Meet The Team
Joel Whalen D.C.
Dr. Joel has been practicing Chiropractic since graduating from National University of Health Sciences in Lombard, IL in 2016. He was born and raised in North West Illinois and became interested in Chiropractic care after being involved in a sports related injury that was resolved within a few visit with a local Chiropractor. He spends his free time snowboarding and hiking with his wife and dog.
Sammie has been a certified nursing assistant since 2014 and a medical assistant since 2017 for the practice. She was born and raised in Denver and is now raising her own family in the same area. In her free time, she likes to travel to the mountains to take in the scenery. During a typical day, you will find her escorting patients back to exam rooms to gather vitals and other health information before their visit with the nurse practitioner.
Jennifer has been a medical assistant and phlebotomist since 2016 and serves in that role for the practice. Jennifer was born in Colorado and spends her free time with her family who is involved with rodeo. You will find her meeting patients in the lobby before escorting them back to the exam room to gather vitals and other health information prior to their visit with the nurse practitioner.
Joanna is our front desk receptionist for the practice. She moved to the area from Santa Barbara, CA in May of 2019. In the past Jo has been a Kindergarten teacher, a business owner, and has been involved in Veterinary field for over 15 years. Jo is one of the first people that you will see when entering the practice and prides herself on delivering the highest service possible.
Jennifer Fightmaster FNP-BC
Jen is a Colorado native that has been practicing nursing in the state since 2006 after receiving her Bachelors of science in nursing from the University of Northern Colorado. She later returned to the University of Northern Colorado in 2010 to receive her Nurse practitioner degree. She originally became interested in becoming a Nurse practitioner while watching her mother who is also a Nurse practitioner work in a neonatal unit. In her free time she enjoys being with her family and camping.
Daniel Ryan FNP
Dan is originally from Illinois and has been a practicing nurse since 1988. In 1994 he made the move to Denver and continued practicing family medicine until returning to school in 2013 at Regis University to complete his Nurse practitioner program. When he isn't practicing he enjoys spending time traveling with his wife and two children.