Dr. Aseem Sappal is the provost and dean of the faculty for Oaksterdam University, as well as corporate CFOO and chief academic officer. His responsibilities include directing operations, developing faculty, financial management, international affairs, R&D, strategic growth and partnerships. He is a professor of business, science, civics and dispensary operations, representing Oaksterdam University internationally as a subject matter expert to local and state government agencies, health care professionals, business leaders, politicians and the media while promoting education and improving public awareness. Dr. Sappal holds a medical degree from India, serves on the Scientific Advisory Board of the Health Research Institute, which works with the Oregon Medical Marijuana Program, is on the board of the Public Education Program Fund and is an advisor for the Coalition for Cannabis Policy Reform (CCPR) and ReformCA.