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A Faculty of Seasoned Experts

Perhaps the most significant strength of Texas Chiropractic College over our 100-year history has been the quality of our faculty. They bring an unparalleled commitment to their students, an unwavering commitment to patient-centered health care, and an undeniable level of real-world experience and expertise.

TCC's faculty is comprised of board-certified chiropractors and medical experts, all of whom hold the highest degree in their respective fields. Most of the TCC faculty continue their own practices in radiology, clinical medicine, nutrition, and sports medicine. The following is a list of TCC faculty:

Alan H. Adams
Professor
Department of Evidence-Based Practice
B.S., Michigan Lutheran College, 1968
B.S., National College of Chiropractic, 1973
D.C., National College of Chiropractic, 1973
D.A.C.B.N., Diplomate, American Clinical Board of
Nutrition, 1981

Victor A. Benavides
Assistant Professor
Director of Clinical Experiences
Chair, Department of Clinical Instruction
B.S., Southern California University of Health Sciences
(L.A.C.C.), 1991
D.C., Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, 1992
B.S.N., Hardin-Simmons University, 2010
M.B.A., Marylhurst University, 2012

Jesse T. Coats
Professor
Chair, Department of Clinical Specialties
Department of Clinical Reasoning & Therapeutics
B.S., Southwestern Oklahoma State University, 1974
B.S., University of Houston, 1977
R.Ph., Registered Pharmicist
D.C., Texas Chiropractic College, 1993
D.A.A.P.M., Diplomate American Academy of Pain Management
C.C.S.P, Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician

Jeff Coyle
Assistant Professor
Department of Chiropractic Principles and Practice
Technical Services and Electronic Resources Librarian
B.A., Benedictine College, 1994
M.A., University of St. Thomas, 2000
M.S.L.S, University of North Texas, 2000

Dwain Daniel
Associate Professor
Division of Clinics
Department of Foundational Sciences
Department of Evidence-Based Principles & Practice
Department of Clinical Reasoning & Therapeutics
B.A., Southwest Texas State University, 1971
D.C., Cleveland Chiropractic College, 1981

Karlene Denby
Professor
Registrar
B.A., Jersey City State College, 1975
D.C., Texas Chiropractic College, 1989

Stephen Dyess
Assistant Professor
Division of Clinics
Department of Clinical Specialties
Attending Clinician
D.C., Texas Chiropractic College, 1987
C.C.S.P., Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician

Kimary Farrar
Professor
Chair, Department of Clinical Reasoning & Therapeutics
Department of Foundational Sciences
Department of Diagnosis
Department of Clinical Specialties
B.S., California State University-Fullerton, 2004
M.S., California State University-Fullerton, 2007
D.C., Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, 1984

Stephen A. Foster
Professor
Vice President of Academic Affairs
Executive Director, Center for Institutional Excellence
D.C., Texas Chiropractic College, 1990
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Martha J. Friesen
Professor
Department of Foundational Sciences
B.S., Lenoir-Rhyne College, NC, 1976
M.S., University of Louisville, KY, 1978
Ph.D., University of Louisville, KY, 1982

Leonard J. Giblin, III
Adjunct Professor
Department of Foundational Sciences
Ph.D., University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston, 2001
M.D., University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston, 2003

Denise Haynes
Adjunct Professor
B.S., University of Texas at El Paso, 1980
M.S., University of Houston-Clear Lake, 1989

Christy Hicks
Instructor
Clinical Resident in Sports Medicine and Human
Performance
B.S., University of Houston, 2000
D.C., Texas Chiropractic College, 2004

Bradley R. Koby
Assistant Professor
Department of Evidence-Based Principles & Practices
B.S., National College of Chiropractic, 1997
D.C., National College of Chiropractic, 1997

Carla Kruger
Instructor
Director of Assessment and
Standardized Patient Program
Hotel/Restaurant Management Diploma,
International Correspondence School,
Pennsylvania, 1996
Certification, South African Airways, Commercial
Training Center, Cape Town, South Africa 1994
South African Association of Freight Forwarders, Cape
Town, South Africa 1992
Practical Management Diploma, Cape Technicon,
Cape Town, South Africa, 1992

Catherine LeDuc-Ramcharon
Associate Professor
Department of Diagnosis
Department of Clinical Specialties
D.C., Cleveland Chiropractic College, 1993
B.S. in Nutrition, Park University, 1993

John Massare
Adjunct Professor
B.S., University of Georgia, 1996
D.C.., Texas Chiropractic College, 2004

Ezzat Mikhail
Professor
Department of Foundational Sciences
DTM&H, Cairo University, Egypt, 1963
M.D., Cairo University, Egypt, 1963
M.S., Cairo University, Egypt, 1965
Ph.D., Cairo University, Egypt, 1969
M.S., Cairo University, Egypt, 1982

