Prof Thomas Hale

Pharmacology of marijuana and its transfer into human milk

Tom Hale

Thomas Hale is Professor of Paediatrics and Assistant Dean of Research at Texas Tech University School of Medicine. He is also founder and Executive Director of the Infant Risk Centre, a national research and call centre advising pregnant and breastfeeding mothers on medication safety. He holds a Ph.D. in Pharmacology and Toxicology and is widely experienced in Paediatric and Breastfeeding Clinical Pharmacology.

A renowned expert in the field of perinatal pharmacology, Prof. Hale lectures extensively around the world on the pharmacology of lactation. He has authored several books, including the world’s best-selling drug reference manual: Medications and Mothers’ Milk. His other books include Textbook of Human Lactation; Clinical Therapy in Breastfeeding Women; and Drug Therapy and Breastfeeding.