Howard Benedikt, DC, DCBCN has treated 1,000s of patients in his over 46 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 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 was a designated doctor for the state of Texas until March 2019.
Dr. Duval a 1997 Magna Cum Laude graduate of Southern California University of Health Sciences. He is the founder of Rapid Read, LLC (www.rapidreadllc.com) and consults nationally with chiropractors who use his expertise in diagnostic imaging interpretation to help them and their patients. He is a former Associate Professor of Radiology at Parker University in Dallas, Texas where he taught radiology for 9 years (2008 – 2017). He received his B.S from The University of Maryland, College Park. Dr. Duval spent ten-years in private practice in Southern California and Maryland before he decided to focus on radiology and moved to Dallas where he completed his residency 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). Dr. Duval is also an instructor for the Post Graduate department of Texas Chiropractic College. He currently resides in Grapevine, TX.
Dr. Michael W. Hall is a 1990 graduate with honors from Parker College of Chiropractic. He began clinical practice immediately after graduation while also entering post-graduate programs in clinical neurology and orthopedics. He received his diplomate in clinical neurology from the American Board of Chiropractic Neurology in 1993. He was later awarded a fellow in clinical neurology by the International Board of Chiropractic Neurology. For the past three decades Dr. Hall has entertained and educated thousands with enthusiastic passion for chiropractic and clinical neurology. It is his vision that all peoples may experience the healing art of chiropractic. He has published research, served on scientific and advisory panels, and lectured around the world. His program, “Functional Neurology for the Practicing Chiropractor” is renowned throughout the US, Canada, Europe and Australia. He speaks for the International Chiropractic Pediatrics Association as well as many state, national and international associations. You can find out more about Dr. Hall and where he is next by visiting his website – www.BrainDC.org
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". Dr. Horne holds faculty status with Texas Chiropractic College’s Post Graduate Studies and Continuing Education Division. Dr. Horne is the Texas Chiropractic Association District 6 Doctor of the year for 2018. His special interests include evidence based standards of care and documentation related to chiropractic care. 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 also a member of the American Chiropractic Association. He is married to the love of his life Betty Jo, has six children and twelve grandchildren. 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 became a chiropractic advocate while being helped through chiropractic treatment of numerous sports injuries. Dr. O’Hara graduated from National College of Chiropractic in April 1992 with a B.S. in Human Biology and a Doctorate in Chiropractic. Dr. O’Hara continued his education with a Diplomate of the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians. Dr. O’Hara has been practicing for 28 years with clinical emphasis focusing on Sports injuries, biomechanical correction and rehabilitation. He has worked with both amateur and professional athletes and was the team chiropractic physician for the Washington DC United MLS soccer from 1996-1998. Dr. O’Hara also had been a sideline doctor for multiple High School sports and a ringside physician for amateur MMA (2009-2015). Dr. O’Hara’s remains in private practice in Tampa Florida. He is part of the post graduate faculty for Texas Chiropractic College and continues his passion for chiropractic through teaching post-graduate education.
Donald A. Ozello, DC, CCSM, CCN 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 the prevention and rehabilitation of sports injuries. Doctor Donald A. Ozello is a faculty member of CCED Seminars where he teaches online Chiropractic Continuing Education webinars in sports medicine. He holds faculty status with Texas Chiropractic College’s Post Graduate Studies and Continuing Education Division. Dr. Ozello successfully completed the Certified Chiropractic Sports Medicine and Certified Chiropractic Nutrition Programs through CCED Seminars & Texas Chiropractic College. Dr. Ozello is the author of “Running: Maximize Performance & Minimize Injuries.” He is published in OnFitness Magazine, LiveStrong.com, SpineUniverse.com and The Las Vegas Informer. His YouTube channel, Dr Donald A Ozello DC has two weekly shows: Dr Ozello’s Sports Medicine Report and Two Minutes of Anatomy. Dr. Ozello is a fitness enthusiast. Functional kettlebell training, running, bike riding and core training are his favorite forms of exercise. Before pursuing his career in Chiropractic, Donald served in the United States Navy aboard the USS Bremerton, SSN 698.
