Dr. Debra Kimless graduated magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa from Muhlenberg College with a double major in the natural sciences and biology. She attended medical school at Rutgers University and completed her residency at Temple University Hospital. She is a board-certified anesthesiologist with a subspecialty certification in pain medicine. Dr. Kimless is board certified by both the American and International Boards of Lifestyle Medicine and is a certified principal investigator.
Dr. Kimless has been in the medical cannabis field since 2013, where her diverse involvement spans many areas including cannabis cultivation, processing, formulation, testing, patient care, and conducting research. She consults within the industry as an advisor for companies who are interested in novel formulations specific to medical conditions. She also develops protocols, obtains institutional review board (IRB) approval, conducts clinical trials, and helps to publish the results.
Dr. Kimless is head of clinical research for an academic medical center and serves as a scientific advisor for a cannabis investment company. She has helped over 500 patients attain their health goals by using nutrition and medical cannabis. She is considered one of the few expert physicians who understands the power and importance of cannabis and the endocannabinoid system.
Dr. Kimless is a passionate educator who lectures around the world with the intent to promote knowledge with tangible data to de-stigmatize medical cannabis and explain how it may be used as an effective medical choice.
March 2023 Cruise Classes:
Keynote: Medical Cannabis: Oxymoron or Therapeutic Option?
Cannabis has been used as a medicine throughout the world for thousands of years. Dr. Kimless understands that the current medical landscape surrounding cannabis is very confusing and patients are often left with more questions than answers. She will try to answer those questions by explaining the endocannabinoid system, phytocannabinoids, and their interaction in our body, as well as the different ways to take cannabis and why it matters. She will discuss whether cannabidiol (CBD) is the miracle molecule. Dr. Kimless will share her patient case studies and clinical trials.