Dr. Henry J. Malec, ’48, Plymouth, Mich., is still in
practice at the age of 85 after 63 years. He was featured
in an article in the May 29, 2011, Plymouth
Observer remembering his days as a member of the
U.S. Army’s 90th Division in World War II.
Dr. Anita Bigo, ’56, Latrobe, Penn., donated $10,000
to the Latrobe Police Department in April to help
jump-start its new K-9 unit. She also offered veterinary
care for a year for a new police dog. In an April
14, 2011 article in the Latrobe Bulletin, Latrobe
Police Chief Jim Bumar was quoted as saying, “This
kind of generosity is overwhelming. Dr. Bigo has
really stepped up for the City of Latrobe.”
Drs. James Greenwald, ’54, and Daniel Soderholm,
’81, Madison, Wis., have been participating in
Touched Twice Free Clinic in Madison, Wis., for the
past seven years. The free clinic provides chiropractic,
medical, dental and massage therapy care for
patients in need twice a year. In addition to being
treated, each patient is fed and provided with food
and clothing to take home. E-mail: (Dr. Greenwald)
Dr. Rolf Peters, ’58, was recently honored with the
Lee-Homewood Award, the highest honor of the
Association for the History of Chiropractic, for his 20
years of research and publication of the early history
of the profession. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
During the 2011 Davenport Campus Homecoming,
Bobby Doscher, D.C., ’77, and CEO of the Oklahaven
Children’s Chiropractic Center, Marilyn Smith, D.C.,
’69, former Palmer Board of Trustees member and
trustee emeritus, and Alana Callender, Ed.D., senior
director for Palmer History, were all given Lifetime
Achievement Awards by the Sigma Phi Chi Sorority
as part of its Centennial Celebration.
Dr. Michael Pardis, ’77, Helena, Mont., announces
his retirement. E-mail: email@example.com.
Dr. Roch Parent, ’77, Trois-Rivieres, QC, Canada,
recently celebrated 34 years in practice. Dr. Parent
now practices with his daughter, Dr. Velika Parent,
in their two clinics. Phone: (819) 373-2224.
Dr. Wayne Wolfson, ’77, Winter Park, Fla., received
the Tulio Award from the National Board of
Chiropractic Examiners in 2010. Dr. Wolfson
currently serves on the Board of Directors of the
Florida Bank of Commerce and NCMIC Group.
Phone: (407) 649-9699.
Dr. Linda Powers, ’78, recently moved from Chico,
Calif., to Reno, Nev. Phone: (563) 518-9337, e-mail:
Dr. Michael Bruns, ’84, moved his office, Bruns
Chiropractic Office, to 800 W. Trailcreek Drive,
Peoria, IL 61614. Phone: (309) 693-3800, e-mail:
Dr. Diane Sherwood-Palmer, ’84, Seattle, Wash.,
received the Presidents Gavel Award at the
Washington State Chiropractic Association Spring
Convention. She also received the Chiropractor of
the Year Award. Phone: (206) 242-3700, e-mail:
Dr. Michael LaBlanc, ’85, moved his clinic, LaBlanc
Chiropractic Clinic, to 15300 Watertown Plank Rd.,
Suite 150, Elm Grove, WI 53122. E-mail:
Dr. Jim Brockhohn, ’88, and his classmate and
fellow Delta Delta Pi fraternity brother Dr. Robert
Kauffman, ’88, produced an award-winning documentary
film, “One Amazing Night … The Story of
the Red Shoes Band.” The film was nominated and
received achievement awards at the 20th Annual
Iowa Motion Picture Association Awards on April
23 in two categories: Documentary and Voiceover
Narration. From there, it was accepted into the
2011 Iowa Independent Film Festival, July 15-17.
Dr. Kevin Ross, ’91, moved his clinic to a new building
doubling his square footage at 2405 E. Southern
#3, Tempe, AZ, 85282. Dr. Ross has produced and
released a training video for work on the Psoas
muscle that is sold internationally. Phone: (480)
730-7950, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. Gary Wojeski, ’91, Kinston, N.C., was voted
Best Chiropractor of Lenoir County for the seventh
consecutive year by the community. Phone: (252)
523-2225, e-mail: email@example.com.
Dr. Jonathan Berg, ’92, began employment as
the chiropractor for the US Air Force Academy in
Colorado Springs, Colo., in Feb. 2011. Dr. Berg
treats cadets at the academy as well as active
duty service people from the Air Force and Army
bases in Colorado. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. David Eric Boll, ’92, Adell, Wis., recently completed
his Performance Enhancement Specialist
certification program through the National Academy
of Sports Medicine. Dr. Boll continues to coach
rugby, high school cross country ski racing and
train athletes. Phone: (920) 450-6066, e-mail:
Dr. Russell Cox, ’92, moved his clinic, Cox
Chiropractic Clinic, P.L.C., to 520 South Grand Ave.,
Mt. Pleasant, IA 52641. Phone: (319) 385-1430.
