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Winter/Spring 2008

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Drs. Gerald and Virginia Legault, ’63, Hollywood, Fla., are pleased to announce that four of their grandchildren are taking prerequisite courses for the chiropractic program. Phone: (954) 966-2211.

Dr. Richard Bend, ’65, New Baltimore, Mich., recently rode his horse across Michigan, from Lake Huron to Lake Michigan for Kentuckiana Children’s Center. Phone: (586) 725-1111, e-mail:


Dr. David Neff, ’73, Fairborn, Ohio, has welcomed his daughter, Dr. Brandi Neff, ’06, into practice with him. Dr. Brandi is a second generation Palmer graduate. Phone: (937) 879-4262, e-mail:

Dr. Curtis Kannegieter, ’74, has relocated his office to 6650 S. Vine St., Ste. 110, Centennial, CO 80121. Phone: (303) 730-3174, e-mail:

Dr. Michael Shreeve, ’74, Port Orange, Fla., was recently presented an award by the Florida Board of Chiropractic Medicine for his distinguished service to the chiropractic profession. Phone: (386) 763-2715, e-mail:

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“A Stroke of Midnight,” written by John Stump, D.C., Ph.D., Ed.D., Davenport ’76, was recently published by Alternative Concepts Publishing. The book recounts how Dr. Stump of Fairhope, Ala., survived a massive stroke in 1999 and offers information to others on how to prevent getting a stroke.

Dr. Gary Palmer, ’76, and his wife, Kayla, office manager, have been joined in their practice by their daughter, Dr. Erin Palmer, ’06, in Kingfisher, Okla. Phone: (405) 375-5497.

Dr. Rodney Floyd, ’77, DeLand, Fla., has been hired on Palmer’s Florida Campus as a faculty clinician. Phone: (386) 736-2092, e-mail:

Dr. Greg Wademan, ’79, Edmonton, Alta., Canada, has retired from his clinical practice. E-mail:


Dr. Lawrence Grusky, ’80, Miami, Fla., has been the team chiropractor for the University of Miami for nine years. Phone: (305) 598-2005, e-mail:

Dr. Robert Keeler, ’80, and his wife, Deborah, are proud to announce that their daughter, Alexandra, was named first-runner up in the 2008 Miss Wyoming USA Pageant in October 2007.

Dr. Kenneth Ritter, ’81, and his son, Dr. Joshua Ritter, West ’06, Fresno, Calif., recently celebrated their first year together in practice. Dr. Kenneth Ritter has been in practice for 26 years. Phone: (559) 432-3332, e-mail: ritterchiropractic@

Dr. Tim Weir, ’81, Raleigh, N.C., did voice work and wrote the title song of the movie “Christmas Memories,” which recently aired on the CW television network. Phone: (919) 954-0050, e-mail:

Dr. William Pfeifer, ’82, Ketchikan, Alaska, was named chiropractor of the year by the Alaska Chiropractic Society (ACA). Dr. Pfeifer is the ACA district one governor. Phone: (907) 225-9090.

Dr. Bill Puglisi, ’82, recently became an ICA certified chiropractic wellness practitioner. Dr. Puglisi has relocated his office to 195 Rte. 46 West, Totowa, N.J. Phone: (973) 890-0360, e-mail:

Dr. Kenneth Carle, ’83, Sarasota, Fla., has opened a second clinic specializing in massage therapy. E-mail:

Dr. Patrick Lorenz, ’83, and his wife, Donna, announced that their son, Kyle Lorenz, started the D.C. program at the Davenport Campus in October 2007. Phone: (608) 326-2737, e-mail:

Dr. Greg Pitman, ’84, moved his office to a new location at 8241 Cornell Rd., Ste. 220, Cincinnati, OH 45249.

Dr. Justin Schares, ’84, obtained his Master of Acupuncture degree and opened an acupuncture practice at 15440 North 99th Ave., Sun City, AZ 85351. Phone: (623) 388-6994, e-mail: jms@

Dr. Janet Ruth Sosna, ’84, Singapore, moved her clinic to 180 Bencoolen St. #02-19, Singapore 189646, on May 1, 2007. She was elected President of the Asia Pacific Chiropractic Doctor’s Federation in July 2007. Dr. Sosna has been invited by the Prime Minister’s Office to become an ambassador for the Singapore Promises Campaign. Phone: (65) 6734-8584, e-mail:

Dr. Rob DeStefano, ’86, Lodi, N.J., is the team chiropractor for the New York Giants, winners of the 2008 Super Bowl. He appeared on ABC-TV’s “The View” on Feb. 19, to talk about his work with the team.

