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  FEATURE 
  Fall Lyceum Features IRAPS and Professional Success Program
by Director of Continuing Education Rebecca Clusserath
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Bruce Lipton, Ph.D.

Yvonne Villanueva-Russell, Ph.D

Dennis Perman, D.C.

Shawn Powers, D.C.

Tony Palermo, D.C


Mark your calendars now for the Fall Lyceum, featuring the International Research and Philosophy Symposium (IRAPS), November 3-5 at Sherman College. This year’s conference has been expanded to include a valuable professional success program along with scholarly research and philosophy presentations on the topic of adaptation.

Philosophical papers will discuss specific ramifications of the adaptive process while research presentations will discuss the impact of vertebral subluxation and its correction as it relates to adaptability.

Keynote speaker for IRAPS is Bruce Lipton, Ph.D., an internationally recognized authority in bridging science and philosophy. Lipton’s enthusiasm and passion for science is evident in his presentations. He has been a guest speaker on dozens of television and radio shows, as well as keynote presenter for national conferences. Lipton began his scientific career as a cell biologist and received his Ph.D. from the University of Virginia at Charlottesville. He is regarded as one of the leading voices of the new biology. Lipton will present a five-hour lecture on “The Physics and Biology of Adaptation.”

Featured speaker Yvonne Villanueva-Russell, Ph.D., received her doctorate in sociology from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 2002. Her dissertation dealt with the contradictions of professionalism and entrepreneurialism in the history of chiropractic. Villanueva-Russell is currently an assistant professor of sociology at Texas A&M University-Commerce. Her research interests include the professionalization of alternative medicine, the implications of evidence-based medicine, and the historical emergence of entrepreneurial orientations in health care. Her presentation is titled, “From Above Down, Inside Out: Adaptation and Professional Identity.”

Success speakers include three dynamic lecturers and management consultants. Shawn Powers, D.C., is founder of Powersource Coaching. Dennis Perman, D.C., is co-founder of a new club for 21st Century Chiropractors called The Masters. Tony Palermo, D.C., is founder of Get Back to Basics and The D.C. Personal Coaching Program.

Now you can bring your entire staff to get even more enrichment from this three-day conference. Save the date now for this spectacular weekend! For more information, check out our web site.