Katerina Sheffield Dickey DC , RPh
300 Beardsley Lane C101, Austin, TX, 78746
Phone: 512-306-1625
Fax: 512-732-2411
info@westlakechiropractic.com
http://www.westlakechiropractic.com
SELECTED OCCUPATIONAL HISTORY
Doctor/Owner/Founder, Westlake Chiropractic, PLLC, Austin, Texas, 2010 - Present
Staff Pharmacist, Walgreen's Drug Store, Austin and Cedar Park, TX, 2000 - 2007
Clinical Pharmacist, Texas Oncology Pharmacy Services, Austin, TX, 1996 - 1999
Pharmacy Manager, Coram Healthcare, Inc., Austin, TX, 1995 - 1996
Clinical Pharmacist, Caremark International, Inc., Austin, TX, 1990 - 1995
EDUCATION AND LICENSURE
Doctor of Chiropractic, Licensed in the State of Texas, License # 11499, 2010-Present
Doctorate of Chiropractic, Parker College of Chiropractic, Dallas, Texas, 2010
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part I, 2009
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part II, 2009
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part III, 2009
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part IV, 2009
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Physiotherapy, 2009
Certified Instructor, Level 1 in Golf Fitness, Titleist Performance Institute, 2010
Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, 1990
Graduate in Sulphur Springs High School, Sulphur Springs, Texas, 1985

