Shop Talk

Thursday, June 27, 2024    
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM 

Masterpiece Barber School

3510 E. Bonanza, Las Vegas, NV 89110

The Barbershop Health Outreach Project (BSHOP), in collaboration with the Men’s Room, will address the prevalence of men’s health issues. It’s time to prioritize your health and stop making excuses to maintain a healthy quality of life. Expert healthcare professionals will lead discussions on general men’s health, cardiovascular health, erectile dysfunction, and prostate cancer in a safe space created for MEN ONLY. This thought-provoking dialogue will provide an opportunity for men to engage in in-depth conversations about health and wellness. 

Space is limited, registration is encouraged.


Questions? Please contact Amineh Harvey at

Discussion Topics

  • How to adopt the elements of health and wellness to achieve optimal health
  • How to lower your risk for heart disease and stroke
  • How to control and manage your blood pressure
  • How stress is a contributing factor
  • How distrust in the health care system can impact preventable health care
  • How physical activity and nutrition improves heart health

Featured Guest Panelists

Sheldon A. Jacobs, PsyD, LMFT – Dr. Jacobs is a licensed marriage and family therapist and has been providing individual, couples and family therapy to individuals from various walks of life for the past 17 years. He opened his own part-time private practice, Dr. Sheldon A. Jacobs Counseling Services in September 2020, where he works with youth, adults, and professional athletes. He has taught at the College of Southern Nevada (CSN), the University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) and the University of Phoenix-Las Vegas Campus at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Jamerson Holloway, DNP(c), MBA, BSN, RN– Manager of a Patient Aligned Care Team at the VA with a focus on prevention and chronic condition management. After significant successes in sales, marketing, and customer service, looking to become a mentor, manager, and leader to assist others in attaining their goals with a focus on service for humanity.

Alphonso Gibbs, Jr., LICSW, LCSW-C – Licensed Clinical Social Worker. He is currently working at the Veterans Administration Health Systems of Southern Nevada as the Community Engagement Partnership Coordinator, in Suicide Prevention. His experience includes case-management with severely mentally ill, dually-diagnosed, formerly homeless adult men and women, adolescent youth, at-risk youth, and families.
Calvin D. Lyons, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.S.C.R.S – Dr. Lyons is Board Certified by The American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery. Dr. Lyons specializes in the treatment of colon and rectal cancer as well as benign diseases such as diverticulitis, inflammatory bowel disease, and anorectal disorders. He is board certified in both General Surgery and Colon and Rectal Surgery. In his free time Dr. Lyons enjoys exercising, travelling, and spending time with his wife and kid.