Board of Advisors

MDherb is an example of the right people coming together at the right place and the right time with an important vision: CBD education and advocacy. Our board of advisors has a breadth of experience in medical practice, life sciences, research, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, cannabis thought leaders and patient care takers — as well as a world-class track record’s in building successful organizations.

MDherb Executive Team

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Richard T. Haines

Founder

Mr. Haines has 12 + years of marketing experience working in a director & consulting role. He is also a Crohn’s Patient & Cancer Survivor.
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Diego Salas

President

Mr. Salas has over 12 years of cannabis industry experience & is in charge of all corporate management and patient relations.
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Dr. Matt DiDuro

Chief Medical Liaison

Dr. DiDuro has over 20 years of Clinical experience, and currently runs several separate offices in Atlanta and Alpharetta, Georgia.
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Nigel Gower

Chief Technology Officer

With over 25+ years of technology experience, Mr. Gower oversees all app development, website & technology efforts of MDherb.
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Medical Community

Dr. Uma Dhanabalan , M.D., MPH, FAAFP, MRO

Advisory Board Member

Dr. Uma , is a highly respected physician trained in Family Medicine, Occupational & Environmental Medicine.
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Dr. Rachna Patel , D.O.

Advisory Board Member

Dr. Rachna Patel owns a clinic in Walnut Creek CA, in which they empower their patients with knowledge about using medical cannabis as medicine.
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Dr. Resean Hodge , M.D.

Advisory Board Member

Dr. Rasean Hodge is a family medicine doctor in Atlanta, GA and has been in practice for more than 13 years. Read more…

Dr. Michele N. Ross PhD

Advisory Board Member

Michele N. Ross, PhD holds a Doctorate in Neuroscience from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and has researched addiction, mental health, and psychopharmacology for over 10 years. She suffers from several chronic illnesses, including fibromyalgia, and finds cannabis as a form a relief.
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Caregivers / Patients

Jason Cranford

Advisory Board Member

Mr. Cranford is the Founder of the Flowering H.O.P.E. Foundation, a Health Care Associate for the Society for Cannabis Clinicians, as well as an expert Botanist that specializes in the organic cultivation of medical grade marijuana and the development of highly medicinal marijuana infused products.
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Sebastien Cotte

Advisory Board Member

Sebastien Cotte became actively involved in the field of medical marijuana in 2013 while seeking alternative treatments for his son Jagger’s, rare terminal Mitochondrial disease. With his wife Annett, they became medical refugees in Colorado to access cannabis oil for Jagger.
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Ashley Weber

Advisory Board Member

In 2002 Ashley became a quadriplegic, quickly utilizing cannabis to reduce her pain she learned how to grow & educate other patients about the benefits of Wholeplant, CBD’s, and medical cannabis. Serving as a Board member on CO NORML, Chapter Leader Parents 4 Pot in Colorado.
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David Garrison

Advisory Board Member

As a two-time cancer survivor (in 2010 he survived fourth stage colon cancer and in 2013 metastasized lung cancer) he has developed 2Lean on Me – an organization dedicated to patient advocacy and empowerment through counseling and resourcing via actionable information.
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Cannabis Thought Leaders

Bobby West

Bobby West

Advisory Board Member

Bobby West is a medical cannabis user and cannabis activist. After serving more than a decade in the US Armed Forces, he became a champion for all things cannabis related when faced with debilitating PTSD.
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