Keynote Speaker: Rachel Knox, MD, MBA
October 3, 2020
Virtual Event: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm EST
The Cannabis Science and Therapeutics Provider Education Forum is an innovative resource for physicians, healthcare professionals and anyone interested in a higher level approach to better understanding the medical cannabis industry. Roundtable discussions focus on the science and therapeutic use of medical cannabis and regulatory issues relevant to both clinical practices and research along with discussion on the future of medical cannabis.
Attendees have the option for CME Credits: 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
ADVENT Academy, The Foundation of Cannabinoid Medicine
Keynote: Rachel Knox, MD, MBA introduced the endocannabinoid system and cannabinoid medicine to the TEDx worldwide audience April 2019. She is passionate about educating her professional peers and broader public about the safety and effectiveness of Cannabinoid Medicine, the evidence-based clinical integration of Endocannabinology with Cannabinology as well as the study of the pharmacology of cannabinoids and cannabimimetic biologics. Dr. Knox has seen first-hand how significant a role cannabis and cannabimimetic modalities play in helping patients reclaim their health and overall sense of wellness, establishing renewed ownership over their lives. Dr. Knox is a co-founder of the American Cannabinoid Clinics and ADVENT Academy, Chair Medical Committee of the Minority Cannabis Business Association, spokesperson for Doctors for Cannabis Regulation, certified member of the American Academy of Cannabinoid Medicine, and Chair Oregon Cannabis Commission.
Medical Cannabis Industry Leaders Roundtables:
Roundtable A: Clinical + Scientific Use of Medical Cannabis
Experts discuss current evidence-based science as it relates to medical cannabis including: interactions with the endocannabinoid system, clinical pharmacology, dosing, delivery and therapeutics in integrative care. The discussion will include insight into the emerging Latin American medical cannabis industry.
Michelle L. Shuffett, MD, Moderator Sea Sprite International, Ltd
Sandra Carrillo, MD, MSHM President Colombian Medical Association of Medical Cannabis, Faculty of Medicine, University of Panama
Greg Gerdeman, PhD Chief Scientific Officer United Cannabis Corporation
Monica B. Taing, PharmD Clinical Educator, Doctors for Cannabis Regulation, Minorities for Medical Marijuana
Genester Wilson-King, MD FACOG Co-founder, Medical Director Victory Rejuvenation Center, Board of Directors of Society of Cannabis Clinicians
Roundtable B: Regulatory Considerations for Clinical Practices
Healthcare providers in the U.S. are uniquely challenged by how to navigate professional ethics, regulations, public policy, and the impact on public health as medical cannabis programs expand. Roundtable members will discuss the complex federal regulatory landscape relative to patient care and medical cannabis research.
Tami Wahl, Moderator Policy Advisor and Legislative Counsel
Lori Dodson, MS Deputy Director Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission
Heather Despres, MSc Director of Patient Focused Certification at Americans For Safe Access
Chanda Macias, PhD, MBA CEO Ilera Holistic, CEO/Chairwoman Women Grow,
CEO National Holistic Healing Center
Paloma Lehfledt, MD, MA Director of Education at Vireo Health, Inc
Jordan Tishler, MD President, CMO InhaleMD, Instructor of Medicine Harvard Medical School, President Association of Cannabis Specialists
Roundtable C: The Future of Medical Cannabis
This roundtable discussion examines the intersection of the cannabis industry, traditional healthcare, the pharmaceutical industry and technology. Discussion will include guidance on approaches to multidisciplinary collaboration and the practical application of translational research models to advance cannabis science.
Jacquie Cohen Roth, Moderator Founder/CEO CannabizMD, Founder/CEO Tea Pa
Antonio Frazier President CannaSafe
John Kagia, MS, MA Chief Knowledge Officer New Frontier Data
Mike Hennesy Vice President of Innovation at Wana Brands
Jonathan Vaught, PhD Co-founder/CEO Front Range Biosciences
Monica Vialpando, PhD Founder/CEO Via innovations, Adjunct Professor Loyalist College
The CannabizMD Provider Education Forum has been created to support the education needs of the following healthcare professionals: Physicians, Dentists, Advanced Practice Professionals, Pharmacists, Nurses, Mental Health Professionals, Medical, Pharmacy and Nursing Students.
CBMD Provider Education Forum proceeds help support The Tea Pad Scholarship for Minority Entrepreneurship.
Optional 2.0 CME: Access to CME content is provided by ADVENT Academy. ADVENT Academy material is presented online in textbook and on-demand video/audio formats. This activity has been planned and implemented by Amedco LLC and ADVENT Academy, LLC. Amedco is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing (ANCC), to provide continuation for the healthcare team.
Credit Designation Statement: Amedco LLC designates this Enduring Materials Activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.