CEforDCs is excited to share a stellar lineup of Principled Chiropractors and Chiropractic advocates to help you earn your CE hours while actually learning something that will benefit you and your practice members. Our 2017 event will be sponsored by Sherman Chiropractic College.
Shawn Dill

Shawn Dill

Dr. Shawn Dill is a 1995 graduate of Logan College of Chiropractic. For eight years Dr. Dill practiced in the country of Costa Rica, where along with establishing six upper cervical clinics, he also authored the law that regulates the practice of chiropractic in the country.

Since returning to the United States, Dr. Dill has become a noted authority in Upper Cervical Specific. He teaches around the world with The Art of the Specific, having taught many of today’s leaders in Upper Cervical Specific Chiropractic.

He is the President of The Specific Chiropractic Centers, which now operates seventeen Knee Chest Upper Cervical Specific clinics.

Many people know him for his work with The Black Diamond Club where he consults with service professionals helping them to leverage marketing, sales and mindset strategies to grow their business and serve more people.

Dr. Dill is a former member of the faculty at Life Chiropractic College West serving as the Director of the Institute for Advanced Care in Chiropractic. He is also the former Chair of the Council on Upper Cervical Care of the International Chiropractors Association.

Currently Dr. Dill serves on the Board of Governors of the Australian Spinal Research Foundation and is a member of the Board of Directors of the International Federation of Chiropractors and Organizations and serves on the Sherman College of Chiropractic Board of Trustees.

He continues to be highly sought as a speaker, making numerous international appearances each year. Dr. Dill has been featured on international radio and television programs. Dr. Dill’s impassioned messages of health, ethics and integrity-based practices motivate doctors and lay-people from around the world.

Bill Decken

Bill Decken, D.C. is a 1986 honor graduate of Sherman College.  He holds a bachelor’s degree in environmental science from Marist College (1979) and a Legion of Chiropractic Philosophers distinction from Palmer College of Chiropractic. He joined the Sherman College faculty in 1987 and is a professor of clinical sciences, teaching courses in philosophy, subluxation theory, and communication.


Dr. Decken is active in the profession. In addition to serving as Sherman’s Philosophy Department Chair and teaching countless chiropractic students in his philosophy classes, Dr. Decken developed and has been leading the college’s prestigious Academy of Chiropractic Philosophers [ACP] program… a program that has expanded across the U.S. and worldwide – including courses in Chicago, Omaha, Rhode Island, Australia and Sweden. He served seven years as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the International Federation of Chiropractors and Organizations, an office he held until December 2014. He often speaks on philosophy at chiropractic seminars.


Dr. Decken practices at Family Straight Chiropractic, which he established and has owned for 28 years, seeing patients from newborn to age 90. He attends Bethel Assembly of God, where he is treasurer, and enjoys bicycling and the outdoors. He and his wife, Grace, have four girls and one granddaughter.