Episode 5 – Opioids and Cannabinoids with Dr. Tricia Smith

Welcome back to Why Science! In this episode Dr. Tricia Smith, a researcher and biology instructor at VCU, discusses her work with opioids and cannabinoids and her undergraduate course focusing on drugs of abuse.

Why Science is a podcast about behavioral and emotional health research at Virginia Commonwealth University. During each episode we welcome a new guest from VCU to discuss their work ranging from substance use to stress, mindfulness to empathy and everything in between.

Why Science is produced in partnership with the National Institute for Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, the ALT Lab at VCU and WVCW Student Radio. Each episode is hosted, recorded and edited by COBE media specialist Craig Zirpolo.