What are Dr. Ali's educational achievements?
Dr. Tabassum Ali is a graduate of The University of North Texas and received a Bachelors of Arts in Social Sciences. She has always had a passion for learning and wanted to know more about the mechanics of the body, sports injury prevention, and anatomy and physiology of the human body. She continued her education at Parker University College of Chiropractic in Dallas, TX where she earned an additional two Bachelor’s degrees in Health and Wellness and Anatomy and Physiology.
After completing the program at Parker University Dr. Ali earned her Doctorate of Chiropractic and is a now a board certified licensed chiropractor in the state of Texas and California and serves as an adjunct faculty member at Parker University. Dr. Ali is also a current member of American Chiropractic Association Sports Council and Texas Chiropractic Association.
Dr. Ali holds certifications with the American Board of Chiropractic Sports Physician's (ACBSP) as a Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician (CCSP), Certified Chiropractic Clinical Neurology (CCCN), Active Release Technique (ART®) full body, Master's, Complex Protocols, and Long Nerve Entrapment, and Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA).
What has Dr. Ali been up to?
Throughout her time at Parker University, Dr. Ali was an active member of the Student Texas Chiropractic Association, served as President of the Sports Chiropractic club, and assisted Irving Independent School District with their annual athletic physicals. Dr. Ali has also served on the medical team for the Susan G. Komen 3-day Race for the Cure, Ironman 70.3 Oceanside, Dallas White Rock Marathon, Surf City Marathon, NPGL (National Professional Grid League) Las Vegas Combine Medical Team, FIVB Asics Beach Volleyball World Series Medical Team, and US Surf Open Skate/BMX Medical Team. Dr. Ali was also selected to participate in an abroad rotation program in Bogotá, Colombia to work at the Olympic Comité Center and treat the national athletes who competed in the 2012 Olympic Games in London.
What does she do when she's not working?
During her free time, Dr. Ali enjoys practicing Bikram and Vinyasa power yoga, Functional Fitness, and training for triathlons. Other activities she enjoys include leisure running, rock climbing, plyometric exercising, reading, hiking, and traveling. Dr. Ali loves trying new foods, and is always ready for an adventure. She spends most weekends spending quality time with her family or traveling. As a native Texan, Dr. Ali is a life long fan of America’s Team, The Dallas Cowboys.
Nicole Wan was born and raised in Austin, Texas. Her passion for sports began early on with swimming for Texas Gold and racing triathlons. Nicole attended the University of North Texas (UNT) in pursuit of a Music Education degree, but realized that her true passion was in serving athletes – fulfillment lied in helping others to discover health and movement in their bodies.
Pursuing this calling, Nicole began chiropractic studies at Parker University in January 2018. She currently holds certification in Active Release Technique (ART), and is expected to earn her Doctor of Chiropractic degree in August 2021.
Outside of school and work, Nicole is an active swimmer and triathlete. She is presently eyeing the full Ironman distance as a bucket list goal. Practicing sport is something that provides personal enjoyment, and also compliments Nicole’s current internship in the sports performance program and Parker University. Nicole personally understands the demands of physical training, which allows her to better serve her patients.
Nicole is also active in her community as a member of Fitness Ambassadors HQ and USA Triathlon Foundation.