TORONTO, March 21, 2018 /CNW/ - Liberty Health Sciences Inc. (CSE:LHS) or (OTC:LHSIF) (the "Company" or "Liberty") is pleased to announce that Jennifer Timothee Oliveras, M.D. will be joining the Company as Medical Director, overseeing Liberty's patient-focused approach to selling medical cannabis. Dr. Timothee brings considerable expertise and she shares the Company's commitment to educating the public on the medical benefits of cannabis.
"We are honored and delighted to welcome Dr. Timothee as Liberty's new Medical Director," said George Scorsis, Director and CEO of Liberty. "With her extensive education, experience and passion for the benefits of medical cannabis, she brings added depth and strength to our organization as we continue our statewide expansion of our patient-focused Cannabis Education Centers."
Dr. Timothee was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico and as a young adult moved to Florida to begin her medical education. She completed her bachelor's degree in Microbiology and Cell Science at the University of Florida, then returned to Puerto Rico where she attended Medical School and completed her residency in Emergency Medicine. She then returned to Florida where she has been a practicing emergency physician since 2013. Dr. Timothee is also on track to complete her MBA from the University of South Florida this summer.
"I'm proud to join such a high caliber, conscientious team and I share their dedication to making safe, high-quality and effective pharmaceutical-grade medical cannabis available to those in need," said Dr. Timothee. "I also look forward to raising public awareness about the many benefits of medical cannabis, and to supporting the Company's unique patient-centered philosophy."
About Liberty Health Sciences Inc.
Liberty Health Sciences Inc. is an investor and operator in the medical cannabis market, capitalizing on new and existing opportunities in U.S. states where medical cannabis is legal. Liberty's stringent investment criteria for expansion maximizes returns to shareholders, while focusing on significant near- and mid-term opportunities. Liberty has an extensive background in highly regulated industries, with expertise in becoming a low-cost producer. Liberty leverages commercial greenhouse knowledge to deliver high-quality, clean and safe pharmaceutical grade cannabis to patients.
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