Instructors - 2018 Annual License Renewal Seminar

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Listed in alphabetical order.


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.


Gregory Fors pictureGregory Fors, DC

Dr. Greg Fors is a 1982 graduate of Northwestern College of Chiropractic with over 25 years' experience in nutritional and functional medicine. He is a board-certified chiropractic neurologist (DIBCN), certified in applied herbal sciences (NWHSU) and acupuncture. Trained through the Autism Research Institute, he is a registered Defeat Autism Now! doctor. As the clinic director of the Pain and Brain Healing Center in Blaine, Minnesota, he specializes in a natural biomedical approach to chronic pain and neurological conditions. He is a sought-after international lecturer for various post-graduate departments and state associations. Dr. Fors is the author of the highly acclaimed book, “Why We Hurt,” available through bookstores everywhere.


Louis Freedman pictureLouis J. Freedman, M.S., D.C., D.I.B.C.N.

Dr. Freedman graduated from the 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 Palmer College. He graduated in 1982 and joined the college faculty, where he currently teaches both physiology and immunology classes. During his tenure at Palmer College, he completed a three-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.


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 that 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.  


Michelle A. 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.


Dr. Quist pictureDavid Quist, DC

Dr. Quist is a 1988 magna cum laude graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic. He practiced chiropractic in Wisconsin until he joined the faculty at Palmer in 1992. Currently he is a faculty clinician at the Davenport campus of Palmer Chiropractic Clinics. Dr. Quist has been the lead instructor for the Emergency Procedures seventh trimester class since 1993. He also teaches for the Palmer Continuing Education department in the area of emergency procedures for the certified chiropractic sports physician and diplomat programs since 1995 and has lectured throughout the United States.

Dr. Quist also lectures on the topic of concussion and medical emergencies. Dr. Quist received his DIBCN (Diploma International Board of Chiropractic Neurology) in 1999. Dr. Quist is also an instructor for the American Red Cross and the American Heart Association and a published author. Dr. Quist is an Iowa-licensed EMT. Prior to his chiropractic education, he was employed as an emergency medical technician in Milwaukee, WI. Dr. Quist resides in Davenport with his wife Roberta. They have three children.

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