Marijuana: Is it Really Safe?

Mental Health America of the HeartlandManoj Mittal, MD, MSc attended medical school at University College of Medical Sciences in Delhi, India, before moving to Kansas City to train in Neurology at the Kansas University Medical Center. He did subspecialty training in Neurocritical Care at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester and also did his masters in clinical research during this time. He joined the University of Kansas Medical Center as an Assistant Professor of Neurology in July 2013. He is board certified in Neurology and Neurocritical Care. He is the PI of various locally funded research projects. He is the site co-PI in various NIH funded studies (POINT, BFREAL). His research interest includes role of addiction in stroke, post-stroke complications, and neuro-epidemiology. He has published more than 35 manuscripts in various mainstream neurology journals. His research work has gained attention via various local and national media centers. He is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, and the Neurocritical Care Society. After attending this program, the participant will be able to:

  • Discuss the current status of Marijuana in United States.
  • Describe the potential benefits of Marijuana.
  • Recognize the relationship between Marijuana and Stroke.

Who Should Attend: This workshop will be of benefit to the community, healthcare workers and mental health professionals.

Continuing Education: Certificate of Attendance (1.5 CEU's).

Location: Children’s Campus of Kansas City, 444 Minnesota Ave Kansas City, KS 66101

Registration: Workshop is FREE. Pre-register only. Please contact Stacy Davis or visit "Events" at to obtain a registration form. If you have any questions and/or need translation or other accommodation, contact Stacy Davis, or call 913-281-2221, ext. 112. Please register by October 8, 2016.

Sponsored by: Mental Health America of the Heartland