Ms. Carolyn Guilford gives health and wellness presentations and workshops to
church and community groups, and for health-aware companies, while continuing to
work on research in the areas of health and nutrition. She coaches and consults
on healthy lifestyle choices, facilitating change, nutrition for good health,
and management of chronic diseases. Working with clients locally and nationally
for Health Restoration Consulting in Savannah, Ga a company she founded.
In 2016, a new book was penned - "A Question of Health" which is a
compilation of many of Carolyn’s answers to readers’ questions - published in
her newspaper column ‘Toward True Health" in Savannah, Ga. The column, being
published online and in print, captivated audiences across America and beyond,
and led to writing, speaking and workshop opportunities in Hilton Head, West
Palm Beach, Gatlinburg, New Orleans, Washington, DC, Dover, Delaware.
Mei Zhao, Ph.D. and MHA
Professor and Program Director, Master of Health Administration
University of North Florida, USA
Dr. Mei Zhao is the professor of Health Administration and also serves as
the director for the Master of Health Administration Program (MHA) at the
University of North Florida's (UNF) Brooks College of Health. She
received her Ph.D. in health services organization and research from Virginia
Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia and her master degree in health
administration from Shandong University, Jinan, China. Her teaching areas
include health economics, quantitative analysis in health care, health care
finance, and others.
Dr. Zhao has led and participated in several research
initiatives, including studies of financial pressures affecting hospital and
nursing home quality of care, hospital value-based purchasing, and international
health. She has published widely in numerous journals including Inquiry,
Health Policy, Health Care Management Review, Health Services Research, and
others. Dr. Zhao won the Outstanding International Leadership award due to her
great contribution to propelling the University toward internationalization in
spring 2009. She was also the recipient of 2010-2011 Outstanding Undergraduate
Teaching Awards at UNF. Because of her great achievements in higher education,
she obtained the Outstanding Leadership Education Award in 2012 from
Jacksonville, Florida. Dr. Zhao was also invited by many universities in China
as a visiting scholar. She was also the guest speaker for several universities in
Australia in spring 2017.
Tina Woodard, PHR
CEO of Capstone Performance Solutions, Inc.
Co-Founder & Executive Director of I Am BEAUTIFUL, Inc.
Dr. Tina Woodard is a dynamic, accomplished and highly-experienced leader in
human resources organizational development. She has versatile experience in
directing strategic talent management, learning and leadership development, as
well as human capital strategies for over 20 years in higher education,
government and manufacturing sectors. Dr. Woodard has designed, developed, and
facilitated numerous management training, leadership development, succession
planning, executive development, and mentoring programs. She has held key
leadership roles at Fortune 100 global corporations, large government agencies
and the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia. Dr. Woodard is a
highly sought after speaker, thought leader, consultant and executive coach.