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Upcoming Lectures:

April 22nd - Cannabis & Cancer presented by Sharsheret - The Jewish Breast and Ovarian Cancer Community (postponed due to COVID19)

April 24th & 25th - National Health and Wellness Summit (CANCELED due to COVID19)

March 7th - Modern Well-Being  presented by Local Mercato

March 11th: The Gross Anatomy Podcast with Dr. Jason Cohen  - 

Cannabis Peri-operative Guideline Contributor with Toronto University : In review Jan 2019 

Amazon Prime 30 min documentary on Dr. Sherry Yafai: 

Feb 1st @ Metabolic Health Summit: 

January 16th : St John's Alumni Physician Lunch and Learn at the Riviera Country Club 

December 6, 2019:  Key Note Speaker for CBD West Expo 9:15 am in San Diego: 

November 7th: Speaker for Church of St. Matthews in Pacific Palisades 

November 2nd 2019: Speaker for Pacific Neuroscience Institute Annual Symposium 

October 5th: Seminar for Clinicians 1st Annual Train the Trainers Seminar with 3.0 CME credits

September 2019: The Doctors Show  

August 2019: Danny Brown Podcast -  

August 2019: Parkinson's Support Group at St John's Pacific Movement Disorder Clinic - discussion and education lecture

Recurring Column: Emergency Medicine News  "The Case for Cannabis"

- September 2019: "The A to Z of Cannabis" - 

- August 2019:  "Stop Rolling Your Eyes and Go the Extra Mile for Cannabis Patients" -,_and.1.aspx 

- July 2019: "Don't Dismiss Patients Who Use Cannabis" -

July 2019: Joe Lemon Podcast - 

July 2019: Participant in the National Advisory Council for the UC San Diego Center for Medicinal Cannabis Research 

July 2019: LA County Public Health publishes their research on Cannabis Dispensaries - Dr Yafai is a key informant in this paper. 

July 27th Interview: How to Find  a Reliable Dispensary- 

May 30th:  Question and Answer Session with Sweet Flower in Culver City. 

May 30th Interview: GOOP: "A Physician on How to Use Cannabis Effectively"- 

May 28th Interview: "CBD in Battling Opioid Addiction" - 

May 8th: Think Pink! From the Irene Dunne Guild Foundation at the Bel Air Bay Club. Lecture Topic 50 Shades of Green. 

May 2nd Interview:  Question and Answer with GOOP: "How to Use Cannabis Effectively" - 

April 13th: Pain Specialists Medical Conference Lecture: Santa Clara

March 22nd: American Pharmacists Association Lecture; Seattle, Washington

March 1-2: Society of Cannabis Clinicians Annual Board Meeting and Quarterly Membership Lecture.  

February 27th: Temple Isaiah at 7:30  - thank you to the Isaiah Congregation for such a warm welcome!

February 7th: Sweet Flower Lecture

Jan 30th: London, England-CBD International Conference, Steering Committee


November 29: Weed Week Podcast -

November 6th Interview: Terpenes and Testing -

November 3rd: Presenter at  Neurosurgery Symposium at Providence St John's Hospital with Pacific Neurosciences Institute. 

November 2nd: Podcast Hiking in Heels -

November 1st Interview: Culture Magazine: "Cannabis as an Alternative to Abstinence-Centric Rehab Programs"-

October 25th Interv iew: quoted in the Daily Bruin

October 22nd: CannMed @UCLA poster presenter on Cannabis and Recovery 

October 5th: One Radio podcast talking about work with High Sobriety - 

October 4th: Lecture at St. Joseph's Hospital in Burbank California on Cannabis and Cancer- 

September 26th: Lecture at Belmont Village - Retirement Home

Interview on Ed Beagly Jr. Innovations on Fox Business:

September 21st: Panel speaker on "Seniors and CBD @ CBD Expo West"

September 8th: Post Graduate Assembly for Providence St John's Breakout Session Speaker.

August 17th: Late Nite Cannabis - Dinner and Lecture at the Griffin Club

August 3rd: Lit Yoga - instructor training

July 20th: Clinicians: A Brave New World

June 21st: Podcast with Chris Berg:

June 8th: CMCR presentation on Cannabis at UCSD

June 4th: Recovery X Interview:

May 5th: Cannabis 4 the Cause event held at SDSU. 

Interview with the News Good Morning San Diego:

April 26th: Tinfoil Hat Podcast Interview:

April 20th:  Medical Board of California presents the new pathway for peripheral neuropathy. Presented by Dr. Igor Grant

April 20th:  Dr. Yafai is on UTSan Diego radio talking about her upcoming conference on May 5th, 2018 at SDSU for Cancer4 the Cure.