Terry Schroeder, D.C., West ’86, delivered the commencement address at the West campus Winter ’17 commencement in March, and was also presented with a special Alumni Appreciation Award by Campus President William Meeker, D.C. M.P.H., F.P.A.C. (left). Dr. Schroeder was recognized for his “exemplary dedication to advancing Palmer College of Chiropractic as an Olympian in sport and alumnus in practice.”
A six-time Olympian as player and coach of the U.S. men’s national water polo team, he recently published his biography, “Swimming Through Life,” and completed his 24th year as the water polo coach at Pepperdine University—all while practicing full-time at Schroeder Center for Healthy Living in Agoura Hills, Calif. The team of doctors there includes his wife, Lori Bell-Schroeder, D.C., West ’86.