Event

Emergency Medicine - Special Event

Topic: Understanding Medical Marijuana and its Potential Benefits and Harms in Older Adults Living with Pain

When:

Tuesday, February 23, 2021
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
ZOOM Meeting

Speaker(s):

Robert Cook, M.D., M.P.H.
Department of Epidemiology
researcher and professor of epidemiology and internal medicine
University of Florida

Yan Wang, Ph.D.
Department of Epidemiology
researcher and assistant professor of epidemiology
University of Florida

Target Audience:

Community Physicians, Faculty, Residents/Fellows

Additional Information

A free online webinar for health care providers working with adults aged 50+ with pain to learn more about medical marijuana and its effects on chronic pain and related health outcomes. This webinar will focus on fostering understanding about various medical marijuana products in the state of Florida and its application for pain management within the older adult patient population. Presenters will provide an overview of recent medical marijuana research along with findings from a pilot study focused on older adults with chronic pain newly initiating medical marijuana use.

For additional information, contact Natalie Spindle (904) 244-8651 natalie.spindle@jax.ufl.edu.