Dr. Denise Foster is the owner of Hemp Haven and Empirical Cannabis in Chesapeake, Va. She has acted as the Regional Director of the American Cannabis Nurses Association, where she served as Secretary and chaired the Education & Research Committee and Social Media & Communications Committee. She received her PhD from Regent University and her MSN from Old Dominion University and has been a Professor of Nursing at several colleges and universities. She also practiced nursing as a Home Health & Palliative Care RN for an area health agency. She has been practicing as a nurse in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia for 35 years. She has presented educational seminars on medicinal cannabis to local community groups, health care professionals, and national nursing conferences.