April 2, 1998
The Court of Special Appeals yesterday upheld a judgment by the Board of Chiropractic Examiners against a Bel Air chiropractor who the board found billed for treatments not performed, told employees to falsify records and had unlicensed employees perform procedures.In his appeal, Brian Regan, a licensed chiropractor and an owner of the Yalich Clinic in Bel Air, argued that the board acted beyond the scope of its powers. Regan also argued that four out of six board members should have recused themselves because they were personally involved in the case against him and therefore biased.
December 19, 2007
Dr. John Earl "Jef" Fish, a real estate appraiser who later became a chiropractor, died of cancer Saturday at his Queenstown home. He was 58. Born in Baltimore and raised in Severna Park, Dr. Fish was a 1967 graduate of Mount St. Joseph High School in Irvington and earned a bachelor's degree in 1971 from Loyola College. Dr. Fish owned and operated a successful real estate appraisal firm until 1989, when he decided to make a career change. "That's when he realized he had a passion for helping others," said his daughter, Dr. Kristin M. Mowry, also a chiropractor, who now owns and operates her father's former practice, the Healing and Wellness Center on Kent Island.
July 26, 2002
Dr. Michael I. Feinglass, a Baltimore chiropractor and sports memorabilia collector, died of colon cancer Sunday at his Canton home. He was 30. Dr. Feinglass was born in Silver Spring and raised in Pikesville. He was a 1990 graduate of St. Paul's School, where he had been a member of the tennis team. He earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Maryland in 1994, and was a 1998 graduate of the National College of Chiropractic in Chicago. Dr. Feinglass began his career in Chicago, and returned to Baltimore in 2000, when the colon cancer was diagnosed.
November 28, 2004
Robert Lyle Leaverton, a former chiropractor and engineer for the old Baltimore Bureau of Water Supply and a 70-year member of the Masons, died of kidney failure Monday at Sinai Hospital. The longtime Baltimore resident was 93. Mr. Leaverton was born and raised in the Howard Park section of Baltimore. He graduated from Forest Park High School in 1929 and joined Maryland's Masonic order, becoming the youngest-ever master of the order's Warren Lodge in Baltimore. Mr. Leaverton earned a degree from Lincoln Chiropractic College in Indianapolis and opened a private practice in Baltimore during the 1930s.
April 23, 1995
A Bel Air chiropractor was convicted in Harford Circuit Court last week of possessing steroids and was given a two-year suspended prison sentence.Brian L. Regan, 33, of the 1700 block of Ross Road in Forest Hill pleaded not guilty to the statement of facts in the plea arrangement that guaranteed him no prison time.Judge William O. Carr placed the defendant on two years of supervised probation, fined him $5,000, and ordered him to perform 500 hours of community service. Dr. Regan was also ordered by the judge to submit to six random urinalysis tests during the probationary period.
November 30, 1995
The Maryland Chiropractic Association has named Dr. Scott Lawrence, who practices in Elkridge, as its 1995 Chiropractor of the Year.The award was given to Dr. Lawrence at the association's convention last month."