Provost and Dean of the Faculty
Professor: Business, Science, Economics, Civics 101
Dr. Aseem Sappal is Provost and Dean of the Faculty for Oaksterdam University; as such, he serves as the corporate CFOO and Chief Academic Officer. His responsibilities include directing operations, developing faculty, financial management, international affairs, R&D, strategic growth & partnerships.
He is a Professor of Business, Science, Civics and Dispensary Operations, representing Oaksterdam University internationally as a subject matter expert to local and state government agencies, health care professionals, business leaders, politicians and the media while promoting education and improving public awareness.
Dr. Sappal holds a Medical Degree from India, serves on the Scientific Advisory Board of the Health Research Institute, which works with the Oregon Medical Marijuana Program, is on the board of the Public Education Program Fund and is an advisor for the Coalition for Cannabis Policy Reform (CCPR) and ReformCA.
Dr. Sappal consults as an expert advisor and evaluator for medical marijuana licensee applications for state governments throughout the United States. He also consults local, state and international governments regarding cannabis regulations and protocol.
He lectures regularly at cannabis business conferences, often appears on media discussions as an expert, and writes for numerous publications on the subjects of business, dispensary operations, security and compliance. Dr. Sappal is responsible for training numerous medical practitioners, government officials, business executives, managers and investors on issues of compliance and best business practices.
He works with current and retired law enforcement officers regarding industry security principles and procedures. OU courses have gone on the road internationally under his leadership, which includes founding the school’s first international research and development program. Dr. Sappal has developed and oversees our marketing dept. and media dept., has produced and directed the school’s video content and commercials and is the creator of Oaksterdam TV.