Amy L. Greeson,
CEO, Natural Discoveries, Inc
Drug discovery, research company
Greeson has traveled extensively internationally, exploring remote regions, collecting specimens and teaming with researchers in efforts to discover novel compounds. Specimen collections have come from some of the most bio-diverse regions of Planet Earth and from areas which often have no documentation of the flora or fauna, or the medicinal use of plants.Significant research findings to date have been in the areas of cancer, inflammation and pain, the natural activation of stem cells, skin care and malaria.
A graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill, she presently serves as an Alumni Board Member of the UNCCH Eshelman School of Pharmacy. As an integrative pharmacist, Greeson's work in remote bio diverse countries with indigenous people, searching for novel medical treatments, has attracted interviews with NPR on several occasions, Australian Public Radio, and numerous articles and other press. Her book, And The Silent Spoke, will be released in 2018, while Expedition Congo, a documentary based on the 2016 expedition to the Congo, is slated to debut in early 2018.