Dr Yewande Okuleye

Yewande Okuleye is an interdisciplinary scholar in biochemistry and history of medicine. Having worked as a chemist for The Body Shop, she has focused on framing scientific, cultural and social meanings of ‘natural’ with the lay public as well as scientific and well-being sectors. Her PhD thesis- reclaiming Cannabis Medicine: Medical and Well Being Narratives in the UK, investigated how different stakeholders negotiated the barriers and opportunities to develop cannabis medicine. Yewande is a recipient of the Economic and Social Research Council (ERSC) Impact Accelerator, Fellowship to develop a citizen science participatory project, which examines the broader applications of cannabis hemp in agriculture and health.

Yewande is a member of the International Association for Cannabinoid Medicines (IACM), the Educational Advisory Committee and lecturer at the Masterclass Medicinal Cannabis, Yewande has delivered workshops and lectures internationally.

Yewande Okuleye is an interdisciplinary scholar in biochemistry and history of medicine. Having worked as a chemist for The Body Shop, she has focused on framing scientific, cultural and social meanings of ‘natural’ with the lay public as well as scientific and well-being sectors. Her PhD thesis- reclaiming Cannabis Medicine: Medical and Well Being Narratives in the UK, investigated how different stakeholders negotiated the barriers and opportunities to develop cannabis medicine. Yewande is a recipient of the Economic and Social Research Council (ERSC) Impact Accelerator, Fellowship to develop a citizen science participatory project, which examines the broader applications of cannabis hemp in agriculture and health.

Yewande is a member of the International Association for Cannabinoid Medicines (IACM), the Educational Advisory Committee and lecturer at the Masterclass Medicinal Cannabis, Yewande has delivered workshops and lectures internationally.

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