Instructors - 2017 Annual License Renewal Seminar

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Listed in alphabetical order.


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.


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.


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.


HeadshotChristopher Major, DC, DACBR, ATC

Chris Major, DC, DACBR, ATC is an associate professor in the department of diagnostic imaging at Northwestern Health Sciences University. He teaches courses on spinal anatomy, congenital anomalies, trauma and arthritis. He is also the director of radiological consultation services at Northwestern, which provides interpretation services to private practice doctors, as well as plain film interpretation for the Center for Diagnostic Imaging.

Prior to attending chiropractic school, Dr. Major graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire with a degree in Athletic Training, where he had the opportunity to work with a variety of athletes, including an internship with the NFL’s Kansas City Chiefs. He is a chiropractor with a passion for radiology and teaching.  


Michelle A. Mick (née Wessely), 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.


HeadshotDavid R. Seaman, DC

Prior to graduating from New York Chiropractic College in 1986, Dr. David Seaman received his B.S. in biology from Rutgers University. He earned his M.S. in nutrition from the University of Bridgeport in 1991 and completed his postdoctoral studies in neurology at Logan College of Chiropractic the next year. He is a diplomate of the American Chiropractic Academy of Neurology and the American Clinical Board of Nutrition.

A popular and prolific author of numerous nutrition and neurology articles and of the text Clinical Nutrition for Pain, Inflammation, and Tissue Healing, Dr. Seaman is a professor of clinical sciences at National University of Health Sciences in St. Petersburg, Fla., and is on the postgraduate faculty of several chiropractic colleges. 

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