Presentations and Speeches

Marijuana and Opioids
Risks for the Unborn, the Born

Professor Madras focus on how cannabis smoking can affect the behavior and brains of children. Preclinical tests studies show that the use of cannabis before pregnancy may have adverse effects on future children. View material
Bertha K. Madras

Bertha Madras, Ph.D., Professor of Psychobiology, Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School (faculty since 1986) and Associate Director for Public Education in the Division on Addictions. She served as Deputy Director, Demand Reduction in the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), following unanimous Senate confirmation (2006-2008). She advocated for a public health a... More