Dr. Monica Vialpando

Cannabis Formulation and Product Development Strategies, Vialpando, LLC

Dr. Monica Vialpando is a pharmaceutical development scientist and founded Vialpando, LLC, a provider of innovation consulting for the cannabis industry. She is a visiting professor at Loyalist College, Canada and recipient of the ElSohly Award for Excellence in Cannabis Chemistry from the American Chemistry Society. She earned her Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the University of Leuven, Belgium. There, she published several papers on formulation of poorly water soluble drugs, including a granted patent. Beyond this, she brings seven years of pharmaceutical formulation experience with US and European-based companies and four years of vaping (nicotine). Her development portfolio includes immediate and modified release tablets, orodispersible tablets, dry powders and nebulized solution for inhalation, nicotine and cannabis vape products, topicals and beverages.