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Paul Wanlass, DC, CSCS, CSPN

Dr. Wanlass
Title

Associate Professor, Chiropractic Education, Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, 2020-Current

Associate Professor, Principles and Practice Department, 2003-2005; 2007-2014; 2016-2020

Interim Chair of the Principles and Practice Department, Feb 2020 - Aug 2020

Interim Associate Dean, LACC Sept 2018 - Sept 2019

Co-Chair of the Basic Sciences Department - LACC, Jan 2017 - Sept 2018

Chair of the Clinical Internship Department - LACC, 2014-2016

Director of the Community Based Internship Programs, 2013-2016


Education

DC, Doctor of Chiropractic, Southern California University of Health Sciences, Magna Cum Laude, 1999

CSCS, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist from the N.S.C.A., 1999

CSPN, Certified Specialist in Performance Nutrition from the I.S.S.A., 1999

Cox® Technic Full Spine Certified, 2008-Current

Activator Methods Certified, 2020

Teaching Experience

Dr. Wanlass has been the lead instructor for Chiropractic Procedures (CP) 4, 5, 6, 7, History of Healthcare, Chiropractic Theories and Principles, the Cox Technique selective course, and the Chiropractic Principles and Chiropractic Practice sections of the Board Review. He has assisted in CP 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, PTM, and FRS.


Paul Wanlass
SCU Wiki Administrator & Contributor



Thomas Bodette, DC, CCSP

Dr. Bodette
Title

Assistant Professor, Chiropractic Education, Los Angeles College of Chiropractic


Education

DC, Doctor of Chiropractic, Palmer College of Chiropractic West, 2004.

Post-doctorate, Certified Chiropractic Sports Practitioner (CCSP)®, American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians, 2006.

BS, Biochemistry, University of Notre Dame, 1999.


Teaching Experience

Dr. Bodette teaches courses in physical examination skills, orthopedic and neurological assessment, and internal differential diagnosis. He has over 12 years of teaching experience and has served as a faculty member for SCU/LACC since 2008, previously teaching courses in clinical nutrition and anatomy over his tenure.



Thomas Bodette
SCU Wiki Contributor



Felix Lee, DC, CCSP

Dr. Lee
Title

Assistant Professor, Clinical Education Department, LACC


Education

DC, Doctor of Chiropractic, Southern California University of Health Sciences, 2000

Post-Doctorate, Certified Chiropractic Sports Practitioner (CCSP)®, Southern California University of Health Sciences (LACC), 2007.


Teaching Experience

Dr. Lee has had over 6 years experience as a supervising clinician before coming to SCUHS in 2011. While at SCUHS, he has taught courses in chiropractic procedures, soft tissue procedures, Instrument-Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization, and Graston Technique®. He currently teaches in the clinical education department and is the lead instructor for Intro to DC Clinic, DC Jurisprudence, and Clinical Reasoning.


Felix Lee
SCU Wiki Contributor


Sarah Dirks, DC

Dr. Dirks
Title

Assistant Professor, Chiropractic Education, Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, 2020-Present

Assistant Professor, Principles and Practice Department 2015-2020

Director, Anatomy Cadaver Seminars 2016-Present

Instructor, Basic Sciences Department 2011-2015


Education

DC, Doctorate of Chiropractic, Southern California University of Health Sciences, Suma Cum Laude, 2010

Cox® Technic Full Spine Certified, 2015-Present

Activator Methods Certified 2018- Present



Teaching Experience

Dr. Dirks has been the lead instructor for Chiropractic Procedures 3 and 7, Specialized Chiropractic Procedures, Clinical Nutrition, Systemic Pathology, Neuroscience, Cardiorespiratory Physiology, Anatomy and Physiology 1 and 3, the Cox Technique selective, the Activator Technique selective and Review in Basic Sciences for the Board Review. She has assisted in Chiropractic Procedures 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7, Functional Rehabilitation Strategies, General Anatomy 1 and 2, Spinal Anatomy, Anatomy of the Extremities, Microbiology, Neuroscience, Cardiorespiratory Physiology, Biochemistry.


Sarah Dirks
SCU Wiki Contributor



Amber McCallum, DC

Dr. McCallum
Title

Instructor, Chiropractic Education, Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, 2020


Education

DC, Doctor of Chiropractic, Southern California University of Health Sciences, Summa Cum Laude, 2019



Teaching Experience

Dr. McCallum has been the lead instructor for Chiropractic Procedures (CP) 6, Specialized Chiropractic Procedures, and Physiologic Therapeutic Modalities. She has assisted in CP 1, 2, 3, and 5.


