Cast Biographies

Eugene Dean, Producer & Host

Eugene Dean is a life-long community activist who has applied his trouble-shooting skills in computer science to the physical infrastructure of social enterprise. Eugene uses the creative license of the media and entertainment industry to connect “public interest” with the “public square”. As the founder of the Emperial Group, Eugene created an umbrella concept of service and collective effort based on “meeting the needs of the people”. Throughout this process of trouble-shooting, Eugene has evolved as a trusted, reliable and accessible presence in the community. He has been sought after to represent numerous grassroots, national and international initiatives publicly and brings these same skill sets to the emerging requirements of the non- profit arena as the longest-serving member of Greenrock and current Chairman of the Executive Board. Eugene has developed this television series in response to loud cries from the community for more balance and inclusion from the media.  As a result, viewers can anticipate a program that encourages objective conversations, shares real-life experiences and provides tangible solutions that reflect the diversity present in communities all around the world.

Dr. Paul Alexander, PhD

Dr. Paul Alexander PhD

Dr Alexander holds a PhD. He has experience in epidemiology and in teaching clinical epidemiology, evidence-based medicine, and research methodology. Dr Alexander is a former Assistant Professor at McMaster University in evidence-based medicine and research methods; former COVID Pandemic evidence-synthesis consultant advisor to WHO-PAHO Washington, DC (2020) and former senior advisor to COVID Pandemic policy in Health and Human Services (HHS) Washington, DC (A Secretary), US government; worked/appointed in 2008 at WHO as a regional specialist/epidemiologist in Europe’s Regional office Denmark, worked for the government of Canada as an epidemiologist for 12 years, appointed as the Canadian in-field epidemiologist (2002-2004) as part of an international CIDA funded, Health Canada executed project on TB/HIV co-infection and MDR-TB control (involving India, Pakistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Afghanistan, posted to Kathmandu); employed from 2017 to 2019 at Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) Virginia USA as the evidence synthesis meta-analysis systematic review guideline development trainer; currently a COVID-19 consultant researcher in the US-C19 research group.

Dr. Bryan Ardis

Dr. Bryan Ardis

Dr Ardis is the Chief Formulating Officer of TruLabs and is married to his wife Jayne, and together they have 8 children. Dr Ardis performed his undergraduate studies at Brigham Young University. He completed his Bachelor Degree and his Doctorate Degree at Parker College of Chiropractic in 2004. He is on a mission to help educate the public about the dangers to Americans, in many “institutes of health”. He is  passionate about exposing corruption of the medical system and the powers that be. His focus is on medical freedom, education, and waking up the world with the truth. He hopes to inform, inspire and empower those who are struggling with personal health issues. He promises to deliver real research and applicable information that can free people from emotional despair and fear, created by symptoms of disease and disinformation. Ardis Labs and the Ardis Healing Center have helped thousands of patients from all over the world, including, from countries as far away as the Philippines, Taiwan, Australia, Barbados, Italy, Scotland and many more. He is the CEO of ArdisLabs and Host of The Dr. Ardis Show. He sold the Ardis Healing Center in October of 2018, and now consults the three practitioners who have taken over the practice, which now carries the name, North Texas Healing Center. He co-founded TruLabs LLC and formulates all of the hydration products that they make.

Dr. Mary Bowden, MD

Dr. Mary Bowden, MD is a board-certified Otolaryngologist and Sleep Medicine specialist in Houston, TX who is a strong advocate for price transparency in healthcare. She graduated from Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine medical school in 1998 and has over 23 years of experience in the medical field.  She is one of the few direct care specialists in the US who does not contract with any health insurance companies and strives to offer affordable care with clear pricing.

Her practice focuses on Sinus, Sleep and Allergy care for patients of all ages. In addition to traditional medical and surgical care, Dr. Bowden offers holistic options aimed to prevent and treat chronic inflammation and has incorporated wellness into her practice to help people achieve overall better health.

Dr. Bowden is also a unique provider of Sinus Therapy, a treatment aimed to drain the sinuses in the office without medications or surgery. She strives to have every patient leave her office feeling better in some way, physically and/or emotionally.

