AUGUST 10 - 11, 2017


Chiropractic Lyceum Speakers 2017: Dr. Robert Brooks, Dr. Shawn Dill, Dr. Rick Burns, Dr. Niki Pearson, Dr. Peter Kevorkian, Dr. Jack Bourla, Dr. Ron Castellucci, Dr. Marcia Schaefer, Dr. Lacey Book, Dr. Terry McCoskey, Dr. Bruce Steinberg

Up to 10 Hours of CE Credits Available


Dr. Jack Bourla is the President of the International Federation of Chiropractors and Organizations, and is also the Dean of Clinics at Life Chiropractic College West.  He does this while maintaining a private practice in Redwood City.  He is an elegant communicator and a gem of a man.  He brings a wise perspective to the ethics, politics, and all aspects of the philosophy of Chiropractic.

Dr. Bruce Steinberg was born and raised in Amsterdam, New York. He is a 2006 graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport Iowa and a proud member of Delta Sigma Chi fraternity.  He and his wife Jen own and operate Queensbury Pediatric and Family Chiropractic, a thriving practice in the Adirondack region of Northeastern New York.  Dr. Steinberg and Jen are passionate advocates for chiropractic care for every man, woman and child in their community. He will be presenting on the science of subluxation and the neurobiology of depression.

Dr. Terry McCoskey in Fairborn, Ohio is the past president of the Ohio State Chiropractic Association and Miami Valley Chiropractic Association, and is also a past board member for NUCCA.  He is a family man, and also an avid community man, having served as a member and past-president of the Fairborn Rotary Club.  He is a masterful communicator, and will be presenting on the art of communication and the upper cervical spine.

Dr. Lacey Book graduated from Life Chiropractic College West in December 2009, and has rapidly become one of the more sought-after speakers when it comes to teaching chiropractic philosophy.  She is the co-owner of both the Black Diamond Club and the Specific Chiropractic Center Franchise, and has an affinity for coaching woman entrepreneurs.  She will be presenting on chiropractic philosophy at the Lyceum program in Davenport.

After graduating from Palmer College in February 2010, Dr. Marcia Schaeffer quickly became one of the more popular teachers in the International Chiropractic Pediatrics Association (ICPA) program.  Her lectures on epigenetics and how it relates to chiropractic and pediatrics are unparalleled, and will be the focus of her presentation at Lyceum in 2017.

Dr. Rick Burns graduated from Palmer College in 1973.  While maintaining a private practice in Moline, Illinois for over 40 years, he taught at Palmer College for almost 30 years, during which time he remained a favorite amongst students and graduates.  He has vast experience in education, research, politics, community service, committee work, private practice and whatever else you can imagine. This year he will be kicking off our Lyceum program with a dynamic presentation focusing on evidence-based adjusting systems.

Dr. Robert Brooks graduated from Palmer in 1970 and opened Brooks Spinal Care, in Tulsa, OK the following year. During his time in practice Dr. Brooks had 25,000 patient files and had the privilege of having 57 of his patients go on to become chiropractors themselves. He has also been at the forefront of leading a number of chiropractic organizations including being the current president of DSC. This year at Lyceum, he will draw from his 40 years of clinical expertise and case management to speak on exam procedures, understanding patient needs and the essentials to patient care.

Dr. Niki Pearson is a 2008 graduate from Palmer and an Academy of Chiropractic Philosophers recipient during which time she published her thesis titled, “Less is More: A Philosophical Approach to the Adjustic Thrust”. Dr. Pearson is the owner of Restore Chiropractic Center in Omaha, Nebraska and founder of Restore Marketing Alliance. She is also a member of the International Federation of Chiropractors and Organizations (IFCO) and on the Board of Regents for Sherman College. Dr. Niki’s course will focus on the foundations of chiropractic and give a review of several key chiropractic texts.

Dr. Ron Castellucci graduated from Logan College of Chiropractic in 1988 and now is both an instructor at Sherman College of Chiropractic, where he has designed and developed much of the technique courses, as well as owning a private practice in Horseshoe, NC. Dr. Ron is also the lead instructor for the ICPA Certification Program and for his course at Lyceum will be sharing his knowledge and passion by delivering an overview of how to analyze and adjust an infant spine including demonstrations of muscle palpation techniques and specific segmental adjusting techniques for infants.

Dr. Shawn Dill is a graduate from Logan College of Chiropractic and the CEO of the Specific Chiropractic Centers and co-founder of The Art of The Specific (TATS). Dr. Dill is a member of DSC as well as a member of the Board of Directors for the International Federation of Chiropractors and Organizations (IFCO), on the Board of Trustees at Sherman College and the Board of the Australian Spinal Research Foundation (ASRF). For his course at Lyceum, he will speak on the history and evolution of the chiropractic principles and how it applies to practice models, appearance and acceptance to the public and the identity of the profession.