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Medicinal Use of Cannabis

April 1 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

"Medicinal Use of Cannabis"

Monday, April 1, 2019 • 12:30 – 4:30 pm
Mercy College of Health Sciences 


Join Mercy College of Health Sciences on Monday, April 1, 2019, from 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm to dive deep into the multifaceted problem of cannabinoid usage in medicine. Prospective includes public health, biological action, usage in medicine, production, and future applications. Industry leaders from the Department of Public Health, University of Iowa, and MedPharm will speak on their expertise including an open Q&A session. Poster presentations will occur between sessions.

Participants will be able to describe the biological actions which occur when using medical cannabis, identify scope of usage in Iowa for medical cannabis, and explore future applications for medical cannabis. 

The 14th Annual Research Symposium is sponsored by the Mercy College Research Advisory Council and Mercy College Alumni Association.


  12:00pm – 12:30pm        Registration   
  12:30pm -12:35pm   Welcome   Dr. Jennifer Miller & President Douglas Fiore, PhD    
  12:35pm -1:10pm     Public Health Talk   Owen Parker
  1:10pm – 1:45pm   Canabis – General Talk   MedPharm
  1:45pm – 2:15pm   Poster Sessions/Lunch  
  2:15pm – 3:15pm   Research Talk   Thorsten Rudroff, Ph.D., FACSM
  3:15pm – 3:45pm   Cannabis – Dispensary, emerging disease    MedPharm- disease
  3:45pm – 4:15pm    Panel Q&A   MedPharm- disease Owen Parker
  4:15pm – 4:30pm   Awards     Dr. Jennifer Miller & President Douglas Fiore, PhD



To attend the 14th Annual Research Symposium "Medical Use of Cannabis" on April 1, 2019, please register here.

Submit an Abstract
To participate in the poster presentation and submit your abstract, please register here. Poster awards for multiple categories available. Students are encouraged to participate.


April 1
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm


Mercy College of Health Sciences
928 6th Ave
Des Moines, IA 50309-1239 United States
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