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Spring 2013

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Dr. Keith D. Bailey, '49, Brentwood, Tenn., presented the first Keith D. Bailey Chiropractic Service Award to Dr. Stephen Nutt, Murfreesboro, at the Tennessee Chiropractic Association's (TCA) annual convention in August 2012. The award was established by the TCA in recognition of Dr. Bailey's lifelong commitment to professional mentoring of young chiropractors.


Dr. William Meredith, '62, York Beach, Maine, lost his wife, Mildred, in 2000 after 56 years of marriage.

Dr. Lyle Abbas, '64, Clear Lake, Iowa, is sad to report the passing of his wife Sharon. Sharon was well known at Palmer in the early 1960s. She was secretary for Dr. Herbert Hines of the Research Clinic. Later she was secretary at the Palmer Public Clinic under Dr. Jerry McAndrews and Dr. Donald Kern. Phone: (641) 357-1636, e-mail:


Dr. Michael Froyd, '72, Hendersonville, Tenn., recently celebrated 40 years in practice. Phone: (615) 260-1625, e-mail:

Dr. William Mead, '74, Choctaw, Okla., has been on the Oklahoma state Board of Chiropractic Examiners for more than ten years now. He has been elected president of the Oklahoma State Association six times. E-mail:

Dr. Arthur G. Lensgraf, '76, Nashville, Tenn., announces that Benjamin A. Lensgraf, who began his studies at Palmer's Davenport Campus in November 2012, is the fourth generation of Palmer chiropractors in the family. The other generations include: First—Dr. Arthur William Lengsgraf ('21); second—Dr. David Daniel Lensgraf, '56; and third— Dr. Arthur Glenn Lensgraf '76.

Dr. Craig Ratcliff, '76, Sevierville, Tenn., was appointed to the Tennessee Board of Chiropractic Examiners for a second term. He serves as vice president of the Board. E-mail:


Dr. Molly Edwards-Jones, '81, and Dr. Randal Jones, '81, Castroville, Calif., celebrated their 30th anniversary in practice. Their son, Dr. Gregory Jones, West '11, has joined them in practice. E-mail:

Dr. Traci Nelson, '81, Bettendorf, Iowa, announced that Nelson Chiropractic was given the Quad-City Times Readers Choice Award for "Best Chiropractor" in the Quad-City area for 2012. E-mail: nelsonchiro

Dr. Thu Nguyen, '81, Westminster, Calif., retired in 2009 after 28 years of private practice. Dr. Nguyen's daughter took over the practice in August 2012. Phone: (741) 891-2596, e-mail: chiro.wellness@

Dr. Andrew McBain, '82, recently accepted a position at Womack Army Medical Center in Fort Bragg, N.C. In addition to Dr. McBain, the team of health care professionals serving active-duty soldiers at Womack includes physiatrists, physical and occupational therapists, acupuncturists, massage therapists, social workers, psychiatrists, psychologists and nurses. E-mail:

Dr. Jack Hollada, '82, Kilgore, Texas, retired from practice in December 2011. E-mail: jhollada@

Dr. David Donaldson, '83, opened a new practice at 1112 B Street, Petaluma, CA 94952, after 18 years of teaching at Life Chiropractic College West. Phone: (707) 772-5154, e-mail: yourbackinacation@

Dr. Karl Johnson, '83, Shelby Township, Mich. published a book called "Reclaim Your Life: Your Guide to Revealing Your Body's Life Changing Secrets for Renewed Health." The book can be purchased on Amazon. E-mail:

Dr. Diane Sherwood-Palmer, '84, Seattle, Wash., was elected as president for another three year term on the Washington State Chiropractic Association Board. Phone: (206) 242-3700, e-mail:

Dr. Susanne Lynge, '86, Broenderslev, Denmark, was awarded a Masters of Science in Chiropractic Pediatrics by Bounemouth University and AECC in September 2012. Phone: 0045-20211234, e-mail:

