Frank Ochberg Award for Media and Trauma Study
This award was given for the film on post-traumatic stress disorder in survivors of the October 2005 Earthquake in Kashmir and Pakistan.
Dr. Ahmad’s film and photography from a region of Kashmir in Pakistan devastated by war and an earthquake.
In the Media
November 2023 – Science Line, Can you take antidepressants with your other medications?
January 2023 – Creaky Joints, A Guide to Setting Boundaries if You’re a People-Pleaser
October 2022 – Creaky Joints, How Your Mental Health Can Affect Your Risk of Long COVID — and How to Maintain a Healthy Baseline
July 2022 – Drug Discovery and Development, Can the U.S. unify around psychedelics for mental health?
June 2022 – The Daily News, Health Professionals Need Post Covid Help
May 2022 – The Ferguson Library, Understanding Stress
May 2022 – WHIV, FM, Living Well in The Big Easy
January 2022 – AARP, Omicron is Adding Fuel to the Mental Health Crisis
August 2021 – Yahoo! Finance, The Cannabis-COVID Connection: What We Know and What We Don’t Know
August 2021 – Medscape, Obesity Leads to Depression via Social and Metabolic Factors
July 2021 – Bloomberg, Precision Pot Takes Aim at Unpredictable Highs
June 2021 – Thinking Outside the Bud, podcast
May 2021 – Medscape, ‘Calcium Imbalance’ Linked to Bipolar Severity
May 2021 – WebMD, Poll Shows Worsening Impact of COVID on Mental Health
May 2021 – Medscape, National Poll Shows ‘Concerning’ Impact of COVID on Americans’ Mental Health
April 2021 – MDEdge, Antipsychotics protective against COVID-19?
April 2021 – Webinar: Well RIght, Recognizing and Overcoming Pandemic Stress: What We’ve Learned One Year Later
April 2021 – Well Right, COVID – 19 and Mental Health
April 2021 – Medscape, Antipsychotics Protective Against COVID-19?
April 2021 – The Soul of Life, Marijuana: Facts and Fiction
April 2021 – MedPage Today, Beyond CBD, THC: ‘Minor’ Cannabinoids Flood Market
April 2021 – World at Large, Scientists and CEOs Expand Grey Markets of Cannabis to Break the FDA Stranglehold on the Medical Field
March 2021 – Tennessee Journalist, UT students’ pursuit of mindfulness amidst COVID-19 chaos
March 2021 – NY Branch NAACP Next Gen, New Lens to a Next Step: Legalization of Marijuana in NY State
February 2021 – Webinar: NY Branch NAACP NextGen presents, “Let’s Talk Marijuana Legalization”
February 2021 – Medscape, Women Increasingly Turn to CBD, With or Without Doc’s Blessing
January 2021 – High Society with Paxton Quigley, Why Don’t Doctors Understand Medical Marijuana?
January 2021 – Bedrocan, Comprehensive clinical handbook on medical cannabis
November 2020 – KevinMD podcast, COVID-related stressors and increasing instances of substance abuse
October 2020 – Cannabis Law Review, Discussion With Dr. Samoon Ahmad, Co-Author of Medical Marijuana: A Clinical Handbook
September 2020 – Edge of Cannabis Medicine podcast, A Clinical Handbook for Medical Cannabis
September 2020 – Concierge for Better Living podcast, Medical Marijuana: A Clinical Handbook
September 2020 – Green Market Report, Friday Book Club: Medical Marijuana: A Clinical Handbook
May 2020 – US News & World Report, Understanding the Link Between Insulin Resistance and Alzheimer’s Disease
May 2020 – Respada, Navigating the Stress of Success
February 2019 – Organic Authority, Why the Secret to Your Mental Health Is in Your Gut
February 2019 – CannabisMD, CBD for Anxiety: Is It Right for You?
February 2019 – CannabisMD, The Sports World Is Changing Its Mind About CBD and Cannabis
January 2019 – CannabisMD, CBD Can Affect Your Sleep, But Not In the Way You’d Think
December 2018 – Organic Authority, 10 Clinically Tested Supplements, and Remedies That Combat Anxiety Naturally
May 2018 – The Washington Post, “Suicide rates for black children twice that of white children, new data show”
July 2012 – HealthTap, “Introducing Dr. Samoon Ahmad, A Notable and Founding Medical Expert”
September 2001 – Columbia, The Journalism School, “Terror and Response”