Debbie is the Associate Director of Americans for Safe Access (ASA), a medical cannabis patient advocacy non-profit, and works in all aspects of the organization including education, policy, research, and consumer safety. She helps manage ASA’s Cannabis Care Certification (CCC) patient education program and works closely with the Patient Focused Certification (PFC) program, a training and certification program for the medical cannabis industry. She has served as a writer, editor, and reviewer on many ASA publications including the Cannabis and Cannabis Resin Critical Review Document, the State of the States Report, and the Medical Cannabis Access for Pain Treatment report. Her previous work experience was in the Behavioral and Public Health fields working on projects in tobacco regulation and substance abuse prevention and treatment. She holds a Master’s degree in Psychology.