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Winter 2018

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Dr. Lester A. Blank, ’53, Gap, Pa. retired from his solo practice in June 2013. Dr. Blank is sad to report the passing of his wife, receptionist and bookkeeper, Mary Lou, in May 2017. Phone: 610-593-5790, email: lesmlblank@


Dr. Sheila Laws, ’62, Quincy, Ill. retired from practice in 2010 but continued to teach the receptor-tonus technique (aka “nimmo” technique) until August 2017. Her successors in teaching are Drs. Cindy Puent, ’00, and Brandon Bruening, ’14. Phone: 217-960- 5043, email:

Dr. David Pokorny, ’68, Dickinson, N.D., is the president of the North Dakota Chiropractic Association. Email:


Dr. Robert Moro, ’71, Stoneham, Mass., has retired. Phone: 781-435-0448, email: rvmoro@

Dr. Richard Hooke, ’72, Toowoomba, Australia, retired on Dec. 23, 2016 after 43 years in practice. Email:

Dr. John Mayfield, ’72, Penn Valley, Calif., has published a book, “Body Intelligence a New Paradigm: Living a Heart-Centered Life in a Mind-Centered World,” that has received two awards and is available from Amazon.

Dr. Steven E. Druart, ’74, Sun City, Ariz., retired after 39 years in practice in October 2014. He then moved from Fort Wayne, Ind., to Sun City, Ariz. Phone: 260-579-7480

Dr. Eileen Isom, ’74, Madison, Wis., received the Best of Madison award from 2012 to 2016. Phone: 608-221-1597, email: madisonchiro. com.

Dr. William DeLong, ’75, Yukon, Okla., retired and sold his practice in December 2016. Email:

Dr. Robert Ernst, ’75, Windsor, Colo., has retired.

Dr. Steve Sanderson, ’75, Graham, Wash., has retired after 40 years of Gonstead practice. Phone: 206-940-6834, email: dcspine24@

Dr. C. Stevens Mandell, ’78, Chicopee, Mass., is partially retired after more than 30 years of practice. Phone: 413-478-3124, email:


Dr. Jerry Carter, ’80, Dunlap, Ill., is a board member for the American Heart Association. Phone: 309-691-0486, email: www.peoriachiropratoracupuncture. com.

Dr. Brent McNabb, ’80, organizes chiropractic mission trips to provide care to underserved populations in Brazil, with Ian Rocha, D.C., ’02. Their next trip will be April 19-30, 2018, to Bahia, Brazil. Go to for more information.

Dr. Randall Roffe, ’80, Longwood, Fla., is the current president of the Ukraine Chiropractic Association. Email:

Dr. John Hart, ’81, Greenville, S.C., is an editor for the Internet Journal of Chiropractic. He is the author of more than 70 research papers in peer-reviewed journals. Phone: 864-350- 2898, email:

Dr. Andrew Strauss, ’82, Nanuet, N.Y., is vice president of the Clear Scoliosis Institute. He also published a book, “Your Child has Scoliosis.” Phone: 845-624-0010, email: drajstrauss@

Dr. Tony Accardi, D.C.,’83, has been appointed president of the Chiropractic Association of Ireland. He’s also relocated his office to 1 Station Hill, Clongriffin, Dublin. He can be reached at

Dr. John Conley, ’84, Rumford, R.I., received a medal from the Congressional Medal of Honor Society for extraordinary heroism after saving a drowning victim who had fallen into a waterfall and become trapped. Dr. Conley inhaled some water during the rescue, causing pneumonia for more than two months. Phone: 401-431-2315.

Dr. Joseph LaBarbera, ’85, Utica, N.Y., was named for the third year in a row as the Best Chiropractor in the Mohawk Valley by the Utica Observer Dispatch. He also was inducted into the Frankfort-Schuyler Central School District’s Wall of Honor as an outstanding graduate. Phone: 315-724-0368, email:

Dr. Phillip Maxwell, ’86, Decatur, Ala., received the Alabama Chiropractic State Association’s 2016 Chiropractor of the Year award. Dr. Maxwell also was elected to be one of three trustees to the association. He can be reached at 256-350-1166 or drmaxwell@

Dr. Marica Kass, ’87, Pittsburgh, Pa., retired from practice on March 31, 2017. Email:

Dr. Patrick McCluskey, ’89, North Royalton, Ohio, is a member of the Cleveland Clinic Physician Organization. He also is a certified chiropractic sports physician. Email: drmccluskey


