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Parker Seminars San Diego: May 4-6

Parker Seminars in conjunction with California Chiropractic Association

Speaker Bios


Miles Bodzin Miles Bodzin, DC
Dr. Miles Bodzin, whose patients average 300 visits over 10+ years, is known as The King of Retention for discovering the secret to creating real, life-time corrective, and wellness care practice members.
James Carter James E. Carter, DC, DACBR
Dr. Carter, a 1984 graduate of LCCW, received his Diplomat from the American Chiropractic Board of Radiology in 1988. He has served two terms as a Radiology Board examiner, has a successful film-reading practice in Danville, California, and is an Adjunct Professor at LCCW. Dr. Carter maintains a busy post-grad lecture schedule primarily related to radiology.
Mark Charrette Mark Charrette, DC
Dr. Mark Charrette is a 1980 summa cum laude graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, IA. He is a frequent guest speaker at 12 chiropractic colleges and has taught more than 1400 seminars worldwide on extremity adjusting, biomechanics, and spinal adjusting techniques. His lively seminars emphasize a practical, hands-on approach.
James Chestnut James Chestnut, BEd, MSc, DC, CCWP
Dr. Chestnut is internationally known and recognized as a leading authority validating chiropractic and lifestyle as the most evidence-based interventions for spinal health and wellness and prevention. He holds a Bachelor of Physical Education degree, a Master of Science degree in exercise physiology with a specialization in neurological adaptation, is a doctor of chiropractic, and holds a post-graduate certification in wellness lifestyle. Dr. Chestnut sits on the clinical advisory panel for the Australian Spinal Research Foundation, is chair of the International Chiropractors Association (ICA) Council on Wellness Lifestyle Science, and is a member of the ICA Committee on Chiropractic Postgraduate Education. Dr. Chestnut is the developer, lead instructor, and author of the four textbooks for the ICA Wellness Lifestyle Certification Program, the first accredited post-graduate wellness lifestyle certification program in history.
Gerard Clum Gerard W. Clum, DC
Dr. Clum is a 1973 Palmer College of Chiropractic graduate, has been a faculty member at his alma mater, a founding faculty member at Life Chiropractic College (now Life University) and served as the first president of Life Chiropractic College West from January 1981 through January 2011. Since then, Dr. Clum accepted an appointment as Presidential Liaison for External Affairs at Life University. He has also served on the board of directors or as an officer of the Association of Chiropractic Colleges, the Council on Chiropractic Education, the International Chiropractors Association, the Foundation for Chiropractic Progress, the Chiropractic Summit, and the World Federation of Chiropractic. In addition, he serves as a consultant and expert witness in matters related to chiropractic practice/care.
Jason Deitch Jason Deitch, DC
 Dr. Jason Deitch graduated with honors from Northeastern University in 1991 with a major in Marketing before graduating from Life University in 1996 as recipient of the Clinical Excellence Award. Dr. Jason comes from a family of eight chiropractors. His experience over the past 15 years, in addition to operating a chiropractic practice, includes writing a national bestselling book on behalf of the chiropractic profession and starting a Facebook marketing and design consulting firm for chiropractors. He currently provides social media consulting services to Life University, International Chiropractors Association, California Chiropractic Association, The Foundation for Chiropractic Progress and other chiropractic organizations and institutions.
Troy Dukowitz Troy Dukowitz, DC
Dr. Troy Dukowitz is a 1996 graduate of Logan College of Chiropractic. He is an internationally known speaker, coach, and practicing chiropractor. He runs an all-cash family wellness practice with his wife in Swansea, IL. Along with practice, coaching, and speaking, he has spearheaded a movement with Dr. Patrick Gentempo known as Freeform, a program geared towards helping chiropractors end insurance dependency in the chiropractic profession. Dr. Dukowitz is also the founder of the movement known as the Epicenter of Chiropractic (EPOC), a philosophy group that meets once a month to help bring chiropractors together in an effort to help more people.
Heidi Farrell Heidi Farrell, CA
Heidi Farrell is CEO and founder of Chiro Advance Services, a personalized management company that helps chiropractic teams advance toward their vision of success by helping them apply principles founded entirely on a philosophy of wellness. Heidi is an expert in communicating successful ‘LIFE’ principles, and her knowledge and expertise as a consultant has helped people, businesses, and organizations across the country create lasting success and happiness.
Michelle Geller-Vino Michelle Geller-Vino, CA
Michelle Geller-Vino has been involved in chiropractic for more than 30 years. Her highly-motivational training program, The Marketing Connection, was developed through many years’ experience as a chiropractic assistant in large-volume, highly successful practices, where she developed the necessary credentials that today make her a sought-after authority on marketing, new patient acquisition and retention, and chiropractic assistant protocols. This program is designed to teach doctors and their CAs proven strategies and skills to implement a results-oriented marketing program in their practices. Michelle’s broad “in the trenches” office experience has given her uncanny insight into what makes a successful practice tick from the “inside out”. She is recognized throughout the profession for her ability to convey the strategies needed to produce favorable outcomes that are both measurable and consistent and her renowned relationship-building expertise provides chiropractors with concrete tools to create flourishing practices. She also serves chiropractic offices across the country as an “Accountability Partner” to assist with establishing practice goals and conveying the responsibility of team members for achieving them. Michelle is president of MGV Marketing, Inc., based in Boca Raton, Florida. She can be reached at 561.392.5206, via email at chiromich@yahoo.com, or by visiting her website at www.mgvmarketing.com.