Dr. Paul Wolfson, ’86, Plainwell, Mich., married his wife, Carole, on Dec. 18, 2005. Phone: (269) 685-9233, e-mail:

Dr. David Anderson, ’87, Phoenix, Ariz., has been hired as the Vice President of Operations for Activator Methods International. Phone: (602) 885-4210, e-mail:

Dr. Ed Galvin, ’88, and his wife, Mary Anne, Oswego, N.Y., had a daughter, Alexis Anne, on July 12, 2007. Dr. Galvin moved his office, Port City Chiropractic, P.C., to 11 Fourth Ave., Oswego, NY 13126. Phone: (315) 342-6151, e-mail:

Dr. Monica Schnack, ’88, Normal, Ill., has been appointed second vice president of the Illinois Chiropractic Society. Phone: (309) 452-9097, e-mail:

Dr. John Crawford, ’89, Oglethorpe, Ga., is the lead singer for the southern gospel group, Bond- Servants. The BondServants are approaching their second number one song on Radioactive Airplay. E-mail:


Dr. Rebecca Noren, ’93, Lakewood, Colo., is the chairman of the board of the Colorado Chiropractic Association. Phone: (303) 984-1111, e-mail:

Dr. Randy Schilsky, ’93, was recently elected vice president of the North Carolina Board of Chiropractic Examiners for a three-year term after being appointed to the board in March 2007 by North Carolina Governor Mike Easely. E-mail:

Dr. Jeannie Allshouse Santoro, ’94, her husband, Jeffrey, and son, Joel, Pittsburgh, Pa., celebrated the adoption of their daughter Jocelyn Alexis, in June 2007, who was born in Virginia in June 2006. Phone: (412) 381-4422, e-mail: jeannie.santoro@

Dr. Brian Flournoy completes Ironman Triathlon

Brian Flournoy, D.C., Davenport ’94, right, completed the full Ironman Triathlon in Madison, Wis., on Sept. 9, 2007. For the event, Dr. Flournoy, who practices in Tulsa, Okla., swam 2.4 miles, biked 112 miles and ran 26.2 miles.

Dr. John Frazier, ’94, Trenton, Fla., has completed his diplomate in chiropractic neurology. Phone: (352) 463-2221.

Dr. Sean Reif, ’94, Thornton, Colo., has served two years as city planning commissioner and is the team chiropractor for the Denver Highlanders Rugby Football Club. Phone: (303) 452-2678, e-mail:

Dr. Matthew Roes, ’96, opened Metropolitan Family Medicine and Chiropractic, PC, in Hiawatha, Iowa, on Oct. 1, 2007. Dr. Roes believes his clinic is the first in Iowa to offer medical and chiropractic services in the same clinic and by the same doctor. Phone: (319) 294-3263, e-mail: www.mattroes@

Dr. Al Stobinski, ’96, Swanton, Ohio, was recently inducted into the 2007 Siena Heights University Athletic Hall of Fame. In 1989, he led the college’s men’s baseball team to its first NAIA state championship. Phone: (419) 826-8866.

Dr. Rob Buechel, ’97, and his wife, Stacie, San Diego, Calif., had a son on Oct. 1, 2006. Phone: (858) 866- 6688, e-mail:

Dr. Jason Cross, ’97, Sarasota, Fla., recently became the publisher of Natural Awakenings Healthy Living Magazine in Sarasota and Manatee counties. Dr. Cross maintains his practice in Sarasota, Fla. Phone: (941) 955-8686, e-mail:

Dr. Gary Greve, ’97, Ephrata, Pa., has added a second associate chiropractor to his office, Elanco Chiropractic. The office celebrated its fifth anniversary with a community-wide open house in fall 2007. Dr. Greve and his wife, Jody, had a daughter, Hannah Marie, on Aug. 9, 2007. Phone: (717) 355- 5000, e-mail: elanco@

Dr. John Nickelston, ’97, Hewitt, N.J., joined K-Laser, USA as the senior vice president of Practice Development and Product Education. He trains doctors on how to integrate and market Class 4 laser therapy into their practices. Phone: (800) 595-7749, Ext. 2, website:

Dr. James Sheneman, ’97, and his wife Michele, C.T. ’94, Clinton, Mich., had a daughter, Sophia Michele, on Aug. 5, 2005. Her birth was followed by that of another daughter, Lauren Michele, on June 11, 2007. Phone: (517) 456-4033, e-mail:

Dr. John Goodfellow III, D.C., ’98, and his wife Sarah, Chicago, Ill., had a daughter, Emma Louise, on Nov. 24, 2007. Phone: (773) 237-5757, e-mail:

Dr. Chad Barber, ’99, and his wife, Heather, had a daughter, Dayten Kay, on June 6, 2007. Phone: (979) 921-0700, e-mail: wallercountrychiro@

Dr. Durell DeCarlo, ’99, Farmington, Pa., had a son, Dominic, on March 20, 2006. Dr. DeCarlo continues to practice at Cenk Chiropractic in Pittsburgh, Pa. Phone: (412) 967-9767, e-mail: decarlochiro@

Dr. Matthew Fuelling, ’99, and his wife, Trisha, had a son, Dawson Patrick, on Nov. 25, 2007. Phone: (319) 334-3214, e-mail:

Dr. Shelley Hoover-Sheard, ’99, was married to Jeffrey Scott on July 17, 2007. Dr. Hoover-Sheard and her business partner, Dr. Ryan Probasco, ’99, recently re-located their practice, Chiropractic of North Denver, P.C., to a new office in Westminster, Colo. For the past six years, they have been the team chiropractors for the Denver Barbarians Rugby Football Club. Phone: (303) 429-0011.

Drs. Sara Panarello, ’99, and Mike Ryan, ’99, Lynn, Mass., had a daughter, Anna Regan, on Oct. 6, 2007. E-mail: and

Drs. Douglas Schwartz, ’99, and Courtney Carmichael-Schwartz, ’00, Spencer, Iowa, had a daughter, Mia Elizabeth, on June 21, 2007. Mia joins her sister, Sydney, who was born Sept. 14, 2003. Phone: (712) 264-8829, e-mail: drdougdc@ and


Drs. Kim and Corey Apprill, ’00, had a son, Colin Thomas, on June 15, 2007. Phone: (715) 536- 9668, e-mail:

Dr. Scott Auton, ’00, Franklin, Ind., opened his second office in 2005 in Edinburg, Ind. Phone: (317) 346-0799, e-mail:

Dr. Allen Bastecki, ’00, has joined ChiropracticUSA of Hawaii at 1347 Kapiolani Blvd., 3rd Floor, Honolulu, HI 96814. Phone: (859) 333-2706, e-mail:

Drs. David Fontz, ’00, and Rhonda Dennison Fontz, ’00, Pensacola, Fla., had a daughter, Hannah, on Nov. 2, 2006.

Dr. Thorin Gault, ’00, and his wife Beth, Cornwall, Ont., Canada, had a son, Lukas Bullock, on Sept. 22, 2007. Dr. Gault recently received Level 3 certification in Network Spinal Analysis. Phone: (613) 534-3827, e-mail:

Dr. Brian Henry, ’00, opened a new practice in Chandler, Ariz., in December 2006. Dr. Henry added his first associate in September 2007. Phone: (480) 726-2250, e-mail: drhenry@

Drs. Scott and Dawn Hourigan, ’00, Spearfish, S.D., had a daughter, Victoria Grace, on June 3, 2007. E-mail:

Dr. Nicole Lackner, ’00, opened Inner Spirit Chiropractic at 4809 North Sheridan Rd., Peoria, IL 61614. Phone: (309) 685-5777.

Dr. Carrie Oberster, ’00, and her husband, Zak Sharif, London, England, U.K., had a girl, Hanna Marie, on Aug. 10, 2007. Phone: (44) 20-8371- 0222, e-mail:

Drs. Kris and Tina (Dulfer) Peterson, ’00, Kenosha, Wis., had identical twin sons, Owen Michael and Brady William, on Sept. 27, 2007. Phone: (262) 653-0228, e-mail:

Drs. Daniel VanFossen and Michele Keil-Van Fossen,’ 00, Elk Grove Village, Ill., had triplets in July 2007. Phone: (847) 439-2954, e-mail: drdan242@

Drs. Norbert Benson II, ’01, and his wife, Christie Bryant, ’02, New York, adopted their daughter, Grace Elizabeth, in September 2007. Grace was born in February 2007, e-mail:

Dr. Christian Gedeon, D.C. ’01, had a son, Carson, on March 10, 2007. Phone: (740) 385-4141, e-mail:

Dr. Albert Graham, ’01, West Mifflin, Pa., had a son, Ryan Lane, on Aug. 23, 2007. Dr. Graham was voted the number one chiropractor in the South Hills of Pittsburgh. He opened Allegheny Chiropractic in 2002. Phone: (412) 650-1650.

