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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

Amy Arton
Instructor
Department of Chiropractic Principles & Practice
D.C., Texas Chiropractic College, 2009
B.S., Human Biology, Texas Chiropractic College, 2010

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 Pharmacist 
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 Library Services, 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

Kimary Farrar
Professor
Chair, Department of Clinical Reasoning & Therapeutics Department of Foundational Sciences
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
President
D.C., Texas Chiropractic College, 1990

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
Assistant Professor
Department of Foundational Sciences
Department of Clinical Specialties
Ph.D., University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston, 2001
M.D., University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston, 2003

Cheryl Hawk
Professor
Department of Clinical Specialties
Department of Chiropractic Principles & Practice
Department of Research
Ph.D., Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Iowa,1991
M.S., Department of Preventive medicine, University of Iowa, 1988
D.C., National University Health Sciences, 1976
C.H.E.S., Certified Health Education Specialist, National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, 1971

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

Bradley R. Koby
Assistant Professor
Chair, Chiropractic Principles & Practice
Department of Clinical Reasoning & Therapeutics
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

Monique Lee
Instructor
Clinical Teaching Fellowship
Department of Clinics
D.C., Texas Chiropractic College, 2015
B.S., Human Biology, Texas Chiropractic College, 2015
B.S., General Biology, Tennessee State University, 2010

Cory Mayon
Associate Professor
Department of Anatomy
Department of Clinics, Director of Clinical Education 
B.S., Louisiana College, 2011
A.T.C, Nationally Certified Athletic Trainer, 2011
B.S., Texas Chiropractic College, 2014  
D.C., Texas Chiropractic College, 2014
C.C.S.P., Certified Chiropractic Sports Practitioner, 2016

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

John Mrozek
Professor
Vice President for 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 Clinical Specialties
Library Services
M.S., University of Alaska, Fairbanks, 1986
M.S., University of Pittsburgh, 1999
M.S.L.S., University of North Texas, 2012

Osiel Peña
Instructor
Department of Clinical Diagnosis
D.C., Texas Chiropractic College, 2005
B.S. Texas Chiropractic College, 2005
Resident, Diagnostic Imaging, Parker College of Chiropractic, 2009

Victor Quiroz
Attending
Department of Clinics
M.S., University of Houston-Clear Lake, 2015
D.C.,  Texas Chiropractic College, 2015
B.S., Texas Chiropractic College, 2013

Scott Reichel
Adjunct Faculty
Department of Clinical Specialties
Paramedic Certificate, University of Texas Health
Science Center at Houston, 1983
B.B.A, Houston Baptist University, 1992

Todd Riddle
Assistant Professor
Department of Clinical Reasoning & Therapeutics
B.S., Exercise Science, University of Toledo, 1998
D.C., Sherman College of Chiropractic, 2009
A.C.B.S.P., Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist

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

Michael Sheppard
Assistant Professor
Division of Clinics – Director of Clinical Services
B.S., Texas A&M, 1994
B.S., Texas Chiropractic College, 1999
D.C., Texas Chiropractic College, 1999

Mignon "Mimi" Sweat
Assistant Professor
Division of Clinics – Attending Clinician
D.C., Life University College of Chiropractic, 2009
M.S., Life University College of Arts and Science, 2010
B.S. in Dietetics, Life University College of Arts and Science, 2004

Dorrie Talmage
Professor
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
Associate Professor
Department of Chiropractic Principles & Practice
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
D.A.C.B.R.,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

Federico Villafañe
Assistant Professor
Department of Diagnosis
B.S., University of Puerto Rico 2010
D.C., Southern University of Health Sciences, 2014
Diagnostic Imaging Residency, Logan University, 2017
Diagnostic Imaging Fellowship, Logan University, 2018
D.A.C.B.R., Diplomate American Chiropractic Board of Radiology, 2017

John Ward
Professor
Department of Foundational Sciences
Department of Clinical Reasoning & Therapeutics
Department of Research
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

Carol L. Webb
Professor
Director of Library Services
Department of Chiropractic 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

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

Shari Wynd
Associate 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

James Zuniga
Assistant Professor
Department of Clinics
D.C., Texas Chiropractic College, 2014
B.S., Texas State University, 2010

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