Caroline MacCallum, MD, FRCPC, BSc Pharm, Joins PreveCeutical
Vancouver, British Columbia: PreveCeutical Medical Inc. (the “Company” or “PreveCeutical”) (CSE: PREV, OTCQB: PRVCF, FSE: 18H), is very pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Caroline MacCallum as a senior advisor and consultant for the Company.
Dr. MacCallum will be working with our team on the development and commercialization of the Company’s Cannabinoid Sol-gel products. Her specialization in internal medicine and expertise in complex pain and cannabinoid medicine will be of great value to the Company’s commercialization strategies.
Dr. MacCallum completed her undergraduate degrees in pharmacy and medicine at the Memorial University of Newfoundland. She later graduated from the Internal Medicine Residency program at the University of British Columbia (UBC).
Dr. MacCallum 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 UBC. She has provided inpatient care at BC Women’s, UBC, and Vancouver General Hospitals.
Dr. MacCallum is the medical director of Greenleaf Medical Clinic, where she has assessed and developed cannabinoid treatment plans for more than 5,000 patients using legal medical cannabis approved by Health Canada.
Dr. MacCallum’s research interests include cannabis as a multimodal therapeutic for the treatment of concurrent medical conditions and symptom clusters (pain, mood, anxiety, insomnia); safe use of medical cannabis to improved function and quality of life; cannabis to help taper prescription medications (opioids, benzodiazepines etc.); cannabis and public health and safety including cannabis impairment and cannabis use in the workplace.
Dr. MacCallum has worked with academic research groups, hospitals, health benefit programs, and provincial and national committees in the creation of guidelines, clinical trials, patient registries, safe prescribing practices, and adverse event monitoring.
Stephen Van Deventer, PreveCeutical’s Chief Executive Officer, commented, “It is very exciting to have Dr. MacCallum join our Company. Her extensive clinical and academic experience with medical cannabis will be a great asset to the Company’s cannabinoid clinical trials and commercialization.”
Dr. MacCallum commented, “PreveCeutical develops unique products which are unlike any I have come across in the cannabinoid market. Their novel delivery method has vast potential for application in a variety of medical conditions using combinations of cannabinoids with controlled dosing.”
PreveCeutical is a health sciences company that develops innovative options for preventive and curative therapies utilizing organic and nature identical products. The Company aims to be a leader in the preventive health sciences sector.
With the completion of three of its research programs, the Company is actively working on the development, clinical trials, and commercialization of its products; and has filed a number of provisional patent applications to protect the intellectual property from its research programs.
On behalf of the Board of Directors of PreveCeutical
Stephen Van Deventer, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
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