Last updated on: 9/6/2016 | Author: ProCon.org

Alan J. Budney, PhD Biography

Title:
Professor of Psychiatry at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth University
Position:
Not Clearly Pro or Con to the question "Should Marijuana Be a Medical Option?"
Reasoning:

“There’s a lot of preliminary date, lab date, that some of the molecules in cannabis may be effective for a number of conditions. But really getting a handle on studying it, and doing studies we need to do to find out if it works, it’s gonna take a while.”

“The Problem with Studying Medical Marijuana,” by Sera Congi, Channel 3 News, Vermont, Apr. 6, 2004

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Professor of Psychiatry, Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth University
  • Former Professor of Psychiatry and Researcher, University of Arkansas Center for Addiction Research
  • Principal Investigator of two National Institute on Drug Abuse-funded research grants: Behavioral Treatment of Adolescent Marijuana Abuse and Clinical Significance of Marijuana Withdrawal
  • Former Professor, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Vermont
Education:
  • PhD, Clinical Psychology, Rutgers University, 1989
  • MS, Clinical Psychology, Rutgers University, 1987
  • BS, Psychology, Pennsylvania State University, 1981
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. How Addictive Is Marijuana?