Dr. Tim Warren, '86, Saunderstown, R.I., gave the keynote address at the Michigan Association of Chiropractic in April 2012. In September of 2012, Dr. Warren sold his practice of 25 years to Dr. David Pilloni, '09, Florida Campus graduate. Dr. Warren gave the main presentation "Chiropractic at the Top of the World," in March 2013 at the Nebraska Association of Chiropractic Physicians. Phone: (401) 374-5067, e-mail:

Dr. Matthew Johns, '89, Greenfield, Wis., was recently re-elected to the Wisconsin Chiropractic Association Board of Directors. He joins Dr. Brenda Holland, '03, as the association's south east district representative. Phone: (414) 321-2273, e-mail: drjohns@


Dr. Yvonne Murphy, '91, moved to Auckland, New Zealand. She operates Divine Clearing offices in Auckland, Wellington and Queenstown. For more information you can view her website at Phone: (64) 2102781955, e-mail:

Dr. Julie Steinecke-Christofferson, '92, had a grandson born June 21, 2010, and a granddaughter born Aug. 16, 2008.

Dr. Brent Beyer, '93, opened Arrowsmith Chiropractic at 208 N. Main St., Arrowsmith, IL 61722. Phone: (309) 531-3695, e-mail: arrowsmithchiro

Dr. Wendy Henrichs, '93, Rhinelander, Wis., was named the 2012 Wisconsin Chiropractor of the Year. E-mail:

Dr. Tyler Nelson, '93, Cape Fear Region, N.C., has developed a live stream website for high school football. In addition, Dr. Nelson continues to educate kids on the importance of chiropractic. Go to to view his website. Phone: (910) 426-9112, e-mail: tnelson11@

Dr. Norm Skjonsberg, '93, Saint John, NB, Canada, was once again elected president of the NBCA for another two years. Phone: (506) 652-1818, e-mail:

Dr. Sean Reif, '94, Thornton, Colo., was appointed president of Homestead H.O.A. Board of Directors for 2013; a 110 unit luxury townhome planned unit development. Phone: (303) 452-2678, e-mail:

Dr. Trond Seland, '94, was honored to have his clinic, Seland Chiropractic, receive the award of nominee for Small Business of the Year for 2012, from the Fishers, Ind., Chamber of Commerce at the annual Fishers Chamber of Commerce meeting on Jan. 16, 2013. Seland Chiropractic is one of 700 businesses in Fishers. Dr. Seland is also working on a book to be titled, "Ode to Joy: The Essentials of Life, Faith, Music and Chiropractic." "It's kind of a summary of what I have learned in life that has brought me joy in life and how I use these life lessons to bring Joy into the lives of our patients," he says. E-mail:

Dr. Curts D. Day, '95, sold his Chicago practice, Avalon Chiropractic Clinic, in 2012 after 18 years of practice in Chicago. He opened Saugatuck Chiropractic Clinic at 3219 Blue Star Hwy., Suite 200, Saugatuck, MI 49453. Phone: (269) 857-1900. E-mail:

Dr. William Barrett, '95, built a new office at 220 King St., Cookeville, Tenn., and moved in July 2009. E-mail:

Dr. Jacqueline Thomsen, '96, Woodbine, Iowa, celebrated her 14th year in practice and first year at the new location of Thomsen Chiropractic at 410 Ely St., Woodbine. E-mail:

Dr. Keith Klover, '97, Mississauga, ON, Canada, purchased True North Chiropractic Clinic in Strathroy, Ontario. The clinic now has two locations, Mississauga, Ontario and Strathroy, Ontario. Phone: (905) 542-8116, e-mail:

Dr. Steven Simmons, '99, Midland, Mich., is a member of the Michigan Association of Chiropractors board and vice president of the local district 5. Dr. Simmons is also a qualified instructor of the work safe program (a grant funded by the state of Michigan). E-mail:

Dr. David Warman, '99, and his wife, Angela, Hinsdale, Ill., had a son, Logan David, on Sept. 20, 2012. Phone: (773) 698-8736, e-mail:


Dr. Randal Boivin, '00, opened Boivin Family Chiropractic at 8292 Luchsinger Lane, Baldwinsville, NY 13027, in Sept. 2012. Phone: (315) 635- 3100, e-mail:

Dr. Rhonda Dennison-Fontz, '00, and her husband had a son, Daniel David Fontz.