Dr. Jennifer Jensen, ’01, and her husband, Michael, had a daughter, Naomi Sue, on Oct. 25, 2007. Phone: (319) 233-9355, e-mail:

Dr. Lucas Watterson, ’01, Morgantown, W.V., was recently accepted into the National Speakers Association to speak on health, wellness and human motivation. Phone: (304) 292-7740, e-mail:

Dr. Christopher S. Brown, ’02, Quincy, Mass, opened Brown Family Chiropractic on Dec. 1, 2006. He then married his wife, Suzanne, on Dec. 30, 2006. Phone: (617) 328-0839, e-mail: browndrc@

Dr. Eric R. Hartman, ’02 Jenison, Mich., married Kimberly, a nurse practitioner, on Aug. 11, 2006. Phone: (616) 457-1168, e-mail:

Dr. Promise Honeywell, ’02, recently opened Signature Chiropractic Center in LaCrosse, Wis., in December 2007. Phone: (608) 785-7778, e-mail:

Dr. Dean Hulsing, ’02, and his wife, Amanda, Walnut, Ill., had a son, Landon, on May 16, 2007. Phone: (815) 379-2088.

Dr. Madeleine Reist Leder, ’02, opened Praxis Dr. M. Reist Leder at 4053 Basel, Solothurnerstrasse 15, Switzerland. E-mail:

Dr. Kristen Ude, ’02, opened Integrated Chiropractic Wellness in Austin, Texas. Dr. Ude has also completed certified clinical nutritionist training. Phone: (512) 970-8883, e-mail:

Drs. David Charney, ’03, and Leah (Kuk) Carney, ’04, Mill Hall, Pa., had a daughter, Reese Anne, on July 25, 2007. Phone: (570) 893-1808, e-mail:

Drs. Diane Hayes, ’03, and Chris Hayes, ’04, Crown Point, Ind., had a daughter, Caitlyn Aubrey, on May 4, 2007. E-mail:

Drs. Brent Heyn, ’03 and Windy (Markland) Heyn, ’04, South Hero, Vt., had a son, Ethan Zachary, on June 20, 2007. Phone: (802) 372-5800, e-mail: or windydawnm@

Drs. Amber (McLelland) Natusch, ’03, and Bryan Natusch, ’04, were married on Feb. 24, 2007. They recently opened Upper Valley Chiropractic at 107 S. Main St., W. Lebanon, NH 03784. Phone: (603) 298-7400, e-mail:

Dr. Korey Penfold Toensing, ’03, and her husband, Nathan, Naperville, Ill., had a daughter, Faith Patrice, on March 27, 2007.

Dr. Matthew Ferris, ’04, and his wife, Ashley, Fishers, Ind., had a son, Levi Joshua, on Nov. 16, 2007. E-mail:

Drs. Jason, ’03, and Heather Wills, ’04, Clarkston, Mich., had a daughter, Olivia Grace, on Oct. 23, 2006. Phone: (248) 922-9888, e-mail: drjasonwills@ and

Dr. T.J. Rinaldi, ’03, Oconomowoc, Wis., opened Maximized Living Institute in 2007. The institute encompasses nutritional blood microscopy, naturopathy, massage therapy and nutraceutical consulting all within a chiropractic philosophy. Dr. Rinaldi also opened Milwaukee Chiropractic Group in 2004.

Drs. Erica Bergheimer, ’04, and Jonathan Berns, ’05, were married on Oct. 27, 2007. Together they own and practice at LifeSource Family Chiropractic in Wesley Chapel, Fla. Phone: (813) 929-3700, e-mail:

Dr. Dayne Deeds, ’04, Titusville, Fla., opened an expanded new office in July 2006. Phone: (321) 268-9399, e-mail:

Dr. Thomas Hollingsworth, ’04, and his wife, Jennifer, Corpus Christi, Texas, had a daughter, Mariah Kate, in July 2007. Phone: (361) 937-9550, e-mail:

Dr. Matthew Hopf, ’04, opened Natural Health Group, Inc. at 5728 Coventry Lane, Fort Wayne, IN 46804, in August 2007. Phone: (260) 732-7373, e-mail:

Drs. Krista (Crowley) Kelly and Michael Kelly, ’04, Minot, N.D., had a daughter, Aven Whitney, on Oct. 18, 2007. Phone: (701) 837-5733, e-mail:

Dr. Jeff Koepfler, ’04, Coldwater, Mich., has published the e-book, “The Divine Right of Health,” on living a healthy lifestyle. The book can be purchased at Phone: (517) 279-2845, e-mail:

Dr. Bryan Natusch, ’04, married Amber McLelland, D.C., ’03, on Feb. 24, 2007. Together they recently opened Upper Valley Chiropractic in West Lebanon, N.H. Phone: (603) 298-7400, e-mail:

Dr. Heather Wills, ’04, and her husband Jason Wills, ’03, Clarkston, Mich., had a daughter, Olivia Grace, on Oct. 23, 2006. Phone: (248) 922-9888.

