Stephen is a multi-credentialed Veterinary Technician Specialist with specialty credentials in anesthesia and pain management. In this episode, Stephen talks about our furry friends, cannabinoids, terpenes, and the importance of pet-friendly carrier oils. Animals see, taste, and smell the world differently from humans, yet they also evolved with an endocannabinoid system and can benefit from cannabis with trained guides.
He is employed as a Lab Manager by Howard Hughes Medical Institute at Stanford University School of Medicine in the Department of Neurobiology. In addition to conducting research and clinical work, Stephen is an award-winning international lecturer on anesthesia, pain management, cannabis, and best research practices. He is on the DVM360 Editorial Advisory Board, International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management Board, Executive Director of the Academy of Lab Animal Veterinary Technicians and Nurses and is a member of the Committee of Veterinary Technician Specialties. Stephen has written or contributed to numerous textbooks, articles and was also a column coordinator for one of Nature's journals. In addition, he was the primary editor for a new textbook also published by Springer Nature on cannabis therapy in veterinary medicine. He is a key opinion leader for multiple veterinary pharmaceutical and device companies, is the COO for the Veterinary Anesthesia Nerds and Veterinary Cannabinoid Academy.
Disclaimer: The information presented in this podcast is for educational purposes only, and is not intended to replace professional medical advice. Please consult your doctor if you are in need of medical care, and before making any changes to your health routine.