2021 New Board of Directors Members


2021 New Board Members
Women Chiropractors

January 14, 2021

Women Chiropractors 2021 New Board Members

For Immediate Release

Effective January 1, 2021

Women Chiropractors has added three new Board of Directors members to our team beginning in the 2021 calendar year. Please join us in welcoming Dr. Michelle Turk, Dr. Michelle Wendling, and Dr. Cristina Padilla. They, like the existing board members, will be responsible for boosting membership, contributing to events and the work of WDC, and helping to further our mission.

Women Chiropractors exists to connect compassionate, confident, charitable, and courageous women chiropractors. We accomplish this through our mentorship and ReEntry programs, our memberships, events and conventions, social media networking assets, charitable scholarships, and more. We are an inclusive, multi-generational gathering of chiropractic women, and we are most excited about helping women chiropractors, across the globe, to achieve their purpose and goals in life, defined by their definition of success.

Our three new board members bring incredible insight and experience to the table in helping us to accomplish that mission.

Michelle Turk

Dr. Michelle Turk resides in New York. After running a multi-doctor, family chiropractic practice, she began coaching other chiropractors. For twenty years, she has shared her experience and expertise, leading her fellow DCs towards personal and practice success. She is the owner of Positive Impact Coaching and Consulting. Dr. Michelle Turk is a graduate of New York Chiropractic College.

Dr. Michelle Wendling

Dr. Michelle Wendling is originally from Colorado, and after selling her practice, All Seasons Chiropractic Sustainable Health Center, lives a nomad lifestyle, traveling the country with her husband and 2 cats. She has over 30 years’ experience working on the human body and running her own businesses, including Physical Therapy, Massage Therapy, & personal training. She has 11 years of experience in mentoring other chiropractors become more successful in their own practices. Dr. Michelle Wendling is a graduate of Life Chiropractic College West.

Dr. Cristina Padilla

Dr. Cristina Padilla was born and raised in Puerto Rico, and currently resides and practices in Florida. She owns Thrive Family Chiropractic, a house call Chiropractic practice. She has a wide variety of involvement in many different chiropractic groups, adding to her experience and knowledge. She is an active member of international groups, including WDC and ICPA. She holds the President seat for the River City BNI Chapter, and also serves as a board member for Sanctuary on 8th Street in Jacksonville, FL. Dr. Cristina is also a member of Jacksonville Maternity Directory and the North Florida Birth Alliance. She is a graduate of New York Chiropractic College.


If you would like to read more about Dr. Turk, Dr. Wendling, and Dr. Padilla, visit their full bios at https://www.womenchiropractors.org/board/


Women Chiropractor’s Board of Directors members for 2021 are listed below

Rosemary Batanjski, D.C., President
Nancy Elwartowski-Cooper, D.C. DICCP, Treasurer
Donna Craft, D.C., DICCP, FPAC, FICC, Secretary
Cyndy Shaft Toll, D.C., Founder/Chairwoman
Karen Hudes, D.C., Board Member
Cristina Padilla, D.C., Board Member
Michelle Wendling, D.C., Board Member
Michelle Turk, D.C., Board Member