The Parker Alumni Association will present their annual awards at a luncheon held during the Parker Homecoming celebration on Friday, October 26. Awards will be presented to four noteworthy individuals who have impacted the chiropractic profession including: Dr. Rose Lepien,’91, Dr. James DeShazo,’95, Dr. Neil Gardner, ’09, and Dr. Jose Negron,’11.
DALLAS — The Parker Alumni Association recently revised its bylaws to increase the number of members on its board of…
The Parker Alumni Association will present the 2011 Parker Alumni Association Annual Awards during the Alumni Association Awards Luncheon held during the Parker Homecoming celebration on Friday, October 21. Awards will be presented to four noteworthy individuals who have impacted the chiropractic profession including Dr. Francis X. Murphy ’95, Dr. Aleisha Serrano ’06, Dr. Homero Cavazos ’08, and Dr. Jack Donovan.
The Parker Alumni Association became the first donor to the newly renamed, Parker University, when the association presented a $5,000 check during a recent board of trustees meeting on campus. Dr. Vincent Scheffler ’07, president of Parker Alumni Association presented the check to Mr. Bill Nardiello, chairman of the Parker University Board of Trustees and Dr. Fabrizio Mancini ’90, president of Parker University, on behalf of its members.
Parker College of Chiropractic held a homecoming and class reunion reception during Parker Seminars Dallas where they recognized each Parker Alumni Association Lifetime Member for their recent achievement in reaching 200 members. Parker thanked each Lifetime Member for their continual support of Parker College’s Alumni Association. Helping to achieve the milestone, Dr. EJ Raven ’02 received special recognition for becoming the 200th member. Dr. Raven currently practices in Park City, Utah.
The Parker Alumni Association elected four members to serve on its board of directors. Dr. Steve Brooks ’99, Dr. Bart Patzer ’93, Dr. Vincent Scheffler ’07, and Dr. Mary Warren ’00 will work to continue the vision, leadership, and legacy that has been established throughout the years.
The Parker Alumni Association presented a check of 5,000 dollars to Parker College of Chiropractic to fulfill its final payment of the 25,000 dollar pledge made in 2008. Not only was the donation the largest in the association’s history, the donation was paid off two years earlier than expected which helped renovate a lounge and classroom space for the chiropractic interns.
The Parker Alumni Association elected three members to serve on its board of directors in 2009. Dr. Rena Sawyers ’94, Dr. Scott Garber ’02, Dr. Kayce A. Frye ’90 will serve to continue the vision, leadership, and legacy that has been established throughout the years.
Parker University’s Board of Trustees elected Dr. Wright L. Lassiter, Jr., Ed.D., D.CE, as board chairman during its recent December meeting. Dr. Lassiter will serve a two-year term in the position. He was first appointed to the board in 2007 and previously served as treasurer.
Parker University held Parker Homecoming 2012 on its campus in Dallas, Texas, on October 26 – 28. Doctors of chiropractic and massage therapists attended customized education tracks while earning continuing education credits. Classes covered numerous topics, including combining nutrition and chiropractic, multiple causes of vertebral subluxation and disease, decompression, Medicare, treating sports injuries, the neurology of stress, orthopedic testing for upper extremity injuries, and much more.