Dr. Caroline MacCallum is a physician specializing in internal medicine, with expertise in complex pain and cannabinoid medicine. She is a clinical instructor in the Department of Medicine; Adjunct Professor in the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences; and associate member in the Department of Palliative Care at the University of British Columbia.
Dr.MacCallum is the medical director of Greenleaf Medical Clinic, where she has assessed and developed cannabinoid treatment plans for over 5,000 patients using medical cannabis approved by Health Canada.
She is the primary author of multiple cannabis publications. Her seminal paper Practical Considerations for Medical Cannabis Administration and Dosing has been cited over 285 times and is considered transformational in the field. She is the assistant editor for the upcoming Cannabinoids and Pain textbook and first author on 8 chapters regarding safety including: mental health, impairment, dosing, patient and product safety, adolescence, pain, and opioid substitution.
Dr.MacCallum has presented globally on cannabis dosing, safety, impairment, and cannabis as an adjuvant to standard of care for deprescribing. She has qualified as a medical cannabis expert and testified in legal arbitration for cannabis impairment. She works with universities, research groups, hospitals, health benefit programs, and provincial/national committees in creating guidelines, safe prescribing practices, clinical trials, patient registries and adverse event monitoring.
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