Scientific Advisory Board

Dr. Dawn DeCunha

Dr. Dawn DeCunha is a clinical psychologist, with an active practice in Toronto called Psychology Works, whose testimonies have often been relied on as an expert witness in court related to traumatic injuries. Dr. DeCunha is a graduate of the post-graduate program in Psychedelic Research and Therapy, at the California Institute of Integral Studies. She is also fully trained by Compass Pathways as a psychedelic therapist and mentor. Her training in psychedelic research and therapy is recognized by Health Canada, the FDA as well as the European Medicines Agency and she has provided psychedelic assisted psychotherapy to a number of study volunteers. She is qualified to teach and train emerging psychedelic therapists.  Dr. DeCunha is currently the Lead Therapist for Phase 2 clinical trials investigating Treatment Resistant Depression and Psilocybin at CAMH in Toronto.

Dr. Shlomo Piontkowski

Dr. Piontkowski is an entrepreneur and board-certified orthopedic surgeon with over thirty years of experience running multiple businesses while practicing Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation with special interest in Arthroscopic knee surgery, Sport injuries prevention, post injury rehabilitation, human gait, body biomechanics and its effect on sport performance. Dr. Piontkowski holds 7 patents and multiple pending patents. Dr. Piontkowski has a personal interest in mental health, concussion memory loss and memory retention in athletics and non-athletics.

Bart Oates
Former NFL Athlete

Bart Steven Oates is the current President of the NFL Alumni Association and a former American football player in the National Football League for the New York Giants and San Francisco 49ers. He played center for the Giants from 1985 to 1993 and with the 49ers from 1994 to 1995. He is a 5-time NFL Pro Bowl player and a 3-time Super Bowl Champion. After football, he earned a Magna Cum Laude, Juris Doctorate from Seton Hall Law School.