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Kryskow, Dr. Pamela

Dr. Pamela Kryskow is a medical doctor and the medical lead of the Non Profit Roots To Thrive Psychedelic Assisted Therapy Programs that treat health care providers and first responders. Her work focuses on helping those with PTSD, depression, anxiety, addiction and end-of-life distress.

She is a founding board member of the Psychedelic Association of Canada and the medical chair of the Vancouver Island University Post Graduate Certificate in Psychedelic-assisted Therapy.
She is a clinical instructor at UBC and adjunct professor at VIU. Dr Kryskow is actively involved in research related to

  • psilocybin,
  • MDMA,
  • ketamine
  • front line health care workers' and first responders' mental wellness.

She is co-investigator on the largest microdosing study Microdose.me which is ongoing with 20,000+ enrolled participants.

Prior to studying medicine she was a City of Coquitlam Firefighter for eight years and provincial forestry firefighter for four seasons. In real life she loves hiking in the forest, ocean kayaking, growing kale and daydreaming in the hammock.

Her heritage includes Polish, Ukrainian, and German. She currently resides in the traditional unceded territory of the Klahoose First Nations.

Pronouns: She/her.