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Jeff Chen, MD

Jeff Chen, MD

scientist, keynote speaker
  • Bio

    Jeff Chen, MD, is the founder and executive director of the UCLA Cannabis Research Initiative. He has spent the past four years working at the intersection of academia, industry, the nonprofit sector, and government to accelerate research into the health effects of cannabis. He graduated magna cum laude from Cornell University, where he studied biology, business, and music, and he is a graduate of the specialized dual-degree MD/MBA program at UCLA.