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Episode 39: PONS- Wading in the Weeds: Cannabis Use in the Hospital

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Description

The NCS Podcast Series is partnering with the highly successful Pharmacotherapy of Neurocritical Care Series (PONS) in a limited release to cover pertinent pharmacological topics presented by experts in the field of neurocritical care.

Dr. Jeff Mucksavage, Co-Chair of PONS, interviews Dr. Kent Owusu to discuss the presentation in the Pharmacotherapy of Neurocritical Care Series (PONS), "Wading in the Weeds: Cannabis Use in the Hospital."

The NCS Podcast is the official podcast of the Neurocritical Care Society. Our senior producer is Bonnie Rossow. Our host is Fawaz Almufti, and our production staff includes Ramani Balu, Michael Brogan, Joshua Levine, Sarah Stern-Nezer, Benjamin Miller, Starane Shepherd, and Chris Zammit. Our administrative staff includes Bonnie Rossow and Angel Gindele. Music by Mohan Kottapally.

Contributors

  • Kent Owusu, Pharm.D., BCCCP, BCPS

    Pharmacist, Neurocritical Care
    Yale New Haven Hospital
    New Haven, Connecticut


    Dr. Kent Owusu is currently a Clinical Redesign consultant at Yale New Haven Health. He practiced in neurocritical care at Yale New Haven Hospital for the previous 5 years and his interests include epilepsy and tailored stoke management. He received his B.S. from Florida State University and his Pharm.D. from Auburn University. He completed both his PGY1 and PGY2 Critical Care residencies at Yale New Haven Hospital. He is currently involved in clinical research related to cannabinoids in partnership with a medical cannabinoid dispensary in the state of Connecticut. His initial interest in educating providers and patients about medical cannabinoids began about 5 years ago when Connecticut legalized medicinal cannabinoid and required a pharmacist presence and involvement at all state regulated dispensaries.