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Jim Wright, M.D., Ph.D., FRCPC

James (Jim) M. Wright obtained his MD from the University of Alberta in 1968, hisFRCP(C) in Internal Medicine in 1975 and his Ph.D. in Pharmacology from McGill University in 1976. He is a practicing specialist in Internal Medicine and Clinical Pharmacology. He was Professor in the Departments of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics and Medicine, University of BC, Vancouver, BC, between 1977 and 2019. Since 2020 he is Professor Emeritus. He was the Co-Managing Director of the Therapeutics Initiative and Editor-in-Chief of the Therapeutics Letter from 1994 to 2019. He is currently the Coordinating Editor of the Cochrane Hypertension Review Group and Academic Editor for PLoSONE. Dr. Wright’s research focuses on issues related to appropriate use and safety of prescription drugs, Clinical Pharmacology, clinical trials, systematic review, meta-analysis and knowledge translation.

Mikhaila Peterson Podcast #83: The Dangers of Psychiatric Medication
Mikhaila Peterson speaks with our own Dr. Jim Wright, who serves on our medical board, and Dr. David Cohen about ...
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Mikhaila Peterson Podcast #83: The Dangers of Psychiatric Medication

Mad in America Benzodiazepine Podcast
Dr. Jim Wright speaks about benzodiazepines with James Moore for a Mad in America Podcast. Dr. Wright talks about his ...
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Mad in America Benzodiazepine Podcast

Ex-benzodiazepine user relating to Peterson says withdrawal 'hell' needs awareness
In this Canadian Press article Camille Bains covers Jordan Peterson, the risks of benzodiazepines, slow tapering, the differences between physical ...
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Ex-benzodiazepine user relating to Peterson says withdrawal ‘hell’ needs awareness

Mikhaila Peterson Podcast #83: The Dangers of Psychiatric Medication
Mikhaila Peterson speaks with our own Dr. Jim Wright, who serves on our medical board, and Dr. David Cohen about ...
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Mikhaila Peterson Podcast #83: The Dangers of Psychiatric Medication

A Pharmacologist, A Filmmaker & An Advocate
Our very own Dr. Jim Wright and Nicole Lamberson, PA speak with Medicating Normal filmmaker Lynn Cunningham and film subject ...
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A Pharmacologist, A Filmmaker & An Advocate

"Medicating Normal" Post Screening Community Discussion 2020
We hosted a screening of the documentary Medicating Normal. After the documentary we held a community discussion panel focused on withdrawal harms ...
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“Medicating Normal” Post Screening Community Discussion 2020

Mad in America Benzodiazepine Podcast
Dr. Jim Wright speaks about benzodiazepines with James Moore for a Mad in America Podcast. Dr. Wright talks about his ...
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Mad in America Benzodiazepine Podcast

 

Response to Balancing the Risks and Benefits of Benzodiazepines
Dr. Mark Horowitz, along with BIC's Dr. Jim Wright and Dr. David Taylor published a response to a January 8, ...
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Response to Balancing the Risks and Benefits of Benzodiazepines

 

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