Dr. Jerry W. Smartt

Research Advisor

Dr. Jerry Smartt serves #TeamReal as Chief Medical Advisor and is a board-certified neurologist with a passion for understanding how nutrition impacts neurological function to ensure the best care for his patients and serves as Director of Stevia Corp., Real Hemp’s parent company. Jerry started his private practice, Smartt Neurology, in 2004, bypassing offers of large medical groups, so he could provide the personal care he felt was needed to properly care for each patient. Since 2005, Jerry also provides contracted services through Smartt Services, LLC to Atterbury Job Corps Center in Edinburgh, Indiana to provide Wellness Center services.

Since 2010, Jerry also serves the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration as the physician contractor to perform medical chart review and evaluation of disability for the Indiana Disability Determination Bureau. Jerry also serves as Volunteer Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology for Indiana University School of Medicine and Attending Staff Physician of Neurology for Indianapolis VA Medical Center. Jerry will lend his expertise to #TeamReal to further understand the positive correlation between a healthy diet and healthy brain function and the benefits of implementing hemp products in a daily diet in addition to his familiarity with the medical applications of various plant extracts and compounds that the Company intends to commercialize.

Jerry earned his Doctor of Medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine in 2000.

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Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana
Doctor of Medicine: May 2000

DePauw University, Greencastle, Indiana
Bachelor of Art: May 1996
Major: Biology

Indiana University School of Medicine
Residency, Neurology: 2001-2004

Indiana University School of Medicine
Internship, Preliminary Medicine Year: 2000-2001

Smartt Neurology, PC, Carmel, Indiana
Private Practice Neurologist (July 2004- present)

Atterbury Job Corps Center, Edinburgh, Indiana
Contracted through Smartt Services, LLC, Carmel, Indiana
Wellness Center Physician (December 2005- present)

Indiana Family and Social Services Administration, Indianapolis, IN
Physician Contractor: Perform Medical Chart Review and
Evaluation of Disability for Indiana Disability
Determination Bureau (October 2010 – present)

Diplomate American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (September 2005)
National Board of Medical Examiners (2002)
Indiana Medical Licensing Board
Physician License #01058330A (Issued October 31, 2003)

Pike High School Alumni Hall of Fame Inductee (2008)
Mozel Sanders Foundation Humanitarian Individual Award (2007)
Emerging Black Professional Award from Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc (2006)
Physician’s Recognition Award, American Medical Association (2004-2007)

Volunteer Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology,
Indiana University School of Medicine
Attending Staff Physician of Neurology
Indianapolis VA Medical Center

Community Hospital East, Indianapolis, IN
Community Hospital North, Indianapolis, IN
Indianapolis Veterans Administration Hospital
Methodist Hospital/ I.U. Health, Indianapolis, IN
St. Vincent Carmel Hospital, Carmel, IN
St. Vincent Hospital 86th Street, Indianapolis, IN
Women’s Hospital, Indianapolis, IN

Advocates for Youth Education
Board Member (2013- present)
Aesculapian Medical Society (2004- present)
American Academy of Family Physicians (2007-2009)
American Academy of Neurology (2001- present)
American Heart Association
Metropolitan Indianapolis Board Member (2012-present)
Physician Affiliate Volunteer (2003- present))
American Medical Association (1996-present)
Indiana AHEC Diversity Committee (2009-present)
Indianapolis Professional Association
Chairman of the Board (2006-2008)
Board of Directors Member 2005-2008; 2009-2011)
Indiana State Medical Association (2004-2007)
Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc – Life Member
Nominating Committee Chairman (2007- 2013)
Centennial Ad Book Committee Co-Chairman (2010)