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Dr. David D. Palmer Athletic Trust

The Dr. David D. Palmer Athletic Trust has been established to support Palmer College of Chiropractic by subsidizing educational development, offering scholarships to qualified students, and assisting Palmer College in any manner that aligns with progressing the Chiropractic profession.

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All Blacks Event in Chicago
Dinner, Chiropractic Coaching
and All Blacks Rugby Game
Oct. 31 - Nov. 1, 2014

Join us for a great, fun-filled weekend in the Windy City. Dr. Nick Psaltis has arranged a meet and greet dinner on Friday night, Everest Coaching will be providing 4-hours of Chiropractic coaching (no CE credit provided) on Saturday morning and then off to see the USA vs. NZ All Blacks rugby game at Soldier Field Saturday afternoon. New Zealand's national rugby team, the All Blacks, are the most successful international rugby team of all time and one of the most successful teams in world sport. You won't want to miss this rare and exciting weekend.
See registration information and detailed agenda below under Upcoming Events.

Dr. David D. Palmer Athletic Trust State Representatives

Each Dr. David D. Palmer Athletic Trust state representative is a Palmer College of Chiropractic graduate, affiliated with Palmer rugby and contributes to the Trust. The role of the representative is to help educate Palmer rugby alumni in his/her state about the Trust, its mission, vision, purpose and goals. Click here to find a current list of state representatives.

Congratulations to The Dr. David D. Palmer Athletic Trust
Outstanding Alumnus of the Year - Robert Rendina, D.C. 

Robert "Bobby" Rendina, D.C., was recognized as the 2014 Dr. David D. Palmer Athletic Trust Outstanding Alumnus of the Year during the 3rd Annual Sports and Chiropractic Symposium banquet.

Previous recipients in alphabetical order are:

  • Kurt V. Burbach, D.C., '86
  • Mark B. Casteel, D.C., '84
  • Scott B. Casteel, D.C., '86
  • Colin Hardy, D.C., '09
  • J E. Hartley, D.C., '92
  • Anthony Piana, D.C., '91
  • Fred A. Schofield, D.C., '81
  • Eric L. Seiler, D.C., '85
  • Dale F. Smith, D.C., '94

Upcoming Events

All Blacks Event in Chicago
Dinner, Chiropractic Coaching
and All Blacks Rugby Game
Oct. 31 - Nov. 1, 2014 

Friday, Oct. 31, 2014 
6 -10 pm - Dinner, all you can eat and drink 
The Parthenon Restaurant
314 S. Halsted Street
Chicago, IL 60661
(312) 726-2407

Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014
8 am - Noon - Everest Chiropractic Coaching 
        Hosted by Matthew Walker, D.C.,
        Advanced Health Institute South Loop, 1147 S. Wabash Ave., Ste. 250, Chicago, Ill.  (847) 910-2567
3 pm - USA - NZ All Blacks Rugby game, Soldier Field, Chicago, Ill.
Registration Packages
$399.00 - D.C. Dinner, Chiropractic Coaching Seminar and one USA vs. All Blacks game ticket 
$299.00 - D.C. Dinner and one USA vs. All Blacks game ticket 
$199.00 - Spouse Dinner and one USA vs. All Blacks game ticket  
For more information, contact Dr. J Hartley at (904) 669-6171 or to register print off this form.
Hotel Reservations:  
Hilton Chicago 
720 S. Michigan Ave. 
Chicago, IL 60605 
(877) 865-5320 - ask for the group rate for Palmer Rugby
Single rate:  $219.00 
Double rate:  $239.00 


Dr. David D. Palmer Athletic Trust
4th Annual Sports and Chiropractic Symposium*

Friday through Sunday, April 24-26, 2015

Continuing Education
12 hours of CE - only $299
Friday, April 24, 6 - 10 pm, Dr. Schofield
Saturday, April 25, 8 am - Noon, Dr. Hearon
Sunday, April 26, 8 am - Noon, Dr. Harrison

Same Great Speakers - All New Material
Dr. Fred Schofield - Latest Technologies, Innovations and Communications in Chiropractic and Clinical Practice
Dr. Kevin Hearon - Advanced Principles of TMJ and Rib Adjusting
Dr. Deed Harrison - The Spine as the Foundation for Health and Disease.
A Contemporary Chiropractic BioPhysics® (CBP®) Technique Presentation.

