CEO, Doc's Place International
Dr. Stephen Barnhill is a medical doctor with 35 years’ experience as Chairman and CEO of numerous publicly traded and private companies specializing in laboratory medicine, biotechnology, and pharmaceuticals. He was an early pioneer in the use of artificial intelligence (machine learning) techniques in medicine, primarily in the field of cancer diagnostics. Dr. Barnhill is an inventor on more than 40 international patents on artificial intelligence and his patents were part of the Intellectual Property portfolio that won MDB Capital’s MICO Award for most disruptive IP portfolio out of 1,600 publicly traded companies. Some of Dr. Barnhill’s early AI patents were acquired by Johnson and Johnson.
As CEO, Dr. Barnhill has negotiated and executed Agreements with many companies including Pfizer, Abbott, and Quest Diagnostics and he has published many peer-reviewed papers. Since 2013, Dr. Barnhill has concentrated his efforts on many aspects of Cannabinoid Medicine. His company, Apollon, has won first place for best Indica flower from the International High Times Cannabis Cup, first place for best solvent medical cannabis oil from Jack Herer Cup, and first place for best Indica vape, best tincture and best whole plant CBD from Edibles Magazine. His Treatment Facility in Jamaica also won first place for ‘Best Medical Cannabis Wellness Resort’ in the world by Edibles Magazine.
Dr. Barnhill oversees a team of licensed medical doctors with medical cannabis expertise treating local and international patients in Jamaica where clinical trials are allowed under Apollon’s R&D License from the Cannabis License Authority with approval from the Ministry of Health.