Dr. David Packer, D.C., Director, Co-Chair Education Committee

Dr. David A. Packer graduated as a Doctor of Chiropractic from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa in 2000. He earned a B.A. and M.B.A. from University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) in 1993 and also served as a hospital corpsman in the US Naval Reserve. After graduating from Palmer, Dr. Packer moved to [...]

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Dr. Steven MacDonald, Director, Co-Chair Nominating Committee

Dr. MacDonald is a board Certified NUCCA practitioner who has maintained a private practice in Pacific Grove, California since 1979. He is a graduate of Gonzaga University and Palmer College of Chiropractic. He is a lecturer and author of numerous articles and chapters of the National Upper Cervical Chiropractic Association textbook.

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Dr. Jeffrey Scholten, Director, Research

Dr. Jeffrey Scholten has been in private practice in Calgary, Alberta, Canada since 2001 and is a member of the Board of Directors for the Upper Cervical Research Foundation (UCRF) as well as the National Upper Cervical Chiropractic Association (NUCCA). Originally earning a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology in 1996 from the University of Calgary, [...]

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Dr. Craig Lapenski, Director, Chairman of Finance Committee, Co-Chair Nominating Committee

Dr. Lapenski discovered NUCCA while in Chiropractic college and following his first NUCCA adjustment, realized this was the care he needed to provide for his patients. Dr. Lapenski graduated with honors from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa in 1999. He has been in private practice in Graham, Washington ever since. Over the past [...]

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Dr. Gordon Hasick, Director, Co-Chair of Standards Committee

Dr. Hasick has a diverse background in clinical chiropractic care, education, and television production; all with a focus on human development and enhanced well-being. He began his private chiropractic practice in Calgary in 1980 opening the Britannia Clinic where he continues to practice. He has been a board certified instructor for the National Upper Cervical [...]

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Dr. Marshall Dickholtz, Jr., Director, Co-Chair of Standards Committee

Dr. Marshall Dickholtz Jr. is one of only twenty board certified NUCCA doctors worldwide. He practices in Northbrook, Illinois and is an authority on the diagnosis and treatment of adults and children with headaches, musculoskeletal conditions, spinal disc syndrome, back and neck pain, and other neurologically based conditions. He has more than thirty years of [...]

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Dr. Johanna M. Hoeller, Secretary, Chairman of Fundraising Committee

After receiving a life changing NUCCA spinal correction in Vancouver, Canada, Dr. Hoeller attended the University of Victoria from 1978 to 1981, and then graduated from Western States Chiropractic College in 1985. She began serving on the NUCCA board in 1999 and specifically has served on the executive committee as secretary since that time. In [...]

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Dr. Patricia Gregg, Treasurer

Dr. Gregg has been in private practice in Austin, Texas since 1995. She was led to the NUCCA work in 1978 when her life changed significantly as a result of being run over by a truck while sledding. During her effort to recover, she felt the medical model had failed her, but after receiving her [...]

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Dr. Robert Brooks, Chairman of the Board

Dr. Robert Brooks is the Chairman of the Board for the Upper Cervical Research Foundation and Director of the National Upper Cervical Chiropractic Association. His practice, Brooks Spinal Care located in Tulsa, Oklahoma, has become both a healing and training center: Fifty-four of Dr. Brooks' patients have become chiropractors; he has trained and coached fifty-three [...]

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Dr. Lee Yardley, Vice President, Co-Chair of Education Committee

Dr. Lee Yardley graduated as a Doctor of Chiropractic from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa in 1978, and completed his undergraduate education at the University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand. In addition, he was Board Certified by the National Upper Cervical Chiropractic Association (NUCCA) in 1996 and practices in the state of Washington. [...]

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