Jay Sonder, D.C.
Jay Sonder, D.C., (main campus '01), who practices in Grand Rapids, Minn., was named Director of Occupational Medicine at Grand Itasca Clinic & Hospital in Grand Rapids in March 2018. Grand Itasca is part of the Fairview Health System.
Grand Itasca Clinic & Hospital was interested in creating a new Occupational Medicine Department. Dr. Sonder, who started his own practice (Sonder Chiropractic, P.A.) from the ground up in the community 17 years ago, had experience that was appealing to them; he also worked with many area businesses and performed occupational-health services in his own clinic.
"This is a position that can been seen as groundbreaking for our profession," says Dr. Sonder. "I'd like to help other doctors become aware of opportunities likes this and assist them in entering this field, should it interest them. Occupational Health is a new branch of our profession that holds great potential. Please feel free to contact me."