Lombard, Kristen, PhD, RN, PMHCNS-BC

Kristen Lombard, PhD, RN, PMHCNS-BC is new to the Pacific College faculty and will be teaching the Psychoneuroimmunology 7-week course in the school of nursing. PhD (Nursing Science): Indiana University-Purdue University (IUPUI) MSN (Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing): University of Virginia BSN: Syracuse University Kristen is a well-seasoned psychiatric-mental health Clinical Nurse with over 40 years of …

Todd Luger

Todd Luger is the director of Pacific Center for Lifelong Learning , co-founder and guest faculty in Pacific College’s Health and Human Performance programs, and main point person for the renowned acupuncture conference Pacific Symposium. Todd began his study of traditional medical systems while completing his bachelors degree in human physiology at Rutgers University. Todd …

Gottschalk, Stephanie, LAc, MAcOM

Stephanie practices acupuncture and Chinese medicine at Fairbanks Family Wellness in her hometown of Fairbanks, Alaska. Her special interests include working with veterans, treating musculoskeletal injuries, women’s health and menstrual disorders, and supporting emotional health and wellbeing. She also enjoys teaching qigong. After studying psychology and sociology at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks, Stephanie earned …

Lepore, Gina, DAOM

Gina’s background includes 20 years of experience as an executive in education, financial services and technology and fifteen years of experience as a clinician in Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine.  Gina earned her B.S. in Computer Science from St. John’s University, an MBA in Finance and Entrepreneurial Management from the Wharton Business School and a DAOM …

Rodriguez, Quilvio, PMHNP-BC, MSN, HNB-BC, BSN,

Quilvio Rodriguez has worked as a Psychiatric Nurse in New York City’s Public Health system system over the past four years. As a nurse he has worked for the Office of People with Developmental Disabilities in a group home setting, Elmhurst Hospital’s Adult Detox/ Substance Abuse inpatient unit, and Harlem Hospital’s Adult inpatient Behavioral Health …

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 …