Steven P. James

University of California, San Diego United States of America

Dr. Steven P. James is the founder of Steven P James, MD INC, a medical education consulting group focused on providing medical education on topics of neuroscience and cannabinoids. He is also co-founder and chief medical officer (CMO) of Clarity Telehealth, a company dedicated to improving access to patient care and educating healthcare providers and their patients on mental health. He is a medical author and writer and recently published The Clinicians Guide to Cannabinoid Science. He has almost three decades of experience as a physician executive in the pharmaceutical industry. In addition, he is a frequent presenter to both healthcare professionals and the public on topics related to the science of cannabinoids, psychopharmacology, and medical history. He has appeared on ABC’s Good Morning America and local television and radio programs. Dr. James was born and raised in Owensboro, KY, USA, and attended the University of Kentucky (UK), where he obtained a BS and MD in 1979. He received an MBA from the University of California, Irvine in 1994. He completed his psychiatry residency at New York Presbyterian Hospital (Cornell), a fellowship in psychopharmacology at Stanford University, and a clinical fellowship in psychobiology at the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH). He subsequently served as Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and cofounder of the Penn Center for Sleep Disorders at the University of Pennsylvania, USA. Currently, he is on the voluntary faculty of psychiatry in the UK. In the pharmaceutical industry, Dr. James has worked in drug development, medical affairs, and global business units for more than 30 years at several companies including Eli Lilly, Elan, Allergan (now AbbVie), Shire, and Merck-Serono. After retiring from the pharmaceutical industry, Dr. James has continued to pursue his career-long interests in improving patient access to mental health, advancing scientific innovation into clinical treatment, and integrating psychiatry into mainstream medical practice. Dr. James is a distinguished fellow and board-certified in the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Psychiatry) and a lifetime fellow of the American Board of Sleep Medicine (ABSM).

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Cannabinoids - Recent Perspectives and Applications in Human Health presents the latest research on cannabinoids for human health, covering topics such as potential emerging therapeutic applications and safety concerns. Not only does this book provide an up-to-date source of information for physicians and scientists, but it also provides insight into the wide range of potential applications for cannabinoids in health care. With this new publication, the medical community will gain a more comprehensive understanding of cannabinoids and their potential applications in human health. This book is an invaluable resource for both physicians and scientists alike.

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