Mallory Loflin, PhD
Dr. Loflin is a research scientist for Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System (VASDHCS) and an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry within the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) School of Medicine. Dr. Loflin’s entire research career has been dedicated to the study of cannabinoids, with the aim of informing both prevention efforts for problematic use and development of cannabinoid-based therapeutics. She is currently conducting as Principal Investigator (PI) the first VA-funded cannabinoid clinical trial, “Cannabidiol as an Adjunctive to Prolonged Exposure for the Treatment of PTSD,” as part of a Career Development Award (CDA-2) funded by VA Clinical Science Research & Development (CSR&D). Dr. Loflin is also a co-investigator and consultant on four other ongoing cannabis and cannabinoid research studies, and currently holds a DEA research registration for schedule 1 controlled substances at VA San Diego. She is currently engaged in training efforts for advanced specialization in private-public drug development as part of her CDA-2 award’s training plan.