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Parker Seminars Dallas: September 23-25

Speaker Bios

Patrick Bodnar Patrick Bodnar, DC
Dr. Patrick Bodnar is a practicing chiropractor and educator with a special interest in advanced functional assessment protocols, innovative rehab techniques, and performance-related clinical exercise. He is an associate professor at Parker University where he lectures on a variety of topics. Dr. Bodnar has received many awards and honors from the Parker University student body, a commendation from the Council on Chiropractic Education Commission of Accreditation, and was honored as 2009 Chiropractor of the Year from Parker Seminars.
Kathy Mills Chang Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P
Since 1983, Kathy Mills Chang has been providing chiropractors with hands-on training, advice, and tools to improve the financial performance of their practices. Ms. Chang is a sought-after speaker, has served on national and state level chiropractic organization boards, and is a certified medical compliance specialist. In 2007, Kathy Mills Chang, Inc. was created to streamline, develop, and offer a broader range of chiropractic solutions aimed to effectively assess and enhance the financial performance of the chiropractic practitioners in the areas of coding, insurance, patient financial procedures, Medicare, and compliance.
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.
Camille Eberle-Reagan Camille Eberle-Reagan, DC
Dr. Camille Reagan holds a diplomate, the highest level of specialization, in sports chiropractic and is a Certified Chiropractic Extremity Specialist (CCEP). Her expertise in the field of sports chiropractic has not only made her a sought after resource, but has gained her international recognition as well. In 2007, Costa Rica appointed Dr. Reagan to serve as a member of their medical team for the Pan American Games and in 2008 she was selected to join Colombia’s medical team at the Olympic Games in Beijing. In 2009, she was honored to join the Performance Staff of the USA Triathlon Team and continues to provide services for the team during their World Cup Series races. In addition, she has received top honors in national fitness competitions, was featured in Muscle & Fitness Magazine and has co-lead several fitness videos. Currently, she operates Reagan ChiroSport Center in Dallas, TX and can be found speaking across the country on sports injuries and rehabilitation.
Brenda Frederiksen Brenda Frederiksen, CA
Brenda Frederiksen, from Fort Smith, AR, holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Arkansas State University. She has 11 years of experience working hands-on in a chiropractic office. For the past five years, she has shifted her focus to helping more chiropractors by doing in-office evaluations, consultations, and team building lectures. Her goal is to help DCs and CAs stay motivated and congruent with their chiropractic message as the dynamics of health care change each year.
Patrick Gentempo Patrick Gentempo, DC
Dr. Patrick Gentempo, co-founder and CEO of the Chiropractic Leadership Alliance, is an internationally renowned lecturer and consultant. As one of the largest draws in chiropractic today, he is considered to be unmatched in his ability to integrate the philosophy, science, clinical practice, and business of chiropractic without contradiction. Over the past 17 years, Dr. Gentempo has mesmerized chiropractic audiences with his vision of world leadership of health care in a chiropractic model.
George Chandler Chandler George, DC
Dr. Chandler George has been researching holistic biological medicine for the last 16 years and has been a chiropractor for over 19 years. Dr. George offers highly effective consultation services to chiropractors who are seeking to ignite profits and diffuse stress. He advises others on how to build cash practices, teach and find staff that can close, bring in alternative services that patients want and need, and the best practices of internet marketing.
Kent Greenwalt Kent S. Greenawalt
Kent S. Greenawalt, president and CEO of Foot Levelers, Inc., has made a significant impact on the chiropractic profession. In 2003, he led a group of individuals to form the Foundation for Chiropractic Progress (FCP). He serves as the founder and chairman on the FCP Board. Greenawalt has helped revolutionize the way chiropractors treat patients by developing and patenting many health care products. He’s a supporter of chiropractic education, as evidenced by the numerous grants, research studies, donations, and scholarships awarded.
Michael Hall Michael Hall, DC, CCST, DABCN, FIACN
Dr. Hall, practicing chiropractic neurologist and educator, has been presenting lectures on clinical neurology to chiropractors for nearly two decades. He maintains a busy private practice and teaches at Parker University. Dr. Hall is well known for his ability to synthesize complex material into palatable and applicable pieces for the everyday practitioner. He also has strong convictions towards detection and removal of the vertebral subluxation as it pertains to dysfunction of the nervous system.
