Faculty Directory

Meet Our Faculty

From renowned researchers to experienced industry professionals, our faculty members bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the classroom.

Carbonelli-Cloutier, Kristi
DC, MBA
Department Chair for Chiropractic Science

kcarbonelli@parker.edu

Devoted to helping students put patients first through effective communication and business operations.
Cho, Chin-Suk (John)
DC, DACBR, RMSK
Director of Residence in Diagnostic Imaging

JCho@parker.edu

Kinesiology graduate turned chiropractic expert, specializing in advanced diagnostic imaging, with a passion for research and education, illuminating the intricacies of musculoskeletal ultrasound.
Dishman, J. Donald
DC, DIBCN, FIACN, FIBE, MS, BS
Dean of Clinical Neuroscience and Special Projects

ddishman@parker.edu

Currently serving as the Dean of Graduate Neuroscience Degree Programs at Parker University, Dr. Dishman has over 30 years of experience teaching electrodiagnostics and chiropractic neurology.
Duell, Angela
OTR, OTD, MS
Program Director of Occupational Therapy Assistant

aduell@parker.edu

Angela Duell is an Occupational Therapist and the founding Occupational Therapy Assistant Program Director at Parker University.
Fogarty, Tammy
PhD, RDN
Dean of Health and Human Performance

Tammyfogarty@parker.edu

Dean of Health and Human Performance at Parker University, Registered Dietitian and Licensed Nutritionist with 25+ years of expertise in medical nutrition therapy.
Hartlieb, Kathryn
RDN, PhD
Program Director of Functional Nutrition

kathrynhartlieb@parker.edu

Professor and Program Director for the Masters of Science in Functional Nutrition at Parker University, recognized for her role in health behavior change research and education.
Hochanadel II, Gery
PhD. (cand), MBA, BS, BA
Program Director of Business Programs

chochanade@parker.edu

Gery Hochonadel II is the Program Director of Business Programs where graduates are prepared to serve as leaders in the health care industry and their community.
Hollandsworth, Dana
DC, cAVCA, MEd
Department Chair for the Academic Center

dhollandsworth@parker.edu

Chiropractor, professor, problem-solver, researcher, life-long learner, entrepreneur, equestrian, and wife.
Ladd, Garry
DHSc, ACSM-EP, PAPHS, MA, MSEd, MS, BA
Program Director of Public Health and Clinical Research

garryladd@parker.edu

As the Program Director for Public Health & Clinical Research, Dr. Garry Ladd brings extensive expertise in Exercise Science and Health Promotion.
Lawrence, Dana
DC, MMedEd, MA
Senior Director of Faculty Development and Special Project

dlwarence@parker.edu

Accomplished academic leader and editor, shapes chiropractic education and research standards as Senior Director at Parker University.
Lintz, Joe
DHA, RHIA, CHDA
Program Director of Health Information Management (HIM)

Jlintz@parker.edu

Dr. Joe Lintz is the Health Information Management (HIM) Program Director at Parker University with extensive experience in healthcare statistics, research, and data analytics.
Marth, John
DC, MS
Director of Irving Clinc

jmarth@parker.edu

Clinic Director of the Parker University Irving Clinic, Clinic Faculty Doctor, and Professor of Clinics.
May, Gregory
LMT, MTI, BS, CE
Program Director of Massage Therapy

gmay@parker.edu

Massage therapist of over 30 years, dedicated educator, and director at Parker University School of Massage Therapy, fueled by a personal healing journey and a commitment to medical massage.
Morales, Vanessa
DC
Director of Clinical Assessment

vmorales@parker.edu

Director and Professor at Parker University, developed an innovative online clinical curriculum, focusing on evidence-based practices, student guidance, and research contributions.
Plattner Maguire, Celia
DC
Dean of Academics

cmaguire@parker.edu

23 years in Chiropractic Education as a Professor of Clinical Sciences, Clinical Radiologist, and now Dean of Academics for the College of Chiropractic.
Pohlman, Katherine A.
DC, MS, PhD
Director of Research

kpohlman@parker.edu

Authentic and compassionate scientist seeking to ensure every patient gets the right care at the right time.
Ragsdale, Ashley
MBA, CET, RDMS, RVT
Program Director of Sonography

aragsdale@parker.edu

Program Director of Parker University’s Sonography programs, brings over ten years of diagnostic sonography expertise and a healthcare-focused MBA to her leadership role.
Riffe, Drew
DC, LMT
Dean of College of Health Sciences

driffe@parker.edu

As the Dean of the College of Health Sciences at Parker University and an alum of the chiropractic program, Dr. Drew Riffe brings 16 years of dedicated experience as a chiropractor and massage therapist.
Romanelli, Jenna
RD, CSCS, MS, MEd
Assistant Program Director

jennaromanelli@parker.edu

Registered Dietitian and Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach, leads as the Program Director for Parker University’s Strength and Human Performance program, also oversees the Internship Program for Health and Human Performance.
Sanford, Doug
DC, MCS-P, BA
Director of Compliance and Operations

dsanford@parker.edu

From chiropractic practitioner to Director of Compliance and Operations, instrumental in clinic management, education, and guiding the transition of new chiropractic professionals.
Sweeney, Trenda
ASRT, RT(R)(ARRT), MBA, BS
Program Director of Radiological Technologies

tsweeney@parker.edu

Bringing over 30 years of radiologic expertise, education, and leadership, guiding aspiring radiologic technologists to success and ARRT Registry attainment, mainly in the Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex.
Tom, Leon
DC, CCSP, DAAPM
Dean of Clinics

LTom@parker.edu

Accomplished chiropractor, educator, and Dean of Clinics at Parker University, brings a wealth of clinical and administrative expertise to his role.
Ward, Jonathan
DC, DIBCN, MS
Department Chair for Clinical Neuroscience

JonathanWard@parker.edu

Assistant Professor, Clinical Neuroscience Chair at Parker University, specializing in eye movements’ neurological implications, dedicated to education and research.