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Dr. Rachna Patel is a world-recognized expert in the field of Cannabinoid Medicine.  She's treated thousands of patients with CBD products since 2012. 

She completed her undergraduate studies at Northwestern University (IL) & earned her medical degree from Touro University (CA).

After spending years training as an emergency medicine doctor and working with patients to help alleviate pain, Dr. Patel ventured into the field of Medical Cannabis in 2012. 

In 2014, she started her own practice so that she could offer people care they otherwise wouldn’t have access to. Dr. Patel has had incredible success in helping her patients relieve their symptoms, transform their health & live a better quality of life with CBD products. In fact, so much so, that she's now formulating and 

Dr. Rachna Patel

Chief Medical Officer

vetting her own line of CBD products, as well as educating other medical professionals on how to counsel their patients on the use of CBD products. 

CBD School is excited to have Dr. Patel as our Chief Medical Officer. She oversees all content creation and the medical team that reviews CBD School's articles. 

Contributing team

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Jen Keehn


Jen Keehn is a writer and yoga/meditation teacher focused on inspiring others to live their best lives. As a life-long proponent for legal medical and recreational cannabis access, her primary writing focus has been in the CBD/cannabis space for over five years. 

Toby Thompson


Toby Thompson's writing and artwork have appeared in a few journals and magazines around the United States, and a large collection of his creative work, both visual and literary, can be found on his website.

A long time believer in the power of CBD, Toby especially loves using it for pain relief after long runs and hikes, as well as in the treatment of his stress and depression. 

Saira Zulfiqar

Saira Zulfiqar


Saira Zulfiqar is a pharmacist with over 15 years of experience. She is a drug, CBD, and rehab expert. She is also a Medical/Scientific Writer who produces top-notch content (reviews, articles, blogs) for biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies.

In her free time, Saira likes to read, watch wildlife documentaries and go on long silent walks in the woods. 

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Marion Law


Marion is a writer, content creator, and artist currently living in Toronto Canada area. Her main focus is on educating readers about medical cannabis and hemp CBD as well as natural healthcare practices and herbal home remedies.

michel moninger

Michel moninger


Michel Moninger is a writer and an Occupational Therapy provider in the state of Florida. Focusing on health and pain management, Michel has seen firsthand how CBD can help people get back into their normal routine after anything from car accidents to strokes to joint replacements.

Working in hospitals, nursing homes, sports clinics, and more, Michel has a wide variety of experience to draw from and loves researching new and exciting treatments to help!

emily ainslie

Emily Ainslie


Emily Ainslie is a research scientist and medical writer who is fascinated by everything she doesn't understand. Based in Los Angeles, she spends most of her time stuck in traffic but also enjoys hiking, days at the beach, and working in her garden.

Emily believes in CBD's healing power and is excited to see it becoming a mainstream medical treatment option.


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