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Meet the MDMA Project Team Josh Short

Mar 14, 2022

The Pearl Psychedelic Institute continues our Meet the MDMA Project Team series with Josh Short....

March 14, 2022

For Immediate Release 

Meet the MDMA Project Team: Josh Short

Dr Short is boarded in emergency medicine and integrative medicine with a focus in wilderness medicine and psychedelic therapies.

He attended medical school and residency at the University of Kentucky. He has worked as a medical marijuana doctor in Oregon and Ohio to decrease the use of narcotics in patients with chronic pain and worked with Ketamine for the treatment of depression.

He currently lives in Asheville, NC with his family and works in a nearby emergency room.


The Pearl Psychedelic Institute is a nonprofit that aims to bring psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy into mainstream practice through research, treatment, and training while reducing the barriers to patient access. 

The Pearl Psychedelic Institute has been designated as one of 10 sites in the United States that will be allowed to provide access to this investigational treatment. The Pearl Psychedelic Institute is the only clinic affiliated with this program currently operating in the Southeastern United States; and specifically strives to serve the rural areas of Western North Carolina.

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