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Graduate School

Palmer College of Chiropractic – Davenport, Iowa
Doctor of Chiropractic – 1994

Colleges

California State University of Bakersfield – Bakersfield, CA

Bakersfield College
– Bakersfield, CA

Professional Associations

  • Delta Sigma Chi – Chiropractic Fraternity (1991 – Present)
  • Washington State Chiropractic Association (1995 – Present)
  • International Chiropractic Pediatric Association (2000 – Present)
  • Holistic Pediatric Alliance (2011 – Present)

Additional Education

  • Atlas Orthogonality, Davenport, IA (’92-94)
  • Post-Graduate, Atlas Orthogonality: Marietta, GA (’93-94)
  • Post-Graduate, Atlas Orthogonality: Washington State (’95-12)
  • Advanced Dissection, Atlas Orthogonality: Marietta, GA (’93)
  • Atlas Orthogonality, R.W. Sweat Foundation (over 350 hours)
  • Thompson Technique: Palmer College (’92)
  • N.U.C.C.A. Conference: Chicago, IL (’93)
  • Pierce – Pettibon Technique, Dr. Vern Pierce: Palmer College (’93)
  • Nutritional Needs of Women and Children: Dr. MacKenzie-Strawn
  • Quest: Dr. Guy Reikman; Bellevue, WA
  • Spinal Disability & Impairment Rating: JM Mazion (1995)
  • Low Speed Collision Injuries: Arthur C. Croft, DC, MS, FACO (60 hrs.)
  • Outcomes Assessment – Matthew McCoy (1998)
  • International Chiropractic Pediatric Association – Fellowship (2000)
  • Trauma Neurology – Seattle, WA (2001)
  • Neurology of Pain – Dr. Daniel Murphy – Portland, OR (2003)
  • Nutritional Assessment – Biotics Research (2003)
  • TMJ, Ribs and Shoulder Girdle – Dr. Kevin Hearon (2003)
  • Upper Extremity Dysfunction – Dr. George Lawrence (2003)
  • Lower Extremity Dysfunction – Dr. Nancy North (2003)
  • Foot, Orthotics and Gait – Dr. Kevin Hearon (2003)
  • Spine and Extremity Rehabilitation – Dr. Scott Stoner (2003)
  • Soft Tissue Treatment – Dr. Paul Hetrick (2003)
  • Global Spine and Extremity Assessment – Dr. John Downes (2003)
  • Certified Chiropractic Extremity Practitioner – (2003)
  • Centrally Mediated Pain – Chronic Pain Neurology – (2004)
  • Laser Therapy and Treatment Approaches – (2004)
  • Laser Therapy Physics, Research & Treatment – (2004)
  • Conservative and Neurosurgical approaches to Lumbar Spinal Pain – (2007)
  • Spinal and Rehabilitative Review of the literature – Dr. Malik Slosberg – (2007)
  • Scientific & Philosophical Validation of the Chiropractic Wellness Paradigm – (2008)
  • Diplomate in Neurology training – (180 hours; 2010)
  • Whiplash Injury Biomechanics & Traumatology – (48 hours; 2012 – 2nd time completing)
  • Kinesiotape Certification Training – (32 hours; 2012)
  • Gait Training, Foot Mechanics and Orthotics – (13 hours; 2012)

Accomplishments

  • 1994 – Doctor of Chiropractic Degree (DC) from Palmer College (Iowa)
  • 1995 – Board Certified Atlas Orthogonist: R.W. Sweat Foundation
  • 1996 – Whiplash & Brain Injury Traumatology Graduate (SRISD)
  • 1997 – Compiled, edited and designed the book, Angles of Correction and Instrument Angles of Correction with Relating Formulas, 4th Edition.
  • 1998 – Compiled, edited and designed the Atlas Orthogonal Training Manual, 2nd Edition.
  • 2000 – Compiled, edited and designed the Atlas Orthogonal Training Manual, 3rd Edition.
  • 2000 – Fellowship – International Chiropractic Pediatric Association
  • 2003 – Certified Chiropractic Extremity Practitioner (CCEP-designate)
  • 2012 – Whiplash & Brain Injury Traumatology Graduate (SRISD – 2nd time completing)

Post Graduate Experience

January 95 – July 06

Fircrest Atlas Orthogonal Chiropractic Clinic

Tacoma, Washington

Active practice

June/July 2006, the practice moved and changed names

December 2005 – November 2008

Atlas Family Chiropractic, PS

Gig Harbor, WA

Active practice

July 2006 – Present

Atlas Family Chiropractic, PS

University Place, WA

Active practice

Board Certified and/or Certified

  • 1994 – Doctor of Chiropractic Degree (DC) from Palmer College (Iowa)
  • 1995 – Board Certified Atlas Orthogonist: R.W. Sweat Foundation
  • 2000 – Fellowship – International Chiropractic Pediatric Association
  • 2003 – Certified Chiropractic Extremity Practitioner (CCEP-designate)

Licensure

  • National Boards – 1994
  • Washington State – 1995
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