Assistant Professor of Behavioral Sciences at the Community College of Philadelphia
Not Clearly Pro or Con to the question "Should Marijuana Be a Medical Option?"
"In participants with no baseline depressive symptoms, those with a diagnosis of cannabis abuse at baseline were four times more likely than those with no cannabis abuse diagnosis to have depressive symptoms at the follow-up assessment... In particular, these participants were more likely to have experienced suicidal ideation and anhedonia during the follow-up period."
"Cannabis Abuse as a Risk Factor for Depressive Symptoms," American Journal of Psychiatry, Dec. 2001
Experts PhD's and JD's (lawyers) with significant post-doctoral involvement in medical marijuana issues; judges who have presided over medical marijuana cases. [Note: Experts definition varies by site.]
Involvement and Affiliations:
Assistant Professor, Behavioral Sciences, Community College of Philadelphia, Sep. 2002-present
Research Assistant Professor, Treatment Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Nov. 1999-Aug. 2002
Member, American Psychological Society, 1996-1999
Assistant Professor, Social Sciences Department, Del Mar College, Sep. 1993-May 1997
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Psychology Department, University of Texas at Dallas School of Human Development,l June 1992-June 1993
Member, American Psychological Association, 1989-1993