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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

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
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
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

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

Cory Mayon
Associate Professor
Department of Anatomy/Attending Clinician
B.S., Louisiana College
A.T.C, Nationally Certified Athletic Trainer
B.S., Texas Chiropractic College
D.C., Texas Chiropractic College
C.C.S.P, Certified Chiropractic Sports Practitioner

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
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

Michele Quattlebaum
Adjunct Faculty
J.D., South Texas College of Law, 1981

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
Division of Clinics
B.S., Texas A&M, 1994
B.S., Texas Chiropractic College, 1999
D.C., Texas Chiropractic College, 1999

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

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

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

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