Chad Johnson, PhD


Co-Director, MS in Medical Cannabis Science and Therapeutics

Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences

School Affiliation

School of Pharmacy


  • Medical Cannabis
  • Drug Addiction


Dr. Johnson received his PhD and completed his post-doctoral research in medicinal chemistry/pharmacology at the University of Maryland, Baltimore. His research interests include the synthesis of novel, fast-acting antidepressants targeting the muscarinic receptors (mAChRs) for major depressive disorder and opioid analgesics with reduced reinforcement for treatment of drug addiction. Dr. Johnson is the co-director of the MS in Medical Cannabis Science and Therapeutics program.

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This information was last updated January 9, 2024.