Byars, Timothy, BA

President, Chief Education Officer at Radicle Health Timothy is a researcher, writer, and curriculum developer with over 20 years of experience writing, editing, and developing content. Prior to Radicle Health, Timothy co-founded The Agathist Collective, a consulting and delivery service that helped members—most of whom were seniors—use cannabis to treat chronic and age-related illness. Prior …

Ochester, Barbara, MSN, RN

Barbara Ochester, MSN, RN, EdD candidate, began her professional career as a registered nurse over 46 years ago. She built a foundation in bedside nursing while working in the medical/surgical, intensive care, and emergency departments, attaining leadership roles in each of these units. Barbara continues to have an active clinical practice providing cannabis counseling, wellness …

Showers, Bernard, LCSW

Bernard Showers, LCSW, CAADC is a 2010 graduate of Shippensburg University’s MSW Program.  He has been practicing as a Social Worker since 2012 with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in Baltimore, MD, working in a number of different roles within his specialty of substance use disorders. In addition to his clinical roles, Bernard is …

Gayle D. Jones

Gayle D. Jones PhD, MPH, CHES is a public health professional with over 12 years of experience in health education, chronic disease, community health, health policy, and program management with diverse populations. As a public health professional, Dr. Jones worked on the local, regional, and state level and collaborated with numerous community-based, state, and federal …

Frazier B. Beatty

Frazier B. Beatty, PhD, MPH, CHES is a public health professional with a diverse background in online education. He has a combination of over 20 years of educational training and educational management experience. He also has over 20 years of experience conducting research and using best-practice approaches and data to improve student academic programs. Dr. …

Gibran Mancus

Dr. Gibran Mancus, PhD, MSN-Ed, BSN is an adjunct professor at Pacific College. He has over nine years of experience in nursing, including work in community and planetary health. Dr. Mancus’ research focuses on Biosocial Health Geography. Mancus received his BSN from University of Nebraska, an MSN-Ed from Daemen College, and his PhD in Nursing …

Somaliah Williams

Somaliah Williams is a licensed massage therapist who graduated from the esteemed Pacific College of Oriental Medicine. The colleges foundation is steeped in traditional Chinese medicine. This has equipped her with tools in meridian theory and acupressure, along with Eastern and Western massage modalities. Somaliah is a member of the YinOva massage team and co …

Ortiz, Caroline E., MSN, MPH, RN, NC-BC

With over 24 years of nursing experience, Caroline’s practice combines holistic health approaches with conventional medical care. She is on faculty with the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine’s Holistic Nursing Programs and is a PhD candidate investigating the traditional healing practices of Mexican American women. Caroline has developed and implemented health promotion programs for diverse …

Rivera, Sondra, MSN-Ed, RN

Since 1992, Sondra has provided nursing care to patients’ and their family; and since 2005 she has provided education to pre-licensed and licensed nursing students. With 27 years of experience, Sondra has intuitive experience at the bedside, in the community and in nursing education. Sondra received her Associates degree at NYC College of Technology in …