ABOUT US

Tong & Associates has been developing and presenting Chiropractic continuing education programs for over 10 years. Our mission is to develop and provide educational opportunities to improve the skills and knowledge of medical and healthcare professionals. We accomplish this mission by offering accredited live CE conferences and online courses.

Educational activities are developed with the guidance of California State Board of Chiropractic Examiners.

OUR MISSION

Our mission is to improve public health by developing and providing educational opportunities to advance the skills and knowledge of physicians and other healthcare professionals. This mission is accomplished by assisting healthcare professionals in assessing their educational needs and providing them with evidence-based education which meet those needs.

The mission of our CE Program is to provide quality professional educational activities that are scientifically rigorous, balanced, objective and unbiased to assist practicing health care professionals in the translation, diffusion and application of evidence-based knowledge in order to improve patient safety and enhance clinical outcomes.

  • Promote the practice of evidence-based medicine
  • Assist in the dissemination of new medical knowledge
  • Enhance participants’ confidence in their skill levels
  • Assist in the maintenance of professional certification and licensure.

DR. THOMAS FREELAND DC

Clinical and Forensic Chiropractor for over 25 years
Certified Examiner (CICE) American Board of Independent Medical Examiners

Fellow – American Board of Forensic Examiners

Faculty at University of Western States and Cleveland Chiropractic College – LA

Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician

DR. VICTOR TONG DC DACBR, MBA

Radiological Consultation Practice & teaching postgraduate and undergraduate programs for over 32 years. Dr. Tong has taught for 3 chiropractic colleges in Southern California (LACC, Pasadena Chiropractic College, & CCC-LA).  Head of Radiology Department at CCC-LA, Chair of Clinical Diagnosis Division at CCC-LA, NBCE testing committee members, and PACE review committee member of FCLB. Dr. Tong is the author of multiple journal articles and Co-authors of multiple research articles.

DR. SUSAN ST.CLAIRE DC, DACBN

Susan St.Claire has taught and used nutrition both in clinical practice and in a college setting for 30 years. She has a DC, a Master’s degree and diplomate in Clinical Nutrition, and is a certified clinical nutritionist. Dr. St.Claire has published extensively in journals and textbooks. She has produced several on-line and continuing education courses. This is her “passion”. She travels the world studying food practices, production and relationship to health.

ALBERT ABKARIAN, ESQ

Albert Abkarian has been a Chiropractic advocate and friend since 1988. He was recently featured in the February 2016 issue of Forbes Magazine as the top Personal injury and Business firms in California.He was also selected as one of the top 10 best Personal Injury Attorneys in California and as one of the top 100 trial lawyers in US. His work has helped his clients receive Millions over the past 25 years

DR. RICK MORRIS DC, CCSP

Dr. Rick Morris was a doctor for UCLA, CSUN, LA Clippers and The US Olympic Track and Field Trials Published or presented research on the subjects of Failed Low Back Surgery Syndrome, Conservative Treatment of Spinal Cord Compression and Medial Tibial Syndrome. He has been in Chiropractic practice for 38 years, specializing in Spinal Stenosis, Disc Disease and Scoliosis over the last 10 years. Past associate professor and post graduate faculty for Cleveland Chiropractic College (LA and KC) and SCUHS (LACC) for the last 38 years. Past member of the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners

ERIC WAGNER, ESQ

Eric Wagner is a Northern California Trial Attorney with 27 years of litigation experience and has collected over $40,000,000.00 on behalf of injured people. He is a graduate of UC Berkeley and Pepperdine University School of Law. He is the founding partner of WAGNER LAW FIRM and has over 21 years of experience with Personal Injury cases. He is a member of the California State Bar, Washington State Bar, admitted to practice law before the U.S. Supreme Court, California Trial Lawyers Association, and the Consumer Attorneys of California.

DR. DAVID BENEVENTO DC, CCSP

David is a graduate of Los Angeles Chiropractic College. He has over 35 years in practice and over 300 hours of exercise and rehabilitation instruction. David was also a Technique instructor for California Chiropractic Association for over 10 years and a formerPresident of the California Chiropractic Association. He is certified in Graston and FAKTR instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization.

DR. JOSEPH LENON DC, CCSP

Joseph Lennon is a 1985 graduate of Cleveland Chiropractic College – Los Angeles who has taught post-graduate education seminars for 25 years. Dr. Lennon was the Medical Director for the Women’s Professional Volleyball Association for four years and has received both the Distinguished Service and Outstanding Service award from the American Chiropractic Association Council on Sports Injuries and Physical Fitness. He was an Associate Professor of Extremity Technique at Cleveland Chiropractic College for three years and taught Medical Disaster Training for Community Emergency Response Team

DR. JAMIE MOTLEY DC, DACBR

Jamie is a graduate of Life Chiropractic College West and served her Radiology Residency with New York Chiropractic College. She obtained a Master’s of Science in Diagnostic Imaging in New York Chiropractic College Certified Diplomate in American Chiropractic College of Radiology, DACBR Full time faculty at Life Chiropractic College West Teaches undergraduate and post graduate courses in Radiology Maintains a private reading practice in Radiology.

DR. MICHELLE MASSA, DC

Over 10 years of clinical & management experience.
Instructor for clinical policies and procedures.

Compliance officer for Life West Chiropractic College.

Emphasis on HIPPA compliance & record keeping.

Overseers for Medicare audits.

Certified Ergonomic Evaluation

DR. ROBERT COOPERSTEIN DC

Robert Cooperstein is a Professor at Palmer Chiropractic College West in San Jose, CA, where he also serves as Director of the Departments of Technique and Research. He mostly instructs in hands-on chiropractic technique, but also teaches pathology. He is a peer reviewer for several journals and is on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Chiropractic Medicine, Journal of Chiropractic Humanities, and the Journal of Chiropractic Education. He has authored numerous journal articles, as well as several textbooks and textbook chapters. Dr. Cooperstein is also in private practice in San Leandro, CA.

DR. JAY ROBBINS

Dr. Jay Robbins is a Chiropractor, Certified Clinical Nutritionist and Diplomate of the American Chiropractic Board of Nutrition. He has been in practice in Southern California for over 25 years and is a senior faculty advisor for the International Foundation for Nutrition and Health located in San Diego California. Dr. Robbins is an extremely popular speaker and lectures frequently throughout the United States to chiropractors and other natural health care practitioners. He has presented at multiple state conventions and chiropractic school across the country. Dr. Robbins has been married to his greatest nutritional ally Pamela for 33 years and they are the parents of 6 very tall children.