Harvesting Hope’s Medical Director, Dr. William D. Troutt, is a Naturopathic Medical Doctor who specializes in cannabis-based medicine and treatment. He was the first Medical Director of a state-licensed dispensary in Arizona, and currently serves as the Medical Director for six Arizona dispensaries.
Dr. Troutt’s knowledge of and experience with medical cannabis extends to a wide variety of topics, including its use for controlling seizure disorders. He has presented on the therapeutic effects of cannabis at an Adult Epilepsy Conference in Phoenix, the Arizona Epilepsy Foundation support groups at Banner Hospital and the Mayo Clinic, and at the Harvesting Hope pediatric epilepsy empowerment group. Dr. Troutt has also conducted primary research on the therapeutic effects of cannabis, most recently publishing a study in the Journal of Psychoactive Drugs on the characteristics and perceptions of medical cannabis patients in Arizona.