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Welcome to the world wide web page of Tod H. Mikuriya, M.D.


Biographical Information

Curriculum Vitae(pdf file)

Publications List (pdf file)

Also available is a photo retrospective of Dr. Mikuriya's life thus far.

Biographical Data

A graduate of Reed College, Portland, Oregon and Temple University Medical School, Philadelphia, he served a rotating internship at Southern Pacific General Hospital, San Francisco. He specialized in psychiatry at the Oregon State Hospital in Salem and completed his training at Mendocino State Hospital. His status is "eligible" by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He is certified in biofeedback by the American Association of Biofeedback Clinicians.

In private medical psychiatric consultative practice in Berkeley and the east bay, he was an attending psychiatrist at Gladman Hospital from 1970 until 1991. Chair 1993-94 of the Department of Psychiatry, Eden Medical Center, Castro Valley, and attending psychiatrist at Laurel Grove, Vencor, Alameda County Medical Center, and San Leandro Hospitals until 2000. He is on the staff at Kindred Hospital San Leandro.

Mikuriya was Director of the Drug Abuse Treatment Center at the New Jersey Neuropsychiatric Institute, Skillman, NJ before appointment

as director of non-classified marijuana research for the National Institute of Mental Health Center for Narcotics and Drug Abuse Studies.

A planner for Project Eden community drug abuse treatment program he set up the first methadone maintenance program in Alameda County.

Member of the California Medical Association, American Psychiatric Association (Life Member), American Society of Addiction Medicine, California Society of Addiction Medicine (certified Addiction Medicine Specialist and Medical Review Officer) and the Alameda-Contra Costa Medical Association, he served on the ACCMA Chemical Addictions Committee.

Member, Biofeedback Society of California

Member, Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy

Member, The International Society for the Study of Subtle Energies and Energy Medicine

Member, Mensa

Member, International Cannabinoid Research Society.

Member, International Association of Cannabis as Medicine

He is Medical Coordinator for California Cannabis Centers. Author: Oakland Buyers' Cooperative protocols

Member, Medical Marijuana Work Group, City of Oakland 8/96-

Member, Medical Marijuana Task Force, California Society for Addiction Medicine and California Medical Association 4/20/97-

Member, Advisory Board: Journal of Cannabis Therapeutics 2000-

President, California Cannabis Research Medical Group 1999 -

Mikuriya is the editor and publisher of Marijuana Medical Papers 1839-1972 and numerous papers on therapeutic cannabis and drug control policy. The most recent: Medicinal Uses of Cannabis at a Buyers' Club: A Pilot Study 12/94, Internet 2/96. He is the editor and publisher of Indian Hemp Drugs Report Centennial Volume I. Policy, Social and Religious Customs Last Gasp Press, San Francisco 1994. Mikuriya is a coauthor of Marijuana Medical Handbook; A Guide to Therapeutic Use Ed Rosenthal, Tod Mikuriya, M.D., and Dale Gieringer Quick American Archives, Oakland 1997.

4-21-02