Speaker Addresses Cannabis and Anxiety


Northern Michigan University alumnus Robert Torrence ('15 MS) will return to campus to give a presentation titled "Residual and acute effects of cannabis on emotional processing in anxiety disorders." His talk is scheduled from 4-5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28, in Jamrich 1100. It is open to the public. 

Torrence is a postdoctoral research fellow in the Department of Pharmacy Practice at Wayne State University His research is focused on using cannabis to help patients with PTSD during extinction learning and exposure therapy. After graduating from NMU with his master’s degree in 2015, he attended Colorado State University for his doctorate and studied the residual effects of cannabis use on anxiety related emotional processing.

The NMU Department of Psychological Science is hosting Torrence's presentation.

Prepared By

Kristi Evans
News Director

Categories: Alumni, Around NMU, Research