Medical Cannabis in an Acquired Brain Injury: knowns and unknowns
Medical Cannabis in an Acquired Brain Injury: knowns and unknowns:
We will discuss the hope and hype for medical cannabis in treating patients with a brain injury, including potential benefits and risks, clinical approach, and the role of the Texas Compassionate Use Program.
About Dr. Karen Keough, MD:
Dr. Keough trained as a Child Neurologist at Duke University in 2000, and moved to Austin in 2006. She initiated the child neurology residency program in 2012, now affiliated with Dell Medical School at the University of Texas, Austin and also founded the Tuberous Sclerosis Center in Austin.
She currently serves on Board of the Directors for the Texas Neurology Society, and the Neurology Child Examination Committee for the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and , In 2017, Dr. Keough was named Chief Medical Officer for Compassionate Cultivation, an Austin, Texas-based company licensed by the state to grow, process, and dispense medical cannabis.