Eloise Theisen, RN, MSN, AGPCNP-BC

ACNA President

Eloise is a co-founder and the Chief Visionary Officer of Radicle Health. Prior to Radicle Health, Eloise founded Green Health Consultants, a medical cannabis clinic that helped patients use cannabis to help treat chronic and age-related illness. Eloise was one of the first healthcare practitioners to bring a clinical dosing regimen to the cannabis space and she has treated more than 5,000 patients using cannabis. There are very few healthcare practitioners in the United States with a comparable level of cannabis expertise and experience. 

Eloise previously served on the board of ACNA from 2014-2016 and in 2015 helped in the development of ACNA’s first online core curriculum for nurses bringing over eight hours of educational content as well as continuingeducation credits for nurses. Through Radicle Health, Eloise continues to develop continuing cannabis education for healthcare professionals. She has precepted over 25 nurse practitioner students who have shown a special interest in cannabis medicine.

Her work has been featured in Newsweek, the SF Chronicle, Leafly, Weedmaps, Merry Jane, and Green Flower Media. Eloise continues to advocate for patients at the local and national level through education and has successfully increased access in local cities.

Eloise is an adult geriatric nurse practitioner and lives with her and husband and 2 girls in Northern California.