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Dr. Evan Wood, recognized leader in the field of substance use research and treatment, joins Numinus as Chief Medical Officer (BCCSU & PHC, Dr. Evan Wood)

Dr. Evan Wood, MD, PhD, ABIM, FASAM, FRCPC, ABAM Diplomat, is the Executive Director of the BC Centre on Substance Use based at St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver (Photo credit:

Wood will lead research partnerships and the design of the Numinus patient-focused model

VANCOUVER, May 21, 2020 /CNW/ – Numinus Wellness Inc. (“Numinus”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Evan Wood,MD, PhD, ABIM, FASAM, FRCPC, ABAM Diplomat as Chief Medical Officer with Numinus, effective immediately. Dr. Wood, who over a 20-year career has gained international recognition as a leading researcher into addiction, most recently as the Executive Director of the British Columbia Centre on Substance Use (BCCSU) — a leading research organization into the treatment of substance use and addiction.

“This is an exciting day for all of us at Numinus,” says Numinus CEO Payton Nyquvest. “Dr. Wood is a recognized leader in the area of addiction research and treatment and he will play a central role in advancing the Numinus mission to help people heal and be well.”

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