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Palmer Rugby Alumni and Dr. David D. Palmer Athletic Trust News

The Dr. David D. Palmer Athletic Trust has been established to support Palmer College of Chiropractic by subsidizing educational development, offering scholarships to qualified students, and assisting Palmer College in any manner that aligns with progressing the Chiropractic profession.

Rugby Alumni Referral Form

Please complete this online form immediately after talking to any prospective student to receive credit for referring the person to Palmer.

Rugby alumni referral form



Gary Weinstein D.C.


Clare Thompson


Ron O'Brien

Leslie Mitzel D.C. Robert Rendina D.C. Todd Salow D.C. John G. Vilkelis D.C.



The Palmer Annual Giving Society acknowledges and highlights all the individuals and community partners who are dedicated to advancing chiropractic education at Palmer. Your leadership is inspiring and will propel the chiropractic profession and Palmer College for decades to come. Palmer Annual Giving Society members are all donors who have chosen to make a gift during this fiscal year. Palmer Annual Giving Society members will be recognized in Honor Rolls and through special opportunities to connect with Palmer students, faculty, staff, and alumni throughout the year. At all levels, your support fuels the success of future chiropractors all over the world.

Those individuals and businesses who give $1,000 or more during a single fiscal year are recognized as part of the Founder’s Circle. There will be opportunities throughout the year to learn about and be part of the momentum driving chiropractic and Palmer students, and access to first-hand information about what’s going on at each campus. You are an influential group who has committed to helping Palmer transform the future of chiropractic care, and we are proud to recognize your investments.

If you would like to be part of this exciting group who are committed to driving the future of exceptional education at Palmer, make your gift online at or contact Liz Nolte, Director of Annual Giving, to learn how to “align” your investments to make a positive impact.

Gifts made within a fiscal year will be recognized as:

Founders Circle:  
                    Gold: $2,500                       
                  Silver: $1,000 - $2,499
Members: $250 - $999
  under $250

Gifts at all levels will:

  • Be recognized in our Donor Honor Rolls
  • Receive an annual College Report
  • Receive bi-weekly publications with alumni and campus news, Palmer College updates, and stories of success

Additionally, gifts at the Founder's Circle level will:

  • Receive a commemorative Founder's Circle Pin upon first $1,000+ gift
  • Receive an annual Donor Impact Report
  • Receive invitations to special events at campus Homecoming festivities
  • Have access to opportunities to learn about the College's future plans and visit with faculty, staff, and students throughout the year