Dr. Owen Mellody, ’56, Fairhaven, Mass., announces his
retirement. Dr. Mellody is still teaching and does limited practice.
Phone: (774) 263-9263, email: Omellody@gmail.com.
Dr. Sheila Laws, ’62, Quincy, Ill., retired from practice in 2011.
Her former office is now being run by her daughter, Dr. Diana
Franklin, ’81. Another daughter of Dr. Laws, Suzanne
Schofield-Feldman, ’85, goes on house calls to care for Amish
and Mennonite patients. Dr. Feldman’s son-in-law practices in
Ephraim, Utah. Dr. Laws’ eldest grandson graduated from
Palmer’s Davenport campus in Oct. 2014. Dr. Laws is still
teaching the Nimmo technique. Lastly, Dr. Laws sadly announces
the death of her husband, Don, on June 2, 2014. They were
married 59 years. Phone: (217) 223-2690, email: drlaws61@
Dr. Richard Schmidt, ’64, has retired after 46 years of practice
in Gloucester and Manchester-By-The Sea, Mass. He and
his wife, Carole, have moved to Sun Lakes, Ariz. Email:
Dr. Joseph Ortenzio, ’71, New Middletown, Ohio, has sold his
practice and retired after 42 years. Dr. Ortenzio has also retired
from the Navy after 22 years of service and is now enjoying
the good life. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. Craig Smith, ’72, Greeley, Colo., celebrated 60 years of
a second generation practice in June 2014. Phone: (920) 352-
7676, email: email@example.com.
Dr. Desmond Smith, ’72, Cape Coral, Fla., has two sons who
are both chiropractors, Drs. Sean and Nicholas D. Smith.
Phone: (239) 549-3266, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. Bonnie May, ’74, has published her second book,
“Complementary Medicine for the Military, How Chiropractic
and Other Healing Methods Can Enhance the Medical Model,”
which is available on amazon.com. Dr. May practices in
Colorado Springs, Colo. Phone: (719) 444-0700, email:
Dr. Mary Green, ’76, Houtzdale, Pa., is proud to announce the
expected graduation of her daughter, Jennifer Green, from
Palmer in February 2015. Phone: (814) 378-8582, email:
Dr. John Stump, ’76, Fairhope, Ala., has published several textbooks
in the last several years. Phone: (251) 990-8188, email:
Dr. Roch Parent, ’77, Trois-Rivieres, QC, Canada, is proud to
announce that one of his daughters is practicing with him in
Montreal, QC. All three of Dr. Parent’s children are chiropractors.
Phone: (819) 373-2224
Dr. Vernon Temple, ’77, is proud to announce that his son, Dr.
Brad Temple, recently graduated from the University of Georgia
School of Veterinary Medicine. Brad will be working in Springfield,
Vt., just a few miles away from his dad’s clinic. Email:
Dr. John Lawrence, ’78, Greenwood, La., has retired after
practicing full-time for 36 years. He has been consulting with
lawyers on accident cases.
Dr. Rayce Meyers, ’80, Murrieta, Calif., is on the ICAC board
of directors and chairman of the referral board. Dr. Meyers is
a graduate and post-graduate instructor for Life Chiropractic
College West. Phone: (951) 805-7778, email: drmeyers@
Dr. Oystein Ogre, ’80, Fredrikstad, Norway, was reelected as
the ECU president. Phone: +47 99551598, email: ecupresident@
Dr. Papadopoulos Efstathios, ’81, Nicosia, Cyprus, recently
received the FICC award. Email: email@example.com.
Dr. John Neill, ’82, Montgomery, Ala., is pleased to announce
that his son, Parker, started at Palmer’s Port Orange campus in
April 2014. Phone: (334) 265-4800, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Drs. William and Mary Pfeifter, ’82, Ketchikan, Alaska, attended
their daughter, Dr. Natalie Bodziony’s graduation from Texas
Chiropractic College in April 2014. Dr. William gave the commencement
address. Email: email@example.com.
