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Patient educators at tru|med dispensary assist patients in finding the proper medical cannabis that best treats their conditions.
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Get to know the tru|team!


LAUREN-RN, BSN 2002-2006 Bachelor of Science in Nursing Arizona State University, Cum Laude Graduate Lauren was raised in Arizona and after graduating high school in the top 10% of her class, she attended Arizona State University where she studied nursing. After four years, she graduated Cum Laude with a nursing degree and soon after, received her nursing license for the state of Arizona. Lauren worked... READ MORE

Lauren RN, BSN


My name is Scott and I have been with Tru|Med since we opened in August of 2013. Helping and serving people has always been a passion of mine and having the opportunity to do that with cannabis is truly a blessing. When I am not at the dispensary, I enjoy spending time with my amazing wife of 13 years. We stay busy working on projects around the house, hanging out with friends and family and riding bikes around Tempe.


General Manager

I'm Luke and I have worked for Tru|Med for just over one year. I love sports, especially when watching them from the couch. I will never say NO to a dab of Lucid Dreams shatter (unless I am working of course). Then I will ask for a rain check. I hope you will visit Tru|Med and ask for me!


General Manager

My name is Larry. When I'm not being a ninja or gym rat, you can find me hiking the great outdoors with a nice hybrid. In the evening, I enjoy watching movies with the finest indica Tru|Med has to offer.


Assistant Manager

As you may know, my name is Nate. While away from Tru|Med, I do a lot of cooking and farming. I was in the kitchen scene 8 years before getting involved in the cannabis industry. I also volunteer at a farm up north in my spare time.


Assistant Manager

My name is Carly. I joined the Tru|Fam the end of 2015 and it's been a blessing in my life ever since. I've gotten to see the amazing things medical cannabis can do and I can't wait to see where this fields takes me. When I’m not at work, you can find me tending to my furry children - Riley, Charlie, and Ash.


Assistant Manager

Hello! My name is Seth and I’ve been with TruMed since July 2018. I take a lot of pride in my job because I genuinely enjoy helping people navigate their way through the evolving cannabis world, and I feel that TruMed is a leader in the space because of our wide selection of premium single-sourced products. Outside of work you might find me playing with my dog Melvin, skiing down a mountain, or drumming loudly enough for all my neighbors to hear!


Assistant Manager

My name is Shane and I first started at tru|med in December of 2015. Medical marijuana has been a big part of my life and I am very passionate about what we do. When I’m not helping patients I can be found watching baseball, skateboarding, or making ceramics.


Assistant Manager

My name is Kirstie and I have been working with Tru|Med since we opened in August of 2013. I really enjoy being a part of this growing industry and feel so fortunate that I got involved from the beginning. I enjoy helping patients with their overall well-being and hope to continue to put a smile on each patient’s face. In my free time, you’ll find me on the mountain snowboarding or at the lake hanging out with my friend, ‘King Louis’.


Patient Educator

My name is Jerad, AKA ‘J-Rad’ and I have been working for Tru|Med since August of 2014. Whenever I’m not working at the dispensary helping all of you beautiful patients, I enjoy expressing myself and expanding my mind through art, snowboarding, rock climbing, hiking and traveling to various music festivals.


Patient Educator

What's up guys?! My name is Matt and I started here at Tru|med October 2016. Recently relocated from the east coast, I've always been eager to work in the MMJ industry and be in a position to help patients find a product that can benefit their wellness & future.


Patient Educator

Hey there! My name is Ashley and I've been at Tru|Med since January 2017. Catch me rolling up some 'White Cookies' and 'Fruitcake' on my days off while I chill with my fur-babies, Jack and Bubbles. I'm very passionate about helping others and grateful for the opportunity to be able to do that on an everyday basis.


Patient Educator

I'm Brett and have been at TruMed since November 2017. Modern Cannabis has been a passion of mine my entire life. After constant research and experimentation around the valley, I have found TruMed to always be the leader who limitlessly pushes its boundaries in the field. I'm honored to be chosen to be apart of the TruTeam. Film production and outdoor adventure are two other activities I enjoy.


Patient Educator

Hey, my name is Jake and I've worked at TruMed since January 2018. I've been living in Phoenix my whole life and I've loved every minute of it. I love the outdoors and anything that involves them including hiking, fishing, boating, swimming, off-roading and anything else that involves being outside! I'm really excited to help spread knowledge and educate people on medical marijuana and the wonderful things it can do for you!


Patient Educator

My name is Brittany. I live in Phoenix with my partner and our fur babies, Chief and Peppermint. I am currently taking classes at Phoenix College and am studying both sustainability and women's rights. I am passionate about cannabis and enjoy sharing that knowledge and common interest with others.


Patient Educator

Hey y’all! My name is Katelan. I’m from Georgia! I graduated from Georgia Southern where I received my Bachelor of Science degree in fashion merchandising and business. I have a deep understanding and appreciation of the health benefits of cannabis and how it can work in many different aspects of life. Huge dog lover, love to see the fur babies.


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Hey guys! My name is Susy and I've working at TruMed since Feb 2018. I'm very passionate about helping others and proud to be working in this growing industry. I'm very bubbly and enthusiastic about life. When I'm not working at TruMed, you'll find me grooming dogs and staying busy.


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Hello! The name is Paul but my family and friends call me Pablo. I'm an Arizona native and proud of it 🙂 I like staying active for sure; going hiking on a nice day or play ball with the fam! Life is what you make it so make the best of it...Hope to see you soon!


Patient Educator

Hello! My name is Sonny! I’d say I’m a pretty upbeat/funny guy at times. I can’t contribute everything to cannabis but it definitely helps! Some of my favorite things about cannabis are the healing & calming effects it tends to have for me personally, especially when combined with CBD. I never need much, just enough to make myself feel comfortable in whatever situation I find myself in.


Patient Educator

What’s going on guys?! The name is Manny and I started at TruMed in June of 2019. I stay medicated and educated, always learning so I can spread the knowledge. Cultivating cannabis is my specialty! Stop by TruMed and let’s talk cannabis!


Patient Educator

My name is Eva and I am passionate about helping people live their best life ever through conscious cannabis choices tailored to meet their needs. I began working with AZ MMJ patients in 2012 and I truly believe cannabis can be a catalyst for positive change for individuals, as well as society. I am honored to have joined the TruMed team in June 2019 because we offer top quality medicine grown with care and presented to the public with compassion and education. In my free time, I enjoy gardening, exploring nature and seeing live music.


Patient Educator

My name is Diarra ``DMoney the host`` known for my welcoming personality and willingness to go above and beyond. I enjoy building positive relationships as well as guiding patients on proper cannabis care. I have distinctive knowledge in marijuana and effects and the ability to infuse foods with decarboxylated products.


Patient Educator