Van Merkle, DC, DACBN, DACBI, CCN graduated from Logan College of Chiropractic in 1982. Following graduation he received his diplomates in both Internal Medicine (DABCI) and Nutrition (DACBN), along with becoming a certified clinical nutritionist (CCN). Host of “Back To Health: Your Guide to Better Living” radio show on WHIO 1290 A.M., Saturday’s from 11-12 noon for the past 10 years. And co-hosts as the nutritional expert of “Natural Food’s Plus” radio show on WDAO 1210 A.M., Tuesdays from 9-10 A.M. for the past 8 years. He has maintained a successful practice for the past 20 years while teaching seminars to professional and community audiences on a wide range of health topics.