PANEL DISCUSSION: Best Practices and Success Stories from the Field (Chiropractic Continuing Ed Track registrants only)

Panel Discussion: Best Practices and Success Stories from the Field 
Linda Slak, DC – Moderator, Martin Rosen, DC; Steve Tullius, DC; Armand Rossi, DC, FICPA; Chad Schleiger, DC; Chuck Chapple, DC 
This panel discussion will explore best practices in the areas of patient care, modification of technique and examination procedures, and the many success stories of children and families dramatically impacted by the chiropractic care they received.

Charles Chapple, DC

Charles W. Chapple, DC completed his undergraduate studies at Nazareth College of Rochester, NY receiving a Bachelor degree in Biology before earning his Doctorate degree in Chiropractic from National College of Chiropractic in 1991. Dr. Chapple holds many post-graduate certifications in chiropractic pediatrics (Fellowship in International Chiropractic Pediatric Association), acupuncture and applied kinesiology. Dr Chapple has received "America's Top Chiropractors" honors for multiple years.


Chad Schleiger, DC

Chad Schleiger, DC is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Parkside, with a bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences and a 2011 Magna Cum Laude graduate from Palmer College of Chiropractic. in Davenport, IA. Dr. Chad has furthered his education in nutrition, wellness and movement and has developed an interest and passion for children with special needs (ADD/ADHD, sensory processing, Asperger’s, Autism, and Downs Syndrome).

Linda Slak, DC

Linda Slak, DC, CACCP, CABCDD practices with her husband, Dr. Jean-Marc Slak in Burlington, MA where she has provided chiropractic care to families for the past thirty years.  She enjoys the rare combination of high academic achievement and the advanced clinical experience gained serving thousands of practice members. She is dedicated to advancing the authentic philosophy, science, and art of chiropractic with a neurologically-oriented approach to optimizing the expression of human potential.


Dr. Slak earned her doctoral degree from Life University in Marietta, GA and then trained in prenatal, pediatric care and pediatric neurology with the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association (ICPA) and the Carrick Institute of Neurology. She is board certified through the Academy of Family Practice, The Council on Chiropractic Pediatrics, the American College of Functional Neurology, and the American Board of Child Developmental Disorders. In addition, Dr. Slak sits on the boards of the ICPA, Partners in Perinatal Health and the Massachusetts Alliance for Chiropractic Philosophy. She had the honor of being awarded the Life University Alumni of the year in 2014 for her high engagement level on behalf of the university and is on the post-graduate faculty of Life University. Dr. Slak has been a speaker for the Nursing Mother’s Council, The Massachusetts Breastfeeding Coalition, Partners in Perinatal Health, Life University Continuing Education and many chiropractic events.

Martin Rosen, DC

Martin Rosen, DC, CSCP, CSPP is a 1981 summa cum laude graduate of Life Chiropractic College. He lives and practices with his wife, Nancy Watson DC, and his daughter, Erin Rosen DC, in Wellesley, Massachusetts. His other daughter, Emily Rosen, is the Chief Operating Office of the Institute for The Psychology of Eating. Dr. Rosen taught his first chiropractic seminar in 1979 and has been teaching SOT® Chiropractic, Pediatrics, Cranial Adjusting, Chiropractic Philosophy and Practice Management nationally and internationally ever since. 


For over 33 years, he has been at the forefront of chiropractic pediatric and specifically pediatric craniopathy. He has written multiple books and research studies as well as run a successful family chiropractic practice. Dr. Rosen has dedicated his life and inspired thousands of others in the pursuit of excellence in the application in the art and science of chiropractic.

Armand Rossi, DC, FICPA

Armand M. Rossi, DC, is a 1976 graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic, and was previously practicing in Margate, Florida. He was the former instructor of Pediatric Adjusting at Life University in Marietta. Dr. Rossi practiced in Smyrna, Georgia from 1977 to 1982. He then moved to Phoenix, Arizona where he practiced and supervised one of the largest chiropractic office groups in the world until he returned to Georgia in 1993. He currently is the Dean of Clinical Sciences at Sherman College of Chiropractic.


He currently is a "Fellow" and teaching member of the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association, as well as a member of the Florida Chiropractic Society. In 2008, Dr. Rossi was awarded "The Chiropractor of the Year" award by the Florida Chiropractic Society. He lectures around the world, teaching other chiropractors about pediatric chiropractic. Above all, his most prestigious honor is that of having two and three generations of chiropractic patients receive care on a regular basis. He and his wife, Terry, live in Boca Raton, and have 4 children, 11 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.