Dr. John Gehling, ’05, and his wife, Sarah, Cresco, Iowa, had a son, Matthew James, on Aug. 30, 2006. Phone: (563) 547-3551, e-mail: gehlingchiropractic@

Drs. Vivian Kim MiRan, ’05, and Corey Malnikof, ’05, Sterling, Va., were married on July 28, 2007. Phone: (703) 421-2990, e-mail:

Dr. Jamie Werner, ’05, moved her practice, Precise Chiropractic, in November 2007. The new address is 4101 John R. Road, Ste. 300, Troy, MI 48085. Phone: (248) 670-7200, e-mail:

Dr. Melanie Cook, ’06, Beavercreek, Ohio, recently joined the practice of her mother, Dr. Camilla Ferguson, ’92. Melanie is the family’s fourth generation Palmer graduate. Phone: (937) 429-4445, e-mail:

Dr. Brett Compton, ’06, opened a new office on Aug. 1, 2007, in The Villages, Fla. Phone: (352) 391-9467, e-mail:

Dr. Tzuchiang Fan, ’06, Muskegon, Mich., opened his new office Oct. 20, 2007. Phone: (231) 755- 5400, e-mail:

Dr. Jill Hartzell, ’06, and her husband, Rick, Waterloo, Iowa, had a son, Jackson Jerick, on Jan. 16, 2007. Phone: (319) 266-5525, e-mail:

Dr. Emily McCabe, ’06, and her husband, Nick, had a daughter, Maggie Ann, on June 13, 2007. Dr. McCabe also opened McCabe Chiropractic at 3105 Village Office Place, Champaign, IL 61821. Phone: (217) 355-1798, e-mail

Dr. Sandra Moore, ’06, opened Lakewinds Chiropractic Center at 1971 Holton Rd., Ste. B, North Muskegon, MI 49445, in March, 2007. Phone: (231) 744-5200, e-mail:

Dr. Brandi Neff, ’06, Fairborn, Ohio, has joined the practice of her father, Dr. David Neff, ’73. Phone: (937) 879-4262, e-mail:

Dr. Erin Palmer, ’06, has joined the practice of her father, Dr. Gary Palmer, ’76, and her mother, Kayla, office manager, in Kingfisher, Okla. Phone: (405) 375-5497.

Dr. Kristin Vike, ’06, Mt. Horeb, Wis., was married to Bob Steinich in Slayton, Wis., on Oct. 6, 2007. Phone: (608) 437-5585, e-mail

Drs. Robert and Rebecca Ault, ’07, opened Ault Chiropractic of Hudson at 130 W. Streetsboro St., Ste. 2, Hudson, Ohio. Phone: (330) 342-0755, e-mail:

Dr. Daniel Grimm, ’07, and his wife, Sarah, opened Bay Wellness Family Chiropractic LLC in November 2007. Phone: (207) 773-1300, e-mail:

Dr. Jason Jared, ’07, Chicago, Ill., was married on Aug. 12, 2007. He opened Pro-Active Chiropractic and Physiotherapy on Nov. 1, 2007. Phone: (773) 426-4954, e-mail:

Drs. Sylvester and Beth Owusu, ’07, opened Healthy Living Chiropractic at 2119 Haslett Rd., Ste. A, Haslett, MI 48840, in August 2007. Phone: (517) 853-2027, e-mail:

Dr. Donald Walsh, ’07, New Smyrna Beach, Fla., had a son on Sept. 10, 2006. Dr. Walsh opened a new clinic on Aug. 1, 2007. Phone: (386) 423-2415, e-mail:

Drs. Neleigh Nantkes ’07, and Dan Weinert, ’96, Davenport, Iowa, were married on Oct. 13, 2007. E-mail:

Dr. Joseph Wojciechowski, ’07, opened Lifeback Chiropractic at 1011 Mitacek Ave, 3105 NBU, Prague, OK 74864. Phone: (405) 328-1201.

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