University of Newcastle, Australia
Myfanwy is a current Fulbright scholar based at the University of Southern California and is conducting a multinational comparison of medicinal cannabis policy and patient outcomes. As a Research Associate with the Australian Centre for Cannabinoid Clinical and Research Excellence (ACRE), Myfanwy has led several medicinal cannabis research projects with a focus on clinician reported outcomes and collaboratively developed the NSW cannabis medicine prescribing guidance documents. Myfanwy was the principal specialist medicines information pharmacist of the New South Wales Cannabis Medicines Advisory Service (CMAS) that operated between 2018 and mid-2022, an innovative NSW Government-funded cannabis medicines advisory service for medical practitioners. Myfanwy’s ongoing engagement and collaborations with national and international researchers, stakeholders, regulatory bodies and policymakers supports the progression of knowledge about medicinal cannabis and the translation of research findings into clinical practice.