Erin C Berthold is a fourth-year graduate student in the Department of Pharmaceutics under the mentorship of Dr. Abhisheak Sharma. She is investigating interaction potential between mitragynine and cannabidiol, two compounds with potential to aid in substance use disorders. She is passionate about developing creative and alternative options for individuals suffering from opioid use disorder.
Erin earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago in May 2011. After graduation she worked in manufacturing, quality control, engineering, and quality assurance across regulated industry including pharmaceutical, medical device, and dietary supplement.