*Any proceeds from this event will be added to the Dr. David D. Palmer Athletic Trust Endowed Scholarship Fund. 

2013 Contributors to the Trust by Decade

60s (1)

Pearl: Dr. Marjorie Rosengren Johnson

70s (12)

Gold: Drs. Mark E. Boylan*, James C. Detelich, Arthur  J. Durham, Kevin G. Hearon
Bronze: Drs. Richard L. Cole*, Barry L. McAlpine*
Pearl: Dr. Glenda E. Foy*, Dr. Samuel and Joan Gamber, Drs. Gregory A. Jones*, Raymond E. Walker, Adam D. Wysocki

80s (16)

Diamond: Dr. Kurt V. Burbach
Gold: Drs. Alfred E. Clapper, Jr.*, Edward D. Jennings*, William E. Muscara*, Nicklaus Psaltis*, Brian D. Reilly*, Leonard G. Saulter, Jr.*, James R. Schreppler, Eric L. Seiler*, Terry A. Smedstad*, Gary J. Weinstein*
Silver: Dr.Robert C. Rendina*
Bronze: Drs. David B. Lehenbauer*, Steven Scott Matz
Pearl: Dr. Chris Hougen, Lois E. Kundel, C.T.*

90s (13)

Diamond: Drs. Todd L. Salow*, Dale F. Smith*
Platinum: Dr. Anthony and Gina Chappie*
Gold: Drs. C. Corey Colhoun*, Vincent J. Kalkowski*, Eric and Anna Lukosus*, Andrew G. Nelson, Lee M. Phelps*, Anthony Piana - Modern Chiropractic LLC*, John G. Vilkelis*, Cory A. Webb*
Bronze: Drs. Mark E. Fleet*, Horace London
Pearl: Dr. Matt Schmidt*

00s (16)

Platinum: Dr. Colin Hardy*, Jared D. Morrow*
Gold: Drs. Timothy J. Erickson*, FJ Schofield*, Jeffrey C. Michael - Optimal Health Chiropractic
Pearl: Drs. Steve P. Czys, Jr.*, Michael W. Dziurgot, Tracy C. Francis-Nguyen*, Kevin C. Gyurina*, Erik T. Hudak*, Ryan M. Hummel*, Teon S. Kowalyk*, Joshua J. Mason*, Jeffrey A. Meier*, Mark T. Olivetti*, Dr. Toby and Molly Scott*

10s (3)

Bronze: Dr. Ryan F. Dunphy*
Pearl: Drs. Matthew T. Marry*, Matthew S. Phinney*

Friends of the Trust (8)

Diamond: Dr. David D. Palmer Athletic Trust*, Standard Process, Inc.
Platinum: R-Five, Inc. - Dale & Jill Grunwald
Gold: Dr. Denise Vuich, Old Boys Rugby
Pearl: Milesburg Chiropractic, Alexis Vander Horn

Key for Annual Contributions:
  • <$499 - Pearl Level
  • $500-749 - Bronze Level
  • $750 - 999 - Silver Level
  • $1,000 - 1499 - Gold Level
  • $1,500 - 2,499 - Platinum Level
  • $2500 + - Diamond Level
*Denotes Monthly Contributors

Board Members

Matthew Walker D.C.
45 S Dunton Ave.
Arlington Heights, IL 60005
(847) 910-2567

Lois Kundel MOL,CFRE
(563) 884-5611

Alexis Vander Horn MBA
(563) 884-5102

Board Member
J Hartley D.C.
215 Oglethorpe Blvd
St. Augustine, FL 32080

Board Member
Robert Rendina D.C.
103 West Georgia Ave.
Ruston, LA 71270

Board Member
Todd Salow D.C.
112 E Washington
Washington, IA 52353

Board Member
John G. Vilkelis D.C.
200 W. 57th Street, Suite 1202
New York, NY 10019

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