Joseph Rosado, M.D., MBA
- Medical Director, Coastal Wellness Centers, DeLand, FL
- Advisory Board Member, Cannabidiol Life
After spending several years in central Florida working as an orderly, then an EMT/Paramedic and Heart Cath Lab technician, Dr. Rosado realized his passion for the medical profession. He started chiropractic school at Life College in Marietta, GA where he graduated cum laude with a BS degree in Clinical Nutrition and a doctor of chiropractic degree. After practicing for several years, he went on to Universidad Central del Este, in San Pedro de Macoris where in 2001 he graduated summa cum laude with his medical degree. In 2005 he completed his MBA in Health Care Management from University of Phoenix, and graduated magna cum laude. In 2018 he became a Diplomate of the American Academy of Cannabinoid Medicine. Since completing his medical training, he has worked as a physician, clinic and hospital director, director of the communicable disease division/epidemiology and immunization departments. Presently, Dr. Rosado is the Medical Director of a medical cannabis clinic in Ormond Beach, FL, the president and CEO of International Medical Consultants, the chief medical officer for Minorities 4 Medical Marijuana and International Cannabis Solutions USA.
As an advocate, he was and is on the bureau of speakers for political campaigns and medical cannabis dispensaries/licensed producers. As a clinician he has worked with toddlers, children, adolescents, adults and geriatric patients for the recommendation of and management with medical cannabis. As a speaker/educator, he’s spoken throughout the United States and Canada, Mexico, Colombia, Costa Rica, Thailand and Italy and been interviewed by ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, Univision, Telemundo and NPR local affiliates, Caracol Miami and Medellin and Leafly.com. And as an author he has published multiple articles in refereed medical journals, written the bestselling book “Hope and Healing – A Case for Medical Cannabis” and been quoted in Rolling Stone magazine.