Dr. Sifu Reginald Cann

Dr. Sifu Reginald Cann, B.Sc., OBT. HHP, MTOM, L.Ac., Dipl.Ac., MMQ, OMD, is a licensed Board Certified Acupuncturist and Clinical Herbalist with over 25 years of clinical experience. He is Bermuda’s foremost pioneer in introducing Bermuda to Acupuncture, Oriental Medicine, Tai-Ji, and the specialized Asian health-preserving Art of Qi Gong (chi-kung). Sifu, as he is respectfully addressed by his patients, is nationally certified and designated a “Diplomate” in Acupuncture by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). He has trained in China, Cypress, Japan, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand. He is also a graduate of (PCOM), Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, San Diego, CA., which is recognized as “The Harvard” of Acupuncture/Oriental Medical colleges in the USA. His internship included clinical rounds at a Western Medical Center, a Hospice Center, and an Olympic Training Center treating elite athletes.

Sophia Cannonier

Sophia holds internationally-recognized and accredited certifications in the areas of yoga, prenatal yoga, Pilates, massage therapy, and the Feldenkrais method. By applying this formal knowledge and combining it with aerial performance training, she has developed comprehensive aerial arts programs in pole fitness, lyra, silks, and aerial yoga. Sophia’s success comes from her training and experience in multiple disciplines, giving her an unparalleled knowledge of how the body moves, strengthens and heals. In addition to being a multi-certified trainer, Sophia is also a past and present performer in aerial arts, dance and pole fitness.

Dr. Henry Dowling

In 2002, Dr. Henry S. Dowling, MD, and his wife, Dr. Laura S. Dowling, DC, opened Bermuda’s first integrated health practice, Associates in Integrated Health (AIIH).  Dr. Henry Dowling specialises in family-based medical care with a focus on internal medicine, pediatrics, prenatal care and geriatrics. In 2018, Dr. Dowling became the first Bermudian physician to introduce a new healthcare model, Direct Primary Care (DPC), to the island. Direct Primary Care is a membership-based health care model for 24-hour direct physician access, inclusive of virtual medicine.  Dr. Dowling prides himself in compassionate care and friendly customer service where he takes the time to listen and care for each patient as a whole person rather than attempting to fix a list of their problems. He explained that integrated care is the keystone to his practice, and this holistic approach has continued to yield great results.”

Melanie Dupres

Early on in life, Mel realised that her calling is to help herself and others to be healthy, happy and free – this is her passion.  In 1998 Mel completed her studies in homeopathy and continues to enjoy practicing to this day. In 2005, when she made her way to West Africa to head a homeopathic charity. This experience was deeply awakening and influences much of her approach to life and how she sees the world.  During a trip of discovery to India, Mel practiced yoga daily.  This sparked her desire to teach, and she completed her yoga training in 2011. Yoga, homeopathy and Mel’s practice of reiki all complement each other beautifully, giving her clients the opportunity to transcend illness and transform into a state of well-being in a profound way. This allows Mel to bring a dynamic approach to caring for those willing to embark on a healing journey.

Dr. Amani Flood, ND

Dr. Amani Flood, ND received her Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine in 2014 and has practiced in Bermuda since 2015.  She is a licensed healthcare practitioner in the state of California, USA.  “I am firm believer in the power of natural medicine and I support the rights of patients to choose alternative medicine without repercussions.”   In the fight against the global pandemic, Dr. Flood advocates for a broader and more open conversation on prevention and treatment options that follow the science as it emerges.  As founder of the Bermuda Ivermectin Resources and Advocacy group, she particularly advocates for the recognition of Ivermectin therapy as a valid and highly effective treatment and preventative choice.

Dr. Kuni Frith

Kuni Frith is a practicing Classical Traditional Naturopath who studies the medicinal properties and uses of herbs and plants.  She was raised on the traditions of Bermudian folk medicine by her mother Mrs. Marie Richardson.  Kuni earned her BA degree in Counselling Psychology and Holistic Studies from Vermont College of Norwich University in Montpelier Vermont.  She later obtained the degree of Doctor of Naturopathy for Health Care Professionals from Clayton College of Natural Health with honours.  She is certified in auricular acupuncture and is a clinically certified hypnotherapist and Master Reiki practitioner.  She has worked as consulting naturopath for Dr. Femi Bada, and in 2013 she completed certification in the Clinical Nutrition Education Programme from the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine.  As a Tradition Bearer, Kuni leads herb tours, enjoys baking, cooking, gardening, and being a lifelong student of the herb and plant kingdom.

Karen Kingston

Karen Kingston is a pharmaceutical and medical device business analyst. She has over 20 years of experience in business development, marketing, sales, public speaking, and strategic consulting. As an executive strategist, her clients range from start-ups to Fortune 500 leaders, including Allergan, Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson, Medtronic, and Thermo Fisher Scientific. She has developed key messaging, business plans, pricing strategies, global campaigns, go-to-market strategies, and other core marketing assets for inline products and blockbuster launches.  

