Doctor of Chiropractic– Cleveland Chiropractic College, Jan. 2004
Master of Public Health – University of Massachusetts at Amherst, June 2018
M.A. Bioethics – Trinity Law and Graduate School, Dec. 2008
B.A. Biology– Pepperdine University, Dec. 1989
College of the Canyons – Associates Degree in Registered Nursing, in progress
Certified EKG Monitor (Telemetry) – Heartfare, AHA
Certified Clinical Research Associate- The Clinical Research Training Institute
Certified Exercise Physiologist – American College of Sports Medicine
Certified Medical Assistant & Phlebotomist– C.V.A.S
Certified CPR & First Aid Instructor – American Heart Association
Certified Medication Technician– Elite Academy
RehabCare Corp. Wellness Coordinator. Worked with medically managed populations, typically Alzheimer’s Disease, and senior citizens in assisted living facilities to facilitate ADLs and increase the strength, safety, and well-being of the clients and patients. 2019-2020.
The Villa Treatment Center. Wellness Patient Educator. Patient class topics are related to nutrition, stress management, exercise, environmental health, and sexual health among others. Also included are technician responsibilities such as medication administration, crisis intervention, wellness rounds, and patient advocacy. 2015- present.
SC Environments. Served as Wellness Director at a drug treatment facility for college aged youths. Duties included formation and promotion of health education and wellness programs for recovering addicts, medical documentation, mentoring, counseling, career and vocation counseling, nutritional consultation, etc. Also served on the Safety Committee and as the Infection Control Officer in preparation for JCAHO accreditation. 2006-2018.
Woodbury University. Adjunct professor. Taught WASC accredited university classes in Health Behavior. 2011-2017.
National Council for Certified Personal Trainers. Course Instructor for a nationally recognized personal trainer’s certification. 2006-2009.
California Center for Fitness and Functional Medicine. Owner and independent contractor serving as a Certified Exercise Physiologist, Wellness Instructor, and Physiotherapist. Performed duties in corrective exercise and rehabilitation, electrical modalities, neuromusculoskeletal care, and patient education. Course Instructor for NCCPT, a nationally recognized personal trainer’s certification. Post rehabilitation, functional, speed, and agility training for populations ranging from elite athletes to post operation. Nutritional Counseling. 2000-2009
Endocrine Sciences. Clinical Biochemistry position, responsible for a host of assays involving such techniques as radioimmunoassay, HPLC, GC, etc. Interpretation of results and general laboratory chemistry. 1999-2000
Amgen, Inc. Division of Pharmaceutics and Drug Delivery. Research Associate. Biochemical techniques relating to protein chemistry including HPLC, Gel Electrophoresis, UV-Vis, and protein purification. 1998-1999
UCLA Medical Center- Dept. of Molecular Medicine and Structural Biology, nuclear chemist in the synthesis of clinical and experimental radiolabeled pharmaceuticals via the use of an 11.2 MeV cyclotron and chemical processing units. HPLC skills involving research in Fluorine chemistry and pharmaceutical production, including trouble shooting techniques. Familiarity with Gas Chromatography, module design, radio, analytical, and organic chemistry, routine laboratory functions, and quality control. 1992-1998
International Resuscitation Research Center- Research Associate for a division of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Studied ways to limit neural deficits in trauma outcome patients. Functioned in the animal ICU with numerous monitoring and life support techniques such as EKGs, EEGs, blood sampling, polygraph, drug administration, IVs, surgical assisting, sterile techniques, and a host of other physiologic, chemical, and clinical measurements. 1991- 1992.
United States Navy. Operations Specialist in Guaranteed Divefarer Program. Early discharge due to knee injury. 1990-1991
HONORS & AFFILIATIONS
Libertarian Party of Ventura County. Served as party Chairman, Vice Chairman, and Communications Chair. 2012-2015.
California State Military Reserve. Specialist Rank. Duties include Disaster and Hazardous Waste Management, Search & Rescue, Military Emergency Management Specialist, Population Safety, Public Health modalities. 2013-2016.
KKLA Radio FM. Program Director and host/panelist for the Written on the Heart Radio Show, dedicated to the topics of philosophy, ethics, and religion. 1999- 2004
Publications and Reviews. Assessing Epistemological Truth Claims in the Philosophy of Chiropractic. Journal of Chiropractic Education Vol.17 No.1 Spring 2003, Peer reviewer Journal of Chiropractic Education 2003-2004
Pepperdine University. Senior Class President, served as a volunteer in the Office of Ronald Reagan 1989, Captain of Intercollegiate Lacrosse Team
Amateur Sports. 30 year Lacrosse player, Triathlons, Arena Soccer, Mountain Biker, PADI- Rescue Divers Certification, Youth Lacrosse Coach