SCC Committees

The SCC Board of Directors has developed committees where members can engage and share their unique areas of expertise in the medical cannabis field. Are you looking to expand your involvement and collaborate with other members? Consider joining one of our Committees.

SCC Committees

The SCC Board of Directors has developed committees where members can engage and share their unique areas of expertise in the medical cannabis field. Are you looking to expand your involvement and collaborate with other members? Consider joining one of our Committees.

All committee have active members at this time. If you are already a member of a committee and would like to be listed on this page, please send an email to your committee Chair granting us permission to publish your name.

The Outreach Committee is focused on highlighting the ongoing work of SCC members and their publications, research projects, and education initiatives on our website and social media platforms. The group also builds systems to support SCC members in local efforts for cannabis clinician education. Members of this committee will implement programs to build public awareness to support the mission of the Society and build the growing network of healthcare professionals.

Chair: Christine Milentis
Members: Chela Fiorni, Elizabeth Frankenberg-Mironchik, Ingrid Lui, Sherry Yafai, Robbin Lynn

The objective of this committee is to assist healthcare professionals who are interested in the clinical application of cannabis as medicine in countries outside the United States. The focus is on clinical education, organizing, and research advice. This committee will create a list of frequently asked questions (FAQ) for international members on the SCC website and generate a list of international email addresses for the SCC Practitioner Directory. Also, this committee will encourage international members to send in case reports. Free International Committee brochures are available in a growing number of languages.

Chair: Christine Milentis
Members: Ross Coomber, Simon Erridge, Adrian Mehmedi, Lucy Haslam, Benson Hausman, Stephen Robinson, Jeffrey Hergenrather, Gustavo Ortega, Aias-Theodoros Papastavrou, Mikael Sodergren, Michelle Stanvic, Mimi Vo

Education Committee

Members of this committee will assist in updating existing continuing medical education (CME) modules and reviewing and editing future modules. Committee members may also review user data from our CME host(s) to respond to the needs of our online learners. Members might be asked to periodically contribute to SCC website content. Lastly, members will nominate potential speakers for events and as presenters for the SCC quarterly member meetings.

Chair: Patricia C. Frye
Members: Genester Wilson-King, Elisabeth Cramer Ernst, April Shabazz, Dawn Marie Steenstra, Christine Milentis, Sarah Russo

The goal of this committee is to advance medical knowledge on cannabis through scientific writing, publishing, and public speaking. This group will lead efforts encouraging SCC members to publish data, and exploring opportunities for collaborative research.

Chair: Kevin Takakuwa
Members: Raquel Schears, Anthony Eidelman, Adie Rae, Mike Steward, Jamie Carroon

Editorial Committee

Members of this committee will help with written materials, which could include content for the SCC website, editorials, blogs, or articles in newspapers, magazines and scientific journals. Committee members will also respond to media inquiries to highlight SCC as an expert voice in the news. Additionally, members could contribute to white papers, policy statements, letters of support, funding applications, and other materials as needed.

Chair: Sarah Russo
Members: Fred Gardner, Sarah Mann, Dawn-Marie Steenstra

Interested in joining a committee? Let Us Know