Alumni News and Updates

Alumni news and updates1970s

1980s

Brad Fraum, D.C., ’81, received the 2016 District Director of the Year distinction from the South Carolina Chiropractic Association.

1990s

Michael Burcon, D.C., ’98, of Grand Rapids, MI, had a peer-reviewed paper entitled Health Outcomes Following Cervical Specific Protocol in 300 Patients with Meniere’s Followed Over Six Years published in the Journal of Upper Cervical Chiropractic Research, June 2, 2016. Next year he has been asked to supervise pre and post head/neck MRI’s on Meniere’s patients at a Chinese teaching hospital. The results will be presented at the 8th International Meniere’s Symposium in Shanghai in 2020. (Posted Oct ’16)

2000s

Dan Becker, D.C., ’00, of Inman, SC, joined Sherman College as an Adjunct Faculty Assistant on August 17, 2016. (Posted Nov’16)

Gabriel O’Sullivan, D.C., ’01, of Spartanburg, SC, was installed as president of the South Carolina Chiropractic Association at the June convention in Myrtle Beach. He will serve a one-year term.

Winn Samms, D.C., ’02, of Columbus, NC, has launched a service called Least Invasive First as a way for individuals with non-traditional, health beliefs to easily and clearly communicate their health directives. www.leastinvasivefirst.org. is an internet website where a person can digitally store, display, and share their directives and medical info. (Posted Dec ’16)

Kate Mahoney- Myers, D.C., ’03, and husband, Pete, of Plattsburg, NY, announce the birth of their son Magnus on August 25, 2016. (Posted Oct ’16)

Brian Dooley, D.C., ’05, of Pickens, SC, will make a poster presentation entitled “Chiropractic students’ reliance and self-confidence to meet life’s challenges via their sense of coherence” at the Association of Chiropractic Colleges Research Agenda Conference (ACC-RAC) to be held in Washington, DC, March 15-18, 2017. (Posted Nov ’16)

Amilliah Kenya, D.C., ’06, and Charles Kenya, D.C., ’06, of Boiling Springs, SC, will make a poster presentation entitled “A comparison of basic science scores on the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners part I examination between tutors and tutees at a chiropractic college” at the Association of Chiropractic Colleges Research Agenda Conference (ACC-RAC) to be held in Washington, DC, March 15-18, 2017. (Posted Nov ’16)

Katie Supik Resick, D.C., ’06, and her husband Scott, of Pittsburgh, PA, announce the birth of son Dax Scott on October 06, 2016. (Posted Jan ’17)

April ’06, and John, ’07, Kosinski, D.C.s, of Cambridge, NH, welcomed a son, Jackson Connor, on June 9, 2016.

Amy Nedrow-Zesiger, D.C., ’07, and her husband, Chris, of York, SC, announce the birth of Mackenna Ann Zesiger on November 06, 2016. (Posted Nov ’16)

Charmaine A. Herman, D.C., ’09, of Alpharetta, GA, was named Chiropractor of the Year by the Blair Upper Cervical Chiropractic Society for her work in introducing Blair courses into the curriculum at Life University where she is a faculty member. (Posted Nov ’16)

Jaclyn and Greg Walsh, D.C.s, ’09, of Fort Myers, FL, announce the birth of daughter Emily Alexandra on October 29, 2016. (Posted Dec ’16)

2010s

Christine Theodosis, D.C., ’10, of Canton, NC, was named Educator of the Year at the Orthospinology Annual Symposium for her work teaching the Basic I and Basic II Modules of Orthospinology at Sherman College. (Posted Oct ’16)

Jeanette Chomis, D.C., ’12, and her husband Luke, of Trufant, MI, announce the birth of daughter Livie Lynn on July 7, 2016. (Posted Jan ’17)

Allie and Michael Hamstead, D.C.s, ’12, of Simpsonville, SC, announce the birth of daughter Cecilia Grace on September 14, 2016. (posted Jan’17)

Sandy Martin, D.C., ’13, and her husband, Joe, of Benton Harbor, MI, announce the birth of daughter Aurora Jayne on January 13, 2017. (Posted Mar ’17)

Courtney and Kyle Geer, D.C.s, ’16 of Fort Mill, SC, announce the birth of daughter Lily Beth on March 29, 2017. (Posted Mar ’17)

Emily Ranstadler, D.C., ’16 and her husband, Robert, of Box Elder, SD, announce the birth of their son Richard Matthew on October 6, 2016. (Posted Jan ’17)

Deaths

Robert Lupowitz, D.C., ’78, of Corrales, NM, died on March 10, 2017, He is survived by wife, Linda, children Ariana, Sion Ben, and Max, and two grandchildren. (Posted Mar ’17)

Tom Faustino, D.C., ‘ 86, of Bala Cynwyd, PA, died on April 12, 2017. He is survived by wife, Patti, and daughters Lauren and Nicole.