James Strange, MS, DC, CCSP

Dr. James Strange grew up in Longview, Wash., where he attended Lower Columbia College (LCC) in pursuit of his pre-chiropractic transfer degree. After completion of his degree at LCC, Dr. Strange attended Washington State University-Vancouver where he majored in biology and minored in psychology. Dr. Strange obtained his doctor of chiropractic degree at University of Western States in 2007.

While at UWS, Dr. Strange spent many hours specializing in conditions such as sports injuries, whiplash, trauma, family wellness care, disc herniations, headaches, arthritis, etc. Upon completion of his doctorate degree, Dr. Strange moved back to Longview where he practiced until he accepted the attending physician position at the UWS Campus Health Center. In November 2011, Dr. Strange went on to complete his post-graduate certification as a Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician (CCSP) and most recently obtained his master’s degree in sports and exercise science in 2014.

Dr. Strange currently resides in Camas, Washington with his wife Jamie and son Brayden. When he is not overseeing interns at UWS, Dr. Strange enjoys many hobbies like CrossFit, archery, hunting, fishing, hiking and the occasional trip to the coast.

Amanda Armington, DC

Dr. Amanda Armington is an attending chiropractic physician at the Campus Health Center. She enjoys overseeing patient care on campus, integrating her love of chiropractic practice with the delight in teaching eager chiropractic interns through the clinic internship series. Her chiropractic interests include prenatal care, family practice and nutrition.

Dr. Armington is currently the faculty senate secretary and also enjoys being involved on campus with the mindfulness initiative and Western States Wellness group. She is an assistant professor within the Northwest Center for Lifestyle and Functional Medicine, where she is involved in lecturing in the community on various topics including women’s health and wellness.

Dr. Armington earned her doctor of chiropractic degree from UWS. Prior to relocating to Oregon for her chiropractic studies, she completed a Bachelor of Science in kinesiology at Michigan State University. Outside of work, Dr. Armington spends time with her husband and two kids, enjoying the many perks of being an Oregonian.

Ryan Ondick, DC, CCSP

Dr. Ryan Ondick has worked in the UWS clinic system since 2008 as an attending physician. He mentors and supervises 3rd and 4th year interns as they develop their clinical skills. Dr. Ondick also assists students as a sports medicine and outreach supervisor which involves overseeing the assessment, diagnosis and management of patients throughout the greater Portland metro area. In 2007, Dr. Ondick obtained his Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician (CCSP) certification from the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians.

Dr. Ondick is an avid outdoor enthusiast who enjoys archery, lacrosse, running and the diverse beauty of the Pacific Northwest.

Lorraine Ginter, DC

Dr. Lorraine Ginter received her Bachelor of Science in biology from University of California, East Bay in 1996. She attended the Holistic Health Institute in San Francisco and graduated with a holistic health educator and practitioner certificate in 1979, and graduated from UWS in 1988 with a doctor of chiropractic degree. Dr. Ginter is board eligible for a diplomate in internal medicine. She also has additional training in Graston technique, kinseiotaping, enzyme therapy and primary care practice. She has been engaged in clinical teaching at UWS since 1991.

Dr. Ginter’s work in the UWS Campus Health Center combines her passions of clinical teaching and patient care. In her work as an attending physician she mentors and supervises interns in the final two years of their education as they treat patients in the clinic. Dr. Ginter has a particular interest in treating the whole person, which means evaluating and addressing the patient’s primary concern, as well as taking a holistic approach by evaluating for and minimizing risk factors for illness and encouraging optimal health through nutritional and lifestyle support.

Dr. Ginter maintains balance in her own life by engaging in activities with family and friends. She particularly enjoys interests that bring her closer to nature, which include gardening, bird watching and creating fiber art pieces through quilting and applique (check out her wool labyrinths in the UWS library)! She also maintains an active meditation and walking practice.

Shawn Hatch, DC, DACBSP

Dr. Shawn Hatch is a 2006 graduate of UWS. Before becoming a full time attending physician in 2011, he worked in private practice in a variety of settings including multidisciplinary clinics and practicing in Peru. He has always had an interest in sports medicine and physical rehabilitation and achieved certification as a Diplomate of the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians (DACBSP) in 2011. In his free time he enjoys working out, playing music, gardening and spending time with his wife and three kids.

Craig Kawaoka, DC, DACBSP, CSCS

Dr. Craig Kawaoka is the director of sports medicine at University of Western States. He has his Diplomate from the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians, a master’s in education from Concordia University-Portland, is a certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS) from the National Strength and Conditioning Association and is a member of Rehab 2 Performance, an international society of clinical rehab specialists.

Dr. Kawaoka has been a medical director, team doctor and medical staff for various organizations and events in professional, amateur, collegiate and high school athletics. He has also worked on preclinical, clinical and post-graduate instruction, centering on sports medicine.

William Moore, DC, MS

Dr. William Moore is a graduate of University of Western States, where he received both a master’s degree in exercise and sports science, with an emphasis in sports medicine, and a doctor of chiropractic degree. He enjoys outdoor activities, especially hiking and camping and is an avid soccer player who plays any chance he gets. He enjoys working with athletes of all types to help them stay healthy and prevent injuries or return to playing as soon as possible after an injury occurs.

Chiropractic Sports Medicine Fellow


Brent Marshall, MS, LAT, AT-R, ATC

Brent Marshall is a certified athletic trainer (ATC) and holds a master of science in athletic training from Weber State University in Ogden, Utah and a Bachelor of Arts in kinesiology from Whitworth University in Spokane, Wash. Marshall has worked with all levels of athletes, including high school, collegiate and professional. In addition to teaching courses in the exercise and sports science department, Marshall is also a clinical site supervisor for students in the sports medicine program.