Dr. Michele Ross

Research Director, Decriminalize California

Dr. Michele Ross has been active in psychedelic research and drug policy reform for over a decade. She holds a PhD in Neuroscience and an MBA, and has sat on the advisory board of companies in the tech, cannabis, mushrooms, and wellness industries.

 Dr. Ross believes in increasing access to psilocybin mushrooms, cannabis, and other natural substances to tool to heal trauma and help release emotional and physical pain. She is currently the Research Director at Decriminalize California and a co-founder at Decriminalize Denver. Dr. Ross is also the founder of Infused Health, an online platform for mental health education and health coaching. Fun fact: she was the first scientist to star on reality television, starring CBS’s Big Brother.