Dr. Rodney is the current medical director of New Hope Ranch in Manor, Texas. He earned his medical degree at Weill Medical College of Cornell University in New York City and completed a family medicine residency and obstetrics fellowship at John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth, Texas. He is board certified in both family and addiction medicine by the American Board of Medical Specialties. The author of numerous papers and chapters, he has been practicing family and addiction medicine for more than 10 years. Of note, he honorably served in the United States Navy Reserve for 9 years and attained the rank of lieutenant commander. Finally, he currently serves as an associate professor of family and addiction medicine at Meharry Medical College.