Online Chiropractic Course Instructors
Howard Benedikt, DC, DCBCN has treated 1,000s of patients in his 40 years as a chiropractor. He attended Queens College, Flushing, where he received a BS degree. He then went on to study at the National University of Health Sciences in Lombard, Illinois, receiving his Doctor of Chiropractic. After several years of practice he obtained an MS in Human Biology/Anatomy from CW Post Center of Long Island University. He also holds certifications from New York Chiropractic College as a CCSP and is a diplomate of the Chiropractic Board of Clinical Nutrition. He has lectured around the country on nutrition and holds teaching positions with New York Chiropractic College as well as Berkeley College in New York City. He maintains a private practice in New York, focusing on wellness and functional medicine. His passion lies in his vision to help each and every patient achieve their optimal health and wellness. He combines traditional chiropractic care along with deep tissue and trigger point therapies and uses the latest adjunctive modalities such as ultrasound, muscle stimulation, cold light laser therapy and soft tissue mobilization.
Dr. Heather Bryce earned Electrical Engineering degrees from the University of Texas and worked successfully in that field for years. She then enjoyed raising her little ones while teaching engineering courses at Richland College in Dallas. When her children began school, she returned to school herself and earned her DC and Anatomy degrees from Parker College of Chiropractic. Upon graduation, she immediately began a successful Chiropractic practice in Dallas and treated patients for several years until moving away from Dallas. Continuing her love of education, she was an instructor at the International University in Vienna, Austria and Ukraine for two summers. Aside from writing more than one hundred engineering articles that were published in various engineering magazines and journals, she also wrote an article entitled “Memories – My Last Visit with Dr. Jim Parker” that appeared in the February, 1998, issue of the Texas Journal of Chiropractic. She presently is a Designated Doctor for the State of Texas.
Dr. Wesley Duval is an associate professor of Radiology at Parker University in Dallas, Texas. He is also the founder of Rapid Read, LLC, and consults nationally with chiropractors who use his expertise in diagnostic imaging interpretation to help them and their patients. He received his B.S from The University of Maryland, College Park, and his DC degree from Los Angeles College of Chiropractic in 1997. After ten-years in private practice in Southern California and Maryland, Dr. Duval decided to focus on radiology and moved to Dallas where he accepted a radiology residency position at Parker University. Dr. Duval received his DACBR in 2011. Dr. Duval is a member of the American Chiropractic Association (ACA), Texas Chiropractic Association (TCA), American College of Chiropractic Radiology (ACCR) and Council on Diagnostic Imaging (CDI). In addition to teaching, Dr. Duval spends a fair amount of his free time at his three children’s sporting events and enjoys enhancing the quality of images provided by chiropractors that he reads for. He currently resides in Southlake, TX with his wife, Wendy, and their three boys, Jack, Cade, and Luke.
Jack Dwyer, DC, CCIC, CCCAP is a Certified Chiropractic Insurance Consultant, who specializes in IME’s, Peer Reviews and Medical Record Reviews. He graduated from Thomas Edison State College in New Jersey with a degree in Natural Science. After a career in Ministry, he attended Cleveland Chiropractic College in Los Angeles and graduated with a Doctorate in Chiropractic. Serving the small town of Montesano, WA has provided the opportunity for a wonderful life in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. With his wife, Michele, three young teen boys were adopted and have filled the house with joy. In his spare time, Dr. Dwyer loves watching his boys play soccer, going for long walks with his wife, or skiing on champain powder in Western Washington State.
Dr. Hall is a 1990 Magna Cum Laude graduate of Parker College of Chiropractic. Very early in his studies he identified that he had not only a knack of, but love for the sciences – particularly Neuroscience. As the years, have progressed, he has become renowned worldwide for his passion of chiropractic and neurology. He attends to patients with complex neurological cases from around the world. He currently is the Executive Director of the NeuroLife Institute at Life University where his team focuses on complex neurological cases, concussion recovery, movement disorders, functional neurology, sports performance, and many other maladies associated with a dysfunctioning nervous system. He has shared his love of neurology and the applications of functional neurology to chiropractic and healthcare audiences for nearly three decades. He attained full professorship in Clinical Neurology while teaching at Parker University. He has an extensive lecture schedule presenting his post-doctoral courses in functional neurology, team teaching with the ICPA, as well as presenting for Life Vision seminars, state, national, and international associations. He is board certified in Chiropractic Neurology and received his Fellow from the International Academy of Chiropractic Neurology. Additionally, he has extensive post-graduate certifications and training in advanced diagnostics, techniques, rehabilitation, pediatrics, cervical spine and brain trauma, and disability. He has published research in multiple journals and has serves as a peer reviewer for ACC-RAC and the ASRF.
Dr. Hall and his wife, Cara who is an accomplished prenatal and pediatric chiropractor also run a family wellness practice in Coppell, TX. They have five children, Alexa, Joshua, Kelsey, Haley, and Danielle. When time allows, they love spending time doing most anything in the great outdoors as a family.
