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Technical Support Advisor

 CHIROPRACTIC and Logan University hope to jointly promote “American chiropractic” technology and Logan University chiropractic course in China. Publicize the history, current situation and future prospects of American chiropractic.

 Irregularly organize new classes and introduction courses for people engaged in rehabilitation, sports, physical therapy and other education and professionals to expand the influence of American chiropractic in China.

 CHIROPRACTIC not only serves as the overseas internship base of Logan University, but also irregularly organizes and arranges Chinese students to visit Logan University for study tours.

Dr.Clay McDonald

President, Logan University


CCE board/council member

Member of the Executive Committee of the Association of Chiropractic Colleges

Board member for the Spine Institute for Quality

 Clay McDonald, DC, MBA, JD became the seventh President of Logan University in March 2013. Dr. McDonald has more than 20 years of experience as a Senior Administrator at chiropractic institutions and 30 years as a successful Chiropractic Practitioner. After graduating from Logan with his chiropractic degree in August 1982in 2001 from Valparaiso University School of Law with a Healthcare and Elder Law Certificate and Alternative Dispute Resolution Certificate.

 Dr. McDonald has participated in numerous accreditation activities through the Council on Chiropractic Education and was a CCE board/council member from 2005.

 Dr. Vincent DeBono is a professor at Logan University and dean of the Chiropractic School. He has received a master’s degree in health education from the University of Illinois at Chicago and is currently studying for a doctorate in health education at Logan University.


 As the dean of chiropractic college, Dr. Debono is responsible for the management of the chiropractic doctoral program of Logan University, including curriculum development and implementation, project evaluation and certification, clinical education and clinical research and development. Dr. De Bono was a private practitioner in Chicago. Before joining Logan in 2013, he served as an academic administrator in universities in the field of health science.


 He has offered postgraduate courses on the concept of myofascial release and kinesis taping in Italy, South Africa, Japan and South Korea. He is also a peer reviewer of the Higher Education Commission and the agenda research conference of the Chiropractic Institute Association.

Dr.Vincent DeBono

President’s Cabinet, Logan University


Doctor of Chiropractic

Co-founder of Motus Therapeutic Methods

Member of the board of directors of the Association of Chiropractic Colleges (ACA) 

Chair of the ACC’s task force on defining primary care

Member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA).

Dr. Dana Underkofler-Mercer

Professor at Logan University


Doctor of Chiropractic

Bachelor of Science in Human Biology

Doctor of Chiropractic Degree

Masters in Sports Science and Rehabilitation

Certified Medical Laser Safety Officer

Honored recipient of the Emerson Award for Excellence in Teaching

 Dr. Dana Underkofler-Mercer is a Professor at Logan University as well as the Director of Strategic Partnerships for the College of Chiropractic. She has earned a Bachelor of Science in Human Biology, Doctor of Chiropractic Degree (1998) and a Masters in Sports Science and Rehabilitation (2010) from Logan University. She is a certified Medical Laser Safety Officer and has lectured on laser safety and applications in the classroom, post graduate seminars, and at AFIDE in Havana, Cuba.


 Dr. Mercer has been in private practice in the St. Louis area and has worked at Logan University as a Clinician in the Student and Outpatient Health Centers. She has been instrumental in the development of Logan’s health center at Paraquad, and in creating the Anatomy Centered Education and Science (A.C.E.S) summer workshop program for high school students interested in careers in various health fields.


 Her faculty responsibilities include class instruction in the Undergraduate and Master’s Programs, as well as the Doctor of Chiropractic Program at Logan. Her lead and co-lead course instruction has included the Fundamentals of Biomechanics, Diversified Technique, Orthopedics, I and II, Physical Diagnosis I and II, Clinical Methods I, III, IV and V, Physiological Therapeutics- Active Rehab and Modalities, Emergency Procedures, Lower Extremity Rehabilitation, Assessment Center Class Experiences.

Dr. Mercer is active on various committees at Logan, aids in the training of standardized patients, a trimester facilitator, and administrator of student proficiency exams for clinical assessment.  She is an active committee member for Shine the Light and for the Health & Wellness Task Force, both at Paraquad.


 Dr. Mercer has been the honored recipient of the Emerson Award for Excellence in Teaching.