Dr. Peter McCullough

Dr. McCullough is an internist, cardiologist, epidemiologist.  He manages common infectious diseases as well as the cardiovascular complications of both the viral infection and the injuries developing after the COVID-19 vaccine in Dallas TX, USA.  Since the outset of the pandemic, Dr. McCullough has been a leader in the medical response to the COVID-19 disaster and has published “Pathophysiological Basis and Rationale for Early Outpatient Treatment of SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Infection” the first synthesis of sequenced multidrug treatment of ambulatory patients infected with SARS-CoV-2 in the American Journal of Medicine and subsequently updated in Reviews in Cardiovascular Medicine.  He has 51 peer-reviewed publications on the infection and has commented extensively on the medical response to the COVID-19 crisis in TheHill, America Out Loud, and on FOX NEWS Channel.  On November 19, 2020, Dr. McCullough testified in the US Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs and throughout 2021 in the Texas Senate Committee on Health and Human Services, Colorado General Assembly, New Hampshire Senate, and South Carolina Senate concerning many aspects of the pandemic response.  Dr. McCullough has had 20 months of dedicated academic and clinical efforts in combating the SARS-CoV-2 virus and in doing so, has reviewed thousands of reports, participated in scientific congresses, group discussions, press releases, and has been considered among the world’s experts on COVID-19.  

Dr. Jane Orient, MD

Doctor Orient is the Executive Director of the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons and has been in solo practice of general internal medicine since 1981. She was formerly on the faculty of the University of Arizona College of Medicine. She received her undergraduate degrees in chemistry and mathematics from the University of Arizona, and her M.D. from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. She is the author of Sapira’s Art and Science of Bedside Diagnosis; the fifth edition has just been published by Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins. She also authored YOUR Doctor Is Not In: Healthy Skepticism about National Health Care, published by Crown. Dr. Orient has appeared on some of the largest TV and Radio Networks in the country and her op-eds have been printed in hundreds of national newspapers, magazines, and websites.  She has also been followed on major blogs and covered in the Wall Street Journal and The New York Times.

Dr. Amne Osseyran

Dr. Osseyran is a key consultant in Bermuda’s effort to contain and treat the global COVID-19 pandemic, as well as a General Practitioner at Island Health Services in St. George’s. She is also a single mother of four, a former dancer who achieved professional-level proficiency, a Berkeleyite who finished at the top of her class every year she attended the institution and a fully qualified physician of clinical forensic medicine.  She attended the University of East London, where she earned a BSc with Honours in Forensic Science in 2002.

Dr. Christina Parks, PhD

Dr. Christina Parks received her Ph.D. in Cellular and Molecular Biology from the University of Michigan in 1999. She did her graduate research in the field of cytokine signaling (cytokines are the chemicals that the immune system uses to communicate) with a focus on elucidating the mechanisms by which genes are regulated (turned on and off). Dr. Parks has also spent many years studying the biochemistry of how what we put into our bodies affect the expression of genes that are essential to our health and well-being. Thus Dr. Parks brings a wealth of knowledge about the molecular mechanisms by which vaccines may be causing injury to vulnerable immune systems. She has garnered significant attention for her testimony on Michigan House Bill 4471 which seeks to ban discrimination based on vaccine status. In her testimony, she challenged the assumption that COVID vaccines prevent transmission and called vaccine mandate supporters on the carpet for essentially supporting a return to racial segregation since 70% of the African American population are refusing Covid vaccines and will now be excluded from education and the workforce. Dr. Parks has been in the spotlight recently for her outspoken criticism of the misinformation campaign regarding treatments for Covid-10, such as hydroxychloroquine and ivermectin, and how their use has been discouraged and even restricted for the prevention and treatment of COVID-19. She is warning that there can be no medical freedom when doctors and scientists who have dared to tell the truth are silenced and punished. Dr. Parks has also been closely following the science around the world on the origin of the SARS CoV-2 as well as on the development of the fast-tracked Covid vaccines.

Anthony Peets

Anthony Peets has been a School Counselor at various levels of the education system in Bermuda since 1985.  Throughout his tenure he was the only male school counselor at the Primary School level for several years.  He is the founder of M.I.A. Men in Action, a professional presenter group providing training for educators and parents on the social, emotional and academic needs of their progeny.  As a therapist, Anthony has focused on developing the psyche of young people by utilizing an eclectic therapeutic approach toward building cognition.  His personal motto has always been to find a way.

