Dr. Uma Dhanabalan, M.D., MPH, FAAFP, MRO .
Advisory Board Member
Dr. Uma V.A. Dhanabalan, MD, MPH, FAAFP, MRO is a highly respected physician trained in Family Medicine and Occupational & Environmental Medicine. She is Board certified in Occupational Medicine, Medical Review Officer and Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians. She received her Medical Degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of Newark, New Jersey and her Master’s Degree in Public Health specializing in Occupational & Environmental Medicine from the Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts.
She received the Resident Research Award from the American College of Occupational & Environmental Medicine for her research project: “Occupational & Environmental Exposure to Lead in South India” She is a Clinical Instructor at Tufts University School of Medicine in the Department of Public.
Health and Family Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts, and an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health in the Department of Environmental; and Occupational Health Atlanta, Georgia.
Dr. Dhanabalan is the founder/CEO of Global Health & Hygiene Solutions, LLC in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Global Health and Hygiene Solutions mission is to promote wellness and prevent illness. The tools and lectures created are used in health screening and for education.
Dr. Dhanabalan maintains a commitment to family medicine and to the public health goal of prevention of occupational and environmental disease. She has developed a large patient base and close working relationships with labor unions, firefighters, employees and state and federal agencies.
Dr Dhanabalan, is actively involved with multiple originations with her passion to educate the public and patients to empower with them knowledge. She is a Cannabis Therapeutics Specialist, doing Medical Marijuana authorizations, her passion is in educating the public about cannabis and endocannabinoid system. She has an array of patients from age 18 to 96, with various medical conditions who are using medical marijuana for treatment of their illnesses. She is also a Certified in Cannabis Medicine. Dr Dhanabalan states “Cannabis is Not an Entrance drug, it is an Exit drug for pharmaceuticals and narcotics.”