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Dr. Jeff G. Konin    

Director of the Doctor of Athletic Training Program at Florida International University; Founding Partner & Owner of The Rehberg Konin Group & PHD420, INC

Dr. Jeff Konin is one of the world’s leading International speakers on “all things cannabis”. He holds the title of Clinical Professor at Florida International University in Miami Florida, USA, where he leads the cannabinoid research initiatives. He is also the founder of PHD420, Inc, a non-for-profit organization that focus on cannabis research and education.

Dr. Konin is the editor of the 24 academic textbooks and has shared his expertise at professional presentations throughout the United States as well as in Australia, New Zealand, Italy, Norway, Romania, England, Netherlands, Spain, Germany, and Austria. He is a frequent invited speaker on the topic of cannabis including Medica Medicine & Sports Medicine in Dusseldorf, Germany, the United States Cannabis Conference & Expo in Miami, Florida, the Cannabis Science Conference in Portland, Oregon, and the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine in Chicago, Illinois.

Dr. Konin’s engaging stage presence is well suited for keynote addresses, company strategic planning around human resources and cannabis policy, sports teams and leagues education and policy, high school and university social and cultural discussions, and professional dev elopement courses for health care and medical providers. His deliveries are also effective when given virtually, in podcasts and webinars, and through all forms of social media.

Dr. Konin is a US-Based Nationally Certified Athletic Trainer and Licensed Physical Therapist. He is a member of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) Hall of Fame, and he holds the highest title of “Fellow” in the NATA as well as in the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). He has held membership in the Society of Cannabis Clinicians, American Cannabis Nurses Association, the American Medical Marijuana Physicians Association, and is a journal reviewer for Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research. Additionally, he is a Certified CBD Consultant, Certified Flavinoid Specialist, Accredited Terpene Specialist, Cannabinoid Extraction Certification, and a graduate of the Cannabis Professional Certificate Program.

Speech Topics


The ABC’s of CBD

Dr. Konin explains to audiences of all difference ages, backgrounds, and geographies everything you need to know about CBD and how it has taken on a life of its own. Learn what it is, what it is proposed to do, and the amazing stories people swear by while there remains a stigma about the 3 simple letters that are part of a natural plant.

2021 – Society & Cannabis

Have you wondered why there is sudden media frenzy surrounding the world’s fastest growing industry – cannabis? Why do countries, even states and provinces, differ on their legal views toward the legalization of cannabis? This enlightening presentation brings forth real world issues and the evolution of cannabis in society.

Marijuana: Fact, Fiction, and Fate

Marijuana is known around the world by so many names – Weed, Mary Jane, Ganja”. Despite centuries of existence, there remains a stigma surrounding the dangers of this plant. Is the stigma justified? This is THE presentation that you will want to here to separate fact versus fiction. Regardless of your existing beliefs and regardless of what you do for a living, you will walk away with a different perspective.

A Cannabis Friendly/Free Workplace

Are you a CEO, human resource officer, or manager of an organization that is trying to figure out how to balance the various laws and trends of the legalization of marijuana? If so, the fact-filled presentation will bring you into the 21st century of policy and procedures for regulatory appropriate and inviting work setting.

Sports & Marijuana

Is cannabis a sports performance enhancer? What triggers a positive drug test? What are the side effects? Why are professional sports, Olympic organizations, and college athletics changing their policies on cannabis? This is the all-telling most up-to-date presentation that lays it out clearly for athletes wanting to know about the benefits and risks of cannabis use.

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