Dr. Evan Wood, MD, PhD
Dr. Evan Wood has published over 650 peer-reviewed scientific articles and made major contributions to the establishment of innovative policy and therapeutic programs. Early in his career, Dr. Wood’s research contributed to revision of international guidelines for the treatment and prevention of HIV infection among persons who use drugs. Subsequently, he led efforts that have contributed to the regulation of adult cannabis use in Canada, the establishment of supervised injecting facilities as a standard of care for overdose prevention in Canada, and clinical therapeutic guidelines for a range of substance use disorders. Dr. Wood developed one of North America’s largest addiction medicine education programs and has been a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair and Professor of Medicine.