12 Elston Rd., Lafayette, IN
47909. Phone: (765) 477-7707.
Ron Short, D.C., published
for Chiropractors” in
the Fall of 2009. He’s
currently writing a
five-part series titled
“How to Retain More
of Your Medicare
Money” for Dynamic
which is available
at www.dynamicchiropractic.com. Dr. Short is
a 1985 graduate who also is a certified insurance
consultant, peer-review specialist and Medicare
Dr. Jeffrey Cappuccio, ’86, recently moved his
practice to 1635 Brodhead Rd., Moon Township, PA
15108. Phone: (724) 457-1900, e-mail: dr.spine1@
Dr. Denise Conner, ’88, College Park, Md., has
retired after more than 24 years in practice.
Dr. Susan (Collins) Anderson, ’89, recently
expanded and relocated her office, Anderson
Chiropractic, to 1395 Jordan St., Suite D, North
Liberty, Iowa 52317. Phone: (319) 625-2225,
Dr. Patrick Smith, ’89, Berkeley Heights, is the
Director of Smith Chiropractic Foundation. Phone:
(908) 464-8899, e-mail: email@example.com.
Dr. David B. Anderson, ’91, Royal Palm Beach, Fla.,
is serving a second term as president of the
Palm Beach County Chiropractic Society. Phone:
(561) 683 4971, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. Roger Brisbane, ’91, opened a new practice in
Folsom, Calif. E-mail: email@example.com.
Dr. Jeffrey Shaw, ’91, Traverse City, Mich., competed
in the Bud Light National Ping Pong Championship
in Las Vegas in June 2009. He finished in third
place out of more than 500 players. Phone: (231)
947-0755, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. Lawrence Bennett, ’92, and his wife, Karen,
Lititz, Pa., had a boy, Dylan Gabriel, on Nov. 21,
2009. E-mail: email@example.com.
Dr. Camilla Ferguson, ’92, Beavercreek, Ohio,
welcomed a grandson, Owen Michael, in May
2009. Phone: (937) 429-4445, e-mail: drcamilla@
Dr. Paul Bunkers, ’93, Sioux Falls, S.D., was recently
voted a Local Best Chiropractor by the public for the
fourth year in a row. Phone: (605) 335-7744.
Dr. Tyler S. Nelson, ’93, Fayetteville, N.C., was
elected the 92nd president of the North Carolina
Chiropractic Association in October 2009. Dr.
Nelson has served 14 years in a NCCA leadership
role beginning as an assistant to the district
president. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. Terry Magee, ’94, has a new office, Dublin
Chiropractic, 5194 Blazer Parkway, Dublin,
OH 43017. Phone: (614) 889-7499.
Dr. Randy Provick, ’94, recently moved from Chaffe
County and the San Louis Valley to Colorado
Springs, Colo., to be close to his son who is in the
Special Forces at Ft. Carson. Phone: (719) 392-2006,
Dr. Mark Redwine, ’94, has retired from practice so
that he and his wife, Marilyn, could become missionaries
in Rosarito, Baja, Mexico. All mail should
be addressed to 641 E. San Ysidro Blvd., B-3 PMB
220, San Ysidro, CA 92173. E-mail:
Dr. Sean Reif, ’94, Thornton, Colo., completed a
four-day mission of ChiropracTIC First Aid at the
Aspen Ruggerfest in Fall 2009. Phone: (303)
452-2678, e-mail: email@example.com.
Dr. Lori Watterson, ’94, opened her second practice,
Watterson Chiropractic, at 71 Main St., Taunton, MA
02780. Dr. Watterson’s other practice is in Onset,
Mass. She has been selected for the Presidential
Who’s Who Among Business and Professional
Achievers for 2010. Phone: (508) 273-0002, e-mail:
Jeffrey Donatello, D.C.,
has written, “Energize
Your Brain, Change
Your Life: An Introduction
to Exercise With
The 1995 graduate
“specializes in functional
utilizes oxygen concentrators
in sick patients.”
Dr. Greg Stokes, ’95, was elected mayor of his
hometown, Riegelsville, Pa. Phone: (610) 749-0611,
Dr. Francine Lajoie-Walsh, ’96, and her husband, Jay
Walsh, North Adams, Mass., had a daughter, Jenna
Frances, on March 22, 2009. Phone: (413) 663-
5500, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. Jason Christensen, ’97, Bellevue, Neb., is
currently working at Offutt Air Force Base (AFB),
Neb. He has worked in the Department of Defense
healthcare program since 2003. Previously, he
has been at Keesler AFB, Neb., and Eglin AFB, Fla.
Phone: (402) 408-2225, e-mail: email@example.com.
