MyMedicine was established by healthcare professionals on the principle that those using cannabis products are better served when industry expertise is combined with elements of scientific discovery.  As our staff collects, organizes, and interprets information, we believe findings should be accessible by anyone who stands to benefit.

 - The MyMedicine Team -

Mission & Vision

Mission

Our mission is to deliver services which better connect the cannabis industry and cannabis medicine through experience, knowledge, and education.

Vision

Full potential of the cannabis plant will be realized when rooted in an established model of discovery...

Cannabis-based products carefully examined; so as one consumer benefits, we all do.

Our vision is to advance cannabis medicine. Together.

Meet The Team

Rony Sinharoy, PharmD

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Dr. Rony Sinharoy is a pharmacist specializing in the provision of wellness products and services through Telehealth. He has worked as a Cannabis Pharmacist & Manager for Acreage Holdings' Botanist Dispensaries and Pure Ohio Wellness in Columbus, Ohio.

Dr. Sinharoy served on panels discussing medical marijuana for the Ohio State Bar Association and American College of Healthcare Executives; presented Continuing Education on the topic for the Ohio Pharmacist’s Association; and guest lectured at Ohio State University and the University of Cincinnati. He is also a contributing member of the International Society of Cannabis Pharmacists (ISCPh).

His clinical focus shifted to cannabis therapy after interacting with patient advocates belonging to Americans for Safe Access (ASA) and National Organization for Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) in Washington D.C. He currently advises on product development and dispensary application submission for the Ohio cannabis market.

 

Education

  • Graduate Certificate in Health Policy, Georgetown University (Anticipated)
  • Doctor of Pharmacy and Master of Business Administration, Palm Beach Atlantic University
  • Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Science, Ohio State University

Certifications

  • Provider Education: Medical Use of Marijuana, The Medical Cannabis Institute
  • Medical Professional Cannabis Care Certification, Americans for Safe Access

Publication Links

Stacia Woodcock, PharmD

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Dr. Stacia Woodcock is a clinical cannabis pharmacist currently working as Dispensary Manager and Practitioner Outreach Liaison for Curaleaf New York. After receiving her Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Kentucky, she served as a specialty pharmacist with an emphasis in Medication Therapy Management and women's health issues.

Dr. Woodcock is a member of the International Society of Cannabis Pharmacists, and previously served as the Director of Education for the International Research Center on Cannabis and Health. She has been a featured medical expert on The Dr. Oz Show and The Rachael Ray Show, among others. 

Dr. Woodcock became a dedicated cannabis clinician after witnessing the ability of medical cannabis first-hand to reduce polypharmacy rampant in today's society and significantly improve patient outcomes with minimal side effects. She uses her expertise to educate practitioners, patients, and communities in an effort to remove the pervasive stigma surrounding cannabis as medicine.

 

Education

  • Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Kentucky
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Kentucky

Certifications

  • New York State Practitioner Education - Medical Use of Marijuana

Alan Ao, PharmD

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Dr. Alan Ao served as Vice President and Clinical Pharmacist at a vertically-integrated medical cannabis dispensary in New Jersey. There, he built a comprehensive cannabis counseling program for patients, developed contemporary educational materials for staff, and obtained Institutional Review Board approval for a clinical study following medical cannabis patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Along with maintaining all retail and compliance functions of the company’s flagship store, he was able to oversee the build out and launch of two additional satellite dispensaries. 

Dr. Ao is currently Founder and President of Plants and Prescriptions, a consulting firm dedicated to bridging gaps of cannabis knowledge for medical patients, clinicians, and dispensaries within emerging cannabis markets. Dr. Ao serves as an active board member of the International Society of Cannabis Pharmacists and is the clinical course director for the Society of Cannabis Clinicians’ pharmacist education curriculum.

 

Education

  • Doctor of Pharmacy, Rutgers University

Certifications

  • HempStaff Dispensary Training Certification

Lauren Delande, PharmD

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Dr. Lauren Delande has worked as a Cannabis Pharmacist & Manager for Acreage Holdings' Botanist Dispensaries, and as a Community Pharmacist in Cleveland, Ohio.

Dr. Delande presented Continuing Education on medical marijuana for the Ohio Pharmacist’s Association. She is also a member of the International Society of Cannabis Pharmacists (ISCPh). Her clinical focus shifted to cannabis therapy after developing a personal interest in alternative medicine.

Dr. Delande is the founder of The NaturalRx, specializing in Neuro-Emotional Technique (NET), and currently advises on dispensary application submission for the Ohio cannabis market.

 

Education

  • Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Findlay

Certifications

  • Certified Neuro-Emotional Technique Practitioner, NET MindBody

John Ertle, PhD

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John Ertle is currently completing his PhD in Horticulture and Crop Science from Ohio State University. His research has been funded by USDA grants across multiple institutions; with a primary focus on controlled environment (greenhouse and indoor farm) plant production and optimization. 

 
John has been awarded teaching assignments, co-authored scientific publications, and presented on a variety of horticultural topics. He is now training under Dr. Chieri Kubota, a world-leader in controlled environment grow science.
 
John provides consulting services to cannabis growers by applying high-level cultivation principles and techniques to improve operations.
 

Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Horticulture and Crop Science, Ohio State University
  • Master of Science, Horticulture and Crop Science, Ohio State University
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, University of Akron

Publications

  • Transplant quality and growth of  grafted and non-grafted watermelon seedlings as affected by chilling during simulated long-distance transportation. Acta Horticulturae, (1302), 87–94.  
  • Effects of short-term chilling stress on seedling quality and post-transplanting growth of grafted and non-grafted watermelon. MS Thesis. The Ohio State University

A Letter From Our President

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What is MyMedicine?

Cannabis culture represents freedom. Freedom of expression, freedom of mind and body. Prevailing medical culture is regimented. Progress rests upon extensive peer-reviewed analysis. 

MyMedicine serves to bridge these two cultures. Despite different philosophies, both share dedication to the consumer. And when my own health condition progressed, cannabis proved helpful - not acting exclusionary to accepted remedies, rather complementary.

That is my story. 

Discovering the full therapeutic potential of cannabis components is gaining support, but until governing bodies and healthcare establishments wholly engage, a void will remain.

Flippant acceptance has become outdated. Great strides in modern medicine are achieved as a result of the scientific method. MyMedicine offers a new approach to cannabis care that stems from realizing benefits, alongside a systematic process by which those benefits are achieved. 

There are a number of individuals conducting high-level cannabis research. Unfortunately, conclusions drawn from their efforts are rarely implemented. The findings of thought-leaders should be applied in a consistent manner, followed by collecting detailed feedback. 

Day after day.  

Testimonials drove me to investigate cannabis. Shortly thereafter, skepticism  evolved into sincerest acceptance. The medicinal properties of the plant's components are truly unique; eliciting euphoria alongside relief, while generally safe. 

To those using cannabis-derived products: document experiences and ask questions. There is an abundance of underutilized information available. Do not sit idle as your therapy presses forward. Until science draws near, you are the driver.

Our data is a collection of your stories, and we look forward to listening.

Rony Sinharoy, President

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