Dr. Horne founded CCEDSEMINARS with a passion for bringing chiropractors high quality Continuing Education that will elevate the chiropractic profession. Dr. Horne graduated from Southern California University of Health Sciences in 1985. His undergraduate study focused on chemistry and was followed by a research position. After graduating from SCUHS he completed a three year study program in Chiropractic Orthopedics. Since that time he treated patients for 25 years, served as a chiropractic consultant and manages CCEDSEMINARS. Dr. Horne is certified in impairment ratings and functional capacity evaluations. He has served as a designated doctor for the Texas Workers Compensation system performing impairment ratings and return to work evaluations. He is published in JMPT and is currently authoring a text "Documentation and Navigating the Guidelines". His special interests include evidence based standards of care, documentation and forensics. Dr. Horne has performed numerous record reviews and serves as an expert witness. He has authored numerous courses on chiropractic documentation, case studies and evidence-based practice for continuing education credit. He teaches nationwide online, in live webinars and onsite throughout the state of Texas. Dr. Horne is a member of the Texas Chiropractic Association and serves on the Education Committee. He is married to the love of his life Betty Jo, has six children and five grand children. Recreation time almost always involves the great outdoors.
Chiropractic Radiologist Dr. Sandra Norton is a graduate of Cleveland Chiropractic College where she also completed her post-graduate Radiology training. Dr. Norton is currently a Parker University College of Chiropractic Associate Professor (Full-time), and a previous Instructor at Cleveland Chiropractic College in Kansas City, MO. Dr. Norton is an Instructor Diplomate of the American Chiropractic Board of Radiology and is also certified in animal chiropractic by the American Veterinarian Chiropractic Association. Dr. Norton has taught courses in Applications in Diagnostic Imaging, Fundamentals of Diagnostic Imaging (X-ray Physics and Technology) with lab, Normal Radiographic Anatomy (including normal variants) with labs, Bone Pathology I labs (topics include tumors, metabolic/endocrine, vascular, infection), Bone Pathology II (topics included trauma, arthritides, dysplasias, and metabolic disorders), Soft Tissue Pathology (Chest and Abdomen), X-ray Procedures and Positioning, Clinical floor duties and resident training sessions. Dr. Norton is passionate about teaching and nurturing the intellectual evolution of students in an evidence-based, critical thinking, academic environment. Dr. Norton strives to continue to learn all fields of radiology and make applicable to the changing environment of Chiropractic and the subluxation complex. Dr. Norton also desires to strengthen the future of chiropractic by bringing health care to those who need it in all areas of the globe and educate others about chiropractic. Dr. Norton came highly recommended to us by her current and former students and colleagues. She is well loved and admired for her gift of humor, enthusiastic teaching style and dedication to the Chiropractic profession.
Dr. Dennis O’Hara was born and raised on Long Island, NY and was an athlete throughout his school years. He fell in love with chiropractic while being helped as a patient for numerous sports injuries. Dr. O’Hara graduated from National College of Chiropractic in April 1992. He has a B.S. in Human Biology, Doctorate in Chiropractic and is a Diplomate in Chiropractic Sports Medicine. Dr. O’Hara has been practicing for 24 years, his clinical emphasis focusing on Sports injuries, biomechanical correction and rehabilitation. He has worked with both amateur and professional athletes and was the chiropractic physician for the Washington DC United MLS soccer team from 1996-1998. Currently, Dr. O’Hara has been a ringside physician for amateur MMA since 2009 having worked hundreds of hours evaluating fighters before and after fights. His clinical focus is helping patients and athletes achieve their highest potential physically. His passions for chiropractic continues to thrive and his desire is to help educate other doctors of chiropractic realize the gift they have to offer the public.
Donald A. Ozello, DC graduated from Los Angeles College of Chiropractic in 1995. He is the owner and treating doctor at Championship Chiropractic in Las Vegas, Nevada. His mission is to educate and inspire others to live healthier, fitter, more functional lives. He has a family practice but his passion is treating sports injuries.
Dr. Ozello is the author of “Running: Maximize Performance & Minimize Injuries: A Chiropractor’s Guide to Minimizing the Potential for Running Injuries.” He writes a health, fitness and nutrition column for The Las Vegas Informer. He is published in OnFitness Magazine, Las Vegas Man Magazine, LiveStrong.com and SpineUniverse.com. He posts educational video courses on Curious.com.
Dr. Ozello is a fitness enthusiast. Functional kettlebell training, running and bike riding are his favorite forms of exercise. Before pursuing his career in Chiropractic, Dr. Ozello served in the United States Navy.
