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Parker Seminars Chicago: July 12-14, 2012

Speaker Bios

Dennis Anthony Dennis L. Anthony, DC
Dr. Anthony graduated from Cleveland Chiropractic College located in Kansas City in 1979. Dr. Anthony spent 31 years in private practice specializing in low back rehabilitation.  Dr. Anthony had the pleasure and privilege of assisting Dr. Leander Eckard with demonstrations and teaching the Leander Motorized Flexion Distraction and Motion Adjusting Techniques.  
John Bergman John Bergman, DC
Dr. Bergman was propelled into chiropractic by a severe auto accident. Seeing the healing power of chiropractic, he possesses a passion for being the catalyst for healing and regeneration in his patients. Dr. Bergman has over 300 educational videos and is constantly researching. He has 850 patient visits aweek in a subluxation-based corrective chiropractic clinic. Dr. Bergman obtained his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Cleveland Chiropractic College in Los Angeles (CCCLA).
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.
Jeff Cottingame Jeffrey Cottingame, DC
Dr. Jeffrey Cottingame is a 2000 graduate of Parker. He owns a successful family practice in Durant, OK, which he runs with his wife, Dr. Janna Cottingame. He is the current president of the Society of Chiropractic Masters. In addition to his chiropractic degree, Dr. Cottingame is an ordained minister and holds a seminary PhD. In 2004, he was awarded Parker Seminars Chiropractor of the Year and Parker Seminars Chiropractor of the Year for the Southern United States in 2008.
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.
Tim Gay Timothy Gay, DC
Dr. Timothy J. Gay is a thirty-five year veteran of chiropractic and founder of Ultimate Practice; a Practice, Business, and Marketing Management Firm. He is a highly acclaimed international speaker and author recognized for his motivational presentations on practice enhancement, life coaching, and personal growth. Having helped thousands of doctors around the world, Dr. Gay strives to help chiropractors build profitable and fulfilling practices through his enjoyable, real-world, experiential approach. Join Dr. Gay as he teaches you how to dramatically improve the foundation of your practice.  
Deed Harrison Deed Harrison, DC
Dr. Harrison, lead instructor of Chiropractic BioPhysics seminars, has taught and inspired thousands of chiropractors. Thousands more have learned from his four textbooks, ninety peer-reviewed publications, and his own reviews of chiropractic literature. In addition to his role as CBP lead instructor, he is vice president of CBP Non-Profit, the research arm of CBP, and directs a practice and clinical research facility. Dr. Harrison is the chair of the PCCRP Subluxation X-ray Guideline.
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.
Greg Loman Greg Loman, DC
Dr. Greg Loman is a native of Naples, FL, where he runs Maximized Living’s national training center for chiropractors. He received his undergraduate degree from Edison College in Florida, and graduated from Edison College in 1990. Within a few years, he had established one of the world’s most successful chiropractic offices, seeing over 60,000 patients a year. Additionally, Dr. Greg co-authored the New York Times bestseller One-Minute Wellness and is the popular TV and radio host of “Ultimate Health.” He is a much sought-after speaker and heads up several community outreach programs for low-income families needing healthcare. His vision to teach the world about chiropractic led to him to co-found Maximized Living.  
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.
Carol Ann Malazia Carol Ann Malizia, DC
Dr. Carol Ann Malizia presently maintains a full spectrum chiropractic office featuring state-of-the-art computer spinal imaging, nutritional consultations, acupuncture, massage therapy, and spinal biomechanics rehabilitation. She is a passionate lecturer both in and out of her office on subjects relative to sports injuries, current trends in health care, and various aspects of a wellness lifestyle.
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.
Joseph Mercola Joseph Mercola, DO
Dr. Mercola is a board certified family physician. After seeing patients in private practice for over 20 years, he transitioned into educating people full time on the internet. He founded Mercola.com in 1997, and it has grown to one of the most visited health sites on the internet with 1.5 million subscribers and 25 million visits per month. He has also authored two New York Times bestselling books, and has been featured a number of times on The Dr. Oz Show along with appearances on CNN, the Today Show, the Doctors, ABC NBC, CBS and Fox national news. 
John Minardi John Minardi, BHK, DC