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.
Kelly Hayford Kelly Hayford, MA, CNC
Kelly Hayford is the award-winning author of If It's Not Food, Don't Eat It! As a former junk-food junkie turned nutrition and health coach—and a former chiropractic assistant who understands a busy practice—Kelly educates chiropractic offices on the complexities of our health-robbing popular food culture. She provides quick, effective ways to help patients eat healthier and get the most from their care without taking up more of the doctor’s precious office time.
Stephen LaFay Stephen LaFay, DC
Living the Parker Principles, Dr. Stephen LaFay has balanced a low-stress, cash, family based practice for over 12 years with a fulfilling life outside of his clinic. As a chiropractor, author, and speaker, he is dedicated to learning, integrating, and applying the laws of healing to body, mind, and spirit and helping others do the same. With a degree in psychology and his clinical experience combined, he published Your Magnificent Life and its companion booklet "How Your Body Speaks."
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.
Nichole Lederman Nicole Lederman, BHKin, DC, FICPA
Dr. Lederman was born and raised in Toronto, Canada. She received her honors degree in Human Kinesiology in 1995 from McMaster University in Hamilton, Canada, graduated in May 2000 from Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, and then entered private practice. Currently, Dr. Lederman is an Associate Professor at Parker University, College of Chiropractic, and maintains a private practice in Coppell, Texas dedicated to the education and care of women and their children. She serves as team teacher for Parker Seminars, is a Fellow in the ICPA, and a certified doula. Dr. Lederman is also a speaker for the Post Graduate Department at Parker University, and teaches and speaks regularly on women's health issues and pediatric care. Her passion and mission to educate the world on the importance and benefits of chiropractic care for women and children, coupled with her experience and enthusiasm, serve to educate fellow doctors and students about the importance and the joy of caring for children and their families.  
Kirk Lee Kirk Lee, DC
Dr. Kirk Lee is a 1980 graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic. He is a member of the Palmer College of Chiropractic postgraduate faculty and Parker University postgraduate faculty. He has lectured nationwide on sports injuries and the adolescent athlete. Presently, he is first vice president of the Palmer College of Chiropractic International Alumni Association and team chiropractor for Albion High School athletics. Dr. Lee currently practices in Albion, MI.
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.
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.
Yvonne Villanueva-Russell Yvonne Villanueva-Russell, PhD
Yvonne Villanueva-Russell holds a PhD in Sociology and is currently an associate professor and department head at Texas A&M University–Commerce. Her research focuses on the professionalization of alternative medicine and the politics of science. She is essentially interested in the dilemma within chiropractic that seeks to gain legitimacy in mainstream medicine while striving to maintain its philosophical roots. She has received the Paul W. Barrus Distinguished Faculty Award for Teaching and was named Honors Professor of the Year at Texas A&M University–Commerce.
Vincent Scheffler Vince Scheffler, DC, CCSP, CSCS
Dr. Vince Scheffler specializes in sports specific rehabilitation. He holds distinctions as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and a Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician (CCSP). He has had the opportunity to work with the medical teams at the Central American and Caribbean Games, the Tour of Colombia, the Association of Volleyball Professionals (AVP), and is the preferred chiropractor for the Frisco Rough Riders. Dr. Vince practices at Reagan ChiroSport Center in Dallas, TX and enjoys lecturing on the importance of maintaining a healthy, active lifestyle.
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.
Lisa Speaks Lisa Speaks, BA, CMC
For more than 20 years, Lisa Speaks has hired, trained, and motivated CAs from across the country. She and her husband have multiple practices in Texas. She has been a Team Teacher for Parker Seminars for more than 15 years and loves nothing more than helping CAs find their perfect fit in their practice by allowing them to function with the utmost passion and excitement.
Marry Warren Mary Warren, DC
Based in Dallas, Texas, Dr. Mary Warren obtained her Doctorate of Chiropractic at Parker in January of 2000.  Her foundational approach of good nutrition, physical movement and healthy mental practices is combined with herbs, nutritional supplementation and homeopathy in her low force chiropractic wellness practice.  This "whole body" approach benefits families of all types, and is currently being expanded into the veterinarian world.
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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