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CAYCANN MEDICAL CANNABIS SEMINAR
Join leading experts and international speakers Dr. Dustin Sulak and Dr. Ethan Russo on Wednesday March 15th for a lecture on Medical Cannabis you do not want to miss!
History of cannabis as a medicine
How and why medical cannabis works
The active constituents of cannabis-their safety, evidence and dosing strategies for pain, cancer, and other ailments
Dr. Dustin Sulak is an integrative medicine physician with an emphasis in osteopathy, mind-body medicine, and medical cannabis. His clinical practice focuses on treating refractory conditions in adults and children with an individualized, health-centered approach. Dr. Sulak received undergraduate degrees in nutrition science and biology from Indiana University, a doctorate of osteopathy from the Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine, and completed an osteopathic rotating internship at Maine-Dartmouth Family Medicine Residency. Dr. Sulak is the founder of Integr8 Health, an integrative medicine clinic with 3 locations in New England that treat over 18,000 patients with medical cannabis, a co-founder of Healer.com, a free education resource for medical cannabis patients, and Tested Labs, a cannabis analytic laboratory associated with his medical practice. His sits on the board of directors of the Society of Medical Cannabis Clinicians. Dr. Sulak is a pioneer and teacher in the emerging field of cannabinoid medicine.
Ethan Russo, MD, is a board-certified neurologist, psychopharmacology researcher, and Medical Director of PHYTECS, a biotechnology company researching and developing innovative approaches targeting the human endocannabinoid system (“ECS”). The PHYTECS team pioneered scientific understanding of how the ECS regulates physiological functions including immunity, pain, inflammation, mood, emotion, learning, memory, metabolism, appetite, weight, sleep, embryo development, neuroprotection and stress responses.
Previously, from 2003-2014, he served as Senior Medical Advisor and study physician to GW Pharmaceuticals for numerous Phase I-III clinical trials of Sativex® for alleviation of cancer pain unresponsive to optimized opioid treatment and initial studies of Epidiolex® for intractable epilepsy.
He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania (Psychology) and the UniversityofMassachusetts Medical School, before residencies in Pediatrics in Phoenix, Arizona and in Child and Adult Neurology at the University of Washington in Seattle. He was a clinical neurologist in Missoula, Montana for 20 years in a practice with a strong chronic pain component. In 1995, he pursued a 3-month sabbatical doing ethnobotanical research with the Machiguenga people in Parque Nacional del Manu, Peru. He joined GW as a full-time consultant in 2003.
He has held faculty appointments in Pharmaceutical Sciences at theUniversity of Montana, in Medicine at the University of Washington, and as visiting professor, Chinese Academy of Sciences. He is currently Past-Presidentof the International Cannabinoid Research Society, and is formerChairman of the International Association for Cannabinoid Medicines.He serves on the Scientific Advisory Board for the American Botanical Council. He is author of Handbook of Psychotropic Herbs,co-editor of Medical Cannabis and Cannabinoids: Pharmacology, Toxicology and Therapeutic Potential, and author of The Last Sorcerer: Echoes of the Rainforest.He was founding editor of Journal of Medical Cannabis Therapeutics, selections of which were published as books: Medical Cannabis Therapeutics in HIV/AIDS, Women and Medical Cannabis: Medicine, Science and Sociology, Medical Cannabis: From Pariah to Prescription, and Handbook of Medical Cannabis Therapeutics: From Bench to Bedside. He has also published numerous book chapters, and over forty articles in neurology, pain management, medical cannabis, and ethnobotany. His research interests have included correlations of historical uses of medical cannabis to modern pharmacological mechanisms, phytopharmaceutical treatment of migraine and chronic pain, and phytocannabinoid/terpenoid, serotonergic and vanilloid interactions.
He has consulted or lectured on these topics in more than 30 US states and 30 countries.
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