Dr. Dustin Whitney attended the University of Alberta, Edmonton studying kinesiology and human physiology. He is a first generation chiropractor earning a doctorate of Chiropractic, Magna Cum Laude, in 2006 from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa. At graduation Dr. Whitney received acceptance into the Phi Tau Delta Chiropractic Honours Society. While in school, he completed post-graduate training as a Blair Upper Cervical Practitioner, achieving Level I instructor certification through the Blair Upper Cervical Society. As a student, Dr. Whitney began his post-doctoral training in functional neurology through the Carrick Institute for Graduate Studies, Marietta, Georgia.
He has received advanced certification in clinical nutrition, exercise physiology, toxicity removal and lifestyle counseling from the Maximized Living Foundation. By becoming a motivational speaker, and wellness coach, he has become a leader in preventative health care in Alberta. After establishing Alberta Preventative Health Services in 2012, Dr. Whitney has worked with thousands of families, by helping them to reduce their risk factors for disease, en route to achieving their optimal health potential.
Since witnessing the decline of his mother’s health from life-threatening clinical depression and aiding in her eventual recovery, Dr. Whitney is committed to leading his patients towards reaching their true health potential. His goal is to rebuild a healthy community one family at a time. Dr. Whitney has focused his career on serving his city, inspiring responsibility and re-establishing health as a top priority for Canadians. Some of his most valued contributions include his involvement with Project Homeless and creation of the Free-Chiropractic clinic at The Mustard Seed in 2012.
Dr. Whitney places family first. He is married to Dr. Claire Whitney DDS, who is the owner of Downtown Dental and a team dentist for the Calgary Flames. They met in high school where they grew up in Sherwood Park, Alberta and were married in 2007. They moved to Calgary and now have three children, Anna, Olivia and Eli. The family enjoys skiing, hiking, ultimate frisbee, fitness and spending time together.