Dr. Lola Ohonba, Pharm.D.

Guest Teacher

Dr. Lola Ohonba is the founder and CEO of WCI HEALTH, an alternative health, and wellness company, and WCI Health University (The Intersection of Psychedelics & Science Education for Caregivers). She’s also the Chief Clinical Science & Therapeutics officer at EntheoTech, a life Bioscience company based in Canada. Dr. O is a public speaker, a clinical pharmacist with over 19 years of clinical experience, a professor of cannabinoid medicine at John Patrick University, the best-selling author of “A Pharmacist’s Guide to Cannabis,”; and the host of the podcast “Let’s Talk Plant Medicine: Cannabis, Psychedelics, and Pharmaceutics.”

Dr. O graduated with honors from Texas Southern University with a major in biology and a minor in chemistry (Cum Laude). She later attended Union University College of Pharmacy, Jackson, TN, where she obtained her Doctor of Pharmacy degree. She worked for several years as a staff pharmacist for Walgreens; and later transitioned to United Health Group as a clinical pharmacist in charge of prior authorization, appeals, and grievances for Medicare, Medicaid, and commercial clients.

Dr. O is a speaker specializing in medicinal herbs, including cannabis and psychedelics. Some of her appearances include Wonderland Miami, American Herbalist Guild Annual Symposium, Cannadelic Miami; Global Cannabis Intelligence (GCI) Conference; American Cannabis Nurse Association Conference; Sensi Magazine Events; MACE MEDIA Conference; CBD Health & Wellness; The Original CBD EXPO TOUR; Women in Plant Medicine Summit; Cannabis Public Policy Conference; and has been featured in many publications.

She is an advocate for social justice. As a black woman living with a physical disability, she is passionate about the issues affecting the “forgotten” in our communities, with emphasis on the BIPOC, LGBTQ+, Veterans, disabled communities, and other marginalized groups! She works with various organizations to give back not just to her community but also women, men, and children all over the World.

Dr. O is a lifelong medicinal herb practitioner & user, deeply rooted in her indigenous heritage growing up in West Africa around the ancient cultures, practices & traditions that are passed down from generation to generation, of which she’s proud to shine lights on at every opportunity.

Learn from Dr. O at the Florida Herbal Conference:

  • Cannabis Public Policy: Why Should I Care as an Herbalist? - The class will review cannabis as medicine and drug scheduling. The class will also touch on the role of herbalists in the public discourse on legalization.
  • Cannabinoids and the Endocannabinoid System - Review of the primary active compounds in cannabis and role of the human endocannabinoid system in disease management

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