CannabizMD Profiles, delivered editorially and with video, introduce you to the scientists, regulators, researchers, entrepreneurs and policy influencers who are shaping the now and future of the medical cannabis industry across the US and the international markets.

Nandu Sarma, RPh, PhD

Nandu Sarma, RPh, PhD: Strategic + Innovative Leader at U.S. Pharmacopeia

Nandu Sarma, PhD is director for the Dietary Supplements and Herbal Medicine Program at U.S. Pharmacopeia (USP). Dr. Sarma leads strategy and external global...
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A 2022 Crystal Ball for the Cannabis Industry

Currently, cannabis is federally illegal in the U.S. with the majority of Americans now having access to some form of cannabis. More than half...
Michael Barnes

Professor Michael Barnes: Global Medical Cannabis Expert, Educator + Advocate

Professor Michael Barnes is a consultant neurologist and medical cannabis expert who has dedicated his career to the development of neurological rehabilitation and medical...
Alisia Ratliff

Alisia Ratliff: Data Turns a Doubter into a Cannabis Scientist + Industry Leader

Alisia Ratliff has a unique story in the cannabis industry. As a scientist, she was initially very opposed to cannabis. Now, she’s a medical...
George Hodgin

George Hodgin: Navy SEAL to DEA Approved Cannabis Researcher

A personal experience with a Navy SEAL team member looking for access to medical cannabis to treat his PTSD ultimately led George Hodgin to...