Brad Glowaki Brad Glowaki, DC
Dr. Brad Glowaki is an in-practice chiropractor who runs a high-volume office in Seal Beach, California. Dubbed the “New Patient Maven”, he breaks away from recycled ideas for practice growth by sharing his experience to save chiropractors from making the same mistakes he made in the past. Always innovative and cutting-edge, Dr. Glowaki is in high demand as a nationwide speaker to share his “home-brew” of marketing strategies that are not found anywhere else. Selected from over 10,000 chiropractors in California, Dr. Glowaki received the 2008 award for Chiropractor of the Year for his teaching of practice growth. He was also awarded The Chiropractic Leadership Alliance International Ambassador of the Year in 2010, and will be a featured speaker throughout 2012 International Parker Seminars. He is married with four beautiful children.  
Curt Hamliton Curt Hamilton, CCN, CTN
Curt G. Hamilton, CCN has been board certified in clinical nutrition since 1991. He is currently enrolled in the Australian College of Phytotherapy to obtain a certification in herbal medicine. He has lectured for over 18 years on a wide variety of topics around the nation to a variety of medical disciplines. His topics include metabolic detoxification, weight loss, sleep disorders, cardiovascular health, endocrine disorders, digestive health, pre- and post-natal care, and more.
Leslie Hewitt Leslie Hewitt, DC
Dr. Leslie Hewitt is the owner of Anatomy Power Chiropractic Wellness Studio and founder of The Wow Factor. A graduate of the University of Western Ontario in Canada, she earned her B.A. in Psychology, and went on to become a chiropractor at Life Chiropractic College West. She is committed to leadership as a Director for the California Chiropractic Association. She loves fitness and has been teaching aerobics and yoga classes for years!
Gilles Lamarche Gilles Lamarche, DC
A passionate chiropractor who practiced for 25 years in Northern Ontario, and an avid student of the psychology and philosophy of success for more than 30 years, Dr. Gilles Lamarche has spoken to audiences throughout Canada, United States, Mexico, the Caribbean, Japan, Scandinavia, Europe and Australia. He is the author and co-author of more than nine books including Say Yes to Chiropractic Success and The Parker System for Professional Success (PSPS). A member of the Parker postgraduate faculty since 1990, Dr. Lamarche was named Canadian Chiropractor of the Year for 2005-2006 by the readers of Canadian Chiropractor magazine.
Brandi MacDonald, CA Brandi MacDonald, CA
Brandi MacDonald and her husband run a busy family-based, wellness-focused office in Canada. She left her leadership career when she was personally touched by the healing power of chiropractic. Today, she is the owner of True Concepts Inc., a consulting and professional speaking company that provides team training, and True Concepts Seminars, a seminar company dedicated to spreading the neurological principles to chiropractic teams. She has also contributed to two wellness-focused books and is author of From Chiropractic Assistant to Advocate. She is a contributing columnist to Canadian Chiropractor magazine and Chiropractic Economics.
Mitch Mally Mitch Mally, DC
Dr. Mitch Mally, an international author, lecturer, and inventor, is a leader in research, with an emphasis on carpal tunnel syndrome, cumulative trauma disorders, TMJD, and congenital leg length morphology. He has lectured for many state associations and national conventions and audiences, including chiropractic, dental, medical, osteopathic, and specialists in orthopedics, neurology, and radiology. He has established the non-surgical protocol for the treatment and prevention of CTS and CTD that is considered by many as the benchmark in the chiropractic profession.
Fabrizio Mancini Fabrizio Mancini, DC
Dr. Fabrizio Mancini is President Emeritus of Parker Seminars and Parker University. He is a respected leader and expert in the chiropractic field, earning numerous awards and international recognition. While in private practice, Dr. Mancini developed a reputation as a skillful public speaker and lecturer on success, motivation, chiropractic and wellness. A 1990 graduate of Parker, Dr. Mancini inherited a strong passion for the success of the chiropractic profession from his mentor, Dr. James W. Parker. His contagious enthusiasm is fueled by his grasp and daily expression of the Love Concept developed by Dr. Parker.
Rick Markson Rick Markson, DC
Dr. Markson graduated Magna Cum Laude from Life College of Chiropractic and has been president of Markson Chiropractic Inc. since 1996. He serves as guest lecturer around the globe as an educator and is contributing writer and author to publications including "Chiropractic Economics" and "Thompson Technique Basic Manual." Past presidencies include Markson Chiropractic North, Markson Chiropractic of Coconut Creek, and Broward County Chiropractic Society. Other professional affiliations include International Chiropractic Association, American Chiropractic Association, Florida Chiropractic Association, and Florida Chiropractic Society.
