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Faces of LIFE

Faces of LIFE is a story campaign that showcases members of the dynamic LIFE community, including faculty, staff, students and alumni. Interested in being featured or nominating a candidate? E-mail Share your story with #FacesofLifeU on social media!



Email: Jake Hafermalz
Bowling is LIFE
Student: Bachelor of Business Administration
Jonathan Powell
Monumental Paths

Alumni: Masters in Positive Psychology
Ben Bayless
Preventing Chronic Suffering
Student: Doctor of Chiropractic
Shannon Craig
Protect the Patient

Student: Doctor of Chiropractic
Erik Doherty
LIFE, a Family Affair

Student: Doctor of Chiropractic
Demaris Hunger
Multicultural Road to Nutrition
Student: Dietetics
Dr. Jamie Foster
Much More Than a Profession
Alumni: Doctor of Chiropractic (2014)
Asma Alhindi
Finding My Own Way
Student: Clinical Nutrition
Dr. Kevin Kinney
A Purpose that Elevates
Alumni: Doctor of Chiropractic (2017)
Elisa Velez
Becoming Your Best Self
Student: Doctor of Chiropractic
Esteban Diaz
On a Mission to Help

Student: Exercise Science
Spencer Surmont
Stronger Together

Student: Doctor of Chiropractic
Yesenia Ostolaza
Using Education and Love

Student: Doctor of Chiropractic
Tendai Rioga
Making An Impact

Student: Business Administration and Computer Information Management
Dr. Robert Rectenwald
Advancement Through Research

Faculty: C-HOP Faculty Clinician
Prita Patel
Silencing the Negative Voices

Student: Doctor of Chiropractic
Cyntoria Mason
LIFE Is For You
Student: Doctor of Chiropractic
Ebony Keitt
Reigniting Her Passion
Student: Doctor of Chiropractic
Heather Parks
Honoring the Body
Student: Doctor of Chiropractic
Patience Canty
A Mission of “Touch Healers”
Student: Doctor of Chiropractic

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 Kain Queck
A LIFElong Goal
Student: Doctor of Chiropractic
Kelly Cottos
Enjoying Every Step
Student: Doctor of Chiropractic

Hannah King
A LIFEtime of Impact
Student: Doctor of Chiropractic
Photo of Faces of LIFE profile Dr. Joe Esposito
Picture of Evann Desjardins, Doctor of Chiropractic Student
Dr. Marla Thompson
Giving It Her All
Faculty: Adjunct Professor – Business and Marketing
Dr. Joe Esposito
Getting You Well and Keeping You Well
Alumni: Doctor of Chiropractic (1984)
Evann Desjardins
Remember the Past,  Advance the Future
Student: Doctor of Chiropractic

Richard Forte
Principled Chiropractic to His Roots
Alumni: Doctor of Chiropractic (2018)
Richaben Patel
Making the “Right” Turn
Student: Biology
Lauren Johnson
Nutrition is Life
Student: Clinical Nutrition

Kelli Yates
Switching Gears
Student: Dietetics
Samenna White
Closing the Safety Pin
Student: Nutrition

Zane Gray
Teaming Up For LIFE
Student: Doctor of Chiropractic

Todd Strong
The Ripple Effect of LIFE
Student: Doctor of Chiropractic
Kallie Corbin
Thankful for LIFE
Student: Doctor of Chiropractic
Angel Gonzalez
A Matter of Faith and Time
Student: Doctor of Chiropractic
Martin Cortes
Pursuing a LIFE of Excellence
Student: Business Administration
 Dr. Joseph Haezebrouck
A LIFElong Advocate
Faculty: C-HOP Faculty Clinician

