Wellness Advisory Board

Dr. Markus Chwajol

Markus ChwajolMarkus Chwajol is a neurosurgeon currently employed by the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Illinois in Chicago. He was born in the Czech Republic and moved to the U.S. late in 1990. After obtaining legal status, he joined the U.S. Army. He graduated Cum Laude from Columbia University with a B.S. in Neuroscience and Behavior in 1998, and earned his M.D. from SUNY Downstate College of Medicine in 2002. He completed his residency in neurosurgery at Montefiore Medical Center, the teaching hospital of Albert Einstein University in New York in 2009, followed by a Fellowship in cerebrovascular neurosurgery with the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Illinois at Chicago, in 2010. After which, he served as neurosurgery attending at Saint Joseph Medical Center and later Mount Sinai hospital, a level one trauma center.

Annie Markowitz

Dr. Markowitz holds a Ph.D. in nutritional sciences from the University of Texas at Austin. She’s a weight loss expert, wellness coach and cookbook author whose advice and recipes have been featured in various publications, including Women’s Health, Shape, and Raw Food magazines. She is also a contributor to Elephant Journal, Mind Body Green, One Green Planet, and Parade among others. Annie is the founder of vegannie.com, the popular plant-based recipe website with millions of worldwide viewers.

Dr. Sanjay Sahgal

Dr. Sahgal is board-certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He also holds an additional board certification in forensic psychiatry. Dr. Sahgal served as a professor at the Keck School of Medicine at USC. For the past 20 years Dr. Sahgal has been engaged in teaching, mental health advocacy, and engaged in his private practice. His support for safe, effective treatments for anxiety, depression, and other mood symptoms has been a running theme in his research and endeavors.

Hillary Faye

Hillary Faye is an international multi-faceted yoga and meditation teacher and teacher trainer. She is the creator of the Awaken Love Registered Yoga School and Abundant Heart Institute, which specializes in teaching others how to embody self-care and well-being through the best of Yogic Science and Alchemy. Hillary holds a space of love and compassion that helps her students relax into wholeness while offering powerful tools and practices to experience and embody their innate love and wisdom. Having worked as a facilitator for more than a decade, Hillary has trained hundreds of heart-centered yoga teachers, meditation guides, and Reiki practitioners and masters. Hillary is a successful and savvy wellness entrepreneur and is rapidly becoming a leading voice in the Yoga Wellness industry.

Michael Eisen

Michael Eisen is a passionate, authentic, down-to-earth inspirational speaker, author, wellness expert/entrepreneur, and business consultant. He is the Founder of the Youth Wellness Network, an organization that brings wellness to schools and trains students, teachers, and parents to live happier and healthier lives. He is the author of the book Empowered Youth: A Father and Son’s Journey to Conscious Living published by Hay House. He has spoken at Hay House’s “I Can Do It” conferences and shared the stage with the likes of Louise Hay, Wayne Dyer, Bruce Lipton, Mastin Kipp, Gabby Bernstein, and Kris Car. Additionally, he has written blogs for the Huffington Post, Positively Positive, The Daily Love, and Mind Body Green, and has a Bachelor of Commerce from McGill University. Most importantly, Michael is passionate about helping people find optimal well-being and higher quality of life by introducing them to wellness products, services, resources, and practices that he believes in.

Dr. Mary Clifton

Mary Clifton, M.D. is a board-certified, licensed, internal medicine doctor practicing in Manhattan. She is a recognized expert in CBD and Cannabis and the founder of CBDandCannabisInfo.com and the highly respected professional certification course, “The Cannabinoid Protocol”. She provides specialized consultation on patient and provider education, telemedicine and cannabinoids, and has worked with several pharmaceutical, CBD and cannabis corporations on areas of product development, speaker’s bureau, spokesperson, telemedicine, medical and scientific directorship.

Dr. Bruce Landon

Dr. Bruce Landon is the Chief Medical Officer of Pacific Manufacturing and Design. Dr. Landon has practiced Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in the Tampa area for 27 years. He completed his medical education at UCLA and went on to complete 6 years of general surgery training and 2 years of specialty training in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the UCSD. Dr. Landon is Board Certified in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and has been voted the #1 Plastic surgeon in the Tampa Bay Area. He is a member of the Florida Medical Association, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American Society of Plastic Surgery. He is an expert on The endocannabinoid system (ECS) and on the use of CBD and non-cannabis terpenes and their effects on the ECS.