(Moderator) Steph Sherer, ASA Director - How the Pieces Are Fitting Together
Larry Bedard, MD - CA Medical Association & Changing Organ Transplant Policy
Alice Oâ€™Leary Randall - Perspectives of a Pioneer
Stephen B. Corn, MD - Medical Marijuana: Establishing an Educational Resource for Healthcare Providers and Patients
Amanda Reiman, PhD - Evidence for Public Health Impacts of Medical Cannabis
Pavel Kubu, MD - International Medical Cannabis Patient CoalitionÂ
Dr. Bedard is a partner with California Emergency Physicians and serves on the staffs of St. Maryâ€™s Hospital in San Francisco and San Mateo General Hospital.
Stephen B. Corn, MD is a board certified physician of Brigham and Women's Hospital and Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts and Professor at Harvard Medical School. He specializes in anesthesiology, pain and perioperative medicine. He is also a prolific inventor and holds over 30 United States and international patents. His expertise in medical devices has resulted in his being named the first and only â€śDirector of Clinical Innovationâ€ť for both Boston Childrenâ€™s Hospital and Brigham & Womenâ€™s Hospital, Harvard Medical School.
Dr. Pavel Kubu is an expert in the fields of medical informatics and addiction. In 2001, Pavel graduated in general medicine with a focus on disease prevention and public health from Charles University in Prague, 3rd Medical Faculty.
Since 2005, he has been working for Intel Corporation as a Business Development Manager leading projects of Intel World Ahead Program for Healthcare in Central and Eastern Europe and Education in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
Alice Oâ€™Leary-Randall is the widow of Robert C. Randall, the acknowledged founder of the medical cannabis movement. She lives in Sarasota, Florida and is a retired hospice nurse. Since retirement, she has returned to the fight for medical cannabis on many fronts, including as an Ambassador for Maryâ€™s Medicinals. She is the author of Medical Marijuana in America: Memoir of a Pioneer.
Amanda Reiman is Manager of Marijuana Law and Policy at the Drug Policy Alliance, where she works to develop DPAâ€™s marijuana reform work as it relates to litigation, legislative and initiative drafting, campaign strategy, policy advocacy, media relations, fundraising, and public education in the local, state, federal, and international jurisdictions in which DPA is active. Reiman joined DPA in 2012 after working with Berkeley Patients Group, a renowned medical marijuana dispensary, as director of research and patient services.
Steph Sherer is founder and Executive Director of Americans for Safe Access (ASA), the largest national member-based organization of patients, medical professionals, scientists, and concerned citizens promoting safe and legal access to cannabis for therapeutic use and research.