Raphael Mechoulam, Ph.D.
Raphael Mechoulam is an Israeli organic chemist and professor of Medicinal Chemistry at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in Israel. He is best known for his work (together with Y. Gaoni) in the isolation, structure elucidation and total synthesis of Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol, the main active principle of cannabis and for the isolation and the identification of the endogenous cannabinoids anandamide from the brain and 2-arachidonoyl glycerol (2-AG) from peripheral organs together with his students, postdocs and collaborators.
Michael Dor, M.D.
Michael Dor is the MPA Chief Medical Consultant, Medical Cannabis Unit for the Ministry of Health in Jerusalem, Israel. Dr Dor earned his medical degree at Tel Aviv University followed by his Diploma in Health Services and in Family Medicine through the Israeli Medical Association. Dr. Dor then completed his Masters in Public Administration at Harvard University – Kennedy School of Government. Dr. Dor’s commitment to providing quality healthcare for the people of Israel has led him to holding multiple leadership roles within his career, including Director of Emergency Walk-In Clinic – Jerusalem, Israel; Head of Community Medicine Division – Israeli Ministry of Health; and Deputy Director of All Medical Services – Israeli Ministry of Health. In 2014, he was honored with Presidential Award for volunteer work he did to establish a clinic for un-insurred illegal immigrant and victims of human trafficking. Today, Dr. Dor is active as a family physician and also serves as the Chief Medical Officer – Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Medical Head Advisor of the Medical Cannabis Unit for the Israeli Ministry of Health.
Dustin Sulak, M.D.
Dr. Dustin Sulak is an osteopathic general practitioner whose clinical practice focuses on treating refractory conditions in adults and children with an individualized, health-centered approach. Dr. Sulak received undergraduate degrees in nutrition science and biology from Indiana University, a doctorate of osteopathy from the Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine, and completed an osteopathic rotating internship at Maine-Dartmouth Family Medicine Residency. Dr. Sulak is a founder of Integr8 Health, a medical practice in Maine that follows over 8,000 patients using medical cannabis, Healer.com, a medical cannabis patient education resource, and Cannabis Expertise, a medical cannabis continuing medical education curriculum. He sits on the board of directors and chairs the research committee of the Society of Cannabis Clinicians, and has lectured to healthcare providers internationally on the clinical applications of cannabis.