Carmen Dixon, Nurse Consultant and Training & Education Liaison, Office of Medical Marijuana Use, Florida Department of Health
Issac Brown, Education and Training Coordinator, and Todd Schimpf, Communications Manager, Office of Medical Marijuana Use, Florida Department of Health
Carmen Dixon is the Nurse Consultant/Training and Education Liaison for the Office of Medical Marijuana Use. She is tasked with providing education and information about the Florida Medical Marijuana Program and conducting outreach efforts to inform doctors, nurses, patients, law enforcement and caregivers about the medical marijuana program. Carmen has worked with the Department of Health since 2017. Prior to that, she was an ICU/Trauma Nurse for 15 years. Carmen enjoys cheering for the 2x Superbowl Champions, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, watching college football, spending time with her family and her puppies and she loves all things Disney and Golden Girls.
Issac Brown is the Education and Training Coordinator for the Florida Department of Health Office of Medical Marijuana Use. He speaks to audiences, both in-person and virtually, around the state of Florida about the Office of Medical Marijuana Use and the medical marijuana program for the state of Florida. He enjoys spending time with his girls, learning new things, and being a photographer. A golden nugget of truth he lives by comes from Google’s Principles of Innovation “Fail well. If you do not fail often, you are not trying hard enough.”
Todd is the Communications Manager for the Office of Medical Marijuana Use (OMMU). He oversees the OMMU’s outreach and education team. Todd has worked with the Department of Health since 2020. Prior to joining the OMMU, Todd served as Communications Director for The Able Trust and the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Todd has more than 20 years of experience in the communications arena and has worked with both for profit and non-profit entities. Todd is a graduate of Florida State University and supports all things Garnet and Gold. Todd resides in Tallahassee with his wife and daughter and enjoys spending time with his family and watching both college football (go Noles) and the NFL (go Bengals).