Karen MartinBrown


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 a graduate of Dragon Rises College of Oriental Medicine in the…

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Eduardo Alvarez


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 at risk in Alachua County, FL. As Lead Faculty in the Academic Team at…

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Christina McNeil


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 Medicine and a Bachelor of Health Sciences.  Christina has also earned both an Associates in Arts…

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Jeannette Angus


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

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Jodi Casares


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!

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Daniel Horak

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 County libraries while managing the daily operations for the Dragon…

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Lisa Anderson


Lisa graduated from Dragon Rises College of Oriental Medicine in 2011, and subsequently attended Atlantic Institute of Oriental Medicine, earning a Doctorate of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. She graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic in June 2021. Lisa has also provided private practice acupuncture and bodywork in the Gainesville, FL and Port Orange, FL areas. She…

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