He graduated in 1971 with a BS degree majoring in biology and minoring in chemistry. He then attended Sherman College of Chiropractic as well as Life College of Chiropractic where he received his doctorate.
While attending Sherman College of Chiropractic, Dr. Gwinn taught chemistry and was the director of the mini courses. He graduated Magna Cum Laude and was a member of Pi Tau Delta which is the International Chiropractic Society, while at Life College of Chiropractic.
Dr. Gwinn is the owner and director of the Maryville and Madisonville Chiropractic Clinics