Instructors - Annual License Renewal Seminar 2016

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Alfred V. Anderson, MD, DC

Dr. Alfred V. Anderson is the owner and Medical Director of Realief Medical Pain Clinic. Dr. Anderson successfully owned and operated Medical Pain Management, P.A. for 34 years. Dr. Anderson is a past president of the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice and was a member for over 8 years. He is a fellow of the Federation of State Medical Boards. He is past president and currently serves on the Board of Directors for the American Academy of Pain Management. Dr. Anderson has provided expert witness testimony to the MN State Senate for the MN Board of Medical Practice regarding medical law. He is an author of multiple peer reviewed articles and section editor of the seventh edition of Weiner’s Pain Management. Dr. Anderson was inducted into the Minnesota Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2004 for his performance in entertainment arts and contribution as a member of the Tornados. He is a pilot, motorcycle enthusiast and devoted husband.

Frederick Clary, DC

Dr. Clary is a Chiropractic Neurologist. He is the creator of the newest chiropractic technique, Functional Analysis. This technique focuses on detecting and correcting breathing inefficiencies as well as gait patterns. He lectures nationally for attorneys, medical physicians, physical therapists, chiropractors, and athletic trainers in their pursuit of continuing education hours. Dr. Clary holds many state, national, and world records in power lifting and was voted Best Chiropractor in Maplewood. Dr. Fred Clary earned his doctor of chiropractic degree from Northwestern College of Chiropractic and his Bachelor of Science degree from Northwestern Health Sciences University in 1992. He studied cell biology at the University of Maryland Baltimore County. He continued his education at Life College-West where, in 1997, he trained in chiropractic spinal trauma. He completed the didactic portion of a master’s program in health care administration from Cardinal Stritch University.

Joseph S. Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

Dr. Joseph S. Ferezy, a 1982 graduate of Northwestern College of Chiropractic, has been training doctors of chiropractic in neurology for more than two decades. Dr. Ferezy is a diplomate of the American Chiropractic Academy of Neurology and a fellow of the International Academy of Chiropractic Neurology.

Dr. Ferezy is the author of a textbook, The Chiropractic Neurological Examination, and has published many professional articles. He taught as an assistant professor at Northwestern College of Chiropractic and served as past president of the International Academy of Chiropractic Neurology. He is the lead instructor for the neurology diplomate programs at several chiropractic colleges qnd he maintains a private practice, the Ferezy Clinic of Chiropractic and Neurology, in Windsor Heights, Iowa.

Louis Freedman, MS, DC, DIBCN

Dr. Freedman graduated from Pennsylvania State University in 1975 with a B.S. in Animal Science.  He continued his studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison as a research assistant in the reproductive physiology-endocrinology program which was an NIH affiliate program, training as a research scientist.   After earning his master’s degree and working at the immunobiology research center for a short time he became interested in Chiropractic and enrolled at PalmerCollege.  He graduated in 1982 and joined the college faculty, where he currently teaches both physiology and immunology classes.  During his tenure at PalmerCollege, he completed a 3 year diplomate in neurology in 1999.  Dr. Freedman is a published author of scientific papers and has presented original research at scientific meetings.  He is also a licensed chiropractor and was in private practice for 10 years.

Marc Hines, MD

Dr. Hines is in native of Ottumwa, Iowa.  He received his medical (MD) degree from Baylor College of Medicine in HoustonTexas, where he graduated with honors and where he also later served as Chief Resident at Baylor College of Medicine Affiliated Hospitals.  He is a board certified in neurology, pain management, and headache medicine.  Dr. Hines has numerous publications and participates regularly in clinical research.  He has given dozens of professional education presentations, many to osteopathic students, and he has won multiple awards for his work and participation in a wide variety of professional organizations.  

Dr. Hines has previously worked shoulder to shoulder with doctors of chiropractic for over 7 years in an interdisciplinary clinic with Dr. Joseph S. Ferezy, Dr. Ronald Evans, and others.  He has an understanding of what he can do, as well as an open mind as to what the chiropractic physician can do, and he always incorporates what he believes is in the best interest of the patient. Dr. Hines is well read, well rounded, and his wealth of information and experience, along with his affable personality and presentation style, make am a true delight to listen to. He currently practices in Waterloo, Iowa, with the Iowa Spine and Brain Institute of Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare.

Amy HortonAmy Horton, DC

Dr. Horton is a doctor of chiropractic at the Northwestern Health Clinic Bloomington and has her diplomate from the International Board of Chiropractic Neurology. She is certified in the Graston and Webster techniques, and maintains membership with the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association. At the Northwestern Health Clinic Bloomington, she practices chiropractic care and works as a faculty clinician, mentoring student interns in patient management and treatment.

She enjoys helping patients in a family-oriented practice in dealing with a wide variety of conditions. Her philosophy of care is to promote a natural approach to health and healing which integrates all facets of a patient’s overall well-being.

Her special interests include helping patients with a variety of conditions, such as disc injuries, neck and back pain, headaches, pregnancy-related issues, childhood ear infections and colic.

Jeffrey Rich, DC, DACBR

Dr. Rich received his DC 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 department and continuing education department, provided imaging consultation for the campus based film interpretation service, and treated patients in the University Health Service. 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 NWHSU in September 2005. He enjoys his time lecturing and spending time "in the dark" interpreting imaging studies. In his free time he spends time with his wife and nine children and serving in the local church.

Michelle A. Wessely (Mick), BSc (Chiro), DC, DACBR, DipMEd 

Dr. Michelle A. Wessely graduated from the radiology residency/DACBR (chiropractic radiology) program in 2000 in the UK.  She completed her research fellowship in musculoskeletal imaging at the University of San Diego, California under Professor Donald Resnick studying and publishing on conditions such as Erdheim Chester disease and MR related topics. The following year she became the director of radiology at the Institut Franco-Europeen de Chiropratique (IFEC) in Paris, where she was director of the academic program and also the clinical service, for both campuses in Paris and Toulouse. 

Michelle has published actively for the past few years, presented at prestigious radiology conferences, such as RSNA and ARRS, and has completed further short fellowships in MR imaging with Dr Pomeranz.  She has recently published a book on MR imaging for clinicians.  Michelle is an active lecturer in Europe and North America, both in English and French.  She also has a busy clinical interpretation service available for practitioners requiring second opinions and patients who would like further imaging interpretations.


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