Attracting Chiropractors of the Future
by Admission Representative Daria Winnicka
Sherman chiropractors are a great group of people. Of course, I am probably
biased, but working with alumni and supporters is something the Admission Office
is especially excited about. In my travels as an admission representative, I’ve
been fortunate enough to join forces with some of these chiropractors in the
college’s mission to bring straight chiropractic to the world. Specifically,
I’d like to share the story of two chiropractors, the husband and wife team
of Drs. Josh and Benna Click, who have made a huge impact on the future of chiropractic.
Daria Winnicka, Admission Rep, with Benna and Josh Click, D.C.s
to Present at Dose-Response Conference
Associate Professor John Hart, D.C., M.H.S., will make a poster
presentation at the 2010 Dose-Response Conference to be held at the University
of Massachusetts-Amherst April 27-28. His abstract focuses on Cancer Mortality
in Low versus High Elevation Counties in Texas.
Dr. Hart will be advancing the mission and getting the
name of Sherman College known in this sector of the scientific community. The
International Dose-Response Society is dedicated to the enhancement, exchange,
and dissemination of ongoing global research in hormesis, a dose-response phenomenon
characterized by low-dose stimulation and high-dose inhibition.(http://www.dose-response.org/)
SCCA Board Holds December Meeting at Sherman
Sherman College hosted the South Carolina
Chiropractic Association Board meeting on campus December 10, 2009. Following
a productive meeting and just prior to lunch, the Board members took time for
a photo at the bench they purchased on the Gordon and Helen Brown Student Plaza.
(right - left standing) Sherman President
Jon Schwartzbauer, D.C., Dennis Shay, D.C., Regent Brian Quattlebaum, D.C.,
Joey Mills, D.C., Norman Ouzts, D.C., Brian Hughes, D.C., Gabe O'Sullivan, D.C.,
Past President Michael Tillman, D.C., Regent Tyron Wallace, D.C. and Daniel
(right - left seated) SCCA Executive
Director Nicki Davis, President Elect Don Worley, D.C., President and Sherman
Regent Greg Lonscak, D.C., and Secretary/Treasurer Joe Carew, D.C.
Pay it Forward - Creating the Future of Chiropractic
Make time today to look forward and pay
it forward to empower the
next generation of Sherman chiropractors. Click the image to view
Welcome New Faculty Member Sarah Stephens
Sarah Stephens, D.C., has joined the Sherman Faculty as a
Case Doctor in the Health Center and will also teach X-ray Physics. She is a
native of Spartanburg and a 2003 Sherman graduate. She is married to Kellet
and has 11-year-old twin daughters named Georgia and Camille, and a five-year-old
daughter named Emma. She has been helping to run a high-volume, multidisciplinary
clinic in Spartanburg for the past five years. "I want to
see Sherman grow and prosper," Stephens says, "by educating each student
to the best of our ability, and teaching them what they need to know to help
their patients achieve their greatest health and wellness."
42 Graduate in Fall 09 and Winter 10
On December 12, 2009, 42 candidates were presented for the
degree of doctor of chiropractic. After the invocation by Robert Irwin, D.C.,
and a welcome by President Jon Schwartzbauer, D.C., the two recipients of the
Milton W. Garfunkel Award, Kelvin Ng Say Koon and Adam R. Keeler, made farewell
addresses to the assembly. Ng spoke of the impact chiropractic has had in
his and his wife’s lives and his plans to return to Singapore to practice. Keeler
spoke of his passion for chiropractic.
Dr. Claudia Seay presented the Clinical Excellence Award to
Jillian Kersh (F09) and Noreen Siminialayi (W10). The Academic Achievement Award
was presented to Kelvin Ng Say Koon (F09) and Jennifer Carson (W10). Jillian
Kersh (F09) and Brett Wharton (W10) received the Service Distinction Award. Dr.
Bill Decken presented the Philosophy Award to Adam Keeler.
The commencement address was given by Bill Drake,
longtime radio personality and friend of Sherman College. Dr. Kevin Power delivered
the Charge to the Graduates. Music was provided by the Sparkle City Brass.
Research Projects Accepted
Two research submissions from Sherman College of Chiropractic
Research Department have been accepted as poster presentations in the upcoming
ACC-RAC 2010 conference:
Gibbon Seay Hart Christopher Boone
“Intra- and Inter-examiner Reliability of Mastoid Fossa Thermal
Readings Using Chiropractic Instrumentation” by Drs. Cindy Gibbon, Claudia
Seay and John Hart.
“Asymmetry in Atlas Bone Specimens: A Pilot Study” by Drs. John Hart, Matthew
Christopher and Ralph Boone.
Faculty, Staff and Students Gift it Up for the Holidays
SABCA feeds the Soup Kitchen
Several pairs of shoes, a large box of clothing and a box of
canned goods were delivered to the Spartanburg Soup Kitchen by SABCA members
on Dec. 5, 2009. According to Kiofa Clark, "the participation by the Sherman
faculty, staff, and students was tremendous! We would like to thank everyone
Nursing Home Goodies Collected by Sherman Faculty and Staff
As suggested by some staff members this year, Sherman decided
to make goodie bags for a local nursing home, where 36 women and 8 men reside.
Clothing, toiletries, activities and crocheted stuffed bears were collected
so that each resident would be remembered during the holidays.
Lyceum Challenge Experience Available for D.C. Offices
Propel your team to a new level of achievement!
Overcome your obstacles to personal and practice growth. While there is individual
achievement and growth to be gained in the Lyceum Challenge Experience (LCX)–
one of the greatest, if not the biggest, benefits is the opportunity to build
or reinforce strong bonds and team chemistry within your practice. The fee
for each team member is $50. Due to space and staffing requirements,
we can only accommodate the first 45 people who register for the LCX. Read
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