SELECTED POST-GRADUATE EDUCATION, CERTIFICATIONS AND DIPLOMATES

Mild Traumatic Brain Injury/Traumatic Brain Injury Concussion (MTBI), Differentially diagnosing mild traumatic brain injury vs. traumatic brain injury and the clinical and imaging protocols required to conclude an accurate diagnosis for head trauma Certification in Mild Traumatic Brain Injury/Traumatic Brain Injury Concussion (MTBI), PACE approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Board, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctor Division, Long Island, NY, 2019
MRI History and Physics, Magnetic fields, T1 and T2 relaxations, nuclear spins, phase encoding, spin echo, T1 and T2 contrast, magnetic properties of metals and the historical perspective of the creation of NMR and MRI. Certification in MRI Spine Credentialing, MRI Physics, Cleveland University - Kansas City, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2019
MRI Spinal Anatomy and Protocols, Normal anatomy of axial and sagittal views utilizing T1, T2, 3D gradient and STIR sequences of imaging. Standardized and desired protocols in views and sequencing of MRI examination to create an accurate diagnosis in MRI Certification in MRI Credentialing, MRI Spinal Anatomy and Protocols, Cleveland University - Kansas City, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2019
MRI Disc Pathology and Spinal Stenosis, MRI interpretation of bulged, herniated, protruded, extruded, sequestered and fragmented disc pathologies in etiology and neurological sequelae in relationship to the spinal cord and spinal nerve roots Certification in MRI Credentialing, MRI Disc Pathology and Spinal Stenosis, Cleveland University - Kansas City, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2019
MRI Spinal Pathology, MRI interpretation of bone, intradural, extradural, cord and neural sleeve lesions. Tuberculosis, drop lesions, metastasis, ependymoma, schwanoma and numerous other spinal related tumors and lesions Certification in MRI Credentialing, MRI Spinal Pathology, Cleveland University - Kansas City, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2019
MRI Methodology of Analysis, MRI interpretation sequencing of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine inclusive of T1, T2, STIR and 3D gradient studies to ensure the accurate diagnosis of the region visualized Certification in MRI Credentialing, MRI Methodology of Analysis, Cleveland University - Kansas City, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2019
MRI Clnical Application, The clinical application of the results of space occupying lesions. Disc and tumor pathologies and the clinical indications of manual and adjustive therapies in the patient with spinal nerve root and spinal cord insult as sequelae Certification in MRI Credentialing, MRI Clinical Application, Cleveland University - Kansas City, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2019
MRI Disc Overview & Imaging Protocols, MRI Protocols Clinical Necessity, MRI slices, views, T1, T2, STIR axial, stacking, FFE, FSE and sagittal images. Clinical indication for the utilization of MRI and pathologies of disc in both trauma and non-trauma sequellae, including bulge, herniation, protrusion, extrusion and sequestration Certification in MRI Credentialing, MRI Disc Overview & Imaging Protocols, Cleveland University - Kansas City, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2019
MRI Interpretation of Lumbar Bulges/Degenerative Disc Disease, MRI Interpretation of Lumbar Degeneration/Bulges, MRI slices, views, T1, T2, STIR axial, stacking, FFE, FSE and sagittal images in the interpretation of lumbar degeneration. With the co-morbidities and complications of stenosis, pseudo-protrusions, cantilevered vertebrate, Schmorl/'s nodes and herniations. Central canal and cauda equina compromise interpretation with management Certification in MRI Credentialing, MRI Interpretation of Lumbar Bulges/Degenerative Disc Disease, Cleveland University - Kansas City, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2019
MRI Interpretation of Lumbar Herniated Discs, MRI slices, views, T1, T2, STIR axial, stacking, FFE, FSE and sagittal images in the interpretation of lumbar herniations. With the co-morbities and complications of stenosis, pseudoprotrusions, cantilevered vertebrate, Schmorl/'s nodes and herniations. Morphology of lumbar disc pathologies of central and lateral herniations, protrusions, extrusions, sequestration, focal and broad based herniations are defined and illustrated. Central canal and cauda equina compromise interpretation with management Certification in MRI Credentialing,MRI Interpretation of Lumbar Herniated Discs, Cleveland University - Kansas City, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2019
MRI Interpretation of Cervical Bulges/Degenerative Disc Disease, MRI slices, views, T1, T2, STIR axial, stacking, FFE, FSE and sagittal images in the interpretation of cervical degeneration. With the co-morbidities and complications of stenosis, pseudo-protrusions, cantilevered vertebrate, Schmorl/'s nodes and herniations. Spinal cord and canal compromise interpretation with management Certification in MRI Credentialing,MRI Interpreation of Cervical Bulges/Degenerative Disc Disease, Cleveland University - Kansas City, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post- Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2019
MRI Interpretation of Cervical Herniated Discs, MRI slices, views, T1, T2, STIR Axial, FFE, FSE and sagittal images in the interpretation of lumbar herniations. With the co-morbidities and complications of stenosis, pseudo-protrusions, cantilevered vertebrate, Schmorl/'s nodes and herniations. morphology of lumbar disc pathologies of central and lateral herniations, protrusions, extrusions, sequestration, focal and broad based herniations are defined and illustrated. Spinal cord and canal compromise interpretation with management Certification in MRI Credentialing, MRI Interpretation of Cervical Herniated Discs, Cleveland University - Kansas City, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2019
MRI Interpretation of Degenerative Spine and Disc Disease with Overlapping Traumatic Insult to Both Spine and Disc, MRI slices, views, T1, T2, STIR Axial, FFE, FSE and sagittal images in the interpretation of degenerative spondylolesthesis, spinal canal stenosis, Modic type 3 changes, central herniations, extrusions, compressions, nerve root compressions, advanced spurring and thecal sac involvement from an orthopedic, emergency room, chiropractic, neurological, neurosurgical, physical medicine perspective Certification in MRI Interpretation of Degenerative Spine and Disc Disease with Overlapping Traumatic Insult to Both Spine and Disc, Cleveland University - Kansas City, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2019
Spinal Biomechanical Engineering Analysis, Understanding spinal motor units as it relates to the Cartesian system and normal vs. pathological movement., Analyzing normal coupling functions of the spine in relations to gait and pelvic biomechanics function and determining stress units and standards of deviation of segmental dysfunction. Interpreting mensuration lines and block analysis beyond standards of deviation in spinal motor dysfunction about connective tissue failure. Certification in Spinal Bio-Engineering, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2018, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Recognized by Cleveland University - Kansas City, Long Island, NY, 2018
Spinal Biomechanical Engineering Pathology and Clinical Application, Integrating pathological function based upon the Cartesian system and digital mensuration in developing treatment plans with diagnosed connective tissue failures., Diagnosing corrective vs. clinical management scenarios when considering maximum medical improvement in both the chronic and acute, insidious and traumatically induced patient. Certification in Spinal Bio-Engineering, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctor Division, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctor Division, Recognized by Cleveland University, Long Island, NY, 2018
Personal Injury: Treatment, Coding, Billing and Risk Management, Austin, TX, 2018
Connective Tissue Pathology, Spinal Biomechanics as Sequella to Trauma, MRI Spine Interpretation, Ordering Protocols & Triaging the Injury, The latest research on the 6 ways to age-date disc herniations and bulges from trauma inclusive of disc pathology nomenclature. MRI ordering protocols, inclusive of Dixon format and fat-suppressed images. The neurology and pathology of connective tissue and the sequella of trauma at the biomechanical level leading to bio-neuro-mechanical failure. Contemporary "evidenced-based building blocks" for triaging and in a collaborative environment. Cleveland University Kansas City, Chiropractic and Health Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division,, Long Island, NY, 2018
Spinal Biomechanical Engineering Digitizing, integrating automated mensuration into creating treatment plans and determining maximum medical improvement. A literature-based study of normal vs. abnormal motor unit function. Determining ligamentous laxity, alteration of motion segment integrity and pathological stress units and whole person impairments based upon the literature and academic standards. Cleveland University Kansas City, Chiropractic and Health Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2018
Science of the Chiropractic Spinal Adjustment and Vertebral Subluxation, The literature-based definitions of both the mechanisms the chiropractic adjustment and how it affects the central nervous system in pain pathways and systemic issues that is the arbiter for normal vs. abnormal function. The “physiological mechanisms” of how the chiropractic spinal adjustment affects the peripheral and central nervous systems. Subluxation degeneration/Wolff’s Law will be detailed from a literature perspective combined with the mechanism of subluxation (bio-neuro-mechanical lesion). A literature perspective why “long-term” chiropractic care is clinically indicated as usual and customary to effectuate demonstrable biomechanical changes in the spine. An evidenced-based perspective of why physical therapy is a poor choice for spine as a 1st referral option for any provider inclusive of the literature. University of Cleveland Kansas City, Chiropractic and Health Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Long Island, NY, 2018
Documentation, Collaboration, and Primary Spine Care, An academic basis for documentation that is usual and customary across professions in collaborative care. Maintaining ethical medical-legal relationships based upon Voir Dire and Duabert standards with ensuring a “4-corners” inclusive report. Ensuring Primary Care Status based upon an academic standards. Cleveland University Kansas City, Chiropractic and Health Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division,, Long Island, NY, 2018
The Habits of Stress - Resilient People, Institute for Brain Potential, Austin, TX, 2017
Interdisciplinary Cranial TMJ Conference, 9th Annual Sacro Occipital Technique Research Conference Marina Del Rey, CA, 2017
Institute for Natural Resources, Fibromyalgia, Chronic Pain, Migraines and Headaches, Mild Brain Injury, Memor and Amnesia, Diabetes, Obesity and Heart Disease, Insomnia, Eating for Peak Performance, Appetite Control and Suppression, Stress and Depression, Psychotherapy and Emotional Healing, Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Music and the Brain, 2016
Athletic TIPS Certification Seminar, Austin, TX, 2016
Natural Medicines in Clinical Management of, Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Fish Oils for a Healthy Heart, Hyperlipidemia, Anxiety, Irritable Bowel Syndrome; Hypertension, Premenstrual Syndrome, Osteoporosis, Cold and Flu, Celiac Disease, Obesity, Fibromyalgia, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Depression, Menopausal Symptoms, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Insomnia, Aging Skin, Diabetes, Headache, 2015
Compliance, Ethics and Myofascial Release, Austin, TX, 2013
Chiropractic Society of Texas: Vitalism, Chiropractic Society of Texas, Austin, TX, 2013
Atlas Orthogonal, Upper Cervical Specific Dallas, TX, 2009
Physical Assessment for Pharmacists Continuing Education course, 1996
Board Certified Nutrition Support Pharmacist, American Society of Health System Pharmacists Specialty Board, 1995
Sterile Admixtures, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, 1993
Women's Health Training, Caremark, 1992
Extemporaneous Compounding Intensive Short Course, School of Compounding, Professional Compounding Centers of America, Inc., 1990