Patricia Moore
Assistant Professor
Department of Anatomy
B.S., The University of West Florida, 1984
D.O., Southeastern University of Health Sciences, 1989

John Mrozek
Professor
Dean of Academic Affairs
B.A., Slippery Rock University, 1971
D.C., Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College,
1976
Fellow, College of Chiropractic Sciences, 1981
M.Ed., University of Toronto, 2005

Claire Noll
Assistant Professor
Department of Evidence-Based Principles & Practice
Library Services
M.S., University of Alaska, Fairbanks, 1986
M.S., University of Pittsburgh, 1999
M.S.L.S., University of North Texas, 2012
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Michael Ramcharan
Assistant Dean, Division of Chiropractic Sciences
Chair, Department of Evidence-Based Principles &
Practice
Associate Professor
Department of Clinical Reasoning and Therapeutics
Department of Clinical Specialties
D.C., Life College of Chiropractic, 2003
M.P.H., University of Kansas School of Medicine,
2012

Robert Routh
Professor
Chair, Department of Anatomy
B.S., Southwest Texas State University, 1994
M.S., Louisiana State University, 1998
Ph.D., Louisiana State University, 2001
Postdoctoral Studies, University of Texas Southwestern
Medical Center, 2002

Kenneth Sorrels
Professor
Department of Evidence-Based Principles & Practice
Department of Clinical Specialties
B.S., Arkansas State University, 1975
D.C., Logan College of Chiropractic, 1977

Cassie Stinson
Adjunct
B.A., University of Texas at Tyler, 2005
B.S., Texas Chiropractic College, 2009
D.C., Texas Chiropractic College, 2009

Dorrie Talmage
Professor
Assistant Dean, Division of Clinical Sciences
Chair, Department of Diagnosis
B.S., Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, 1988
D.C., Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, 1988
D.A.B.C.O., Diplomate of the American Board of
Chiropractic Orthopedics, 1991
M.S.Ed., University of Southern California, 2001
B.S.N., Hardin-Simmons University, 2010
M.S.N., Samford University, 2012

David Taylor
Director of Clinical Services
Associate Professor
B.S., University of Massachusetts, 1978
D.C., National College of Chiropractic, 1983
D.A.B.C.N., 1992
F.I.A.C.N., 2011

Jeffrey R. Thompson
Professor
Department of Diagnosis
B.A., Washington-Jefferson College, 1976
D.C., Palmer College of Chiropractic, 1980
Diplomate, American Chiropractic Board of Radiology,
1985

Kenneth K. Tyer, Jr.
Associate Professor
Department of Evidence-Based Principles & Practice
Department of Diagnosis
B.A., Stephen F. Austin University, 1977
D.C., Texas Chiropractic College, 1987
C.C.C.N., Certification in Chiropractic Clinical Neurology, 2005
D.A.C.N.B., Diplomate of the American Chiropractic
Neurology Board, 2006

Lee C. Van Dusen
Director of Accreditation & Institutional Research
Professor
Department of Evidence-Based Principles & Practice
B.S., Utica College of Syracuse University, 1981
B.S., National College of Chiropractic, 1983
D.C., National College of Chiropractic, 1985

John Ward
Associate Professor
Department of Foundational Sciences
Department of Clinical Reasoning & Therapeutics
B.S., University of Texas - Pan American, 1998
M.A., University of Houston – Clear Lake, 2000
D.C., Texas Chiropractic College, 2002
M.S., University of Houston – Clear Lake, 2005
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Carol L. Webb
Director of Library Services
Professor
Department of Evidence-Based Principles & Practice
B.A., University of North Texas, 1974
M.A., University of Houston – Clear Lake, 1985
M.L.I.S, University of Texas at Austin, 1991

Jeffrey H. Weiss
Associate Professor
Department of Evidence-Based Principles & Practice
Department of Diagnosis
B.S., Michigan State University, 1982
D.C., Los Angeles Chiropractic College, 1986

Amy Wright
Associate Professor
Division of Clinics
Attending Clinician
B.S., Texas Chiropractic College, 1994
D.C., Texas Chiropractic College, 1994

Lawrence H. Wyatt, Jr.
Professor
Department of Evidence-Based Principles & Practice
Department of Diagnosis
B.S., Logan College of Chiropractic, 1982
D.C., Logan College of Chiropractic, 1984
Diplomate, American Chiropractic Board of Radiology,
1988

Shari Wynd
Assistant Professor
Chair, Department of Foundational Sciences
Department of Clinical Reasoning & Therapeutics
Department of Technique
B.S., York University, 1989
B.App.Sc., University of Toronto, 1993
M.App.Sc., University of Toronto, 1995
D.C., Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, 2002
Ph.D., University of Calgary, 2007

Isis Zaki
Professor
Department of Anatomy
M.D., Cairo University, Egypt, 1969
M.S., Cairo University, Egypt, 1974
Ph.D., Cairo University, Egypt, 1979