Because so many of you have been asking us about therapeutic benefits of CBD and medical marijuana, we brought in the experts. We could find no one more knowledgeable, passionate and professional than Audra Sparks and Dr. Karen Korn.
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Audra Sparks began her career as a State Medical Board of Ohio Certified Licensed Massage Therapist. After a serious hand injury outside of work left her unable to continue as a massage therapist, Audra enrolled at Bowling Green State University and earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Liberal Studies. Inspired by her concern for the environment and sustainability, Audra earned a Masters Degree in environmental law and policy at the Vermont Law School. She and her husband started a model of urban farming and maintain a two-acre garden and a home-based mushroom growing operation. Much of the food they produce is sold at a local farmer’s markets and to local restaurants who support farm-to-table, as well as donated to food banks.
Audra has done considerable research on the topic and has earned several certifications in the field. She holds a Patient Focused Certification Core Cannabis Training certificate, Patient Focused Care Verified Professional Curriculum certificate, Patient Focused Care Staff Training Program for Distribution Operations certificate, and the CCC Patient and Caregiver Education certificate from Americans for Safe Access. She is also certified by Cannabis Training University and has completed the Cannabis Clinicians Society’s Clinical Cannabinoid Medicine Curriculum.
Karen Korn has been a teacher, researcher, and educational leader for over two decades. Her academic background includes a Bachelor’s degree in Art History from the University of Cincinnati, DAAP, a Master’s degree in Anthropology from Indiana University, and a Doctorate of Philosophy in Educational Leadership in Higher Education from the University of Dayton. For the past five years, Dr. Korn has served as the academic head and curriculum designer for the School of Advertising Art/Modern College of Design in Kettering, Ohio, where multiple cohorts of graduates achieved 100% placement in their chosen professional fields.
Dr. Korn has completed training for the Patient Focused Certification Core Cannabis Training certificate, Patient Focused Care Verified Professional Curriculum certificate, Patient Focused Care Staff Training Program for Distribution Operations certificate, and the CCC Patient and Caregiver Education certificate from Americans for Safe Access. She also completed The Answer Page Medical Marijuana training for Ohio, New York, and Pennsylvania, and TMCI Global Clinical Cannabinoid Medicine Curriculum in 2018. Previously, her education in medical cannabis came from travel and time spent in Colorado between 2012 and 2016.