Science Editor – Dr. Diana Rangaves, PharmD, RPh

Dr. Diana Rangaves is a pharmacist, philanthropist, and ethics professor turned writer. An accomplished educator, award-winning teacher, and business professional, she uses her powers for good.Diana holds a Doctorate from the University of California, San Francisco. She has over 30 years’ experience in healthcare and over 15 years’ as an academic professor over 15 years’ as an academic professor; teaching pharmacology, ethics, addiction, nursing, and more.

You can find out more about her Clinical Consultant Services

News and Reporting – Lucy A. Snyder

Lucy A. Snyder is a freelance writer who lives in Columbus, OH. She has a BS in biology and an MA in journalism. Her articles have appeared in publications such as Writer’s Digest and Electronic Products, and she works as a freelance biomedical editor for research scientists.

She’s been interested in the natural history and pharmacology of medicinal plants for a long time. In her former role as managing editor of Indiana University’s Biotech Project, she developed the Cyberbotanica medicinal botany site. She’s particularly interested in cannabis because several people close to her suffer from chronic pain and other ailments that are not well-addressed by traditional pharmaceuticals.
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Science Writer – Alison Deshong, MSc

Alison Deshong is a freelance writer with a Master of Science in Biochemistry from the University of California, Davis. As a former research scientist, she has over seven years of writing and editing experience in the biomedical sciences. She now works closely with businesses to transform complex ideas into engaging, high-quality web content. As a writer, Alison specializes in the topics of science, health and, nutrition.

Freelance Writer – Elizabeth Estochen

Elizabeth Estochen is a freelance writer and editor. She has a BA in media studies from College of Charleston and a certificate in copyediting from University of California San Diego Extension. Her articles have appeared in publications such as xoJane, Curve Magazine, and The Charleston City Paper. She has also worked as an organic edible flower and herb gardener, and is fascinated by the botany aspects of cannabis.

Statistics and Research – Ellie MacGregor M.P.H.

Ellie MacGregor is a freelance writer with a Master’s of Public Health. She is currently the Director of a non-profit that assists families and babies on their breastfeeding journeys. She is passionate about women’s health and holistic wellness beyond the bounds of Western medicine. As a writer, Ellie breaks down lengthy research studies and provides the key takeaways that help us to make more informed decisions.

Ellie manages the CBD and Cannabis Statistics page.