Dr. Arlan W. Fuhr
Arlan W. Fuhr, DC, Founder and Chairman of Activator Methods International, is the co-inventor of the Activator Adjusting Instrument and the Activator Method Chiropractic Technique. Now the world’s most widely used instrument adjusting chiropractic technique, the Activator Method is taught in nearly every college in the United States and abroad, as well as in professional seminars throughout the year. In 2008, Dr. Fuhr authored the second edition of the textbook The Activator Method, globally acknowledged as the standard reference for instrument adjusting. Dr. Fuhr, a graduate of Logan University, is also credited with more than 25 peer-reviewed publications, 13 domestic patents, 47 worldwide trademarks, and more than 100 copyrighted works.
Judith J. Hamilton Fuhr
Judi Fuhr is the Chief Executive Officer for Activator Methods International. Since 2000, she has been at the helm of the company’s day-to-day operations as Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, President, and co-owner. A groundbreaking business and civic leader, she founded Hamilton Consulting, an Arizona-based public affairs firm that represented a wide range of prominent organizations including NASCAR, Phoenix International Raceway and W.M. Grace Companies among many others. Her long track record of community work includes service as President of the local school board, as well as membership on nonprofit and corporate boards. In 2009, the Chandler (AZ) Education Foundation presented Judi with its “Woman of Greatness Award.”
Dr. Edward Galvin
Dr. Galvin graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 1988 and returned to his hometown of Oswego, New York to open his practice, Port City Chiropractic, P.C. Dr. Galvin’s practice emphasizes care for the entire family, as well as focusing on sports injuries, work, and auto injuries. He has utilized the Activator Method Chiropractic Technique exclusively since 1989 and has been an Activator instructor since 1995. In July 2006, Dr. Galvin was appointed to serve on the Clinical Advisory Board for Activator Methods.
Dr. Barry Quam
A native of Kent, Wash., and a veteran of the U.S. Army, Dr. Quam received his DC and BS degrees from Palmer College of Chiropractic. He has since completed three years of post-graduate work in chiropractic orthopedics. In practice for more than three decades, Dr. Quam has volunteered time to two different state associations and served as a Medicare peer reviewer and as an examiner for the Washington Department of Labor and Industries. He has played an integral role with Activator Methods, as an instructor, member of the Clinical Advisory Board, and advisor to regional directors, city coordinators, and associate clinical instructors. He also commits significant time to the Kent Kiwanis Club and is a distinguished past president of that organization.
Dr. Jan Roberts
Dr. Roberts received Bachelor’s degrees from Nasson College and Logan College, respectively, before completing his Doctor of Chiropractic at Logan in 1979. He has operated HealthQuest Chiropractic in Farmington, Maine since receiving his license to practice, and has served as a member of the Maine Board of Chiropractic Licensure since 1997. Dr. Roberts is the lead author on three peer-reviewed articles and is a peer reviewer for multiple scientific journals. He served as the Tour Chiropractor for the US Pro Ski Tour and currently serves as Chiropractor for Carrabassett Valley Academy, a premier Ski Academy in Maine. He volunteers as a board member for Maine Robotic, the leader in STEM learning for Maine Youth. In 1976 he began learning Activator Methods at Logan College. Dr. Roberts is a veteran instructor with Activator Methods, having taught the technique at seminars in the U.S., Canada, Europe, and Asia for nearly three decades. He has also served on the company’s Clinical Advisory Board since 1999.
Dr. Sean Orr
Dr. Sean Orr graduated from CMCC in 1999 and eventually opened his practice in Stratford, Ontario Canada. He has utilized Activator Methods since that time. Dr. Orr began serving as an Associate Clinical Instructor in 2004. In 2009, he was asked to become a Clinical Instructor, allowing him to teach doctors from across North America and the world. He currently serves as the secretary for the Clinical Advisory Board.
Dr. Rebecca McGill
Dr. Rebecca McGill, who earned her Doctorate of Chiropractic (Magna Cum Laude) at Parker University, is a life-long advocate of the Activator Method. Her father, Dr. Tim McGinnis – also an Activator doctor – started Becky on her chosen path, using Activator instruments to adjust her as a child. After graduation in 2007, Dr. McGill spent two years at her father’s Missouri clinic before opening her own practice, Abundant Health Chiropractic, in Carrollton, Texas. Dr. McGill is certified by the American Veterinary Chiropractic Association (AVCA). She has a particular interest in horses, with a depth of knowledge in animal physiology, anatomy, pathology and gait training. Dr. McGill is currently an Associate Professor of Chiropractic Sciences at Parker. She joined the Activator Clinical Advisory Board in 2014.
Dr. Zane Gard
Dr. Zane Gard graduated from the University of Western States in 2000 and has an advanced certification in the Activator Methods Chiropractic Technique and is an associate clinical instructor for Activator Methods International. Dr. Gard also serves as adjunct faculty for the University of Western States as a clinical instructor for the Activator Technique. Dr. Gard is certified in Applied Kinesiology and was formerly a teaching assistant for the 100-hour Applied Kinesiology certification course taught annually in Portland.