Recovery Station
At the corner of Wellness and Change.

At the corner of Wellness and Change.

Meet the Staff

Dr. Stanford Owen, Medical Director


Undergraduate: Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 1969 - 1972

Graduate: Louisiana State University, New Orleans, LA MD Degree, 1972 – 1976

Residency: Louisiana State University, Charity Hospital Lafayette, LA 1976 - 1979

Medical Licensure

·         Louisiana               1976               #013830

·         Mississippi              1979               #08597

·         Florida                   1989               #ME0055878 (inactive)

Board Certification

·         American Board of Internal Medicine, 1979

·         American Board of Physical Nutrition Specialists (ABPNS), 2001

·         Certification, NEI Master of Psychopharmacology 2004

Professional Positions and Appointments

·         Gulf Coast Outpatient Surgery Center
      180 Debuys Road, Biloxi, MS 39531

·         Private Practice:

The Center for Health Management

Internal Medicine, Prescript Fit Medical Nutrition Therapy, & CHM Research

3300 15th Street, Gulfport, MS 39501


Professional Memberships

·         Obesity Society (Fellow)

·         American Medical Association

·         Mississippi State Medical Association

·         Louisiana State Medical Society (former executive committee member)

·         American College of Physicians

·         American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology

·         International Society of Atherosclerosis Imaging

·         National Advisory Board, Glaxo/SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Primary Care      
            Section (18 members)
            National Speaker for GSK

Professional Honors

·        President - Crosby Memorial Hospital Staff, 1997, 1991, 1985, 1981

·       Charter Vice-Chairman of the Board - Northshore Regional Medical Center, 1985 - 1990

·        Member of Executive Committee - Louisiana State Medical Society, 1984 - 1988

·        President - St. Tammany Parish Medical Society, 1984 and 1985

·        Director - Intensive Care, Slidell Memorial Hospital, Slidell, LA, 1983 - 1985

·   Associate Clinical Professor of Community Medicine - Tulane University Medical School, New Orleans, LA, 1980 - 1995

·    Founder and First President of a 20-physician Emergency Medicine Group- Acadiana Emergency Medical Associates, 1977 - 1979

Professional Publications

·         The Weighting Game, 1993 (revised 1997)

·         IgA Deficiency with Pleural Effusions, Journal of Respiratory Disease, 1982

·         Ask Dr. Owen,

·         The Best Sex of Your Life: Diet and Medical Therapy, 2004; Magnolia Press,
            Gulfport, MS; 222 pages

·         The Prescript Fit Medical Nutrition Therapy Plan and Companion Cookbook,
            2004; Magnolia Press, Gulfport, MS; 204 pages

·         Effects of Sibutramine in Obese Adolescents: A Randomized Trial; Bercowitz,
            Owen, Southern, et al; Annals of Internal Medicine, 2006; 145: 85-91.

·         Metabolic Effects of Carvedolol vs. Metoprolol in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus with
            Hypertension; JAMA November 2004; 2227-2235.

·         Pizza and Amino Acids in the Treatment of Uncontrolled Type 2 Diabetes; Poster
            Presentation, October 2006, NAASO, Boston, MA.

·         Obesity and Nutrition Therapy in Primary Care; Physician™s Money Digest,
            Guest Editorial, April, 2001.

Cheryl Grace
With compassionate care and extensive expertise in addiction recovery and NTR administration, Cheryl has over 7 years of experience with Dr. William Hitt's NTR treatment. She is the clinic director for Recovery Station.

Cheryl earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Education from Temple University, a Masters of Education degree in Exercise Physiology from the University of New Orleans, and a Juris Doctor degree from Loyola University in New Orleans.

Recently, Cheryl Grace was invited to teach a class about Neurotransmitter Restoration (NTR) at SUNO ( Southern University at New Orleans ). The class was well received, and enjoyed by all.