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Steve Schwab

BOARD MEMBER Schwab served in executive management positions at four separate colleges including, City College, Gainesville, Lincoln College of New England, South University, and The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale. His higher education management duties include: Department Chair; School Dean; VP Academic Affairs; Senior VP; President;...

Jamin Nicols, A.P.

BOARD ADVISER Jamin has practiced acupuncture and herbal medicine for more than 20 years. His life’s work began with study in the Shen-Hammer pulse diagnosis system, an integral part of Contemporary Oriental Medicine (COM) as brought into the modern world by longtime mentor, colleague, and friend,...

J. Carlo Diaz, BS, PE, A.P.

TREASURER, BOARD OF DIRECTORS A licensed Professional Engineer and graduate from the University of Florida. 22 years of experience managing large scale roadway construction projects. 5th degree black belt Senior Instructor in Internal Energetics and Emotional Intelligence and has also taught at Santa Fe College Community Education. He teaches classes...

Kyle Roberts

STUDENT ADVISOR, DRCOM SGA PRESIDENT Kyle Roberts is a student at DRCOM and SGA class president. Prior to attending DRCOM Kyle taught and consulted people on traditional Indian medicine known as Ayurveda. Wanting a deeper clinical approach for issues ailing his clients he decided to become...

Mark Bodzislaw, DAOM, L.Ac.

SECRETARY, BOARD OF DIRECTORS Mark Bodzislaw, DAOM, L.Ac., Dip.Ac., is a Nationally Board Certified (NCCAOM®) acupuncturist licensed to practice in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Mark received his Masters of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine (MAOM) from Dragon Rises College of Oriental Medicine in Gainesville, FL, and his...

Jennifer Burns, L.AC.

BOARD MEMBER Jennifer is a graduate of Dragon Rises College of Oriental Medicine in the class of 2011. She has a Masters Degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. She has a Bachelor of Science in Wildlife Ecology and Conservation from University of Florida. Jennifer owns and operates...

Dr. Leon I. Hammer, M.D.

PRESIDENT Leon I. Hammer, M.D., is a graduate of Cornell University, Cornell Medical College, and the William A. White Institute of Psychoanalysis and Psychiatry.  Until 1971, he practiced psychiatry and psychoanalysis, directed a child guidance clinic and Drug Abuse Councils on the Southeast Shore of Long...

Mary Jo Hayes, MSEd, MAOM, MS, PhD, ofs, AP

CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD Dr. Hayes graduated with a MAOM from Dragon Rises College of Oriental Medicine in 2006 and maintains an active practice in Gainesville, FL.  Before entering the field of acupuncture, she worked for the Florida Department of Agriculture doing Bio-control research.  Mary Jo...