Adam Saperia, Dr. Matthew Cooper and Jan Daly Mollenhauer

Adam Saperia

Adam Saperia

Jan Daly Mollenhauer

Jan Daly Mollenhauer

 

Accessing Medical Cannabis in Canada

October 12th, 1:00-3:00 pm

GrowWise Health provides personalized education to help patients and healthcare professionals make informed choices about medical cannabis treatments. President Adam Saperia and Medical Advisor Dr. Matthew Cooper will discuss current research on medical cannabis, the conditions and symptoms for which cannabis may be an effective treatment, and how patients can navigate the changing regulatory regime to access safe, medical grade cannabis.

Joining them will be Jan Daly Mollenhauer, Vice-President, Marketing & Communications for the Arthritis Society. Jan will provide insight into the need for a patient-centric approach in the pending regulations towards full legalization of Marijuana, in consideration of the thousands of patients who find Medical Cannabis to be an effective solution for chronic pain.

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Bio

Adam Saperia is President of GrowWise Health and was responsible for developing the organization’s vision and brand. After receiving his MBA from the Schulich School of Business in Toronto, Adam has taken on senior management roles in the healthcare field, serving diverse patient groups with unique needs. Adam is a frequent commentator on CP24, discussing the changing medical cannabis landscape in Canada. Adam is also a passionate philanthropist and volunteers for multiple charitable organizations.

Dr. Matthew Cooper graduated from McMaster University Medical School in 1998 and completed his residency training in Family Medicine at the University of British Columbia. He subsequently worked in the Canadian Arctic, Australia, and British Columbia. In 2006 he returned home to Ontario to work in emergency medicine. He has been working in chronic pain management over the past four years with a special interest in medicinal cannabis. Currently he works at the White Cedar Medical Cannabis Doctors clinic in Toronto, two chronic pain clinics and in the emergency room.