Dr. Jeffrey Wilson holds a Ph.D. in Toxicology from the prestigious Stanford University. His doctoral research focused on the effects of various drugs, particularly marijuana, on human performance and cognition. After his doctorate, Dr. Wilson completed a postdoctoral fellowship in Occupational Health at Harvard University, expanding his knowledge on workplace drug policies and their impact on the health and performance of workers.
Dr. Wilson began his career as a toxicologist at the National Institute of Health (NIH), where he contributed to several groundbreaking studies on drug use and its effects on job performance. He then transitioned to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), where he worked on creating effective drug policies for various workplaces.
Dr. Wilson’ expertise doesn’t stop at policy design; he has also developed numerous drug testing methods and protocols, making him a trusted advisor for many organizations dealing with drug-related issues in the workplace. His latest work involves research on marijuana detoxification, aiding individuals in transitioning back to a drug-free state.
Throughout his career, Dr. Wilson has combined his deep scientific understanding of drugs with the practical application of this knowledge in the workplace. As such, he is in a unique position to help those at the JETTCON understand the complexities of dealing with drug use, especially marijuana, within the employment and training ecosystem. His presentation will provide a much-needed perspective on how to navigate these issues while also ensuring the safety, health, and productivity of the workforce.