A 2001 CMCC graduate, Dr. Minardi is the founder and head instructor of the Thompson Technique Seminar Series. He also serves as an instructor for the ICPA, teaching a module focused on the neurology of the VSC and its practical application. Dr. Minardi is author of "The Complete ThompsonTextbook - Minardi Integrated Systems", and was awarded Parker Seminars' Chiropractor of the Year in 2011. In addition to his busy lecture schedule, Dr. Minardi operates a successful private practice in Oakville, Ontario, Canada. 
Daniel Murphy Dan Murphy, DC, DABCO
Dan Murphy graduated magna cum laude from Western States Chiropractic College in 1978, and has more than 30 years of practice experience. He received his Diplomate in Chiropractic Orthopedics in 1986. Since 1982, Dan Murphy has served as part-time undergraduate faculty at Life Chiropractic College West, where he is currently teaching classes to seniors in the management of spinal disorders. Dan Murphy is a contributing author to the books Motor Vehicle Collision Injuries, Pediatric Chiropractic, and Motor Vehicle Collision Injuries, 2nd edition. Since 1991, Dan Murphy has written a quarterly column in the American Journal of Clinical Chiropractic, with more than 68 columns appearing to date. Three times, Dr. Murphy was awarded the Post-Graduate Educator of the Year award, given by the International Chiropractic Association and in 2003; he was awarded Chiropractor of the Year by Chiropractic Biophysics. Dan Murphy has been the vice president of the International Chiropractic Association since 2003.
Francis Murphy Francis Murphy, DC
Dr. Francis X. Murphy is the owner and chief practitioner of Whole Earth Partners, a Dallas-based health and nutritional wellness center. Since 1996, Dr. Murphy has led the team at Whole Health Partners in providing a holistic, patient-centered approach to chiropractic care and whole health wellness. In addition to his chiropractic education, Dr. Murphy has studied extensively in nutrition, meditation, and the Active Release Technique.  
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.
Annette Schippel Annette Schippel, DC
Dr. Annette Schippel graduated from Logan College of Chiropractic in 1998. Within months, she and her husband opened Schippel Chiropractic in the town of Jacksonville, IL. Her passion for pediatrics and nutrition has led to a large family practice with an emphasis on women and children, as well as a successful nutritional practice. Dr. Schippel has obtained countless hours of post-graduate training in pediatrics, sports health, nutrition, and phytotherapy. Her expertise on these subjects has not only contributed to the success of her holistic practice, but it has earned her the role as a respected public educator in her community.  
Kyle Smith Kyl L. Smith, DC
Dr. Kyl Smith, a 1993 graduate of Parker, is the author of the acclaimed Brighter Mind® book series; and received the Dr. James W. Parker Award in 2008. Most notably, he filed a “Health Claim Petition” for the brain-nutrient Phosphatidylserine, which was later approved by the FDA. This unprecedented accomplishment is the first and only nutrient-based Qualified Health Claim for cognitive function to be approved in the FDA’s history.
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.
Linda Powers Linda Powers, DC
Dr. Powers is one of the most successful chiropractors in the country. She shares her expertise on the Parker Seminar programs with philosophy, clinical lab procedures and advanced communication skills.
Shawne Powers Shawn Powers, DC
Dr. Shawn Powers shares her expertise in developing and maintaining a volume, cash, low-stress, family practice with multiple audiences yearly. She is dedicated to the personal and professional success of chiropractors and the expansion of chiropractic in the world. Dr. Powers uses her knowledge she shares with the chiropractic profession in the daily management of her clinic, the Powers Family Clinic.
Todd Watson Todd Watson, BSc, DC
Dr. Todd Watson has been a regular attendee of Parker Seminars since 1978. He practices in Niagara Falls, Canada, where he maintains one of the premier practices in the country. Dr. Watson was named Chiropractor of the Year by Parker Seminars in 1990. Dr. Watson’s energy and passion for spreading the chiropractic message and elevating chiropractors is unstoppable. His enthusiasm, humor, and ability to simplify the most complex subjects have made him a sought after speaker.
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.
Rick Wren Rick Wren, DC
Having attended his first Parker Seminar in 1978, Dr. Wren utilizes the Parker Principles in his high volume private practice in Sherman, TX with high efficiency and low stress. A highly respected leader among his chiropractic colleagues, Dr. Wren is committed to teaching and educating both colleagues and patients about health and wellness.
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Testimonial

Deborah Murphy
"It was a seminar of enormous emotional, inspirational, informative lessons from some of the greatest orators I have ever had the privilege of meeting."