Dr. Tyler Nelson, ’93, Fayetteville, N.C., was named
Doctor of the Year in 2010. Dr. Nelson was also
appointed to serve as an alternate on the North
Carolina Board of Examiners. He was inducted
into the Marlboro High School Hall of Fame in the
summer of 2010. Phone: (910) 964-2071, e-mail:
Dr. Mitch Siegal, ’93, Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., has
an album, “The Beautiful End,” which was accepted
on Pandora Radio. Three of the songs on his album
have been licensed by MTV and two other songs
are currently up for two separate movies. All of
Dr. Siegal’s songs can be heard for free at
www.mitchsiegal.com. Phone: (561) 624-3003,
Dr. Mark Severance, ’94, Lake Zurich, Ill., published
a book, “Mother Nature’s Healing Touch Therapies,
The Remedy for an Ailing Health Care System.” The
book is available on Amazon and by special order
through Barnes and Noble. Phone: (224) 578-5175,
Dr. Julie Niedwick, ’95, and her husband, Mark,
Hummelstown, Pa., had their fourth child, Samuel
Michael, on March 15, 2011. Phone: (717) 766-9700,
Dr. David Phillips, ’95, Bloomington, Minn., married
Miriam Wolfgram, on May 7, 2011. Dr. Phillips also
recently celebrated the five-year anniversary of his
clinic, Upper Cervical Chiropractic, P.A. Phone:
(952) 884-6144, e-mail: email@example.com.
Dr. Dan Spencer, ’95, Hillsdale, Mich., was elected
to a two-year term as president of the Michigan
Association of Chiropractors in the MAC’s
first-ever statewide ballot election.
Dr. Julie Dean-McCurdy, ’96, Moline, Ill., had a
daughter, Macy Elizabeth, on March 11, 2010.
Phone: (309) 757-8510, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. Christa Johnson, ’98, Manistee, Mich., had a
son, Alec, on April 1, 2011. Dr. Johnson also received
the Charles Schoadel Award for promoting and
preserving recreation for the purpose of health and
wellness in Manistee. E-mail: christajohnsondc@
Dr. Cory Ellerbroek, D.C., ’09, and Dr. Russell Cox,
’92, opened their new, larger clinic, Cox Chiropractic
Clinic, at 520 S. Grand Ave., Mt. Pleasant, Iowa, in
February 2011. They would like to invite any members
of the Palmer family to visit their new location.
Phone: (319) 385-1430, fax (319) 385-1431.
Dr. Brett Myers’ 02, Portage, Mich., opened
Elements Chiropractic Clinic in Kalamazoo, Mich.
Phone: (269) 381-2200, e-mail: elementsclinic@
Dr. Seth Kouba, ’03, Lee’s Summit, Mo., and his
wife, Grace, had a son, Mason James, on May 12,
2011. E-mail: email@example.com.
Dr. Jennifer Gelhar, ’03, and her husband, Joseph,
had their fourth child, Henry Joseph. Dr. Gelhar
joined with Dr. Shelda Fosso, ’96, to form Fosso
Gelhar Chiropractors of the Fox Valley in Oshkosh,
Wis. Their practice opened on Feb. 1, 2011.
Phone: (920) 230-7600, e-mail: drgelhar@
Dr. Masahiko Matsushita, ’03, and his wife, Asako
Matsushita, ’07 (CT), had a daughter, Emi Sophia,
on March 18, 2011. Phone: (847) 290-9226, e-mail:
Dr. Carol Dubbs, ’04, Mount Clemens, Mich., and
her husband, Kaled, had a daughter, Katie, on
Aug. 4, 2010. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. Jennifer Rahe-Thompson, ’04, Ankeny, Iowa, and
her husband, Brian, had a daughter, Emma Rahe,
on Nov. 17, 2010. Dr. Jen also celebrated three years
in private practice in June 2011. Phone: (515)
255-5330, e-mail: email@example.com.
Dr. Laura Lassiter, ’06, and her husband, Terry,
had a daughter, Olivia Joy, on Jan. 29, 2011. Dr.
Lassiter also recently opened a new office in
Davenport, Iowa. Phone: (563) 344-6060, e-mail:
Dr. Jay Peterson, ’07, Edgerton, Wis., was elected
Vice Chairman of Edgerton Hospital and Health
Services Board of Trustees in Feb. 2011. Phone:
(608) 884-4643, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Drs. William and Stephanie Perry, ’08, moved
their practice, Keystone of Health Chiropractic, to
7660 N. Horseshoe Bend Rd., Boise, ID, 83714.
Phone: (208) 939-9859, e-mail: keystonofhealth
Drs. Skip Wyss, ’08, and his wife, Julie Wyss, ’08,
had a son, Breckin Robert, on Jan. 18, 2011.
They own a pediatric chiropractic office, Wyss
Family Chiropractic, in Green Bay, Wis. They also
re-established the pre-chiropractic club at the
University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. Phone: (920)
468-4199, e-mail: email@example.com.
Dr. Meaghan Clemens (Murkowski), ’09, opened
Natural Health Chiropractic and Wellness at 1458 E.
Chicago Ave., Naperville, IL 60540, on July 5, 2011.
Phone: (630) 357-0100, e-mail: mmurkowski@
Dr. Jamie Marshall (Griffis), ’09, The Woodlands,
Texas, was married on March 19, 2011. Dr. Marshall
is working on opening Quality of Life Chiropractic,
in Magnolia, Texas. She hopes to have her
new clinic opened in February 2012. E-mail:
Dr. Michael O’Donnell, ’09, and his wife, Jessica,
had a son, Caden Michael, on June 24, 2011.
Together, Dr. O’Donnell and his wife own and operate
Back In Action Chiropractic in Fort Wayne, Ind.
Dr. Dominique Palser, ’09, opened Palser
Chiropractic and Massage Therapy at 1102 Huebner
Oaks #821, San Antonio, TX 78230. Phone: (202)
631-0399, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.