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ATS01: The Athletic Shoulder

About Jeff Rich

Jeffrey A. Rich, DC, DACBR received his doctor of chiropractic degree from Northwestern College of Chiropractic and then completed a three-year full time imaging residency.

After passing the board-certification examinations, he accepted a position as an Assistant Professor in the Clinical Sciences Department at Northwestern. While at Northwestern, he lectured extensively for the imaging and continuing education departments, provided imaging consultation for the campus-based film interpretation service, and treated patients in the University Health Services Clinic. In 1999, he was honored as Northwestern’s Teacher-of-the-Year.

In 2003, Dr. Rich accepted a position at the National University of Health Sciences as the director of the Department of Diagnostic Imaging. He was also faculty director for the Imaging Residency Program and director of the National MRI Center.

Dr. Rich re-joined the faculty of Northwestern in September 2005. He enjoys his time lecturing and spending time "in the dark" interpreting imaging studies. In his free time, he relaxs with his wife and eight children and serves in the local church.

E-mail: jrich@nwhealth.edu

About Timothy Stark

Timothy Stark, DC, DACBSP, ICSSD, CSCS, CKTP, PhD (Candidate Murdoch University)  is currently the coordinator for Northwestern Health Sciences University’s sports injuries DVD series and post-graduate Physical Rehabilitation programs.

He graduated from North Dakota State University with a bachelor’s of science degree in corporate and community fitness, with a minor in biology. Then he graduated as a doctor of chiropractic and continued on to complete his residency/ fellowship in sports chiropractic and rehabilitation at Northwestern College of Chiropractic.

In 1998 Dr. Stark started a practice in West Fargo, ND.  He sold his practice in 2004 and ventured to Perth, Australia to assist Murdoch University with the development of a new Chiropractic program.  While at Murdoch University he instructed programs including Physical Rehabilatation, Physiotherapeutics, Clinical Neurology, Clinical Orthopedics, and Applied Clinical Nutrition.   He is in his fifth part-time year (as of 2011) addressing issues on Human Performance and Rehabilitation.

He has attended a number of domestic and international sporting events as a sports chiropractor; Mexican Juvenile Olympics, Atlanta Olympics, Sydney Olympics, Salt Lake City Olympics, Duisberg World Games. He filled the roll of Team Sports Chiro and/or Team Physician for a number of teams including the Minnesota Monsters, Minnesota Football League, FM Acrobat Team, American Gold Gymnastics, FM Jets (NAHL ice hockey), Fargo Force (USHL ice hockey). Dr. Stark is also a sports medicine consultant for USA Volleyball men and women’s teams and serves on the Medical Board for Rocktape (www.rocktape.com).

E-mail: sportchiro@aol.com



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