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Medical Cannabis 101
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Medical Cannabis 101


Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Dr. Hetal Patel has a diversified pharmaceutical portfolio with over 12 years of clinical experience spanning retail, hospital, investigational drug research, clinical trials, medication compliance, regulatory compliance, scientific and medical training and field coach in the field of Psychiatry, Mental Health, Neurology, Hematology and Oncology.

In this webinar, Dr. Patel will cover...

  • Understand the basics of the Cannabis plant
  • Its place in history for medical use
  • Difference between medical and recreational use
  • Science behind Cannabinoids
  • State regulations

Webinar attendees will understand the EndoCannabinoid System . the difference in Medical and recreational use , and the current place of cannabis in therapy.

More about the speaker:

In her role as Investigational Drug Pharmacist at Lurie Children’s Hospital in Chicago, Dr. Heta Patel was the lead Pharmacist responsible for protocol adherence and execution of clinical trials in a variety of therapeutic areas. She then transitioned to Pharmaceutical industry serving as a Subject Matter Expert for FDA drug approval of the first marijuana based medicine in the US for severe forms of pediatric seizures. From there she moved on to serve as a field coach and medical science liaison for Hematology/Oncology Biosimilar portfolio providing drug and disease state education, and building strategic relationships with Key Opinion leaders, and managed markets in the field.

Dr. Patel also serves as Board of Directors at United Against Slavery – a non-profit charity organization for human trafficking and slavery. She also is an active member of Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association (HBA), American Pharmacists Association, Illinois Council of Health System Pharmacists and Indian Women in Healthcare and Chicago Women’s Empowerment.

Dr. Patel lives in Chicago with her husband and 2 children – Aaryan (16) and Kiara (9). She is an avid reader and loves to dance.

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Wed, Apr 21, 2021


7:00 PM - 8:00 PM



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Education, Medical, Virtual
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