Cannabis Use in Pregnancy: Research from Policy to Practice Webinar - February 6, 2024

This topic based webinar, features Dr. Kelly Young-Wolff , PhD, MPH, presenting on "Cannabis Use in Pregnancy: Research from Policy to Practice".

Dr. Young-Wolff, PhD, MPH, is a licensed clinical psychologist and research scientist at the Kaiser Permanente Northern California Division of Research. She is also an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco; Consulting Assistant Professor at the Stanford University School of Medicine; and Professor, Kaiser Permanente Bernard J. Tyson School of Medicine.

Dr. Young-Wolff’s research focuses on substance use, focusing specifically on cannabis use among pregnant persons and on the impact of changes in local, state, and national policy. Her research interests also include investigating how stress and trauma, genetic factors, and health-related policies shape disparities in the onset and course of drug and alcohol abuse, tobacco use, and psychiatric disorders. She is also interested in conducting research to inform the development of effective behavioral interventions for complex patients with multiple co-occurring psychiatric and addictive disorders.

Topics for this this webinar include:

  • Trends in prenatal cannabis use, why women use cannabis
  • The role of policy
  • The health risk associated with prenatal cannabis use.

You can access the webinar slides here

You can access the webinar recording here.