Pat McLean Patricia McLean, DC
Dr. Pat McLean received her doctorate with honors and numerous clinic awards from Life College in 1984 after undergraduate work at Old Dominion University. Since then, she has built one of the most successful chiropractic offices in the country. Certified by Dr. Richard van Rumpt in Directional Non-Force Technique, she and her husband, Dr. Micheal McLean who is also a chiropractor, have developed the LightForce adjusting technique and LightForce Corrective Care, a new approach to chronic recurring problems. This extremely-gentle technique requires no popping, twisting, or “cracking” of the spine. A competitive athlete, Dr. McLean is a National 4.0 Senior Women’s USTA Champion for 2004 and a four-time National Senior World team Tennis Champion. After a serious elbow injury in 2007, Dr. McLean discovered the personal benefits of cold laser, a light healing technology originally from Russia. Inspired by her results, she has been working with one of the top laser companies in the world, Multi Radiance Medical, assisting health care providers integrate cold laser as a natural healing technique, and currently serves as the company’s Vice President of Corporate Programs. Dr. McLean has served as the Virginia delegate to the Representative Assembly of the International Chiropractor's Association, is a nationally known speaker on chiropractic, cold laser and optimum living, and was named Virginia Chiropractor of the Year in 1997. A lifelong resident of the Virginia Beach area, Dr. McLean has been a home-birth pioneer since 1971 as an early advocate for women-centered birth options. She and her husband have five children, all delivered at home.  
Dr. Bill Moreau has worked with Olympic, professional, collegiate, high school and recreational athletes for over 29 years. He is the Director of Sports Medicine Clinics for the United States Olympic Committee and is founder and CEO of DConline. Dr. Moreau has successfully presented 400 postgraduate presentations throughout the United States and internationally, and is well-published with an emphasis on injuries in athletics including concussion. He is an expert regarding chiropractic malpractice cases, and serves on the editorial review board of the Journal of Chiropractic Medicine and for many years on the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians.
Jeanne Ohm Jeanne Ohm, DC
Dr. Jeanne Ohm, Executive Director of the ICPA and Chief Editor of Pathways to Family Wellness magazine, is an instructor, author, and innovator whose passion are training DCs with specific techniques for care in pregnancy, birth & infancy, forming national alliances for chiropractors with like-minded perinatal practitioners, empowering mothers to make informed choices, and offering pertinent patient educational materials. She has practiced family wellness care since 1981 with her husband, Dr. Tom. They have six children who were all born at home and are living the chiropractic family wellness lifestyle.
Gene Orlowsky Gene Orlowsky, DC
Dr. Gene Orlowsky is a prime example of chiropractic success through the use and teaching of the Parker Principles. He is also the recipient of numerous state and national awards. He earned a Master of Science degree prior to earning his DC degree and is board certified in orthopedics.
Erik Plasker Eric Plasker, DC
Dr. Eric Plasker was led to chiropractic after a high school football injury nearly ended his athletic career. He graduated from Life Chiropractic College in December 1985 and built two successful lifetime care family practices before founding his consulting chiropractic business in 2000. Dr. Plasker and his family practice team see nearly 150,000 new patients per year, and provide materials and coaching to thousands of chiropractic offices yearly.
Frank Sovinski Frank Sovinsky, DC
Dr. Frank Sovinsky, CEO of DC Mentors, a leadership training and practice management company, is committed to transforming the way chiropractors grow their practices in a new and challenging health care market. He is a mentor, consultant, speaker, and co-author of The E-Myth Chiropractor: Why Most Chiropractic Practices Don’t Work and What to do About It. His passion for chiropractic, genius for understanding human behavior, and business acumen are the foundation for DC Mentors' patient centered practice model.
Jeffery Spencer Jeffrey Spencer, DC
Dr. Jeffrey Spencer was an Olympic cyclist and was awarded the ICA’s "Sports Chiropractor of the Year" Award in 2004. He has worked with PGA, WTA, and NASCAR champions, a World Series MVP, rock legends, ultra-successful businesspeople, NFL and MLB athletes, and Motocross and Formula 1 drivers. Spencer was a doctor for Lance Armstrong and the United States Postal Service and Discovery Channel Professional Cycling Teams, which won an unprecedented eight Tour de France victories. Spencer received his master's in physical education and undergraduate degree from the University of Southern California and his doctor of chiropractic degree summa cum laude from Cleveland Chiropractic College in Los Angeles. He has taught post-graduate sports rehabilitation courses and lectures internationally on health, performance, and wellness. Dr. Spencer is author of Turn It Up! How To Perform At Your Highest Level For A Lifetime, a regular blog contributor for Psychology Today Magazine and maintains his personal blog ConnectWithDrJeff.com. Dr. Spencer may be contacted at jeffspencer.com.
Tracy Wilson Tracy Wilson, DC
Dr. Tracy Wilson’s life endeavor is to educate the public and the profession about chiropractic. He also strives to bring a better understanding to the profession about the importance of family and pediatric chiropractic. His knowledge brings an exciting and mind-changing experience to his workshops. He maintains a private practice focusing on family wellness while he travels the country helping other doctors expand their knowledge, skills, and passion in a family and pediatric realm of practice.