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Farnoosh F., Pharm.D., Pharmacy Manager
Farnoosh has been with Pharmaca since June of 2007. She previously worked in chain retail pharmacy and performed pharmaceutical research involving pain management and thyroid conditions. She has received additional training in pharmacognosy, the study of medicines from herbal sources. Farnoosh has also served as an auditor of pharmaceutical company manufacturing practices and has published papers in medical journals.
Mimosa T., Naturopathic Doctor, Manager on Duty
Mimosa is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor who earned her degree at Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine. She has extensive training in botanical medicine, homeopathy, and vitamin and mineral supplementation, which she uses to treat a wide variety of acute and chronic conditions in patients of all ages.
Daria A., BS, MTCM
Daria earned her Bachelor's of Science in 1998 while studying Horticulture at Southern Illinois University. Her love of plants grew into a love of their medicinal properties which prompted her to earn a Master's in Traditional Chinese Medicine at Five Branches Institute in Santa Cruz, California in 2006. Since 2009 she has been helping Pharmaca customers to find solutions for their health challenges. Daria loves helping customers find herbal remedies, healthy food, supplement and lifestyle options.
Lauren G., Wellness Counselor
Lauren received her undergraduate degree in Biology and Neuroscience, and went on to pursue her passion in the field of wellness through a Master's degree in Holistic Nutrition. She integrates this knowledge with her certification in yoga philosophy to help her client's live and maintain a whole and fulfilled life. Many of her pursuits include herbalism, acupuncture and whole-body nutrition through the use of supplements and Chinese herbs.
Marc W., Natural Health Practitioner
Marc has worked in the natural products industry for over 10 years and is committed to the highest level of customer service. Marc comes to Pharmaca with an in-depth understanding of the natural wellness industry, and takes a holistic approach when consulting with his customers in order to best meet their individual needs.
Rosalia M., Herbalist
Rosalia has more than 20 years experience in the wellness field. She has experience in live blood analysis, as well as training in cell biology from Johns Hopkins. She trained in Harmonic Resolution Therapy and has a BSW, MPH and MCP from UC - Berkeley, a Master Herbalist degree from Trinity College of Health and a Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine. She is a Traditional Naturopath. Her areas of interest are maternal and pediatric health, neurological and pathogen-driven imbalances, and peak performance.
Janet N., M.S., L.Ac., Acupuncturist, Cosmetologist
Janet holds licenses in Acupuncture, Traditional Chinese Medicine, and Cosmetology. A veteran of the health and beauty industry, she specializes in age-management medicine, Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture and functional medicine. She is a contributing author of a physician’s dermatology textbook.
Tami A., Wellness Counselor
Tami has more than 10 years experience in the nutrition and supplement industry. She is also a bodyworker specializing in her own brand of nurturing somatic therapy. She is passionate about enzymes, adrenal support herbs and immune support supplements. On her own time she loves eating chocolate, walking with her husband and reading novels as well as books about human brain chemistry and function.
Kathleen L., I.E., C.A., Esthetician
Kathleen comes to Pharmaca with 20 years of experience as a holistic esthetician with certifications in aromatherapy and facial acupressure. Kathleen became a California licensed esthetician after attending the Lu Ross School of Cosmetology. She then received her aromatherapy certification from the Pacific Institute of Aromatherapy, and took numerous post-graduate classes from the International Dermal Institute. Kathleen owned her own holistic skin care business for 12 years and has also taught post-graduate classes on aromatherapy, reflexology and facial acupressure to estheticians.
Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy is the natural vitamin store Oakland trusts for top notch health and wellness products. The Oakland Pharmaca carries a large selection of unique natural vitamins, supplements, herbs, homeopathics and OTC medicines that are difficult to find in ordinary drugstores. Pharmaca is a wellness pharmacy that also carries a high-quality line of beauty products and features a full-service pharmacy. Pharmaca’s team of of herbalists, wellness counselors, health practitioners and licensed pharmacists are eager to assist with all of your questions and concerns. Stop in and take advantage of one of many in-store events, or to consult with their qualified staff with any health or wellness concerns. Pharmaca Oakland pharmacy is located on College Avenue between Miles Avenue and Birch Court in the Rockridge neighborhood. Check out our in-store events or our makeup, brow and facial waxing services, available daily. Stop in today!