Michael Matthews, M.D.

A real legend in the world of cannabis education and advocacy.

Michael Matthews

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M.D. Michael Matthews is a real legend in the world of cannabis education and advocacy. He's built up his reputation through a lifetime of helping people make informed decisions about cannabis use. He got his M.D. at the University of California, Santa Cruz, where he developed a real passion for the potential therapeutic applications of cannabis. This led him on a fascinating journey into cannabis education and advocacy.

After finishing his medical studies, M.D. Matthews did his residency in Family Medicine at Oregon Health & Science University. There, he saw firsthand how cannabis use can affect a patient’s health and well-being. This experience really got him interested in the connection between cannabis policy, public health, and patient care.

M.D. Matthews really honed his expertise further through a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Oregon, where he delved into the nuanced relationship between cannabis policy and public health outcomes. This experience really solidified his commitment to evidence-based practices and responsible cannabis consumption, laying the groundwork for his future endeavours in cannabis education and advocacy.

His passion for education led M.D. Matthews to teach at smaller institutions such as Portland State University and Humboldt State University. There, he integrated his medical knowledge with his understanding of cannabis to nurture critical thinking and promote informed discourse on cannabis-related topics among students.

As an author, M.D. Matthews has contributed some really interesting insights to publications such as The Journal of Cannabis Studies and The Journal of Public Health Ethics. 

 His unwavering dedication to empowering individuals with knowledge continues to shape the landscape of cannabis education and advocacy, particularly in the realm of healthcare and patient-centred approaches to cannabis therapy.