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Julia Bramante, Colorado Department of Public Health

Julia Bramante serves as the Cannabis Reference Laboratory Manager at the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, in which the lab’s primary focus is conducting in depth method development and validation studies for application to reference methods. Additionally, Julia is a board member of the AOAC Official Methods Board, Chair of the AOAC CASP Microbial Contaminants Working Group, Chair of the AOAC CASP Microbial Contaminants Expert Review Panel, serves on the AOAC CASP Cannabinoids and Chemical Contaminants Expert Review Panels, and is an active member of the Colorado Marijauna Science and Policy Working Group. She also serves as Chair of the Cannabis Chemistry Subdivision of the Division of Chemical Health and Safety of the American Chemical Society.

Lori Dodson, Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission, CANNRA

Lori Dodson currently serves as a senior advisor for the Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission and Co- Chair for the CANNRA Lab Testing and Product Safety subcommittee . During her public service in the cannabis space, Lori has been actively involved in developing policy, regulations and best practices for the medical cannabis industry, as well as working to pioneer standardized testing criteria for cannabis laboratories across the country. Prior to her work in cannabis, Lori was a Program Coordinator for the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene-Office of Health Care Quality where she was responsible for regulating and inspecting forensic and clinical laboratories in Maryland. Ms. Dodson has a Masters of Science in Biomedical Research from the University of Maryland-Baltimore and a Bachelors of Science in Medical Technology from Wichita State University. Lori is married with two very active children and two dogs, and loves competing in endurance sports.

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