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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 Clinical Education
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

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

Kent Gray

Clinics Chief of Staff
D.C., Parker College of Chiropractic, Dallas, TX
B.S., Parker College of Chiropractic, Dallas, TX

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 Faculty
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

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

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 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

Abigale Owen

Clinical Teaching Fellow
Department of Clinics
D.C., Texas Chiropractic College, 2019
B.S., University of Houston-Clear Lake

Mary Beth Pace

Attending
Department of Clinics
D.C., Texas Chiropractic College
M.S.P.T., Texas Women's University
B.S., Biology, West Texas State

Osiel Peña

Adjunct Faculty - 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

Faculty - Assistant Professor/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

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
Department of Clinical Reasoning & Therapeutics
B.S., Texas A&M, 1994
B.S., Texas Chiropractic College, 1999
D.C., Texas Chiropractic College, 1999

Cami Stastny

Clinical Attending
Department of Clinics
M.S., Sports Science & Rehabilitation, Logan University, 2019
CFMP (Certified Functional Medicine Practitioner), Functional Medicine University, 2017
D.C., Texas Chiropractic College, 2014
B.S., Kinesiology: Health and Wellness, Houston Baptist University, 2011

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
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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