5 Things You Didn't Know About Me
- I was a child model until I bit a photographer in the leg.
- I can touch my tongue to my nose.
- My spirit animal is an otter.
- I'm deathly allergic to food coloring red #40.
- I was a Starbucks barista for 2 years.
Founder & CEO of Stoned & Famous. PhD Neuroscientist, Medical Marijuana Advocate, Big Brother USA Reality TV Star, Gemini & Halloween Bride.
Dr. Michele (Noonan) Ross holds a Doctorate in Neuroscience from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and has researched addiction, mental health, and cognition for over 10 years. She is currently a staff writer for Cannabis Now Magazine.
Dr. Michele is founder and CEO of Stoned & Famous. She co-founded GreenStone Labs in 2013 to provide the first coworking space for stoners and startup incubator for companies ancillary to the legal cannabis industry. Coining the term "stonerpreneur", Dr. Michele is committed to educating the public on the reality that medical marijuana increases productivity of entrepreneurs.
Dr. Michele is passionate about the healing properties of marijuana. After years of researching the endocannabinoid system, she finally used medical marijuana to deal with the chronic pain, migraines, sleep issues and severe anxiety symptoms for her multiple autoimmune disorders. Her symptoms eased and quality of life dramatically increased. Dr, Michele hopes her passion for startups, medical marijuana, and science will change the world through better health.
In 2009 Dr. Michele starred in the hit reality show Big Brother on CBS. As the first female scientist on reality tv, she served as a model for young women around the world to be smart and sexy. A leading expert in stress management and weight loss, Dr. Michele is the author of Train Your Brain To Get Thin: Prime Your Gray Cells For Weight Loss, Wellness, and Exercise (2012) and has formulated health and beauty supplements sold in six countries as Chief Scientist of 16 Bottles.
Dr. Michele lives in Los Angeles with her husband Todd.