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Alberto Galvan, AP MAOM

CLINIC DIRECTOR Alberto is a 2007 alum of Dragon Rises College, possessing a Bachelor of Health Sciences and a Masters of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine. Alberto founded and managed Galvan Acupuncture & Herbal Medicine, a well-known high-volume practice in Gainesville, Florida. He established extensive professional...

Christina McNiel, MAOM

DIRECTOR OF ADMISSIONS & DEAN OF STUDENT SERVICES Christina is responsible for recruiting and marketing for the College and Clinic. She also coordinates student activities, career services and alumni relations. Christina graduated Dragon Rises College in December of 2019 with both a Master of Acupuncture and Oriental...

Jodi Casares

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT Jodi assists both students and staff alike. She is also the first person to see when coming to the College campus, and the one to answer the phones!...

Eduardo Alvarez, Ph.D.

ACADEMIC DEAN & FACULTY Eduardo grew up in a small city in Venezuela, home to Angostura Bitters (a medicinal tincture for stomach ailments designed in 1824). His broad experience in education includes K-12 substitute-teacher, 6th Grade teacher, and Education Coordinator at a private facility for youth...

Jeannette Angus

OFFICE MANAGER Jeannette handles the day to day operational flow of Dragon Rises College and Clinic. ...

Daniel Horak, MLS

LIBRARIAN Daniel Horak is a graduate of the University of South Florida, Library Science Program and holds a B.F.A. from the University of Florida. He has worked in the Alachua County Library system since 1998, including reference and Internet/database search. He continues to work for Alachua...

Karen Martin-Brown, DACM

DIRECTOR/CEO/FINANCIAL AID DIRECTOR Dr. Martin-Brown is the CEO/DIRECTOR for all operational activities of the college and clinic. She is also the Director of Financial Aid for the college. Dr. Martin-Brown graduated with her Doctorate degree in Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine from Pacific College in 2021 and is...