Biographical note

Sue Sisley, PhD

psychiatrist, researcher

  • Assistant Professor, Clinical Faculty – University of Arizona Collegeof Medicine, Tucson, Arizona
  • Arizona Telemedicine Program, Assistant Director of
  • Interprofessional Education, Phoenix, AZ
  • Principal Investigator, FDA-Approved Investigation of the
  • Safety and Efficacy of Medical Marijuana in Veterans with
  • Chronic, Treatment-Resistant PTSD

Dr. Sue Sisley MD is an Arizona-based physician practicing Internal Medicine and Psychiatry.

She works as Medical Director for medical cannabis license holders in 11 different states/territories from Hawaii to Puerto Rico to New York.

Sue serves as Site Principal Investigator for the only FDA-approved randomized controlled trial in the world examining safety/efficacy of whole plant marijuana in combat veterans with treatment-resistant post traumatic stress disorder PTSD.  Dr. Sisley is on faculty at Colorado State University PUEBLO campus, recruited for core planning team to organize the CSUP "ICR Institute of Cannabis Research" in Pueblo, Colorado. Dr. Sisley has been a Member of Nevada ILAC Medical Cannabis Commission for the past two years outlining regulations for laboratory testing including limits on pesticides, residual solvents and other guidelines that are currently being used as a model for other states medical cannabis laws. She also serves on the Steering Committee for Thomas Jefferson University Lambert Cannabis .

Lectures and workshops on our seminars

2015 The use of medical marijuana to treat patients with treatment-resistant Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Abstract
2015 The use of medical marijuana to treat patients with treatment-resistant Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) info
2017 Researching Medical Cannabis: Navigating Barriers To Efficacy Research Abstract
2017 Researching Medical Cannabis: Navigating Barriers To Efficacy Research Workshop