Amber McCallum
SCU Wiki Contributor

Oscar Alvarado, DC

Dr. Alvarado
Title

Instructor, Chiropractic Education, Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, 2020


Education

DC, Doctor of Chiropractic, Southern California University of Health Sciences, Dr. Lester McCoy Clinical Excellence Award, 2018

BS, Bachelor of Science in Biology-Chemistry joint major, Point Loma Nazarene University, 2014



Teaching Experience

Dr. Alvarado has been the lead instructor for CP 5 – Cervical and Thoracic Adjustive Procedures. He has assisted in CP 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7; as well as FRS, and PTM.


Oscar Alvarado
SCU Wiki Contributor



Paige Morgenthal, DC

Dr. Morgenthal
Title

Retired from SCU, 2020


Education

B.A. English Douglass College, Rutgers University, Summa cum Laude, 1974.

B.S. Human Biology, Doctor of Chiropractic, Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, Summa cum Laude, 1981.

M.S. Kinesiology and Health Promotion, California State University—Fullerton, 2004.



Teaching Experience

Dr. Morgenthal began her teaching career at LACC in 1982. She taught CP1, CP2, portions of CP3, CP4, CP5, CP6, CP7, Chiropractic Theories and Principles, and Scientific Basis of Chiropractic. She has assisted in PTM and FRS and all other Chiropractic Procedures courses.


Paige Morgenthal
SCU Wiki Contributor

Jeremy Summers, DC, MAOM, ATC

Dr. Summers
Title

No longer with SCU.


Education

DC, Doctor of Chiropractic, Southern California University of Health Sciences, 2009.

MAOM, Masters of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, Southern California University of Health Sciences, 2011.

International studies - Beijing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (北京中医药大学) Beijing, China, 2011.

Bachelor of Arts in Athletic Training/Sports Medicine, Park University, Parkville, MO., CAAHEP Accredited, 2004.


Teaching Experience

Dr. Summers is a part time Instructor of chiropractic technique including spinal palpation and adjusting, extremity palpation and adjusting, physical therapy modalities, soft tissue treatment, and rehabilitation procedures.

He has also published two articles in American Fencing Magazine regarding low back pain in fencing and biomechanical analysis of muscle imbalance in fencing.

Jeremy Summers
SCU Wiki Contributor



David Sikorski, DC

Dr. Sikorski
Title

Retired - Professor Emeritus


Education

DC, Doctor of Chiropractic, Pasadena College of Chiropractic, April 1986.

BS in Business Administration, Canisius College 1969.


Teaching Experience

Dr. Sikorski oversees the Principles & Practice Department and currently teaches courses in chiropractic procedures, practice management and spinal biomechanics.

He has more than 20 years of teaching experience and, over his career, has taught courses in chiropractic technique, differential diagnosis, ortho-neuro testing and emergency procedures, in addition to duties as a faculty clinician.


David Sikorski
SCU Wiki Contributor



Mike Sackett, DC, MS, DABCO

Dr. Sackett
Title

Retired from SCU.


Education

DC, Doctor of Chiropractic, Cleveland Chiropractic College, 1982.

MS, Masters Degree in Biology, University of Bridgeport, 1988.

DABCO, Diplomate of the American Board of Chiropractic Orthopedics, 1991.


Mike Sackett
SCU Wiki Supervisor



Beth Dominicis, DC

Dr. Dominicis
Title

No longer with SCU.


Education

DC, Doctor of Chiropractic. Los Angeles College of Chiropractic‐Southern California University of Health Sciences, 1994

Post Doctorate ‐ Chiropractic Neurology, Carrick Institute, 2003

Post Doctorate ‐ Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician (CCSP), Los Angeles College of Chiropractic‐Southern California University of Health Sciences, 1997.

Bachelor's Degree in Biology, Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, 1992



Beth Dominicis
SCU Wiki Contributor



Andrea Wong, DC, BSc

Andrea Wong

Title

No longer with SCU.


Education

Doctor of Chiropractic, Southern California University of Health Sciences, Suma Cum Laude, Dec 2013

Bachelor of Science, McGill University, 2010

Certified: Webster Technique, 2013


Teaching Experience

Dr. Wong served as an adjunct faculty member in several classes and labs including: biochemistry, anatomy, clinical orthopedic and neurological assessment, microbiology, and physical therapy. In the Fall 2013 semester, Dr Wong was one of the co-instructors for the Biochemical Nutrition course.


Andrea Wong
SCU Wiki Contributor & Editor

Ingebritt Ziegler, L.Ac.

Ingebritt Ziegler

Education

MAOM, Masters of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, Southern California University of Health Sciences, Summa Cum Laude, 2011.


Experience

Ingebritt is a licensed acupuncturist with an interest in the treatment of sports injuries and pain. She has assisted SCU faculty in the development and completion of several projects, including editing a chapter in the recently published book Evidence-Based Practice in Complementary and Alternative Medicine (Springer, 2012).


Ingebritt Ziegler
SCU Wiki Editor



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