Daniel Vigil, MD, MPH

Project Manager, Marijuana Health Monitoring and Research Program

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment

Denver, CO

Dr. Vigil is a Preventive Medicine Physician working at the Colorado Department of Public Health leading the Marijuana Health Monitoring and Research Program.

The Marijuana Health Monitoring and Research Program:

  • Monitors marijuana use patterns and potential health impacts in Colorado, using state and national surveys, hospitalization and emergency department data, and poison center data. Use patterns: https://www.colorado.gov/cdphe/monitoring-trends-marijuana-use Health impacts: https://www.colorado.gov/cdphe/monitoring-marijuana-related-health-effects
  • Evaluates existing and emerging scientific evidence on the health effects of marijuana use, and publishes summaries. Evidence review: https://www.colorado.gov/cdphe/scientific-literature-review-marijuana-related-health-effects
  • Administers two marijuana research grants, with priorities based on research gaps identified during evidence reviews.

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