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 International Chiropractors Association
Council on Upper Cervical Care

Board of Directors

PRESIDENT 2016-2018

Roderic (Bo) Rochester, DC,  FCCJP is a 1986 graduate of Life University and is in private practice in Clarkesville, Georgia.  He has advanced certification in Chiropractic Orthospinology and is  co-developer of the Council's Diplomate in Chiropractic Craniocervical Junction Procedures (DCCJP). Dr. Rochester is a distinguished textbook author, published researcher, designer of multiple digital       radiographic analysis programs, as well as a lecturer and seminar instructor.  Dr. Rochester was recognized by the Society of Orthospinology  in 1995 and 2013 as "Researcher of the Year" and as "Chiropractor of the Year" in 2013. 



Daniel Judge, DC, DCCJP  graduated  Summa Cum Laude from the University of Detroit in 2002 and Magna Cum laude from Logan College of Chiropractic in 2006.  He currently owns a family practice in Birmingham, Michigan.  One of the inaugural group of DCs to receive  the  DCCJP, Dr. Judge  encourages practitioners to consider this program because it  helped him in various ways from being a better clinician  to making connections with other health care doctors in his community by becoming a trusted resource for information on the upper cervical spine and head and neck injuries. 

SECRETARY  2015-2017

Julie Mayer Hunt, DC, DICCP, FCCJP is a  second generation upper cervical chiropractor, graduated from Life University in 1981, practicing in Clearwater Fla., with her father and son.  A co-developer of the Council's Diplomate program, she serves with Dr. Rochester as co-chair of the curriculum committee.  Dr. Hunt is a Diplomate in Clinical Chiropractic Pediatrics (DCCP) and presents seminars and lectures on upper cervical care pediatrics across North America at state conventions and other conferences.  She serves on the Florida Chiropractic State Board and has received many awards including Chiropractor of the Year by the ICA in 2014; the Society of Orthospinology in 2012; and the ICA Upper Cervical Council in 2016.

TREASURER 2016-2018

Mychal Beebe, DC, DCCJP  practiced in Seattle, Wash., before relocating to Portsmouth, New Hampshire where she and her husband co-founded Areta Chiropractic.  Dr. Beebe received her DC degree from Life Chiropractic College West  in 2010 and her BS from the University of New Hampshire in 2006.   She specializes in Blair upper cervical procedures and has a special interest in headaches and head and neck injuries. Dr. Beebe believes that healing is a process that requires a holistic understanding of the connection between body, mind, nutrition nd exercise.


Robert Brooks, DC is a 1970 graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic. He has also received honorary DC degrees from Sherman College and Life University. Former president and Chairman of the Board of NUCCA he serves as a personal and professional life coach and presents workshops on upper cervical care. Dr. Brooks is in private practice in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Jared Kohler, BS, DC, BCAO  is a 1993 graduate of the University of Florida and a 1999 graduate of Life University. He is the founder of the Vital Energy Center, a multi-disciplinary clinic in Seattle, Washington.  He has a special interest in whiplash and cervical spine trauma and is Advanced Certified in Whiplash Biomechanics & Traumatology through the Spine Research Institute of San Diego.  Dr. Kohler is certified in Atlas Orthogonal procedures and is currently enrolled in the DCCJP program.  

Jeffrey Scholten, DC, DCCJP, FCCJP
is the immediate past president of the ICA Council on Upper Cervical Care having served two terms from 2012-2016.  He has been in private practice in Calgary, Alberta, Canada since graduating from Palmer College Davenport in 2001.  Dr. Scholten is president of the Upper Cervical Health Centers, on the Board of Directors for the Upper Cervical Research Foundation (UCRF) and also on a special USRF committee serving as liaison to the Canadian Institute of Natural and Integrative Medicine.  Dr. Scholten was recognized by the ICA Council on Upper Cervical Care as Chiropractor of the Year in 2015.

 Ian Bulow, DC, DCCJP is a 2008 graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic and is certified as an advanced instructor in the Blair technique by the Blair Upper Cervical Chiropractic Society. Dr. Bulow is one of the first Diplomates in Craniocervical Junction Procedures and was valedictorian for the class of 2015. He has a passion for education and motivation and speaks regularly for chiropractic associations and to students at his alma mater.  Dr. Bulow is in private practice in Cranberry Township in Pennsylvania. 


 Rachae Bell, DC, DCCJP is a 2011 "Student of the Year" graduate of Life Chiropractic College  West.  Rachae opened her practice in Spokane, Wash., and in 2014 she was placed  #2 on the Spokane "A" list of practicing DCs.  A Blair Upper Cervical practitioner, Rachae feels that the vast knowledge she gained in different areas through the DCCJP program on how to assess misalignment and provide a specific correction has been invaluable in helping people get better fast and stay better longer."  Dr. Bell also serves as the  ICA Assembly Representative for Washington.

Christine Theodossis, DC, DCCJP graduated from Sherman College of Chiropractic  in 2010  and received her bachelor's degree in biological life sciences from NC State University in 2005.  She practiced for a couple of years in North Carolina before joining Sherman College as an instructor. Dr. Theodossis serves as chair of the Council’s Student Committee and enjoys working with students to enhance their experience of learning and promote competent chiropractic care for all.  She was with the first group of DCs that received the DCCjP in 2015.


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