Teaching Experience Highlights:
Long Island University Graduate Center
Brooklyn, New York
Medical Botany - An overview of common plants used for health purposes and how they are used in herbal medicine historically and currently. Discussion of the different herbal formulations.
Herbal Bear Workshops
New York City and Grand Gorge, New York
Founder and Instructor for Herbal Bear Center
Offering year round classes in herbal studies.
New York Botanical Gardens
Bronx, New York
Medical Botany - a 10 week course for NYBG certificate students as well as health care practitioners. Class includes botany, medicinal uses of plants, phyto-chemistry, and herb/drug interactions.
Wild Edible and Medicinal Plants - a 3 week course covering medical plants of the fall season, including Medicinal Plant Preparations Workshop and herbal formula development
Botanical Workshop: Witch Hazel & Herbal Skin
Toners & Creams
Botanical Demo: Culinary & Medicinal Uses of
Aloe & Agave
Womens' Herbal Conference
Petersburg, New Hampshire
Herbal Energetics -An Eastern View of Herbal Formulations - adapting techniques from traditional Chinese herbal medicine to Western herbal formulations.
Herbal Medicine Making - introduction to Medicinal Plant Preparations Workshop.
Understanding The Science of Plants - an introduction to the basic chemistry of medicinal plants.
Mountain Top Arboretum
Tannersville, New York
Spring Tonics and Edible Herbs - field walk focusing on medicinal plants found in springtime
Brooklyn Botanical Garden
Spring Tonics and Edible Herbs - medicinal herbs found in springtime.
Herbs for Colds and Flu - medicinal herbs for cold symptoms
New School for Social Research
New York, New York
The Role of Herbal Medicine in Health Care Today - the historical role of herbalism in medicine and its current resurgence. Also covered - drug/herbal interactions, politics of mandatory licensing and other key issues relevant to the practice of herbalism.
Beth Israel Hospital
New York, New York
Herbal Support for Liver Function - for HIV Health Care Providers - herbal actions and support for liver functions with emphasis on liver damage associated with medication and disease.
Staten Island Aids Task Force
Staten Island, New York
Herbal Support for HIV Clients and HIV Health Care Providers - introduction
to herbal medicine with special emphasis on herbs for, liver function and immune system support.
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
Responsible for permitting, inspecting, and enforcement of NYS environmental regulations.
Work experience involved all environmental engineering programs including water pollution, solid waste disposal and air pollution.
New York State Department of Economic Development
Technical and Environmental Assistance Program
Responsible for the USEPA mandated environmental assistance program for small business in NY State. Technical development of hazardous chemical training programs for small industries.