Speaker Profile

Prof Lynda Balneaves

Associate Professor, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Canada.

Dr. Balneaves is an Associate Professor in the College of Nursing, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Manitoba. Previously, she has held academic positions at the University of Toronto and the University of British Columbia. Her research program has focused on the use of complementary therapies by individuals living with cancer and supporting informed treatment decisions. She also engages in health policy and access research related to medical and non-medical cannabis. Currently, Lynda is Deputy Director of the Canadian Consortium for the Investigations of Cannabinoids (CCIC) and a Past-President of the Society for Integrative Oncology (SIO).