Mobile App Click here to download our Mobile App for iOS or Android
Not a member? Sign up for free!

Cannabis: Potential Risks and Benefits in Mental Health

Webinar | April 20, 2020 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm ET
You must be logged in to register for PsychU events. Log In

Not a member? Sign up for free!

Join us as we continue our efforts towards improving the future of mental health care through information, discussion, and collaboration.
Sign up today for instant access to all PsychU offerings. Membership is free!

Join PsychU

Description

Due to high levels of interest, please access the webinar via your computer. If you are unable to access via your computer or prefer to dial-in via phone, please register for the 5:00pmET rebroadcast here.

 

Webinar: Cannabis: Potential Risks and Benefits in Mental Health

Location: Online Via PsychU.org

Description: How might the use of marijuana or its components affect behavioral or physical health? During this webinar, Dr. Joseph McEvoy and Heather Davidson, PhD, will discuss the potential risks and purported benefits of marijuana with the goal to inform healthcare providers and foster open dialogue between healthcare providers and patients about marijuana.

Speaker is a paid consultant for Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc.

Event Speakers

Joseph McEvoy, MD
Featured Speaker

Dr. Joseph McEvoy, MD is a Professor and Case Distinguished Chair in Psychotic Disorders in the Department of Psychiatry and Health Behavior at the Medical College of Georgia, Director of Public Psychiatry with the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities and Augusta University, and Medical Director of Serenity Behavioral Health Services. He received his medical degree and completed his psychiatry residency at Vanderbilt Medical School in Nashville, Tennessee.

Heather Davidson, PhD
Featured Speaker

Heather Davidson, PhD is a Neuroscience Medical Science Liaison for Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development and Commercialization, Inc. She received her PhD in Physiology and Neuroscience from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC and completed her postdoctoral fellowship in Pharmacology and Toxicology at Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, GA. She has 20 years of experience researching the neurobiological mechanisms of substance abuse, adolescent brain development and severe mental illness.

Nichole Neugebauer, PhD
Moderator

Nichole Neugebauer, PhD, is a Medical Science Liaison for Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc.

The registration for this event is now closed. For more information about our live event registration process, please read the Live Event Eligibility Requirements