SELECTED TEACHING/INSTRUCTING/LECTURING/CONSULTING

Consultant Pharmacist, Coram Healthcare, Inc., Austin and Houston, TX, 1999- 2000
Clinical Instructor, Sterile Admixture Services: Concepts in Formulation, Preparation, Management and Application, The University of Texas College of Pharmacy, Austin, TX, 1995- 1999

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Sheffield, K. (1996). Sterile Admixtures, Stability and Compatibility Issues.

SELECTED MEMBERSHIPS

Upper Cervical Club and Nutrition Club, Member, 2010 - Present
American Chiropractic Association, Member, 2018 - 2019
Toastmasters International Parker Chapter, Charter Member, Vice President of Marketing, 2010 - 2010
Student American Chiropractic Association, 2007 - 2010
World Congress of Chiropractic Students Parker Chapter, President, 2007 - 2008
American Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, 1991 - 1999
American Society of Hospital Pharmacists, 1990 - 1992
Texas Pharmaceutical Association, 1990 - 1992
American Pharmaceutical Association, 1988 - 1992
Pharmacy Council, Ro Chi Representative, 1989 - 1989
Kappa Epsilon, Chaplain, 1988 - 1989
Kappa Epsilon, Social Committee Co-Chairman, 1988 - 1988
The University of Texas at Austin, SPOOKS - Honorary service and spirit organization, 1985 - 1987

SELECTED HONORS AND AWARDS

Delegate, Annual Conference, New Zealand College of Chiropractic, Auckland, New Zealand, Parker University Chapter of the World Congress of Chiropractic Students, 2009
Endowment Fund Scholarship, Parker Alumni Association, 2008
Head Delegate, Annual Conference, Universidad Estatal del Valle de Ecatepec - Mexico City, Mexico, Parker University Chapter of the World Congress of Chiropractic Students, 2008
Delegate, Annual Conference, University of Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa, Parker University Chapter of the World Congress of Chiropractic Students, 2007
Scholarship, Professional Compounding Centers of America, Inc., 1990
Graduated with Honors, The University Of Texas College of Pharmacy, 1990
Robertson scholarship, The University of Texas, 1988
Rockwell scholarship, The University of Texas, 1987
Texas Exes Alumni scholarship, The University of Texas, 1987
Dean's List, The University of Texas, 1985 - 1988
Salutatorian 2/200, Sulphur Springs High School, 1985
National Pharmacy Honor Society, Rho Chi,
Pharmacy Leadership Society, Phi Lambda Sigma,
Scholastic Honor Society, Alpha Lambda Delta,
Scholastic Honor Society, Gamma Phi Alpha,
Kinsolving Residence Hall Honor Society, Phi Beta,

SELECTED COMMUNITY SERVICE

Shoreline Church, Volunteer Women's Ministry, Singles' Director, Young Adult Director, Texas, 1991 - 2004
The Magdalene Project, Shoreline Church, Texas, 2004 - 2004