Dr. Daniel Woodcock, ’93, Barre, Vt., served as the vice president of the Vermont Chiropractic Association from 2012-2015. Phone: 802- 479-223, email:

Dr. Roger Roberts, ’94, relocated his practice, Roberts Chiropractic, PLLC, to 1819 Paseo San Luis, Sierra Vista, AZ 85635. Dr. Roberts has extended his care to animals or “ChiroCritters” after graduating from the animal chiropractic program at Parker University in 2015. Phone: 520-452-1490, email:

Dr. Don Roy, ’97, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, published a book “The Underdog Curse,” which is available from Amazon. Phone: 780-439- 3444, email:

Dr. Todd Johnson, ’98, Guymon, Okla., announces the launch of his business Facebook page, Johnson Chiropractic Health and Wellness Center. Phone: 580-338-2070, email:

Dr. Scott Carpenter, ’99, Davenport, Iowa, was inducted to the Iowa Bowling Association Hall of Fame. Phone: 563-884-5560, email: scott.

Dr. Jennifer Rada, ’99, Broomfield, Colo., is a business owner of multiple office locations. She coaches and works with athletes through Rogue and CrossfitHQ. Dr. Rada also is the chair of the Chamber of Commerce Business Growth Committee. Phone: 920-242-3199, email:


Dr. Timothy Schmitt, ’01, recently relocated his office to 8500 Brooktree Rd., Ste. 140, Wexford, PA 15090. Dr. Schmitt’s wife, Amber, is his office assistant. Phone: 724-940- 3333, email:

Dr. Kristen Ude, ’02, Austin, Texas, celebrated 10 years in practice at Integrated Chiropractic Wellness, PLLC. Phone: 512-970-8883, email:

Dr. Trevor Darnell, ‘08, Rapid City, Mich., and his wife had their fourth child and opened a second practice in Elk Rapids, Mich. Phone: 231- 331-7010, email:


Dr. Lacee Carr, ’10, Williston, N.D., is the owner of Full Circle Strength Systems Gym, offering military veterans a gym memberships through Lift for The 22. Dr. Carr is the first Patriot Project Chiropractor in North Dakota offering no outof- pocket costs for chiropractic care to veterans and gold star family members. Phone: 701-774- 5036, email: drlncarr@

Dr. Corey Fall, ’10, Jackson, Mich., is a member of the Michigan Association of Chiropractors. Phone: 517-784-3109, email: acfall1112

Dr. Michael Jones, ’10, has moved his practice from Springfield, Ill. to Chatham, Ill. Phone: 217-483-2207, email:

Dr. Angela Pierce, ’10, Joplin, Mo., graduated with a Ph.D. in neuroscience from the University of Kansas Medical Center in 2015. In 2016 Dr. Pierce joined the faculty as an assistant professor in physiology at Kansas City University. Email:

Dr. Josh Hines, ’11, Paw Paw, Mich., is a member of the Michigan Association of Chiropractors. Phone: 269-655-2100, email: hine- 83ss

Dr. James Leipold, ’11, opened a second office location at 304-B New Leicester Hwy, Asheville, NC 28806. Phone: 828-575-9631, email:

Dr. Elizabeth Washak, ’11, Eugene, Ore., celebrated one year at her new clinic in March 2017. Phone: 541-632-3540, email: drbethwashak@

Dr. Amanda Bohn, ’12, Black Creek, Wis., began working as an associate at Black Creek Chiropractic Office on Oct. 16, 2017. Phone: 715-697-0329, email:

Dr. Tyler Infield, ’12, Kingsville, OH, added a 1,500-square-foot addition to his office at 6177 Lake St., Kingsville, OH 44048. Phone: 440-224-680, email: drt@infieldchiropracticclinic. com.

Drs. Megan and Adam Ries, ’13, opened Keystone Chiropractic at 2900 University Ave., Ste. 330, West Des Moines, IA 50266 in May 2016. Phone: 515-428-1545, email: dr.meganries@

Dr. Samantha Raczkowski, ’14, opened Generations Chiropractic Wellness at 205 Cadillac Ct. Ste. 8, Belvidere, IL 61008. Phone: 815-222- 7591, email: SamanthaRazzDC@gmail. com.

Drs. Zachary Smith, ’15, and Hiiral Patel, ’17, opened Warren Family Chiropractic at 327 Pennsylvania Ave. W., Warren, PA 16365. Phone: 814-230-9402, email: warrenfamilychiro@

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