Abraham Benavides, MD, Family Medicine, Seattle, WA

AbrahamBenavidesMD

Family Medicine Seattle, WA

Resident Family Physician

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Summary

  • Physician Advisor and Consultant; CBD and Cannabis Medical Writer and Reviewer; Founder, Cannabis as Medicine Interest Group

Education & Training

  • Swedish Medical CenterResidency, Family Medicine, 2020 - 2023
  • George Washington University School of MedicineClass of 2019, MD
  • Boston UniversityBA, Biology Major, Business Management and Administration Minor, Magna Cum Laude, 2010 - 2014

Certifications & Licensure

  • WA State Medical License
    WA State Medical License 2020 - 2021
  • CO State Medical License
    CO State Medical License 2019 - 2022

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • 4-Year Full Tuition Merit Scholarship Admissions Committee of the George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences, 2015-2019

Publications & Presentations

Journal Articles

  • Medical students are unprepared to counsel patients about medical cannabis and want to learn more  
    Benavides, A., Gregorio, N., Gupta, P., Kogan, M., Complementary Therapies in Medicine, 1/2020

Authored Content

  • What are the Health Benefits of CBD | What It Can & Can't DoJuly 2020
  • Is CBD Oil Safe? Drug Interactions & Side EffectsJune 2020
  • CBD Dosage Guide | Five things to Watch Out For | 2020 GuideJune 2020
  • What Does CBD Feel Like?May 2020
  • What is CBD? Overview, Definition, Effects, and TypesApril 2020
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Press Mentions

  • The Entourage Effect and Cannabis Terpenes by Ahmed Mir
    The Entourage Effect and Cannabis Terpenes by Ahmed MirApril 27th, 2020
  • Balance: A Focus on Public Health and Personal Wellness
    Balance: A Focus on Public Health and Personal WellnessApril 18th, 2020
  • Making Sense of New Research: Some of the Short-Term and Long-Term Effects of Cannabis
    Making Sense of New Research: Some of the Short-Term and Long-Term Effects of Cannabis April 18th, 2020

Professional Memberships

  • AAFP
    Member

Other Languages

  • Spanish

Industry Relationships

  • Medical Advisor and Reviewer, VerihealProvide expert medical and literature review, consulting, and content advising on the topic of medical cannabis for premier cannabis EMR platformDisclosure: Compensated consultant2021 - Present
  • CBD and Cannabis Medical Reviewer, American Medical Marijuana Association (AMMA)Disclosure: Compensated consultant2020 - Present
  • CBD Science and Medical Writer, Bloom & OilDisclosure: Compensated consultant2020 - Present
  • Scientific Advisor and CBD Expert Editor, Nature & BloomDisclosure: Compensated consultant2019 - Present
  • Medical Reviewer and CBD Expert, DailyCBDDisclosure: Compensated consultant2019 - Present