CEO, Ilera Holistic Healthcare
Chanda Macias, Ph.D., MBA is the CEO of Ilera Holistic Healthcare, the medical marijuana cultivator and processor for the State of Louisiana. In Louisiana, Dr. Macias focuses on delivering affordable medical marijuana healthcare options. Dr. Macias has spent 15+ years developing her knowledge of medical marijuana to have a positive impact on patient lives. Dr. Macias contributes growth to the market through education on ailment strain alignment, aligning a medical marijuana strain with a specific condition or ailment. Dr. Macias focuses on delivering quality medication to the State of Louisiana and key outcomes through the strategic partnership with Southern University and the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. In addition to cultivating and processing medical marijuana, Dr. Macias has worked with thousands of patients that choose medical marijuana as an alternative medicine at the leading medical marijuana dispensary in Washington DC, National Holistic™ Healing Center (NHHC). Under her leadership, NHHC has majority market share in Washington, D.C., significant patient retention, and has increased patient enrollment through her educational platform.