Our Chief Medical Officer
Manisha Singal is on the forefront of the cannabis movement. She is currently leading the effort to create one of the country’s first hospital-based pain management centers using CBD/THC. She is certified to prescribe medical cannabis in Washington, D.C., and is a member of Americans for Safe Access, Women’s Grow, and the International Cannabinoid Research Society (ICRS).
Born in India, Manisha immigrated to the US as a child. Her family settled in Pittsburgh, where she excelled at school, eventually attending the University of Pennsylvania. After graduating with honors, she attended the George Washington University School of Medicine, earning her MD and heading several research projects. She completed her residency at Georgetown University. After working as a medical director of a critical care center in Washington, D.C., she accepted the position of Chief Medical Officer at Specialty Hospitals of Washington, D.C. in 2005. Ten years later, she moved to the same role at Bridgepoint Hospital where she continues to practice.
Manisha currently splits her time between Washington, D.C. and Miami Beach, Florida. As Chief Medical Officer for Aethera, she applies personal and professional insight into formula development. She is currently writing a book about CBD to demystify its benefits for personal use and skin care.