Dr. Jill Mikkelson, '00, Waunakee, Wis., joined Bakke Chiropractic Clinic in June 2012. E-mail:

Dr. David West, '00, Gainesville, Fla., opened a new office at 5010 W. Newberry Rd., Ste. D, Gainesville, and had a daughter, Vivienne Monica West, in March 2012. E-mail:

Dr. Takafumi Saita, '01, Singapore, married Manami Matsumoto, on Dec. 12, 2012. Phone: +65-6474-7707, e-mail:

Dr. Chandra Sasserville, Lewiston, Maine, '02, married Dr. Ted Stratman, '02. They had their third child, Gracelynne Gayle, on July 23, 2012. E-mail:

Dr. Kristin Shiver Chance, '03, and Dr. Dean F. Chance, '04, opened a new office at 507 N.W. 60th St., Ste. A, Gainesville, Fla., in Aug. 2011. Their practice includes massage therapists, an exercise specialist and an acupuncturist. E-mail: and deanchancedc@

Dr. Jill Aardema, '04, Oak Park, Ill., and her husband, Jason Butt, had a son, Alexander James Butt, on July 9, 2012. Phone: (708) 386-9886, e-mail:

Drs. Jill Bodensteiner Spencer, '05, and Grant Spencer, '04, Estes Park, Colo., are expecting twins in April 2013. Phone: (970) 577-0007, e-mail:

Drs. Mariah (Goecke), '05, and Michael Zack, '05, had a son, Sebastien Daniel, on Nov. 12, 2012. Phone: (262) 240-1600, e-mail: mariahg9@

Dr. Robert Conine, '06, married Dr. Jackie Fullerton, '05, on June 6, 2009, in Key West, Fla. E-mail:

Dr. Connon Piencikowski, '06, has been appointed assistant professor of neurosurgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin. He sees patients in the Spine- Care program at the Tosa Center in Wauwatosa. Dr. Piencikowski also is a certified strength and conditioning specialist and licensed athletic trainer. His clinical interests include orchestrating patient care in an integrated setting. Prior to joining the college faculty, Dr. Piencikowki worked as a chiropractor and athletic trainer at Schubble Resch Chiropractic and Physical Therapy Center in Appleton. He was also team chiropractor for the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh's athletes.

Dr. Jennifer Brocker, '07, Portland, Ore., completed the Diplomate of the International Council on Chiropractic Pediatrics program in August 2012. E-mail:

Drs. Rebecca and Brian Gennero, '07, Clinton Township, Mich., had a son, Bennett, on July 11, 2011. E-mail:

Dr. Jennifer Kocour, '07, has moved to a new office space at 1900 Washington Blvd., Suite 104, Ogden, UT 84404. E-mail:

Dr. Lindsay Gall, '08, and her husband, Lloyd, Eldridge, Iowa, had a daughter, Sadie Jean, on Jan. 3, 2013. E-mail:

Dr. Nicholas Alfieri, '09, moved from Spirit Lake, Iowa, to Portage, Mich., to join his father's practice, Alfieri Chiropractic Clinic. Phone: (265) 327-8590, e-mail:


Drs. Kyle and Savanna Lorenz, '11, opened Northview Chiropractic located at 435 Vandehei Ave., Suite 150, Cheyenne, WY 82009, in November 2012. They are expecting their first child in March 2013. Phone: (307) 632-3399, e-mail:

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