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Ian Geithner

Research Assistant

Ian Geithner is a research assistant and co-facilitator for experimental sessions involving the administration of psychoactive substances.  Ian earned his bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry from Towson University and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in Clinical Psychological Science from the University of Maryland.  He is primarily interested in the therapeutic potential and clinical applications of various psychedelic substances, mindfulness practices, and altered/abnormal states of consciousness and their underlying neuropharmacological mechanisms.  Additionally, he has a particular interest in the application of psychedelics in the contexts of addictive disorders and the psychological suffering associated with severe and chronic medical illness.