Dr. Rice currently practices in Palm Beach Gardens at the Gardens Wholistic Health Center. He is an Acupuncturist, Chiropractor, and Nutritional Consultant. He has an extensive education and continues to take courses every year. He is in practice since 1977 and has vast experience in Wholistic Health and natural healing modalities.
He has a diplomate from the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, National Commission for the Certification of Acupuncturists and the Chiropractic Board of Clinical Nutrition. He holds Chiropractic and Acupuncture licenses in Florida as well as Chiropractic licenses in New York and California.
Dr. Rice has appeared on TV and radio programs, been published in Nutritional Perspectives, Natural Awakenings, North Shore Today, Bonzai, Elite Magazine and more. He is an active member of the professional community, a past researcher for Mt. Sinai Hospital and The New Center for Wholistic Health, Education and Research. Dr. Rice has been teaching license renewal classes in acupuncture for FCPA for ten years and taught a ten hour license renewal program in acupuncture at the Utah Chiropractic Physicians Association in 2018.
Although some of the information for license renewal can be dry, Dr. Rice has a way to make it relevant and interesting. His technique classes encompass his years of experience and always provide valuable information that you can use “Monday morning” in your office.
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Dr. John H. Riggs III, board certified chiropractic orthopedist (2012), graduated from the Los Angeles College of Chiropractic (1988). He has practiced in Michigan, 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 currently teaches anatomy, physiology and human biology at two local community colleges. He 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 is an Honorary Fellow of the FCLB. He holds postdoctoral certifications in acupuncture, laser therapy, and Graston Technique. Dr. Riggs is a member of the Academy of Chiropractic Orthopedists. He has published 21 articles: 3 peer reviewed articles (JMPT/JACO). 11 non-peer reviewed articles (professional journals), and 7 martial arts articles (national and international journals). Dr. Riggs is married and currently practices in Dowagiac, MI. He holds a 5th degree black belt and teaches classes and periodic seminars in Aikido. He has been in practice for 31 years.
Dr. Talcott has consulted to thousands of healthcare practices relative to business development and protection. He is a sought after speaker who has led numerous seminars, keynote speeches, and has been on the cover of several magazines. Dr. Talcott has presently instructed over 100 webinars and 90 live events relative to HIPAA and government compliance for 38 chiropractic associations and five chiropractic colleges, as well as independent medical organizations. He is a founding partner in an independent physician association that credentialed participating doctors for contracting with HMO’s and PPO’s. He has had numerous articles published relative to the onset of and participation with managed care, and over a dozen articles regarding HIPAA compliance. Dr. Talcott served on the Governor appointed Workers Compensation Commission in Texas, and he has founded and chaired two hospital departments.
Dr. Tranter has been in private practice since 1984. Over the past 14 years, he has successfully included acupuncture, acupressure and auriculotherapy to improve clinical outcomes for his chiropractic patients, and is passionate about bringing this information to other chiropractors. Tranter is a 1982 graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic – Davenport, where he met and married Dr. Patricia Felder, and started their practice together. He is a Fellow of the International Academy of Medical Acupuncture (FIAMA). He was an Assistant Professor for Flexion Distraction at Parker College of Chiropractic, has taught numerous clinical post graduate classes, and is a coauthor of the technique book, “Motion Assisted Palpation and Motion Adjusting.” He enjoys making complex concepts simple and straightforward, and he loves to provide his colleagues with practical information they can use immediately to help their patients. Dr. Tranter is a member of the Texas Chiropractic Association. Dr. Tranter, also, serves as post graduate faculty for Texas College of Chiropractic. He enjoys hiking, skiing and researching health and wellness information. Dr. Tranter and his wife recently received a lifetime community service award from the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce. They have 3 children and 2 grandchildren.
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. Heather 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. She was Board licensed in acupuncture in 2019. She has been voted "Top Chiropractor in Parker County" for several years. Dr. Wright is a trained laser technician and treats animals for the Agility Doc Circuit. 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 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 Doctors 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 her 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.