Pending Instructor: Dr. John H. Riggs III, board certified chiropractic orthopedist (2012), graduated from the Los Angeles College of Chiropractic (1988). He has practiced in California, Tennessee and Texas with current licenses in Texas and Michigan. Prior to earning his doctorate, he completed associates, bachelors and masters degrees in business administration. He has taught management classes at the college level for several years (classroom/online) and holds a lifetime California Community College Teaching Credential (business). Dr. Riggs was appointed to the Texas Board of Chiropractic Examiners (TBCE) from 2013-2019 (resigned 2017) and chaired the Enforcement Committee. He represented the state at NBCE and FCLB meetings as a delegate/alternate and has participated in Part IV NBCE Exam committees. He also served on the Texas Tech University of Health Sciences (TTHUSC) Public Health Community Advisory Board (PHCAB). He holds postdoctoral certifications in acupuncture, laser therapy, and Graston Technique. Dr. Riggs is a member of the ACA, TCA and ACO, ACCO and CCO orthopedic organizations. He has published 19 articles: 3 peer reviewed articles (JMPT/JACO). 9 non-peer reviewed articles (professional journals), and 7 martial arts articles (national and international journals). Dr. Riggs is married and currently practices in Midland, TX. He holds a 5th degree black belt and teaches classes and periodic seminars in Aikido. He has been in practice for 26 years.
Tracy Wilson, DC received his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Parker University in 1996. He is a graduate of Eastern New Mexico University with a degree in biology. He has completed numerous post graduate courses in chiropractic pediatrics, has CLM Wellness certification and AMIT certification. He started practicing in Lovington, NM under the guidance of his mentor Dr. D.E. Atchley. Dr. Wilson is an Ambassador for the Chiropractic Leadership Alliance, through which he has been privileged to take part in utilizing the most state of the art technology, The Creating Wellness System. Beyond practice, Dr. Wilson is a nationally sought after lecturer and motivational speaker. He speaks regularly at Parker Chiropractic College and other State organizations teaching continuing education in Pediatrics, Family Practice, and Communication. He also is the author of "Understanding Personalities in Practice Manual" specifically for Doctors of Chiropractic to become better communicators with their patients. Dr. Wilson also takes care of the Texas Tech Football team and has traveled with the team to the last 7 bowl games. Dr. Wilson is a member of the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association, and Texas Chiropractic Association. Dr. Wilson is the father of three beautiful girls, Summer, Kaylee, and Holly. Along with spending time with his daughters, he enjoys running marathons, half marathons, and triathlons.
Dr. Wright received her Bachelor of science in 1997- Summa Cum Laude -Tarleton State University under full scholarship. She graduated with her Doctor of Chiropractic-2001 Presidential Top Graduate- Palmer College of Chiropractic, where she attended on multiple scholarships. Dr. Wright is a Certified Chiropractic Extremity Practitioner since 2003 with post-doctorate specialist status in the care and rehabilitation of sports injuries, shoulder problems, feet issues, and other extremity conditions. She, also, has a special interest and post-graduate training in Animal Chiropractic. Dr. Wright maintains a busy practice in Weatherford Texas. She is passionate about Chiropractic and teaching.
Dr Steven G. Yeomans began his practice in 1979 by joining his father as a third generation chiropractor in Ripon, WI. He completed a 5-year residency orthopedic program and became board certified in 1985. He accepted his first post-graduate teaching position with the National College of Chiropractic in 1989 and since, has acquired chiropractic post-graduate teaching positions with 7 other Chiropractic colleges. Since 1984, Dr. Yeomans has lectured abroad and throughout the U.S. and Canada on topics including Impairment and disability rating (currently 6th edition), Industrial consulting, carpal tunnel syndrome and cumulative trauma disorders, rehabilitation, whiplash, documentation, physical therapy, outcomes assessment and orthopedics. In the year 2000, the textbook, The Clinical Application of Outcomes Assessment was released by Appleton & Lange. He maintains his private practice in Ripon, WI with a partner and continues to actively write and lecture.
Betty Jo & Vincent at a recent Dallas Chiropractic Seminar
Betty Jo Horne
Betty Jo Horne is Dr. Horne's wife and has worked alongside him in his Chiropractic practice as his CA and office manager for years. She now serves CCEDSEMINARS as Administrative Officer of Continuing Education. Betty Jo loved the patients while in active practice with her husband and now thoroughly enjoys assisting Doctor's in achieving their Continuing Education requirements. She will most certainly become your friend on the phone and at onsite events where you will find her serving you with her gift of gracious hospitality. Her interests include a passion for cooking, gardening, studying nutrition, traveling and spending time with husband, children and grandchildren.
Vincent Shutt is our newest member of the CCEDSEMINARS staff and is serving as Associate Director of Continuing Education. Vincent comes to us with significant customer service experience and we are confident that he will diligently strive to assist you with all of your Continuing Education requirement questions, concerns and enrollment. He will also be serving as a moderator in live events and assist our instructors in delivering high quality Continuing Education presentations. Vincent attended Abilene Christian University where he met his sweet wife, Tracie. Vincent's interests include cooking and grilling and he is an avid reader, hunter and outdoorsman. Vincent and Tracie live in the Dallas area with their son, Hayden.