Meet the Doctor

Meet Your Omaha Chiropractor & Nutrition Expert

Shawn M. Schmidt

B.S., D.C.,

F.I.A.C.A., C.C.N.,

D.C.C.N., C.B.C.N.


Professional Vitae

Twenty-seven years of successful business and professional practice, having consulted and treated over 22,000 patients and empowered them to live healthier, more fulfilling lives using a myriad of treatment modalities, both cutting edge and traditional.

Possess excellent people skills, communicator, leader, lifelong educator and goal setting capacity.

Motivated to develop the requisite knowledge and skills to meet new challenges.  Past accomplishments have been realized through initiative, take charge attitude, high energy level, creativity, organization and executive follow through.

An articulate and dynamic speaker, presenter, lecturer and writer. A perceptive listener, able to establish rapport and educate lay and professional audiences

Twenty-three years of business marketing thru Natural Health Center PC and ten years of sports marketing thru Red Shark Racing LLC.

Committed to the highest standards of ethical business and professional practice.

Financially responsible to manage a successful business, manage payroll, meet business deadlines and maintain strong business relationship with

A veteran international traveler, have lectured at national professional conferences, medical schools, public forums and corporations advocating presenting leading edge therapies. Have appeared on television, radio and news print, emphasizing the importance of life style modification, nutrition and biochemistry in disease prevention, tissue repair and health maintenance.

 

Professional History

Schmidt Chiropractic Center pc, Omaha Nebraska –1986-1990

Associate Doctor within a four doctor practice. Conducted new patient consultations, examinations and treatment. Developed and expanded radiology and physical therapy department. Provided bimonthly health classes to public and patient population.

Natural Health Center PC, Omaha, Nebraska 1990 to Present

Natural Health Center PC clinic utilizes a wide variety of advanced modalities to help patients regain their optimal health. From traditional chiropractic care, clinical laboratory, radiology, electrical bioimpedence to more advanced Biomeridan testing, from nutritional consulting to our ongoing Health in the 21st Century programs we strive to assist our patients along the journey to wellness.

 

Credentials

Fellow of the American Association of Integrative Medicine 2012

Chiropractic Board of Clinical Nutrition (CBCN) thru the American Chiropractic Association 2010

Diplomat of the College of Clinical Nutrition (DCCN) with the American Association of Integrative Medicine 2010

Certified Clinical Nutritionist (CCN), International and American Association of Clinical Nutritionists 2008

Certified in First Line Therapy through the Metagenics Corporation 2005 & 2008

Fellow in Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine (FIACA), International Academy of Clinical Acupuncture studies completed in U.S. Canada and China December 1992

Licensed to practice Chiropractic in Nebraska License # 915 1987

Doctorate of Chiropractic (DC), Logan College of Chiropractic, St. Louis, Missouri August 1986

Bachelor of Science in Human Biology (BS), University of Nebraska at Lincoln/Logan College of Chiropractic August 1983

Papillion High School Graduate, Papillion, Nebraska May 1980. Active in athletics in high school and college, including football, basketball and track as well as the Student Council and school newspaper, ‘The Scepter’.

Professional Currency: Avid reader of professional publications and participant frequently in professional conferences to maintain currency in such fields as nutritional clinical chemistry, ‘Functional Medicine’, chronic inflammatory disease, environmental toxicity, neurology, trauma, pain mitigation, Chinese medicine/acupuncture and energetic medicine among others. Estimate approximately 4500 hours of post graduate continuing education studies since 1983.

 

Professional Organizations  

Logan College of Chiropractic, St. Louis, MO selection to the World Conference of Chiropractors Students 1985 and 1986.

Gonstead Achievement Award, Gonstead Clinic, Mt. Horeb, Wisconsin 1986.

Past member and Vice President of the Greater Omaha Chiropractic Association.

Member of the American Chiropractic Association.

Member of the International and American Associations of Clinical Nutritionists.

Member of the American Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.

Member of the American Association of Integrative Medicine.

 

Professional and personal accolades 

Lifelong athlete: High school JV football, track and field, cross country. As a UNL student, participated in intramural sports and worked out on the 1983 Nebraska football winter conditioning program with the receiver core. ‘Best sports experience of my lift’. Three years college basketball at Logan College in St. Louis, Missouri. Ten years intense completion as a professional race driver on the Red Shark Racing team. Avid runner, numerous 5K, 10K runs and two marathons.

A published columnist and writer for the national publication Nebraska Sports America, ‘Seeds of Excellence’. Column emphasized the excellence in athletics, their drive, motivation and life goals. Reported on former athletes Turner Gill, Bob Gibson among others.

Served as Chief Medical Advisor for the prestigious American Indy Car Series (AIS). Supervised medical evaluation and clearance to drivers for race status from 1993 to 1997. Provided trauma and extrication training to trackside medical staff and paramedics for injured Indy drivers. Team manger to Jim Buick racing, 1992 AIS season. Team manager to Tempero Racing 1996 Indy Racing League season. Served as pit wall driver communications for driver, Racin Gardner 1996 Indianapolis 500.

Owner/driver of the professional Red Shark Racing Team competing seven years in Indy Cars and four years in 360 Winged Sprint cars. Developed all marketing and sponsorship programs. Competed nationally and internationally in Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico from 1993 to 2003. Raced on ovals tracks, road and street courses at common speeds of 125 to 218 mph.

Sponsored and coached girl’s youth soccer program, the Red Sharks, over six year period. Team scored multiple tournament wins and two championships.

‘Top Flight’ doctor with Integrity Management business consulting firm. Business education program assisting health professionals with business success since 2006.

Hold United States patent #5,205,813, a medical stabilization device developed through observation, care and treatment of high velocity post trauma injuries from sports and auto injuries. The device is a post-trauma/post-surgical orthopedic brace for stabilization of the head and cervical rachis.

 

Community Service

Writer/Director of film documentary 48 Stars, ‘A Journey of Our Fathers Flag – A Tribute’ is a three year patriotic journey to honor the memories of the men and women that have served this country and its continued fight for freedom and liberty. This documentary is to preserve history and educate the future generations as to the where, why and how one of this country’s greatest generations fought and died during WWII and the Korean War era.Film will be completed by January 2017 and submitted to Independent film festivals.

Radio show host on regional am station, 1110 KFAB, Best of Health program since December 2011. One hour Saturday afternoon program educating the public on the ‘Best’ in conventional allopathic and holistic healthcare, local and national professional interviews, research, book reviews and listener call in questions.

Ongoing philanthropic commitment, twenty-four years, to regional children’s grieving charity, Teddy Bear Hollow. A principle consultant, organizer for effective fundraising activities to actively generate incremental and repeat funding from diversified private, corporate, foundation and community sources. Sole Founder of the annual charity event, Teddy Bear Memory 5K Walk 5K Run. Charity event recently complete its fourteenth year.

Supporter of Playmakers youth football program established by Coach Greg ‘Roz’ Roeslzler. Non profit organization for coaching and mentoring boys on the core values of accountability, commitment, teamwork and family values.

Deeply moved by the catastrophe of September 11, 2001, volunteered at ‘Ground Zero’ in New York City. Provided on site chiropractic care at St. Paul’s Chapel for the police, firemen, iron workers and National Guard over the Christmas break.

 

Personal Interests

Husker Sports, Running, Classical Music, Violin, Sailing, Indy Car Racing, Experimental/Sport Aviation; In process of building full scale replica of Mk IX Spitfire Aircraft.