Elizabeth Dost, RN


Elizabeth Dost, RN

Board of Directors

Elizabeth G. Dost, RN, is a senior health care executive with more than 25 years-experience in the Boston market. She currently is a Senior Executive Healthcare Consultant in Medical Cannabis and has done so since 2012, making her the first nurse in Massachusetts to publicly advocate for the Humanitarian Use of Medical Marijuana.

Ms. Dost has donated lecture time to the Hospice and Palliative Care Federation of Massachusetts, having presented in 2017 and 2018 on “Cannabis and Hospice”.  Ms. Dost has participated on panels at NECANN in Boston two years, lectured for Patients Out of Time on HIPAA and Cannabis; and at Dartmouth Hitchcock Parkinson’s Conference on Cannabis and Parkinson’s Disease. She presented a full year on cannabis, the ECS and patient/nurse implications for the Massachusetts Nurses Association.  Additionally, Beth appears in the seven-episode docuseries, “The Sacred Plant”.  She has been a featured guest on national radio.

Beth is proud to serve as Clinical Director for the Massachusetts Patient Advocacy Alliance (MPAA) and has done so since 2014.  Beth participated in public policy creation.  She has testified on cannabis before the State of Massachusetts’ Department of Public Health, the Senate and House of Representatives of Massachusetts, to state representatives and senators, and via invitation to the Cannabis Control Commission both in public forum and by personal appointment.

Most notably, Elizabeth G. Dost RN, was awarded Ernst and Young, Entrepreneur of the Year in Healthcare, New England Region and is a member of their elite Alumni group. 

To learn more about Beth and why she became involved in cannabinoid medicine, read her member spotlight here.