Arthur Livermore has a B.A. in Biology from Reed College. He studied medicine at the University of Oregon medical school before going into neurology and psychiatry research. He wrote software for the DEC PDP-12 computer to analyze neurophysiological data from schizophrenic patients. Software development projects include data collection and analysis for the Woodcock-Johnson cognitive abilities tests and the Gardenware plant labelling system. Arthur has been educating people about the medical use of cannabis for many years. He is a founding member of the American Alliance for Medical Cannabis and is their current national director.