Fall 2011 Logan Faculty News and Honors
October 4, 2011
There are several Logan College of Chiropractic/University Programs faculty members who have recently received honors:
Dr. Ronald Grant
Dr. Ronald Grant joined the Logan College family in 1988. Dr. Grant started his Logan career as a clinician and instructor of orthopedics, later becoming the chief of staff for the Montgomery Health Clinic and Logan's outpatient clinics. Soon, that role transitioned into a full-time instructor for physical therapy and medical ethics.
It was at Logan that Dr. Grant introduced the concept of manipulation under anesthesia, an area in which he was certified. He also incorporated laser therapy into the treatment regimen and lobbied to get the first laser donated to Logan College in 2001.
To mark his retirement at the end of the summer semester, Dr. Grant was honored in a ceremony at the William D. Purser, DC Center on the Logan campus.
Dr. Gary Casper
In 1985, Dr. Casper joined Logan as a radiology resident under Dr. Norman Kettner. Four years later, in 1989, Dr. Casper was named Chairman of the Chiropractic Science Division, a position he held for 16 years.
In 2005, Dr. Casper stepped down as the Chiropractic Science Chair and remained on staff as a full-time professor the reminder of his time at Logan, primarily teaching advanced orthopedics and biomechanics.
During the 2010-2011 school year, Dr. Casper made the decision to retire from Logan after 25 years of service - as well as leave the private practice he shared with Dr. Robert Kuhn, chairman of Logan's Chiropractic Science division, and Dr. Duane Marquart - in order to focus on the next chapter of his life.
Dr. Jeffrey S. Ware
A faculty member and the clinician at Bogey Hills Health Center, Dr. Ware has been elected as president of the ACA Council on Diagnosis and Internal Disorders. This council focuses on promoting and educating Doctors of Chiropractic in the field of primary care.
Dr. Patrick Montgomery
Logan faculty member Dr. Patrick Montgomery has been named the President-Elect of the Missouri State Chiropractic Association (MSCA) for a one-year term. Dr. Montgomery will then serve a two-year term as MSCA president.