Dr. Ayesha Peets Talbot

Dr. Peets Talbot is a co-founder and medical director of Ocean Rock Wellness. She became passionate about treating the root cause of illness after seeing patients suffer with unexpected or premature medical complications. She understands that to improve one’s health you have to go beyond conventional therapies. Dr. Peets Talbot was the first physician in Bermuda to be trained in both Internal Medicine and Pediatrics. Using a Functional Medicine approach she helps people achieve and maintain their optimal health, from birth to beyond. She believes that a healthcare approach that recognizes that healthy living is a balance between wellness of the mind, body and spirit is the key. Dr. Peets Talbot also wants people to know they can be their own health hero, and with the right guidance and education, unlock their own health solutions. Dr. Peets Talbot enjoys practicing yoga, dancing and spending time with her three beautiful girls.

Jim Sharps, N.D., H.D., Dr.NSc, Ph.D.

Dr. Jim Sharps

Dr. Jim Sharps is a natural health educator, lecturer, author and consultant. He is currently President & CEO of The International Institute of Original Medicine (IIOM), an accredited, Biblically-based, distance learning Natural Health Institute of Higher Learning. IIOM offers certifications and degree diplomas from the bachelor’s to the PhD level. His books, Basic Principles of Total Health, Concepts of Original Medicine and Ways to Wellness Natural Recipe Book are designed to equip and empower his readers with concepts and principles for physical, mental and spiritual health. He is former President of the Board of Directors of the Self-Healing Research Foundation, a Director of the International Society of Naturopathy and Director of Integrated Health Therapies. He runs a private practice, where he conducts both onsite and tele-consultations. Dr. Sharps holds a PhD and three doctorates: Naturopathy, Herbology and Nutritional Science, a B.A. in Economics, an MBA, and worked for over twenty years in the information technology field prior to transitioning to the health and wellness field. He is very active in the church where he held a number of offices including Elder, Director of Health Ministries, Chairman of the School Board, and Chairman of the Board of the Adventist Health Network of Greater Washington covering over ninety churches. He lectures internationally on natural health to a broad spectrum of audiences including corporations, schools, churches and various support groups. Dr. Sharps’ diversified background and contagious enthusiasm makes natural health both an enjoyable and informative experience.

Dr. Yusuf Saleeby, MD

Dr Yusuf “JP” Saleeby is a graduate of the Medical College of Georgia (Augusta, Georgia) and completed post-graduate training at East Carolina University School of Medicine in Greenville, North Carolina. He pursued a career in emergency medicine (EM) for almost two decades. During his career in medicine held posts in occupational medicine (DOD) and Urgent Care and Family Medicine. Currently, he practices Integrative & Functional Medicine at Carolina Holistic Medicine with sites in the Southeastern USA.

Dr. Leland Stillman

Leland Stillman became a doctor to help people achieve their highest potential. Whether you are struggling with a chronic illness or are seeking the next level of performance in your work, your relationships, or your vocations, he can help you achieve the excellent health that you desire and deserve. You probably realize that modern medicine is focused on “treatments” rather than “cures.” He has little interest in “treating” disease – he is determined to cure disease. Hippocrates, one of history’s greatest physicians, said, “The physician treats, but nature cures.” And Dr Stillman also believes this is possible, even in seemingly, “incurable,” cases. This is why, after completing medical school and specializing in Internal Medicine, he chose to study natural and functional medicine. When he work with his patients, he develops a comprehensive plan to restore and optimize one’s health, using the most scientifically advanced diagnostics and therapeutics available, alongside ancient healing practices that have stood the test of time.

Michael Watson

Michael Watson is a certified Anatomy Trains® educator, Anatomy Trains Structural Integration practitioner and esteemed movement specialist. His 23 years of experience in sports science, Structural Integration, Pilates and Yoga have taken him from Bali to Budapest. Each year, he teaches the interconnectedness of movement and health across the world. Beyond Yoga, Pilates and ATSI teaching certifications,  Michael leads advanced training programs, retreats and clinics worldwide.  He has worked with athletes with disabilities at the Paralympic level of training and continues to develop ideas that bring an integrated approach to health, movement and wellness.  As a certified teacher of  Yoga, Pilates, functional anatomy and with a degree in Sports science, Michael brings an in-depth awareness to his clients based on a strong understanding of anatomy, the body and its function.

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