Freedom from chronic conditions, where the pain is significant, is our primary focus but we also want to be apart of your overall healing journey.
DNA-Based Nutritional Counseling
- DNA-based Comprehensive Wellness Examinations
Military, Active Duty & Veteran Medical Evaluation
Medical Cannabis Recommendations
Weight Management & Clinically-Supervised Weight loss Solutions
Cannabis Education Classes & Consulting
About MariCare Wellness
MariCare Wellness is a holistic wellness practice, specializing in physical, mental, spiritual, and emotional wellness, which provides medical cannabis recommendations to those who qualify. The medical providers at MariCare Wellness serve the pediatric to the elderly population for the residents living in the D.C., Maryland, and Virginia area. MariCare Wellness was established in the Fall of 2017 and officially launched in March of 2018 by sisters and co-owners, Vernicia Edmond and Melinda Toussaint, along with college best friend, Kiara Walters. Mrs. Edmond and Mrs. Toussaint are both family nurse practitioners and Kiara Walters has a background in business, marketing, finance, business startups, and administration.
Melinda Toussaint, FNP-BC has been a licensed Family Nurse Practitioner since graduating from Bowie State University in 2012 as Magna Cum Laude. Before starting MariCare Wellness with her sister and fellow Family Nurse Practitioner, Vernicia Edmond in 2017, Mrs. Toussaint worked as a registered nurse in several specialties such as in the Emergency Room, pre- and post-operation, medical-surgical, home health, wound care, and travel nurse, to name a few. She also served in the U.S. Army Reserves as a Trauma Nurse until 2013, in which time she achieved the rank of First Lieutenant. She also received training as a Holistic Health Practitioner, Master Herbalist, and Energy Code/Body Code Practitioner.
Vernicia Edmond, FNP-BC completed her certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner from Drexel University in 2016, after practicing 10 years as a Registered Nurse. She graduated top of her class as Summa Cum Laude from North Carolina A&T SU in 2008. From 2001 to the present day has been serving her country in the military; she is also currently practicing as a nurse practitioner. She has won a prestigious award as Airman of the Year in the Air Force National Guard. Outside of her military career, Mrs. Edmond is a certified pediatric nurse and has worked locally at the Children's National Medical Center in the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit in Washington D.C., Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, and several other area clinics and hospitals. Mrs. Edmond is a Certified Holistic Health Practitioner.
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