 Liliae Funderburk
Healthy Food, Healthy Future
Student: Dietetics
Marleny Espinosa
Humble Beginnings to an Amazing Career
Student: Doctor of Chiropractic
JaGerran Knight
Answering the Call to LIFE
Student: Doctor of Chiropractic
Dr. Randy Rhino
Enhancing LIFE at Tech
Alumni: Doctor of Chiropractic (1983)
Dr. Teri Stockwell
Readying the Next Generation
Faculty: C-HOP Faculty Clinician
  Tali Abraham
Education for a More Compassionate Future
Staff: Research and Program Coordinator
 Hellen Diaz
Passion and Purpose
Student: Dietetics
 Jennifer Baugh
Food is Fuel for a Better LIFE
Student: Dietetics
Samantha Silliker
Good Nutrition IS Good Health
Student: Dietetics
Zach Landis
Future Teacher and Leader
Student: Business Administration
 Lola Rodriguez
Building a Sense of Community
Staff: Bilingual Academic Support Professional
Carl Hedrick
Tireless Determination and Spirit
Student: Doctor of Chiropractic
  Dr. Keith Rau
Journey from Student to Professor
Faculty: Associate Professor – Sport Health Science
 Darrien Drummond
A Purposeful Plan
Student: Doctor of Chiropractic
Dillon Feierstadt
Participating in LIFE to the Fullest
Student: Doctor of Chiropractic
Brian Muntanga
LIFE: His Home Away From Home
Student: Business Administration
 Michael Becker
Taking the Artist’s View
Student: Doctor of Chiropractic
Takieta Clark
The Beauty of Chiropractic
Student: Doctor of Chiropractic
Javier Del Hoyo
A True Sense of Dedication
Student: Doctor of Chiropractic
Dorian Lamb
Giving Hope
Student: Doctor of Chiropractic
Bill Lutz
Pursuing LIFE’s Potential
Student: Doctor of Chiropractic
Joseph Steward
Holding Himself to a Higher Standard
Student: Doctor of Chiropractic
Deilyn Solano Bonilla
An Indomitable Spirit
Student: Doctor of Chiropractic
Kelsey Harris
Making Connections
Staff: Alumni Relations Coordinator
 Bonnie Nicholson
From Patient to Staff – A True Believer
Staff: Enrollment Services Data Entry Specialist
Mary Ellen Leffard
A Woman on the Go
Staff: Director of Alumni Relations
Sue Dudt
She’s Worn Many Hats
Staff: Director of Career Services
 Dr. Karen Numeroff
Putting the Pieces Together
Staff: Chiropractic Alternative Admissions Track Success Coordinator
Dr. Jill Bradshaw
Dedicated to Keeping Chiropractic Pure
Faculty: Associate Professor of Radiology
Pat Banks
It Runs in the Family
Staff: Director of the Wellness Center
 Becci Holcomb
Truly at Home at LIFE
Staff: Assistant Director of the Wellness Center
Andre Clanton
A Purpose and a Calling
Staff: Director of Student Conduct
Franklin Cannon
Taking the Step Without Seeing the Stairs
Student: Doctor of Chiropractic
Sandy Everage
Shedding Light on LIFE
Faculty: Assistant Professor in Clinical Sciences
Xavier Ortiz Valle
Showing Up To LIFE
Student: Doctor of Chiropractic
Jonathan Beausejour
Everything is Connected
Student: Exercise Science & Basketball Player
Tameka Glass
An Advocate and Inspiration
Staff: Director of Student Advocacy and Advisement
Jamie Thomas
Getting to the Root of the Problem
Staff: Life University Grounds Department
Britni Jordan
From Tumult to Triumph: Finding Your Purpose
Student: Doctor of Chiropractic; Student Ambassador
Lobsang Yeshi
From HELP to LIFE: A Monk’s Journey
Student: M.S. Positive Psychology – Secular Ethics and Contemplative Science
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Yit Lim, Ph.D.
Athlete, Professor, Coach
Faculty: Sport Health Science 
Crystal Jones, D.C.
Intuitive Chiropractic Healer
Alumni: D.C. 2013
Dillan Schouw
Student-Athlete Becomes Coach
Alumni: BBA & Computer Info
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 Brittany McClain
Now Student Ambassador,
Soon Doctor
Student: Doctor of Chiropractic
Caitlin Reimer
Inspirations in Chiropractic
Student: Doctor of Chiropractic
Rosana Lopez Rodriguez
A Rollercoaster of Growing
Student: Doctor of Chiropractic
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Karen Mathiak, D.C.
Leading in Chiropractic & Beyond
Alumni: D.C. 1984 
Josue Quiles
Setting Heart to Life
Student: Chiropractic, Psychology
Health Coaching, Exercise Science
Daniel C. Kimbley
Helping Hands
Student: Chiropractic
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Cindy Cozad
Undergrad, Over 30
Student: Dietetics 
Allison Outerbridge
I’m Never Going to Be
‘That Dietitian’
Student: Clinical Nutrition
Christie Kwon, M.S., D.C.
When Student Becomes Professor
Faculty: Assistant Professor
Alumni: D.C. 2011
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Markisha Dixon-Sallie
That Joyous Feeling
Staff & Student: Pos Psychology
Bryna Waters
Planning for Success
Student: Chiropractic
Marwyn Bhanderi
Ten Careers in One
Student: Chiropractic
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Jayme Pendergast
Helping Student-Athletes Win in
the Game and in Class
Staff: Athletics 
Dawn Barton Cadwallader, D.C.
Battling Concussion &
Making an IMPACT
Staff: IMPACT Tour Director
Dayane Silva
Communicating Good Food
Student: Nutrition
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Emanuel Echandy
First Class to a
Never-Heard-of Career
Student: Chiropractic
Frank Ruechel, M.Ed., Ph.D.
Good Sources Make
Informed Citizens
Faculty: General Education
 Denise Pickett-Bernard,

Creating the New B.S.
Culinary Nutrition Program
Faculty: Nutrition
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Thomas Flores, Ph.D.
Introducing the New Positive
Human Development & Social
Change Degree
Faculty: PHDSC 
Fallon Keen
Passionate About
Chiropractic & Music
Student: Chiropractic
Eric Mundie
Connections in Chiropractic
Student: Chiropractic
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Erica Michaels
Back to LIFE
Staff: Enrollment
Drs. Anthony and
Casen DeMaria