Dr. Joe Ierano, ’97, opened a new Atlas Orthogonal
Clinic in Belconnen, Canberra, on Oct. 1, 2009.
Dr. Ierano is a member of the Australasian College
of Chiropractors. Phone: (61) 2 4655 4010, e-mail:
Dr. April Marie (Roybal) Vierra, ’97, Spokane, Wash.,
married Gary Vierra, on Aug. 15, 2009. Phone: (509)
465-8400, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Drs. Hans Tofteland, ’98, and Grethe Flatjord,
’99, Ørsta, Norway, had a daughter, Pia Flatjord
Tofteland, on Feb. 25, 2009. Phone: (47) 70-06-
68-00, e-mail: email@example.com.
Dr. Robert Boivin, ’00, and his wife, Stephanie,
Baldwinsville, N.Y., had their second child, a girl,
Mallory Claire, on Sept. 10, 2009. Phone: (315)
635-2333, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mark William Cochran,
D.C., ’01, Sandpoint,
a book, “Oby’s Wisdom!
Simple Guide to
Health and Wellbeing.”
His book was
named Best Non-fiction
Book of 2009 by
the Idaho Writer’s
League. Dr. Cochran
is donating 5 percent of the profits from his book
to the Oklahaven Children’s Chiropractic Center.
His book is available at www.obyswisdom.com.
He is also a co-founder of Bitterroot Mountain
Publishing, LLC, an independent publisher in
Hayden, Idaho. Phone: (208) 664-6359, e-mail:
Dr. Ken Gabriel, ’01, and his wife, Jamie, Salem,
N.H., recently had a boy, William Wallace. Phone:
(603) 893-1013, e-mail: email@example.com.
Dr. Andrew Harris, ’01, has opened a new practice,
Balanced Healing Center, at 2 Worth Circle, Ste. 3,
Johnson City, TN 37601. Phone: (423) 262-0339,
Dr. Michael Orr, ’01, opened Beacon Health
System Inc., at 2112 Cherry Valley Rd., Ste. 1,
Newark, OH 43055. Phone: (740) 522-5483,
Dr. Magdalana Reist Leder, ’02, and her husband,
Lukas, Basel, Switzerland, had a daughter, Nadine,
on July 7, 2009. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Drs. Dave Charney, ’03, and Leah (Kuk) Charney,
’04, Mill Hall, Pa., had their second daughter,
Brooke Michelle, on July 10, 2009. Phone: (570)
893-1808, e-mail; email@example.com.
Dr. Erin (Davis) McLaughlin, ’04, and her husband,
Erik, Kanata, Ont., Canada, had a daughter, Reese
Marie, on Oct. 19, 2009. Phone: (613) 831-9665,
Dr. Roma Mouw-Westra, ’04, and her husband,
Kevin, had a daughter, Pétra Lois, on Aug. 5,
2009. Phone: (214) 662-5312, e-mail: rkwestra@
Drs. Nicole (Scheirer) Stordy, and Sean Stordy, both
’04, Strathmore, Alta., Canada, had a girl, Malaya
Hope, on Oct. 21, 2009. Phone: (403) 934-5633,
Dr. Michael Eekhoff, ’05, and his wife, Malissa, had
a daughter, Lauren Grace, on Feb. 21, 2007. They
had another daughter, Harper Faith, on Aug. 18,
2009. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. Erika Grushon, ’05, has moved Yellow Springs
Chiropractic to 233 Corry Street, Yellow Springs, OH
45387. Phone: (937) 767-7251.
Dr. Melanie Cook, ’06, and her husband, Thad,
Beavercreek, Ohio, had a son, Owen Michael, on
May 17, 2009. Phone: (937) 429-4445, e-mail:
Dr. Michelle Head, ’06, and her husband, Travis,
Honesdale, Pa., had a son, Benjamin Lewis, on
Jan. 18, 2010. Phone: (570) 647-1500, e-mail:
Dr. Alaina McAuliffe-Ferry, and Michael Ferry, both
’06, Orchard Park, N.Y., were married on Dec. 12,
2008. They opened Infinite Health Chiropractic &
Wellness Center in Orchard Park, N.Y. They had a
son, Luke Michael, on Jan. 18, 2010. Phone: (716)
667-2200, e-mail: email@example.com.
Dr. Kimberly Ball, ’07, started practice in February
2008 in New Hampton, Iowa. Dr. Ball, and her
husband, Jared, had a daughter, Courtney Ann on
Sept. 22, 2009. Phone: (641) 394-3911, e-mail:
Dr. Craig Howenstine, ’08, Chattanooga, Tenn., had
a son on May 31, 2009. Phone: (423) 475-6464,