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Chad Johnson,PhD

Dr. Johnson is an Instructor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Co-Director of the Medical Cannabis Science and Therapeutics (MCST) program at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy. Dr. Johnson received his PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences (focus: Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacology) from the University of Maryland, Baltimore School of Pharmacy in 2019. His research focuses on two primary areas: the design and synthesis of novel, fast-acting antidepressants targeting the muscarinic receptors (mAChRs) and novel opioid analgesics with reduced tolerance, dependence, and reinforcement.