Join this webinar to learn more about how a skilled budtender can guide clients to identify the sensory signature of strains with known therapeutic properties. Professionally trained, they use the “organoleptic” signature of medicinal cannabis strains to help identify the cannabis product with specific medical applications.
Taught by Dr. Bhodi (Michael) Tims and John Courie.
Dr. Bhodi (Michael) Tims is Program Director of the Herbal Product Design and Cannabis Programs at Maryland University of Integrative Health. He has worked with herbal medicine as clinical herbalist, teacher, and researcher; collaborated with the FDA on herbal toxicity assessments; formulated products worldwide. His doctorate is in the chemical ecology of medicinal plants, and he completed an NIH/NIST postdoctoral research fellowship. His research interest explores how humans build resilience using adaptogens, trophorestoratives and endocannabinoid system effectors. Dr. Tims’ poetry manuscript, The Acoustic Property of Ancient People, was published by Finishing Line Press. He maintains an herbal research blog, https://www.bhoditims.com.
John Courie MS (He/Him) is clinical herbalist, instructor, and the internship coordinator for the Herbal Product Design MS and Cannabis Science Certificate programs at Maryland University of Integrative Health. As a computer programmer, John is interested in leveraging technology to promote wellness and provide meaningful clinical experiences over a distance model. John is passionate about creating innovative adult learning opportunities by facilitating a diverse and inclusive learning environment. His research interests involve the endocannabinoid system, hydroponic cultivation of medicinal plants, how technology can affect both the clinical interaction and the student experience.