Dr. Benjamin Caplan, MD is Founder of CED Foundation and CED Clinic, and the Chief Medical Officer of solo* sciences. Dr. Caplan is a board-certified Doctor of Family Medicine.
After an early career in brain imaging research, he completed his medical degree at Tufts University School of Medicine and a Family Medicine residency at Boston University. In addition to a practice as a primary care and urgent care physician at some of Boston’s premiere hospitals, Dr. Caplan served as the Chief Medical Officer of Canna Care Docs, overseeing the medical cannabis care of over 250,000 patients and has supervised and mentored hundreds of physicians across the United States. Dr. Caplan has served as Principal Investigator for multiple pharmaceutical research studies, and has published in premier medical journals including the New England Journal of Medicine. Having monitored closely the therapeutic benefits of a living lab with over 12,000 active patients, Dr. Caplan champions the value of an evidence-based approach to bridging Western Medicine with the plant-therapy ecosystem. Through is work on enterprise boards, consulting for industry leadership, and speaking frequently at academic and investor conferences, internationally, Dr. Caplan has become an authority and pioneer within the community, and a catalyst for the industry.