Dr. Joel Heer, ’84, Galena, Ill., welcomed daughter Grace
Adele Heer, on March 28, 2013. Phone: (815) 777-8977, email:
Dr. Michel Aymon, ’86, was nominated to the academic board
of the osteopathic school in Fribourg, Switzerland. Phone:
Dr. Donald Dearth, ’87, Tempe, Ariz., was appointed the chiropractic
representative to the Arizona Industrial Commission
director’s advisory committee on evidence-based medicine for
a two-year commitment to determine the need and use of
guidelines in the treatment of injured workers. Phone: (480)
756-6044, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. Anne Sorrentino, ’88, Tysons Corner, Va., received the
2014 Sports Chiropractor of the Year award from the American
Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians at its annual
symposium in Orlando, Fla. Phone: (703) 760-8110.
Dr. Charles Stulga, ’89, San Antonio, Texas, retired from the
chiropractic profession in 2010 after 20 years of active practice,
fourteen of which were in the military system. Email:
Dr. John Klinginsmith, ’90, Kearney, Neb., became the Official
Team Chiropractor for the University of Nebraska at Kearney
Athletic Programs in August 2014. Dr. Klinginsmith has worked
with the athletic training staff for more than six years. Phone:
(308) 234-4940, email: email@example.com.
Dr. Lise Lothe, ’91, Grimstad, Norway, is the registrar of the
European Academy of Chiropractic. Phone: +47 92285928,
Dr. Tanya Doyon, ’96, officially launched her invention “making
every household recycling friendly” in August 2014. Go to
www.EcoBinLiner.com for more information. Email: tanyadoyon
Dr. Zsolt Kalbori, ’99, Budapest, Hungary, has three daughters.
He is the president of the Hungarian Chiropractic Association.
Phone: +36303743687, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. David Pflaum, ’00, Shelby Township, Mich., is president of
his homeowners association, on the advisory board for Ross
Medical School and an elder of his Presbyterian church.
Phone: (586) 808-2273, email: email@example.com.
Dr. Maggie Sellers-Casebolt, ’01, and her husband, Matt,
Hiawatha, Iowa, had a son, Luke Matthew, who was welcomed
home by sisters Emma and Tessa. Phone: (319) 393-7744,
Dr. Cecilia Bergstrőm, ’02, has been appointed to a postdoctoral
position at Umeå University, Sweden. Phone: +46
920 22 8810, email: Cecilia.firstname.lastname@example.org.
Drs. Kami Rathburn Mahony, ‘04, and Orion Mahony, 05,
Eastsound, Wash., had a daughter, Colette Jane, on April
9, 2014. Colette was welcomed by her older brothers Beck
and Jiles. Drs. Kami and Orion moved their practice to 454
Pine St., Eastsound, WA. Email: Kamilynn@gmail.com.
Dr. Stavros Skarpathakis, ’04, Athens, Greece, is the first and
only veterinary chiropractor in Greece. Phone: +30 210 99
69754, email: email@example.com.
Dr. Janna Rector, ’05, Schuyler, Neb., had a daughter,
Annabelle Lee Rector, on Dec. 27, 2013. Phone: (402) 352-
3399, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. Nicole Knapp, ’06, Brookfield, Wis., has added spinal
decompression therapy for her patients at Knapp Chiropractic
and Wellness Center. Phone: (262) 796-5108, email:
Dr. Nicholas Smith, ’06, Cape Coral, Fla., was married to his
wife, Holly, on March 30, 2013. Dr. Smith and Holly had a son,
Garrett Nicholas, on June 6, 2014. Phone: (239) 549-3266,
Dr. Marc Fritz, ’07, Garner, Iowa, is president of the North Iowa
Chiropractic Society and a member of the Lions Club and Rotary.
Phone: (641) 923-2940, email: email@example.com.
Dr. Jennifer Howard, ’08, Omaha, Neb., was married to
her husband, Doug Howard, on Dec. 14, 2013. Phone:
(402) 885-8783, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. Brian Wirth, ’09, Greenville, N.C., has announced a new
brand campaign for his practice, Active Living Chiropractic,
located at 303 Plaza Dr. The practice, founded in 2010, will
now be Wirth Chiropractic & Sports Therapy. The re-branding
will include a compelling new vanity number, 1-800-BackDoc
supported by a revitalized website, signage and logo. Phone:
(252) 756-6111, email: email@example.com.