Ready for Practice
Alumni: Chiropractic
Tiffany Brown
Entrepreneurship in
Student: Dietetics/Nutrition
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Ariel Bulmash
Strength in Family:
Powerlifting & Chiropractic
Student: Biology 
Jonell Perez, D.C.
Mind and Body
Student/Alumni: D.C./Psych
Elizabeth Crawshaw
From Meat Pies to French Fries:
Learning Food by Culture
Student: Dietetic Internship
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 Dr. Michael Karlin
Compassion in Our DNA
Faculty: Psychology
Susan Starling
Sharks, Planes and
Study Abroad
Staff: ESL/Study Abroad
Dr. Deborah P. Roche
Flamingo Fever
Faculty/Staff: Chiropractic
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Melissa Baffin-Bazile
Anywhere But France
Student: Chiropractic 
Chad Billiris
Journey through Martial Arts
Student: Chiropractic
Tara Atkins
Never Too Late
Staff: Financial Aid 
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Tony Williams
The Ministry and the Military
Student: Chiropractic
Shelia Wood
Recipes for Life
Staff: Physical Plant

Dr. Nico Staples
Who You Really Are
Alumni: Chiropractic
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 Miriam Goodfriend
Banana Pancakes, Team Effort
and Volleyball
Student: Exercise Science
Dr. Cliff and Dr. Craig Taylor
Twin Ambitions
Alumni: Chiropractic
Dr. Samantha March-Howard
In Honor of Family
Alumni: Chiropractic 
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Becci Holcomb
Record-Breaking Strong
Student: Chiropractic
Dr. Rennes Toussaint
Running a Peruvian Practice
Alumni: Chiropractic 
Ray Knorr
A Rambling Home in
Student: Chiropractic
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ShaCarolyn Halyard
Living in Integrity
Student: Positive Psychology
Dr. Zachary Simkins
Advice from a
Chiropractic Alumnus
Alumni: Chiropractic
Ty Woods
The Unstoppable Ty Woods
lumna: BBA Business Administration
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Stephanie Mahan
“That Chick’s Pretty Strong!”
Student: Chiropractic
Alvin Codner
First Graduate of Master’s
in Positive Psychology
Alumni: Positive Psychology
Will Payne
Beyond Prescriptions
Student: Chiropractic
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John and Crystal Folta
From Navy Life to
Chiropractic LIFE
Students: Chiropractic
Steve Wilcosky
Bump, Set, Spike! LIFE’s
New Volleyball Program
Staff: Athletics
Andrés Juliá
Bringing Chiropractic
to Puerto Rico
Student: Chiropractic
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Dr. Mat Wolfson
Authenticity in Chiropractic
Alumni: Chiropractic
Tyrus Baytops
Rugby, Good Grades and
the National Guard
Student: Business Admin
Nicole Strasko
Hitting Like a Girl
Student: Chiropractic
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Ana Cortes
The Doctor You Don’t Dread
Student: Chiropractic
Dr. Arcella Trimble
Pop Culture and Psychology
Faculty: Psychology
Kevin Kersee
Diversity in Chiropractic
Student: Chiropractic
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José E. Hernández
Hungry for Change
Student: Clinical Nutrition
Stephen Knight
Shadowing Into a Career
Student: Biopsychology
Brent Money
Discovering the Reason Why
Student: Chiropractic
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Dr. Keyonda Smith
Getting LIFE Online
Staff: Online Learning
Stephanie Davidson
Holistic Care for Student
Performing Artists
Student: Nutrition/Chiro
Azalea Hancock
Master of Many
Student: Athletic Training
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Laura Marchese
Nutrition and Media
Student: Dietetics
Jeremy Smith
Entering the Office of
the Ombudsman
Staff: Ombudsman
Zach Thomas
Listening to the Inner Voice
Student: Chiropractic
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Karla Ruppenicker
No Two Days Alike
Staff: HR
Teregi Coleman
Investing in Ourselves
Staff/Student: Financial/Psych
Elizabeth Geisz
On Staff and In Class
Staff/Student: Enrollment/Psych
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Dr. Michael Montgomery
Advocating the Arts
Shayla Lobdell
From EMT to D.C.: Taking the
Holistic Path
Mickey Parsons
The Catalyst of Coaching
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Jonathan Beausejour
Reaching New Heights
Ryanne Shea
All Signs Point to Green
James Paul
Faculty Spotlight
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Michael Longyear, D.C.
LIFE Applied Clinical
Neuro Science Spotlight
Valarie Evanoff
From CNN to Dietetics:
Following her Passion
Dr. Brendan Ozawa-de Silva
Putting Compassion on
the Curriculum
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Catherine Faust, D.C.
Faculty Spotlight
Jason Corosanite, D.C.
A Chiropractic Thought Leader
in K-12 Education
Dr. Vijay Ganji
Faculty Spotlight

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