Meet Our WeedMD Team: Dr. Luc Duchesne, Chief Scientific Officer

Dr. Luc Duchesne is WeedMD’s Chief Scientific Officer. In addition to holding a PhD in Plant Biochemistry, an M.Sc. in Forest Pathology/Forest Sciences, and a B.Sc. in Forest Ecology/Forest Engineering, Dr. Duchesne has authored 85 peer-reviewed scientific publications.

“We have a huge responsibility to our clients. Growing medical cannabis to meet the requirements of Health Canada and the needs of our clients is a daily challenge. But we are proud to be at the forefront of our industry.”

Dr. Duchesne shares with WeedMD his 30 years’ experience in the issues associated with the production and commercialization of natural products, as well has his unique understanding of regulatory compliance, experimental research, and production.

Dr. Duchesne has taught as an adjunct professor in 8 universities and has acted on the editorial boards of scientific journals and has received multiple science and business awards including the 5NR Award for Leaders in Sustainability. He is also a Founding Director of Autism Canada Foundation.