Samoon Ahmad, MD
Samoon Ahmad, M.D. is Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at NYU Grossman School of Medicine and serves as Unit Chief of Bellevue Medical Center’s Inpatient Unit.
A practicing physician for over twenty-five years, Dr. Ahmad has dedicated his professional life to helping individuals find balance in their mental and physical well-being. He founded the Integrative Center for Wellness to execute his innovative vision of incorporating psychiatric treatments with nutritional therapies to emphasize wellness of both the body and the mind. He specializes in treating patients with depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, ADHD, stuttering and weight management issues.
Kevin Hill, MD
Kevin P. Hill, M.D., M.H.S., is an addiction psychiatrist and Director of the Division of Addiction Psychiatry at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Hill has conducted clinical research and written on a wide variety of topics including medical cannabis, cannabidiol (CBD), and addiction to alcohol, cannabis, and opioids.As a leading cannabis expert, he has spoken nationally and appeared often on radio and television on the topics of cannabis policy and treatment, offering a balanced, evidence-based stance on these issues.
The authors are to be congratulated on producing a book that will appeal to a large audience. Physicians of all specialties will find it particularly useful. Others in the medical field such as nurse practitioners and physician assistants will also find it of value. Even the lay person can find this book informative. Drs. Ahmad and Hill have written a book that is a complete and thorough guide to cannabis that is most timely and highly informative.
Menas S. Gregory Professor of Psychiatry at the New York University Grossman School of Medicine and NYU Langone Medical Center