Course Credits and References


Khadija Hawkes

Course Developer Khadija Hawkes is a Certified Holistic Nutritionist and Health Coach, and an accredited member of the American Association of Drugless Practitioners. She is also a passionate advocate of Wholistic women’s health.

Eston Dunn, MS, LMT

Course Instructor Eston Dunn (BA, BS, MS) has over 15 years developing, directing, and teaching health science, physical therapy, massage, natural healing, personal training and exercise, anatomy and physiology, nutrition, and wellness coaching. He holds several certifications and licenses relating to the field of fitness, sports medicine, and massage therapy. He is passionate about teaching others the benefits of positive mental health and physical exercise in order to lead a balanced and harmonious life. He is also a published author and has written several articles on health and wellness. 

Bret Staples

Course Editor Dr. Bret Staples (BA, MS, Ph.D.) is a highly motivated, personable scientific professional with multiple college degrees and a successful 34-year track record of scientific research and publications. After completing his Ph.D. at the University of Maryland, he became a research chemist for the US Department of Energy. Dr. Staples has authored professional papers in scientific journals and reviewed other scientists’ publications and has performed scientific research in solution chemistry. Dr. Staples is extraordinarily talented in proofreading and editing journal publications, online course curriculum, as well as a strong knack for quickly mastering technology – using and programming computers since 1964.