Dr. Blake Pearson

, , Canada
Founder & Medical Director, Pearson Health
Speaker Year | Toronto 2020 | Toronto 2022

Blake Pearson M.D. is the founder and medical director at Pearson Health and an internationally recognized leader in the field of cannabinoid-based medicine. He is also a passionate educator and the founder of Greenly Health, which helps healthcare practitioners further their understanding, and integrate cannabinoid-based medicine into daily practice. Dr. Pearson has provided mentorship and training for over 1000 fellow practitioners around the world and has extensive expertise using cannabinoids to manage conditions ranging from chronic pain, insomnia and anxiety to traumatic brain injuries, treatment-resistant epilepsy and autism spectrum disorders that have not responded to other therapies. Dr. Pearson also has significant experience in long-term care—specifically helping to manage responsive behaviours associated with dementia and using cannabinoids to reduce polypharmacy. Dr. Pearson was previously the Primary Care Lead for the Erie St Clair LHIN’s Mental Health, Addictions and Opioid Reduction Strategy and is a principal investigator on several current research projects. He is also a passionate advocate for improving access to medical cannabis through wider public and private insurance coverage and launched The #CoverCannabis Project in 2021.

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